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Spotted

Dots, spots, polka-dots, speckled.  Whatever you want to call them, I love them.  With a few party invitations on my calendar, I figured it was the perfect excuse to go shopping (as if I really needed an excuse) to add a few more dots to my wardrobe.  I popped into Zara, seeking out a specific dress that I had spotted in one of their editorial emails. Not finding it on the floor, I asked about it and was handed this dress instead.  Turned out, I loved this one even more than the one I was originally after.

Styling Tip –   

The dots on this dress are a perfect size, not too large that it would feel overwhelming on a small frame.  For the party, I wore fleece tights and knee high boots, since it’s still pretty cold outside and the fabric of the dress is fairly thin/sheer.  For a little extra, festive flair, I added gold hoops by Elizabeth Cole and carried a vintage beaded clutch. However, for a more casual look, this dress could be styled with simple gold hoops and slides during the warmer months.  

 

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15 Comments

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    Monica || Daydreaming of Disney Blog
    March 21, 2018 at 12:26 am

    This looks great on you! I’m always too scared to rock the dots, so I tend to stick with basic solids or floral prints… but maybe this spring I should step outside of my comfort zone and try some!

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      Prerana
      March 22, 2018 at 11:11 am

      Don’t be scared! Find the right size dot is important because I know the fear is looking a little “Minnie Mouse”. Start off small and then just go for it! They’re a lot of fun!

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    Paige
    March 20, 2018 at 10:20 am

    Love this! I used to rock polka dots all the time as a teenager but am suddenly more drawn to stripes and checkered patterns than polka dots. But this dress is calling me!

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    Christina
    March 19, 2018 at 1:49 pm

    So gorgeous!! I love this dress.

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    Le
    March 19, 2018 at 1:15 pm

    Love the polka dots! This dress looks very chic and not teacher like! lol

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      Prerana
      March 19, 2018 at 1:17 pm

      Thanks! Dots can definitely feel “dowdy” but it’s all about the fabric and styling! 🙂

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    adriana
    March 19, 2018 at 10:19 am

    I am loving how “in” polka dots are this season! This is adorable!

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    Cameron - Diary of a Southern Millennial
    March 19, 2018 at 12:12 am

    This dress is so cute! Love the polka dots!

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    Emily
    March 18, 2018 at 11:30 pm

    I’m loving the polka dot trend! You look so chic!!
    -Emily
    https://norepeatsorhesitations.com/2018/03/14/glossier-lidstar-test-review-swatches/

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    Robin @ And Then We Tried
    March 18, 2018 at 8:39 pm

    Love the dress and that it’s a little sheer for summer time wear. Super cute!

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    Jordyn Sifferman
    March 18, 2018 at 8:20 pm

    Polka dots are so trendy this spring and girl they look so fresh and cute on you!!!

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      Prerana
      March 19, 2018 at 1:18 pm

      Thank you!

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    Alexis
    March 17, 2018 at 2:11 pm

    Such a pretty dress! I never know how to style polka dots because they’re so bold, but your red lip and simple gold hoops compliment it perfectly!

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      Prerana
      March 19, 2018 at 1:19 pm

      Definitely keep it simple! It can be a bold pattern but adding luxe touches really can elevate it!

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    Melissa
    March 16, 2018 at 7:20 pm

    Ohhh I love this looks! The dress is so pretty!

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