Lots and Lots of Dots

It’s easy to fall into a routine of solids and neutrals and go-with-everything basics. But, routine can get a little dull. Predictable. With spring in full force, change things up a bit and add some cheer, polka dot style. From pretty dresses to camera accessories to office supplies, dots are everywhere. Whether you prefer just a sprinkling of dots or bold, head-to-toe spots, big dots or tiny pin dots, they are undeniably charming, ever cheerful, and always in style. Mix up your routine with just a few, or lots and lots. We’ve rounded up some dotty inspiration to get you started.

Follow Me on Pinterest | Posted: 24 Apr, 2012 by Christy

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  • Colorful Cotton Cardigan


    Polka dots give this classic ¾ sleeve cardigan instant cheer, making it an ideal spring layer. The question is, which color will you choose? Aster, Gray, Navy, or all three?

    $88 at Garnet Hill | Buy

    | Posted 01 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Dot Print Sundress


    This chocolate sundress is feminine and sophisticated. Add a floppy sunhat, and you’re ready for a spring party or a day at the races, Pretty Woman style.

    $168 at White House Black Market | Buy

    | Posted 01 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Honey Dew Intimates Polk Dot Undies


    Not feeling brave enough for that itsy bitsy yellow polka dot bikini? Opt for a dotty foundation instead, like these yellow polka dot undies from Honey Dew Intimates.

    $16 at Madewell | Buy

    | Posted 01 May, 2012 by Christy
  • Yellow Dots Party Glass


    Recipe for a lazy spring day: One porch swing, a dash of sunshine, and ice cold lemonade. Serve in a glass with just a smattering of yellow dots for whimsy.

    $5 at Fishs Eddy | Buy

    | Posted 27 Apr, 2012 by Christy
  • Zelma Rose Pocket Square


    Polka dots aren’t just for the ladies. A pocket square in vibrant green adds panache to a suit or sport coat, making it perfect for a spring wedding or special occasion. Bonus: He might be able to skip the tie.

    $38 at Zelma Rose | Buy

    | Posted 26 Apr, 2012 by Christy
  • SLR Camera Strap


    Is your camera still wearing standard issue, basic black? A new strap crafted from Amy Butler’s Full Moon Polka Dot fabric is a happy alternative.

    $23 at See Lori Sew | Buy

    | Posted 26 Apr, 2012 by Christy
  • Clear Skies Always Umbrella


    An umbrella with a skylight means you can stay dry and keep an eye on the changing weather as you make your way through the rain. A trim of polka dots will add cheer on an otherwise cloudy day.

    $28 at ModCloth | Buy

    | Posted 25 Apr, 2012 by Christy
  • Draped Dots Maillot


    You could play it safe with a basic black swimsuit, or have some fun with this dotty maillot. Ruching and colorful dot stripes make this one-piece a flattering choice. Swimming is optional.

    $198 at Anthropologie | Buy

    | Posted 25 Apr, 2012 by Christy
  • Whimsical Dots Custom Stamp


    Make a dotty impression with your return address. This monogram stamp from Three Designing Women is an easy way to turn an ordinary envelope into charming custom correspondence.

    $40 at Paper Source | Buy

    | Posted 24 Apr, 2012 by Christy
  • Spotty Plimsolls


    In the mood for dots? Give a sporty and casual spin to a feminine summer dress or a flouncy skirt with these spotty lace-ups from Boden.

    $58 at Boden | Buy

    | Posted 24 Apr, 2012 by Christy