Spot the difference: Dip your toe into spring fashion

Spot the difference: Dip your toe into spring fashion

Ready to start dipping a toe into spring fashion? For trans-seasonal style that works right now, look at next season’s biggest style story – the return of the polka dot!

You’ll be seeing spots on shop floors soon, but it’s never too early to start buying into this pretty, playful, perennially stylish trend. Carolyn Moore reports.

1. Get the scoop

Get yourself Riviera-ready in this retro scoop necked linen top, €39.99 H&M (€39.99).

We think the matching palazzo pants would get the Zoë seal of approval

2. Spot check

A chic, workwear update or your new weekend staple?

This versatile jumbo spot shirt from Penney’s would be a welcome addition to any wardrobe. €9.

3. Soft spot

Soft, stretchy, stylish and perfect for work or play, this pretty polka dot top has a pussybow tie for bonus style points!

Stretch tie-neck top, €27, Marks & Spencer.

4. Spot On

Zoë Kravitz got it just right at the Golden Globes, stepping out in a mix of tiny spots and jumbo polka dots.

Her Saint Laurent look was custom-made, but mix your spots to easily emulate this chic, simple look.

5. Cold spot

Embroidered with polka dots, this floaty, ruffled Zara dress is the perfect transition buy.

Wear now over boots and a polo neck, then ditch the layers for spring! €39.95.

Spot the difference: Dip your toe into spring fashion

6. Go dotty[

Put the ‘cool’ in ‘culottes’ with these flowing crepe trousers by Theory.

The micro-dot weave is on-trend without being OTT €390, brownthomas.com.

7. Join the dots

Get Zoë’s Saint Laurent look on a high street budget with River Island’s Old Hollywood-inspired rouched and figured satin jacquard skirt. €44,asos.com

8. On the spot

Shopping sustainably this season?

Splash out on a sweater that’s spot on.

This wool and recycled polyester turtleneck is from H&M’s Conscious collection, €22.99.

9. Hit the spot

Start the new year with a purchase that'll stay the course.

For a spring wedding or a summer barbeque, this polka dot jumpsuit (€39.99) is sure to hit the spot.

10. Frill seeker

Micro-manage your spring wardrobe and add a micro-dot print.

Get summer-ready style now with V by Very's waterfall spot dress, €90, littlewoodsireland.ie.

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