What’s more playful than polka dots? This classic print has such a fun, cheery feel that it can sometimes look childish. So how do you wear polka dots over 40 without looking like Minnie Mouse? These 40+ bloggers give us their take on Polka Dots Fashion.
Connie from Bavaria looks chic in this gorgeous black-on-white dotted dress. The key to her sophisticated look? – A modern silhouette and oversized dots.
Carelia, 46 from North Carolina takes a creative approach to dressing in dots by combining two contrasting sizes. You can see more of Carelia’s style personality in her Styleblazer feature.
Carin from Amsterdam knows how to wear a polk dot dress. She goes bold and graphic in a green frock with oversize dots and slashes of black. Talk about techno-modern!
Regina from Salzburg has a cool idea for how to wear a polka dot shirt. She’s paired a sweet peplum top with sexy black leather leggings for an edgy polka dot look.
Yvonne, a 40-something Kiwi living in Zurich, has a new, fashion forward idea for how to wear a polka dot dress. Yvonne teams her dotted slip dress up with a basic white tee shirt.
Bold is beautiful on Valerie from Germany, who shows us how big, huge dots can look very modern and chic.
Maudie from Australia looks modern and glam in this fabulous sweatshirt dress with metallic gold dots.
Styleblazer Carelia, who we met earlier in this post, is at it again. This time she adds a pair of ladylike dotted gloves to a classic outfit to give it a pinch of fun.
Violet, a 50+ Australian model, looks flirty and feminine in a tiered dot dress that’s a refreshing change from black and white.
Fabulous After 40 Styleblazer Trina has an interesting idea for how to style a polka dot dress. She has added a chambray shirt and a sleek patent leather bag to her polka jumper for a casual weekend look.
Violet gives polka dots a sexy spin with slit skirt and feminine lace top.
Italian Instagrammer, Rita looks spot on in a bell sleeve dot top and a fabulous animal print bag. Somehow this works!
Carin, a fashion Instagrammer who’s putting the fun back in fashion for women over 40, looks like the Easter bunny in this sunny, yellow party dress with a dramatic retro vibe. By exaggerating the playful nature of dots, she’s making a powerful fashion statement – Girls (of all ages) just wanna have fun!
Do you have an idea for how to wear polka dots? Send it along.
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