Proving the adage that there's nothing new under the sun, fall fashion - yes, let's all bitterly laugh at the concept of "fall fashion" here in the throes of deathhellheat summer - seems to think polka dots are the new best thing. Again.
Obviously, this is something any of us with a preppish bent have been wearing since, oh, forever - but isn't it nice when something fashionable actually overlaps with what's already in your wardrobe? More money for the college fund (shoes), I say. Anywhoo, I've been wearing mine lately with colored denim or equally technicolored
|Left: my Instagram from months ago / Right: J. Crew Optic-Dot Tee - wonder when they'll be sending me the royalty check for this?|
If you're looking to replenish your dot supplies, however, these "new" dots are coming in different formations and colors than we've seen before. Think more urban, less Dalmatian (not that dogs can't be city dwellers, but . . . oh, never mind). Let's go with "more chic, less schoolgirl" - in both luxe and budget editions for your spending pleasure:
What do you think - to dot or not?
For extra credit reading, please see Forever 29's fab post on these same polka particulars.