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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Fall trend watch: pretty polka dots

It seems as though just about every blogger is itching for Fall to get here, which is evident by the rapid increase in fall related posts I see popping up on the daily.  This, of course, makes my heart flutter since I am absolutely, positively OBSESSED with anything fall related.

I love the fashion, the perfecto weather, the smells, the colors, the college football, etc. I could go on. Basically, I just love it all and I need fall to get here ASAP.  As in yesterday.  So while I'm patiently twiddling my thumbs waiting for this summer heat to go bye bye, I decided to pull a particular look that thanks to Marc Jacobs and Diane von Furstenberg, is supposed to be BIG this fall: polka dots

Here are several bargain polka dot options that caught my eye. Will you be trying out this trend?  I just think there is something so nostalgic, chic and classic about polka dots. Like this lace and polka dot combo from Forever 21. Super feminine:

$24.80 [via]

I'd totally wear this to work with black tights and boots.

$24.80 [via]
 I envision a bright red scarf, dark washed skinny jeans and if I'm feeling frisky, red high heels.
$17.94 [via]
Super girly LuLus dress. Love.
$35 [via]
 Take my nephew to the pumpkin patch in this with camel cowboy boots??  Yes. I see it now.
$37 [via]
 This shirt is longer in the back aka "mullet" style, but I actually like it.  Not sure I personally could pull this off, but I know the right girl could.
$42.99 [via]
 Rust is also supposed to be a big this fall.  Kill two trends with one stone in this:
$47.99 [via]
I probably like this because this dress is my college colors. I could def wear this tailgating or to a watch party. 
$52.99 [via]
 Super preppy and perfect for a casual Friday with black or dark denim. 
$39.99 [via]

Do you have a fave? or 2? 

Vote or DIE.  ... just kidding.
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22 comments:

  1. do i have to pick a favorite? or 2? i love some polka dots. i really like the "pumpkin patch" outfit and i have some brown boots that would be perfect. i'm itching to buy some more clothes for fall, but my wallet is itching for some money.

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  2. I definitely just got some polka dots on my H&M trip. I like the 2nd dress and that last blouse is very cute.

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  3. Love the polka dots.. So cute! Great pics.. I'm glad you picked a tailgating/gameday dress! You need to link it up to my gameday dress post!!

    And my fave is the orange! SO cute for fall!

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  4. With our Texas and Oklahoma heats, we deserve fall!! Love those outfits!

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  5. you said mullet style.

    bahahahahah.

    "you better vote for me betoch... love ya" isn't that from mean girls?

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  6. O, I love them all!! I have been buying lots of polka dot stuff. I can't wait!!

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  7. We were so meant to meet! <3
    I love Fall and polka dots.
    I think I will have to invest in some new items for this Fall and CANNOT wait to find things I love!

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  8. im not gonna lie....i was a little skeptical when i read the word "polka-dots" but theseare so trendy adn classic - GREAT picks!

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  9. I love that last shirt! So sad they only have one left - and not in my size. :(

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  10. Ooh, these are cute! I love the rust colored top!! Rust is the perfect color for Fall. Like you said, the white three-quarter length top would look fabulous with a red scarf and dark skinny jeans. Great finds! :)

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  11. agreed! i can't wait for fall (if only it would cool off in texas!!) and i love all these finds but i think #2 is my fav!

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  12. Polka dots are just adorable!
    I love the F21 dress, saw it at the store last week. Also love the 2nd dress, & the "mullet" shirt. That's just too cute.

    xo SARMIN

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  13. so I voted. I don't want to die.

    also, will you kill me if I say I HATE POLKDA DOTS!!!! As in, I don't have a single item of clothing in my closet with polka dots and I probably never will. I don't like them at all. Just like I don't like floral patterned ANYTHING.

    But I LOVE you.
    So I am still the bestie, right?

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  14. Love the LuLu's one. Love.

    And of course the one to wear tailgating or to a game ... always gotta have some red/black cuteness in the wardrobe! :)

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  15. I am sooooo ready for Fall!! Love that last shirt!

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  16. I have NEVER EVER worn polka dots..I may in fact try one of these polka dotted yummies out! of course I will let you know what i discover if polka dots could really be my thing! :)

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  17. im willing to embrace the coming of fall, however, once it drops below 60, i am NOT going to be a happy camper... fall is cool, winter SUCKS. LOL!

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  18. I love me some polka dots! I just bought a black and white polka dot scarf from H & M the other day.

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  19. ah! love this post! I have been a follower for a while Id say! I need to really take pointers from you! I need all the fasion help advice i can get! hah I need someone like you to come with me SHOPPING! I need a WHOLE NEW WARDRONE UPDATE!!

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