Trending // polka dots

Hey Babes!


After doing a little bit of research, I found that polka dots are going to be a major trend in 2020. Polka dots are a pretty classic print that has always been around, but they weren’t always a major trend. A few years ago, I wouldn’t have worn any polka dotted piece I owned because it just wasn’t in style. Ironically, I can say I felt the same way about leopard print. It’s always been there, but there was a point in time where you would see it around, but not EVERYWHERE like you did in 2019.

Polka dots are really similar in the way that you’ll see a garment  with them every once in a while, but it’s been awhile since you’ve seen them on every mannequin in the store. I bet in a few months though, you will be.

To get ahead of the game, I got some polka dotted pieces from Victoria’s Secret during their Semi-Annual Sale. The first one I’m going to show you Babes are some black sheer polka dotted pants. I love these pants because the polka dots on them are a soft velvet,  and they really make a statement. Technically, they are pajama pants, but if you do it right you can pull them off as a day outfit. They look great with a black crop top from Delia’s, and a black baseball cap. Since the pants are sheer, I had to wear a pair of black shorts under them. Almost any pair of black shorts will do, or, if you don’t like the sheer look, you could even wear a pair of yoga pants under them instead. Another idea is to wear a pair of colored leggings such as red or yellow, so that you have a pop of color shine through.












The other polka dotted piece I found during VS’s Semi-Annual Sale is this black tank top, which is also a pajama, but can be made casual in the right scenario. The polka dot details on this piece are a little more subtle, but it looks great with my black shorts I got in Thomasville, Georgia a little while ago.







Usually, I would never mix patterns, but for an edgier look, I threw a striped cardigan from Charming Charlie over the polka dotted tank top. Since the dots aren’t loud, the stripes don’t look obnoxious against them, and I actually really liked the way this turned out.





So Babes, how do you feel about these looks? Are you brave enough to sport pajamas in public? Let me know!


dress well. eat well. live well.



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