This season we’re seeing spots, says Annmarie O’Connor.
As warmer weather heralds the redux of polka dots, style seekers look for novel ways to reinvent the classic print.
From demure Diorinspired ‘New Look’ skirts to Rosie the Riveter tie-waist shirts and classic Katharine Hepburn jumpsuits, permutations have gone full circle.
For spring summer 19, expect more in the way of ruffles, pattern-combining and kooky colourways challenging the status quo; while traditional monochrome renderings keep vintage mavens in the loop.
Make like Rixo and mix spots with animal prints and florals.
Highlight monochrome polka dots with a bright accent like red lipstick or a yellow strappy sandal.
Sharpen up a spotty blouse with a check or solid blazer.
Take the all-in-one approach to the trend with a simple jumpsuit or midi dress.