Fall in Love With… Polka Dots!

Fall in Love With... Polka Dots!

I have been loving polka dots lately. Aside from florals, it’s definitely one of my favorite prints this season. Not only is the polka dot a classic pattern that is easy to mix and match, it’s also a simple way to add a playful punch to your wardrobe.

When I decided to blog about my dotty love affair it got me thinking… Why is this print called polka dot anyway? Well ladies, I researched the matter and was surprised to find that there is a supposed relation to the origins of the polka dance! Who knew? Apparently, the print was popular right when polka music and dancing were all the rage. And the rest is history…

I especially love the dotted print in neutrals and classic combinations such as black and ivory, navy and black, or navy and white. It’s the easiest of all prints to mix, which is why it’s a staple in my closet.

What do you think about this dotty look? Are you ready to give polka dots a go?

Style polka dots into your look, snap a photo of yourself, and upload the photo to your LaurenConrad.com profile page. Leave the link below and I’ll feature three of my favorite submissions in a follow up post!

Get dotty ladies!

XO Lauren

P.S. You may recognize the photo at the top of this post from my book, Lauren Conrad Style. For more in-depth tips and styling tricks, be sure to check it out.

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Photos: Top image Courtesy of Harper Collins, Lauren Conrad Style

Sources: Wikipedia, tess45.hubpages.com, Slate, Isned.com, Lauren Conrad Style