Dots Before Our Eyes

Curiously Polka Dots only appear in warmer seasons. Here then some of the first dresses, classically in navy/white or black/white with a few pink (rather than red) for softness.



Left: Polka Dot Bardot Off the Shoulder Dress– Flirty fit-and-flare style featuring bloused sleeves and an au courant neckline. $99.00

Center: Adrianna Papell Burnout Polka Dot Fit & Flare Dress– Soften up the dots. Burnout dress in a whimsical silhouette with a fitted bodice and flouncy, accordion-pleated skirt. Navy/white. $178.00

Right: Nicholas Sleeveless Polka Dot Silk Mini Dress– Navy/white. Cute and contemporary. High neckline with ruffle collar and self-tie bow. Elongated keyhole front with rouleau buttons. Sheer back. Banded waist. A-line skirt. Tiered hem. Silk; lining, polyester. Sale $595.00

Below the Knee


Left: David Meister Sleeveless Floral Jacquard Polka-Dot Dress– Black/white- Eminently practical. Jazz up with primary color belt. Bateau neckline. Sleeveless; moderate shoulder coverage. Princess seams on bodice. Belted waist. Sheath silhouette. Vented hem. Nylon; lining: polyester. Sale $395.00

Center: Eliza J. Polka Dot Jersey Sheath Dress– Navy/white. A traditional sheath dress transitions seamlessly from work to weekend. Twisted waistline defines your figure. $118.00

Right: Betsy Johnson Off the Shoulder Dot Print Dress-Navy/ivory- Quiet femininity. Straight neckline with ruffle, off-the-shoulder silhouette. Strapless-bra-friendly, concealed back zip with hook-and-eye closure. Lined polyester/spandex. $118.00

Something a Little Different

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Left: Lauren Ralph Lauren Polka Dot Dress-Slate/cream- Easy dress for work or Saturdays. Consider adding a big, silk, flower brooch. Round neck, sleeveless, polka-dot print. Detachable self-tie waist with crochet belt loops, keyhole back with button closure. Concealed zipper back closure, partially lined polyester/elastane. $119.00

Center: Lela Rose Dotted Organza Fit & Flare Midi Dress– Extremely elegant. Sapphire-hued polka dots float atop a midi-length dress with translucent bodice insert. Some pieces never date. Investment dressing for a confident woman. $1895.00

Right: alice & olivia Belted, Strapless Midi Dress– Navy/red- Remember to adjust fingernail polish and lipstick. Spring summer party dress. Understated pattern color.  Optional ties. Boned bodice. Nonslip rubber binding at top hem. Exposed back zipper closure. Lined polyester crepe. $350.00

Not Shown: Vintage Inspired Red and White Dot Mariam Dress $74.00

Zoe Vine Isabella Green & White Polka Dot Shirtdress $120.00

Pretty in Pink


Left: Tommy Hilfiger Polka Dot Belted Halter Dress- Ladylike without appearing stiff. Meet his parents or attend a garden party. Hidden back zipper with hook-and-eye closure. Halter neckline; A-line silhouette with removable belt. Polyester chiffon; lining: polyester; belt: faux leather. $134.00

Center: Tommy Hilfiger Polka Dot Shift Dress– Effortless and girly.-also navy/white. Scoop neckline. Button-loop closure at back; keyhole opening. Drop waist hem. Shell and lining: polyester. Great for travel. $99.00

Right: Laundry by Shelli Segal Off the Shoulder Metallic Dot Jacquard Shift Dress– This one’s got real personality. Metallic dots allover a jacquard fabrication.  Off-the-shoulder neckline.  Short bell sleeves. Exposed zipper closure at back.  Straight hemline. Lined Nylon/ polyester/ metallic. $134.00

Just for Fun

c 2Left: Nicholas Spot Print Jumpsuit– Sleek and cool silk with polyester lining. Take everywhere. Dress up or down with accessories. Boned bodice, belted waist. $695.00  

Center: La Fille du Couturier Old Rose Polka Dot Tiered Dress– Free n’ easy, that’s your style. Breathable machine washable linen fabric keeps you comfy, v-neckline accents your figure. On-trend seasonal tiers. $59.99

The items featured in this article have been chosen by the editors of Woman Around Town simply because we like them and think you may, too. No advertising fees have been paid to Woman Around Town for this article.