Are polka-dots the new stripes? Stripes aren't losing any favor, but there is an undeniable craze for polka-dots. I love the girly retro vibe this classic print gives off. I already have quite a lot of polka-dots in my closet that have been collected or thrifted over the years. Of course, that...

this year, it's polka dot! Yes, polka dot is hitting the runways as the pattern of choice for some of this year's fall fashion. According to Wikipedia, polka dots began appearing on fabrics in England in the 19th century. Since it became fashionable around the same time as the dance known as...

In that case, opt for a pattern with small polka dots) This season, polka dotted clothing comes in super modern designs or old school-inspired pieces reminiscent of the polka dots from the 1960's; and there's not much inbetween. Want to get in on the fun? Try this retro black and white...

Dolls, to the left plant your pretty peepers upon Moschino's pretty Polka-Dot Silk Shorts ; to the right brace yourself for the retro glamour of GUESS' darling Dana Shorts . While Moschino's pretty Polka pair are constructed out of 100% silk, as opposed to the 100% rayon of GUESS' Dana; for a...

Ever since they started they fashion adventure, the Olsen sisters managed to create hit after hit. The hipster value of whatever brand they tie their name to is higher by the season and more expensive by the stitch. Take this polka-dot backpack, part of a special 12-pieces collection we...

Keeping with the day's playful theme, Kate's bump-hugging polka dot outfit was perfect for the occasion. Her adorable dress is from Topshop (and already sold out online, of course) and hits just above the knee—a cut she's been wearing quite frequently during her pregnancy. Interestingly...

The songstress wore a retro-inspired polka dot skirt suit from Moschino's Pre-Fall 2013 collection with a pair of her favorite $325 Elizabeth and James Saucy Leather T-Strap Pumps: She finished her look with a larger-than-life afro and red lips. Check out her jacket from the brand's...

Cameron Diaz attended Dior's haute couture fashion show this week in this fun black and white polka dot dress from the fashion house themselves. We love that the actress chaneled the retro glamour that we would see in the Dior fashion show in her own outfit. She could have been a model in the...

Last spring it was stripes and this fall in keeping with the geometry trend, it's all about the polka dots! We spotted (pun intended) an army of polka dot clad models hitting the Fall/Winter 2011 runways starting at Marc Jacobs, the official king of dots for the season, Diane von Furstenberg,...

She looks so classic lately, which is more than I can say for many celebs who look, um, not classic? I've never, ever tried on any swimsuit like this one, so it begs the question for me, how would I look in it?? But, the high-waisted bottom (that's actually a skirted front!) and halter top...

 

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