Very often, wearing a button up shirt will add a feel of seriousness to your outfit. That is good if you are trying to look professional and wear it as part of your work outfit. However, if you want some more refreshing, I would indeed even consider that as lovely, you can wear a polka dot shirt instead of a shirt of solid color. The polka dot shirt is generally very versatile that it can be either by wore as part of a causal outfit or a work outfit. For this blog post, I have gathered some of the best polka dot shirt outfit ideas. You will be amazed by how good they look and how easy it is to pull them off.
Black and White Polka Dot Shirt with Khaki Shorts
As a minimal and stylish summer casual outfit, you can wear a black and white polka dot shirt with khaki shorts. Heeled sandals would be the perfect choice to match the outfit.
Grey and White Polka Dot Shirt with Grey Skinny Jeans
Polka dot shirts are perfect to wear to work as a part of a business casual outfit. You won’t look as serious as when you are wearing a solid color button up shirt, yet still look professional enough. So, it really comes down to whether you want a more refreshing look or not for a particular day. As an example of a business casual outfit, you can wear a grey and white polka dot shirt with grey skinny jeans. To spice up the grey outfit a little bit, you can wear a pair or rose red ballet flats.
Black Shirt with Skinny Jeans
Similar to the previous outfit, this one is also a business casual outfit. For the top, wear a black and white polka dot shirt. Pair it with cuffed black skinny jeans and leather ankle boots.
White and Navy Polka Dot Shirt with White Pencil Skirt
Compared to the previous outfits, this one is a much more feminine and elegant outfit that can be either wore to work or just wore casually. Instead of using black or grey as the main color of the shirt, a white one just has a much softer tone and it just looks so lovely. Wear the white and navy polka dot shirt with a white pencil skirt. Keep the refreshing feel consistent by wearing nude sandals or heels.
Wear with Cream Cardigan & Black Skinny Pants
For a slightly more mature look, you can wear a white and black polka dot shirt with a cream cardigan. Complete the outfit with black skinny pants and black heels.
Wear with Black Blazer with Skinny Jeans
If you are a designer or an artistic, this outfit may be for you, as it has both a artistic and a powerful feel in it. For the top, wear a white and black polka dot shirt with a black blazer. Complete the powerful look with black skinny jeans and black heels.
Wear with Matching Black and White Polka Dot Headband
This outfit idea is an interesting way to style a black and white polka dot blouse. Simply wear the blouse with black skinny pants and ankle boots. Now it comes the creative part. Wear a matching black and white polka dot headband to match the blouse. The outfit is fun to wear and it looks lovely and playful.
Polka Dot Tie Waist Blouse with Jeans
For a sexy and feminine street look, you can wear a white and black polka dot tie-waist blouse. Simply pair the blouse with jeans and black ballet flats to complete this low key sexy outfit.
Blue and White Polka Dot Shirt with White Jeans
Polka dot shirts often look pretty nice when put together with white jeans. As an example, this outfit consists of a blue and white polka dot shirt, white skinny jeans and nude sandals.
Sleeveless Polka Dot Blouse with White Skinny Jeans
Here is another white skinny jeans outfit idea. But this time, the blouse is a sleeveless blue and white polka dot blouse. Wear brown leather open-toe boots with a color-matching purse.
White and Purple Polka Dot Shirt with Lime Green Cardigan
To look cheerful, sometimes you just need some candy colors. But you have to be careful and become your own judge when you try to put too many colors on your outfit. You can totally look weird if you don’t have enough self-awareness. This outfit idea is for you to use as a reference if you want a colorful look. For the top, wear a white and purple polka dot shirt with a lime green cardigan. For the bottom, wear a knee length black flare skirt with leggings and lime green ballet flats.
Black and White Small Polka Dot Shirt with Black Chinos
The size of the dots actually does matter. In my opinion, the bigger the dots, the more lovely it looks. While smaller dots can have a more professional feel. As an example of the latter, wear a black and white polka dot shirt that has small dots. Pair it with stylishly with black chinos and black loafers.
White and Black Shirt with Black Wide Leg Pants
This outfit is a way to power dress, may be 80% power I would say compared to a black-suit kind of power dress. Simply wear a white and black polka dot shirt with black high waisted wide leg pants and black heels.
Wear with Burgundy Mini Pencil Skirt
For a cheerful and youthful looking outfit, you can wear a navy and white polka dot shirt with a burgundy mini pencil skirt and pale pink flats.
White and Black Polka Dot Blouse with Tweed Jacket
As a more unique way to style a polka dot blouse, wear the blouse with a grey slim fit tweed jacket. Complete the outfit with black skinny pants and pale pink heels. If you are interested in outfit ideas of similar jackets, go check out our blog post on how to wear tweed jacket.
Here are the polka dot shirt outfit ideas for getting you started. I highly recommend you to try the outfits mentioned. Some of them are extremely easy to pull off, yet look so beautiful.