Trend watch: Go dotty for polka dots! POSTED BY LTS Elizabeth 07.25.12
Polka dots are a massive trend this season, and have been all over the high street- from spotty day dresses to polka dot shorts. From Minnie Mouse’s red polka dot dress up, to Hollywood icons like Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor in stunning polka dot gowns, this fun, playful pattern has been a fashion favourite for decades. Now the print has come full circle, working as a cute, feminine design that’s a fail-safe option, day or night.
Tall girl Miranda Kerr was spotted out on the streets of Manhattan late last month in a gorgeous polka dot print blouse, paired with summery white flared jeans and over-sized handbag. We love this chic daytime look, great for a lunch date or relaxed evening drinks.
Miranda is known for her trend-setting style, not to mention her marriage to actor heart-throb Orlando Bloom, which this week was rumoured to be “on the rocks”. Thankfully, the Victoria’s Secret model has blasted these rumours as untrue- and we’re glad to hear it!
To steal Miranda’s look, try this gorgeous navy Spot Blouse with Pleat Detail. This top is great for tall women, as it comes in a longer length chiffon fabric, with an adjustable and detachable camisole top underneath. The navy shade with white polka dots is a fashionable colour scheme for this pattern, with the gold toned buttons giving this blouse a classy edge. The long sleeves means it’s perfect for the winter, and can be rolled up for a summery look this season.
Finish off the look with these cool white Richmond Straight-Leg Jeans, with a figure flattering shape which can be paired with flats or dressed up with heels. This look is also a great way to work the nautical trend, combining navy blues with fresh white tones.
For an all-over bolder polka dot look, this black Spot Shift Tunic Dress has a striking gold spot pattern and elegant back zip design, great for making a statement look. Tall girls should match it with some chunky statement bangles and a simple pair of heels, and let the spots do the talking!
Do you think Miranda’s polka dot get-up is hit or miss? Feel free to comment and let us know!