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Adding Polka Dots to Your Wardrobe

There are various ways to add some funk to your outfits, some of which I have already wrote about in my previous blogs. This week, let’s take a look at polka dots! Simple, yet very effective, they can be a great addition to your already suave style, creating that extra pop in your outfit when needed.

Key Ways to Incorporate Polka Dots:

  • There are numerous ways to integrate polka dots into your outfit because they are perfect for many different venues. This pattern can be found in dress shirts, ties, bow ties, blazers, dress pants; pretty much any piece of your formal wear. The key is to pair it correctly with your other pieces to achieve that urban look.

  • A polka-dotted dress shirt will pair perfectly with a solid tie. The colour of the tie should match the main colour of the shirt to allow the polka dot pattern to stand out. The opposite is true if the pattern is in your tie.
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  • For that informal, casual style, try polka-dotted t-shirts, shorts, or shoes. The main idea behind the casual style is to combine it with complimentary colours so that it allows your polka dots to stand out!
  • My personal recommendation is always wearing only one pattern piece per outfit, so as to eliminate over-doing it.
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Remember, the idea behind this pattern is to make it the main focus of the outfit. It is a tough style to pull off, but with the right combination, you will have no problem whatsoever. Putting patterns together with your outfit may seem a little daunting, but with a bit of practice and some trial-and-error, you’ll get the right idea of what colours and patterns work well together.

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