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Everything You Need to Know About Styling Polka Dots

introduction to polka dots



Unaware of any fashion trends at the moment? Don’t worry, here at select we have got you covered, from picking out pieces to giving advice on how to style them, you’re sure to be bang on trend in no time!



Trends are so important in our lives; everyone can take inspiration from them. Fashion designers rely on fashion trends to draw consumers in, whether it be high end or high street – they’re everywhere.



It doesn’t matter if you’re not bothered about how you dress, fashion is important because it expresses your personality, and if that means you’re following a trend then so be it, right? I mean, we all wear clothes every day (I hope!) so why not have a little fun with it... express your emotions darling



 



When Was Polka Dots In Fashion?



Polka dots, they’ve been in fashion since the 1920s and girl, best believe they will be making an appearance for a long time in the future. From Minnie Mouse to Marilyn Monroe this print has been loved by everyone; not only does it have a link to the vintage aesthetic, but unlike stripes, polka dots are flattering on every single body shape as they have little to no impact on the bodies proportion. Win-win! You can read more about polka dots here



Are you thinking ‘how to style polka dots’ or ‘what do you wear with polka dots?’ or even ‘can I wear polka dots to a wedding?’ Don’t worry, the fun and feminine print are easy to add into any outfit, for any occasion... We’ve got your select style ready and waiting. For example, we have styled a polka dot top, a polka dot dress and polka dot culottes, We’re going polka dot mad!



 



STYLING POLKA DOTS FOR DATE NIGHT OUTFITS



date night polka dot outfits



Polka dots and leather, what more could you want? If you’re like me and you love being comfortable but still feel sexy, then this outfit is for you. Our Mono Spot Mesh Puff Sleeve Top is the perfect piece to incorporate a bit of print into your outfit.



Puff sleeves are also a big trend at the moment, so with this top, you’re slaying both of them! As well as this, the mesh sleeves are amazing if you want to show a little skin, but still, be mysterious.



We have paired this top with our Black Coated Leather Jeans which are great for adding sexy into any outfit, whilst also staying warm in this cold climate. Complete the look with our Black One Band High Heel Sandals for a killer date night outfit.



Mono Spot Mesh Puff Sleeve Top



Mono Spot Mesh Puff Sleeve Top



Black Coated Leather Jeans



Black Coated Leather Jeans



Black One Band High Heel Sandals



Black One Band High Heel Sandals



Alternatively, if you want to show a little more leg our Black Organza Sleeve Rib Bodycon Dress is the perfect item. The mesh sleeve that’s adorned with polka dots is another great way to slowly include the trend into your wardrobe. I mean, you can never go wrong with a black bodycon dress, right?



Style with our Black Tassel Chain Bag for an elegant splash of gold and our Black One Band High Heel Sandals and your date will be amazed!



Black Organza Sleeve Rib Bodycon Dress



Black Organza Sleeve Rib Bodycon Dress



Black Tassel Chain Bag



Black Tassel Chain Bag



 



STYLING POLKA DOTS FOR GIRLS SHOPPING TRIP OUTFITS / CASUAL



casual polka dot outfits



Shopping with the girls? Don’t worry honey, we’ve got your back! Add a little glam to the ‘nice top and jeans’ combo with our Mono Spot Puff Sleeve Shirred Top which is perfect for casual outfits with a twist.



The white top is adorned with black polka dots and designed with puff sleeves, ideal for them slightly chilly days. Throw on our Midwash Mom Jeans which feature distressed detailing for the ultimate casual-chic vibe.



Still, wanting more glam? Style with our classic Black Cleated Chelsea Boots for a stylish finish.



Mono Spot Puff Sleeve Shirred Top



Mono Spot Puff Sleeve Shirred Top



Midwash Mom Jeans



Midwash Mom Jeans



Black Cleated Chelsea Boots



Black Cleated Chelsea Boots



Are you more of a flats girl? Well, you’re in luck, we’ve created another outfit that features flats! We are starting off with a similar vibe, but this time we’re throwing a bit of colour in there. Our Navy White Polka Dot Mesh Puff Sleeve Top is the ideal top if you’re not a bold colour person, but are getting fed up with wearing black.



It’s adorned with white polka dots and has a cropped finish so you can show a bit of skin! We have styled this with our Indigo Pippa Push Up Jeans (great to give that booty an extra lift!) and our White Sporty Goldline Lace-Up Leisure Trainers – what more could you want? Casual but still glamourous.



Navy White Polka Dot Mesh Puff Sleeve Top



White Polka Dot Mesh Puff Sleeve Top



Indigo Pippa Push Up Jeans



Indigo Pippa Push Up Jeans



White Sporty Goldline Lace-Up Leisure Trainers



Sporty Goldline Lace-Up Leisure Trainers



 



BE THE BOSS / WORKWEAR WITH POLKA DOTS STYLE



workwear polka dot outfits



Let’s add a little glamour into your workwear with our Nude Spot Pussy Bow shirt. Adding a twist to the normal polka dot print, this nude blouse is adorned with a more delicate black polka dot pattern which is scattered around the whole shirt.



The pussy bow feature adds a touch of femininity while still being a boss babe! Tuck this gorgeous shirt into our Black Silver Double Ring Culottes for a classic edge. Finish the look with our Black High Court Shoes to show everyone who’s boss!



Nude Spot Pussy Bow Shirt



Nude Spot Pussy Bow shirt



Black Silver Double Ring Culottes



Black Silver Double Ring Culottes



Black High Court Shoes



Black High Court Shoes



Girls who prefer dresses and skirts, we have an outfit for you too! Our Multi Polka Dot Brushed Pinny dress is the perfect smart/casual dress for the office. Designed in a comfortable black fabric, it is adorned with large white polka dots for a statement finish!



Style with our Ecru Plain Brushed Roll Neck Top underneath and a pair of tights (optional), especially with this cold weather! To complete this preppy workwear outfit, throw on our Black Tassel Loafers for a comfortable but classy finish.



Multi Polka Dot Brushed Pinny Dress



Multi Polka Dot Brushed Pinny dress



Ecru Plain Brushed Roll Neck Top



Ecru Plain Brushed Roll Neck Top



Black Tassel Loafers



Black Tassel Loafers



 



STYLING POLKA DOTS FOR BRUNCH VIBES



brunch vibes polka dot outfits



Brunch with your besties, we’ve got two killer outfits for you to try. Culottes are the perfect balance between formal and casual, so for brunch, our Mono Polka Dot Paperbag Tie Waist Culottes is idyllic! Long enough to keep you warm, but short enough to show off your shoes!



These culottes are covered with large white polka dots and a tie waist belt to ensure your waist is looking cinched at all times! We have paired these with our Black Popper Front Brushed Bodysuit which screams elegant. Carry on the dressed-up vibes and finish the outfit off with our Black Two Band Block Heel Sandals, just in case brunch turns into day/night time drinks.



Mono Polka Dot Paperbag Tie Waist Culottes



Mono Polka Dot Paperbag Tie Waist Culottes



Black Popper Front Brushed Bodysuit



Black Popper Front Brushed Bodysuit



Black Two Band Block Heel Sandals



Black Two Band Block Heel Sandals



Feeling a little more girly? Well, our Multi Polka Dot Jersey Diphem Dress is the one for you! Adding a little twist, this black polka dot dress is adorned with nude polka dots and is designed with a super feminine dip hem to make sure you show off them pins!



Throw on our Black One Band High Heel Sandals for an elevated look!



Multi Polka Dot Jersey Diphem Dress



Multi Polka Dot Jersey Diphem Dress



Black One Band High Heel Sandals



Black One Band High Heel Sandals



CONCLUSION



So by now, I’m pretty sure you’re all loving the polka dot trend, am I right? I hope we have shown that it’s simple and easy to include trends into your outfits, you can be as subtle as adding accessories like our Black Polka Dot Umbrella to an outfit, or as bold as wearing our Mono Polka Dot Paperbag Tie Waist Culottes. Whatever you want, we’ve got your Select style and I’m sure you’ll be wearing polka dots in the future!