How to Wear Polka Dot Dress: 12 Most Stylish Outfit Ideas

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We were all there at some point in our lives. Don’t tell me your mom didn’t dress you in the polka dot dresses, blouses or all of this together? My mom says that even one of my favorite dresses was one black and white polka dot dress. I was wearing it all the time. Thanks to my childhood photos I was quickly reassured this was true.

We all remember Marilyn Monroe and her polka dots bikini suit. It was very popular back then. That is maybe the reason why people take the polka dots as something that is a bit more retro. Something that definitely belongs to the past. If you ask me, they are wrong.

Polka dots on the summer dresses are something perfect. You will look interesting and draw a lot of attention. Besides, it can look even more beautiful when it is on the elegant dresses and gowns.

It is a great time for us to see, how you can combine and wear the polka dots dress. Let’s start, shall we?

Black Leather Jacket + Polka Dot Dress

black leather jacket polka dot dress
Great way to style up every outfit combination is with the eternal black leather jacket!
It goes perfectly with this ruffled polka dot dress and the lace-up flats.
This is a perfect outfit that you can wear every day. When you are going for a coffee in your favorite bar or going on a brunch with your friends. You can even try pairing it with the high heels for more formal events.

Velvet + Polka Dot Dress

velvet polka dot dress
I can only say that this a fantastic color on a fantastic dress! This is a great midi dress, made of velvet. It looks so nice thus making you to wish to wear it all the time!
As you can see in this combo, it is paired with the sneakers. So, if you like to experiment with styles, you can copy this outfit too.

Edgy Boots + Polka Dot Dress

edgy polka dot dress
If you believe that polka dots are only for romantic flowy dresses, please let me to try to change your mind. Take a look at the outfit in the photo above! It has edgy vibe because of the ankle biker boots. Great time to wear it is at some rock ‘n’ roll concert, for instance.

Pink Bag + Polka Dot Dress

bag polka dot dress
Every outfit combination deserves to have one statement detail that will make people remember you by as well as your sense for style and fashion.
This great blue ruffled dress with polka dots is paired with an interesting and quite unusual bag. This will give an extra spark to your perfect summer outfit combination.

Red Summer Polka Dot Dress

red polka dot dress
Look at this great outfit in the photo above! Don’t you wish you could wear it right now?
The perfect coral red wrapped dress with polka dots on it will be your favorite summer dress.
You can wear it all the time, ranging from day to night events. Pair it with a nice big hat and hit the beach.

Elegant Polka Dot Dress

elegant polka dot dress
Here is the one of the more elegant dresses. Retro and very glamorous, this dress can be put on for very formal celebrations or for dinners and cocktail parties.
Wear it with the high heel stilettos and long coat or leather jacket draped over your shoulders.

White Boho Polka Dots Dress

white polka dot dress
You can see a lot of polka dots on the elegant lace. But, in boho style, lace is very often found on the sleeves or bodice. As you can see, that kind of dress is also on the photo above. Since it is white and boho, this polka dot dress is perfect when it comes to those hot summer days, when you want to feel comfortable.
You can wear it with the espadrilles, flats or even with mules.

Cold Shoulders Polka Dot Dress

cold shoulders polka dot dress
One of the most popular lengths these days is the midi length. In the photo above, you can see the perfect asymmetric black dress with ruffles in the bodice part. It has cold shoulders which makes it very modern. Polka dots are making it elegant and they are also giving a bit of old glamour charm to this whole outfit combination.

Velvet Coat + Polka Dot Dress

velvet coat polka dot dress
This is a great button down dress with the polka dots. It has a bow neckline and big slit, that make it very sexy and elegant.
The velvet is one of the fall trends for this year thus wearing the velvet coat will make you very modern.
Pair it with the statement bag and nice stilettos or sandals.

Pink Polka Dot Dress

pink polka dot dress
Pink is a color of the season, so be sure to wear it this fall! This is one of the suggestions how to wear it. Put on a maxi length polka dot dress in fuchsia color. It has a very interesting strap around the waist so it looks like it is wrapped around your body. It also has off the shoulder neckline and ruffles on the rub of the dress. Great for everyday strolls or for more elegant occasions when paired with heels.

Layered Polka Dots Dress

layered polka dot dress
If you want to get that old and retro movie vibe, all you need to do is to wear layered ruffle dress! It looks absolutely amazing and will make you to be ready for a dance!
The length is midi and it has the straps on the shoulders. It has a great ruffled detail on it, so be prepared to be the main star on every event you are going to.

Transparent Polka Dot Dress

transparent polka dot dress
For the end, something a little bit more eccentric. This dress is only for the girls that are fans of and not afraid of wearing transparent materials.
Even though it is not showing too much, this dress is made of transparent material and it has polka dots all over it. In case you were wondering why you have to wear the classic black dress below, it is to prevent this material to show too much.
Sneakers go very well along with it. So, try to put them on, if you like that mix of sports and elegant pieces.

Don’t be afraid that you will look too retro or too childish if you wear a polka dots. It is very modern to wear this pattern. And it will always be in style so make sure to have at least some staples with polka dots on ‘em.

I hope that you will find your inspiration in these outfits that I have prepared for you today.