2/20/14

Style Crush | Stripes + Polka Dots


Sometimes I fall into a groove of wearing the same thing over and over again. Well, not literally the same shirt or pants – the same style, details, idea. Lately, it's been stripes and polka dots. I'll wear them separately, too, but I love them just so much more when they come together. The polka dot + stripe pairing is all at once classic, crisp, feminine, modern, and fun. Above, a simple striped tee paired with a flouncy polka dotted skirt is made effortlessly cute and feminine with a statement necklace. (weddingparty)



Black skinny jeans and matching riding boots worn with a polka dot button down and stripe sweater is preppy and pulled together – with a dash of whimsy with that cute floral necklace. (ohmyheartkate)


This is one of my favorite pairings! Black and ivory – a loose blouse with tiny polka dots under a striped cardigan, accessorized with a piece of chunky gold jewelry. (huamao)


Guys and mix and match the stripes and spots, too! I love the look of this shirt + tie + sweater combination. Swooning. (menstyle1)


Stripes and polka dots can be stylish and professional. Case in point: a cleavage-covering, polka dotted blouse with a knee-length striped pencil skirt. The two-tone heels pull it all together. (hautelook)


Cute and casual, this gal's ensemble is perfect for anything from a laid-back workplace to campus classes to weekend brunches. I love the addition of brown riding boots with the black and white stripes and dots. (pullingmetogether)


First of all, I love that striped blazer. What a versatile piece. And the polka dot blouse looks adorable peeking out from beneath the sleeves. Pair it with white shorts and you've got an effortlessly cool spring look. (wendyslookbook)


This is stripe + polka dot perfection. Navy stands in for the black. And the pop of reddish coral heels is just the right touch of color. So fresh, ladylike, and unique. (kendieveryday)


Reverse the last look and you've got this one: striped blouse and polka dot skirt. The polka dot a-line skirt and wedges gives off just a tinge of a vintage vibe. (thismodestproposal)


Another fabulous way to spice up the spots and stripes? A bold pop of color in your accessories. I love what she did with the yellow belt and matching clutch. Plus, I'm pretty sure I have that exact  three-quarter length striped shirt. It's my favorite. :) (jseverydayfashion)

I've been wearing stripes and polka dots all fall and winter – I can't wait to throw in the florals and splashes of color with spring right around the corner.

Do you ever wear this fun combo?


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