The print is back and in all its dottiness too! Going monochrome this season with a pop of colour here and there, the polka print has us with the perfect outfit this Spring Summer.
With polka dots raging on the ramps and runways of the world, especially Carolina Herrera’s, one thing was clear. That the print is here to stay. With varying sizes and going head-to-toe, polka dots were all over and everywhere. From dresses, skirts to paired with floral prints, the show had an air of dots! Escada didn’t step back either. With their version of white and black dots, they decided to pair it up with sheen and bright colours that bring out the polka vibe in structured clothing.
Walking the Dotted Line
From Dimple Kapadia’s iconic costume in Bobby, that bought in the polka movement. A part of the 50s elegance polka dots has been flaunted by the likes of Audrey Hepburn and Marilyn Monroe, creating a vibrant, expressive and confident association. Minnie Mouse was also one of its many influencers. Paired with ruffles, sheer fabrics, textures, patchwork, you name it and there’s a polka dot to go with it. This classic print took a turn towards being quirky and playful while staying true to its old-school feels.
This season also brought in the celebs hots for dots! From Priyanka Chopra, Sandra Oh, Naomi Watts, Selena Gomez to Katrina Kaif and Kriti Sanon, the day looks have never felt prettier and dottier. From oh-so-breezy looks to pant-suits of dots, there was a dot for everyone.
Keeping up with this polka pace, we Had to share our love for this trend! Creating a range of gold jewellery, we played in pearls to give you an absolutely versatile collection. Sharing some pairing ideas, here’s how you can style pearls on polka:
Even though we probably wouldn’t find something Exactly like Priyanka’s dress, pair up your flowy dresses with sleek necklaces and a ring that’ll call the attention. You can also choose to pair it up with pearl danglers and stack up rings for a versatile yet trendy combination.
If you’re a fan of all things pants, polka surely makes a great power ensemble. So if you’re looking to pair with your formal shirt or even a casual one, pair it up with a pearl fashion chain or studs that would be minimal yet fashionable. You can also choose to pick up a pendant to create that formal feel.
Since now you know what our latest inspiration is, tell us more about your Polka obsession. Whether it’s your styling for day or an addition for a colour block, experiment this season with a print that wouldn’t go out of style!
Check out our entire Polka collection here!