by late-Rococo aristocracy), spotted prints were christened "polka dots" in the 1840s as polka music captivated the world. Since then,the popularity of the graphic little dots has only grown; in 1940, the print was so omnipresent that The Los Angeles Times remarked, "You can sign your fashion...

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...

FASHION NEWS: Steve Madden, Badgley Mischka & Roberto Cavalli Here are some of the fashion news headlines of the week: Actress Zooey Deschanel (from the holiday fave Elf) is suing Steve Madden claiming she wasn't paid the $1.5 million agreed upon to endorse the footwear line. The lawsuit...

This next shoe is as flirtatious as Jessica Simpson's black and white polka dot shoes and just as comfortable. Strut your stuff with these great shoes and your sundress or get ready for some white attire. → Buy the Steve Madden Mygee Polka Dot Sandal, $49.95, at stevemadden.com. This...

Eleanor Roosevelt in the 30s, Marilyn Monroe's bikinis in the 50s and featured throughout designs by Mary Quant and Rudi Gernreich in the 60s – during which Roy Lichenstein created his comic strip Ben-Day dot paintings and Bridget Riley produced her dotted Op Art. In the 80s the polka dot was...

, Simply Audreysweater, David Kahn jeans, Sienna Ray bag, Vintage hat,Tblanketboots) I'm currently working with one of my favorite shoes labels, Steve Madden, on the"Steve Brings It" Holiday campaign. To me, one of the most iconic parties out there is Coachella, where music and fashion...

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...

Black sweater – thrifted – similar Scarf – hand-me-down – similar Polka dot jeans – gift - similar Boots - Steve Madden Banddit via Opitz (no longer available) - pairs on eBay Earrings – Target I didn't realize it when I threw this outfit together, but both polka dot pieces have family ties....

Be Sweet Despite it's loud color, this red lace frock is delicate and sweet. The above-the-knee hemline makes sure this dress stay far from fussy. I picture it with an armful of bangles or a great pair of biker boots, but add your own "twizzle" according to your own personal...

Women love the classic look that is fashionable day or night. Hannah looked fresh-faced with natural makeup. She kept her hair minimal as well, choosing a sleek straight style for the event. What do you think of Hannah Bronfman's sweet black-and-white polka dot frock? Share and Like us on...

 

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