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Polka Dots and Stripes, the First Spring Print Patterns

polka dots featured

Dots and stripes, checks and plaids, and flowers, flowers, flowers. Spring is around the corner in a confused Central Park. Print patterns are back, often mixed. Here are some favorites. (To purchase an item click on the name in Red).

Polka Dot Tops and Skirts

Top Left to Right:

Evette- A go-to top for warmer weather over shorts, jeans and skirts. Crisp and pretty. Tan-ready. 100% soft Cotton, empire waist, embroidery at the hem. Easy fit. $58.00

Alberta Ferretti Ivory Silk Top- Retro meets timeless sophistication. Rather European looking. Fitted silhouette with flattering side drape. Sleeveless; decorative knot at the right shoulder. Zipper at the side. $575.00

Tory Burch Ruth Polka Dot Cotton Top-On trend color in a retro blouse chic with white, cool with jeans. White and mustard with tie-fastening keyhole at the neck, ruffles at puff shoulders, button fastening cuffs, ruched and gathered waist. Concealed zipper fastening at the side. 100% Cotton. $225.00

Trina Turk Ruffled Polka Dot Sleeveless Top- Very Whitney Museum opening. Feminine and a bit arty. Really useful color. Polyester. Ruffles and back cut out with button closure. Sleeveless top, scoop neck. Fully lined. $218.00

Bottom Row Left to Right:

Flock Spot Pencil Skirt- Sexy, casual, and fabulous with a crisp white blouse or tank top. Denim pencil skirt with all over black polka dots. Polyester/Viscose/Elastane. Machine washable. $76.00

Sunlight Dance Polka Dot Skirt- Flounce your way through any occasion in this soft, girly item. Dress it up or down. Vibrant chiffon in teal blue. Sunburst pleats, elasticized waistline. Fully lined. 100% Polyester. Goof for packing. $43.00

So Animated Skirt- Square dances anyone? Meet at the soda shoppe? Super cute with flats and a cardigan. Cotton/Spandex full skirt with elasticized waist for all bodies. Unlined. A bit sheer. Pockets at the side. Removable decorative bow. $48.00

Polka Dot Dresses

Left to Right:

Michael by Michael Kors- Show off those legs lady! Easy breezy dress for everyday up-for-anything days. Navy and white polka dot printed Silk. Button fastening epaulets, detachable brown buckle belt, side slit pockets; button fastening down the front. $225.00

Dice as Nice Dress by Eva Franco- As worn in the imminently returning “Mad Men.” Ivory with black polka dots and a removable red-orange sash. Mostly polyester. Runs large at the bust. Fully lined. Hidden zipper with hook and eye closure. $248.00

Marc by Marc Jacobs- Sashay onto the patio in this and watch eyebrows rise. A touch of red accessory wouldn’t hurt. And lips, of course. Cream and black. 100% Silk retro dress with sweetheart neckline, contrast spaghetti straps, gathering at the bust, front draped detailing, exposed back zipper closure. Short. $355.00

Delia’s Polka Dot Dress- Kim Novak in “Picnic.” Fits like the devil on top, swishes where one should swish. Now bat your eyelashes. Comfortable and-air conditioned! Bra-friendly straps, back zipper. Cotton. $45.00

Striped Tops

Left to Right:

Bird by Juicy Couture- A great transitional piece or slip it on when the sun goes down. Great shoulders. Brown and light gray striped Wool Jersey top for cooler evenings at the beach or mountains. Wide neck, puffed shoulders, long sleeves, curved hems. Slips on. $230.00

Armani Jeans Ruffle Stripe Knit- Now this is interesting! Stand out from the endless fisherman’s stripes with an iconoclastic choice. Stylish. Black and white. Scoop neck, long sleeved, Ruffle detail, Elastic cuffs and waistband. Viscose/Polyester. $295.00

Heart Stripe Top- Good color and a little something extra. Sweet marries classic. Long sleeved crew neck with stitched heart detailing. 100% Cotton. Machine washable. $44.00

Moschino Cheap and Chic Cardigan- More mustard. As fashionable with jeans as with black, one dressier than the other. Try to find heels this color or take a chance and wear red ones. Linen/Cotton blend. Waist ties, ribbed trims. Button fastening down the front. $495.00

Striped Dresses

Left to Right:

Kelly Ewing Tuesday Bronze and Black Stripe Dress- The lust and drama of a Bronte novel. Meet him on the moors. Strapless with built-in corset, hitched asymmetric hem with tulle trim and concealed back zipper. Fully lined. Falls to mid thigh. Taffeta. On sale $77.00

Sonia by Sonia Rykiel Pink Heart-Print T-Shirt Dress- If you’ve got the figure, girl, go for it. Prim and sexy at the same time. It’ll drive him wild. Slim fitting, slip-on t-shirt dress featuring red heart and black sunglasses motif with stud and gem details; striped skirt; black grosgrain ribbon bow detail; short sleeves, scoop neckline. Cotton/Cashmere. $180.00

Taupe and Red Printed Silk Dress by Amanda Wakeley- Smashing city dress for getting things done with a satin whip. Tasteful, polished, even conservative but with a little something intriguing. Back vent. Fully lined. Zipper and hook fastening at the back. Skims the body and the knee. $1215.00

Red Stripe Ponte Dress- Office or Saturday ready. Look put together and fresh every time. Try a bright yellow cardigan or jacket for pizzazz. Red panel dress wit black and white stripes. Polyester/Viscose,. Machine Washable. Square neck, sleeveless, a-line. $74.00

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