Why polka dots are your new best friend for summer 2018

If there's one trend you'll have seen creeping its way onto your Instagram feed this season, it's probably the polka dot. Dating all the way back to the 1920s and the iconic character of Minnie Mouse, polka dots have been a staple print in fashion for decades. But depending on the season, this classic print can veer either on the side of high fashion, or its cartoon character origins. This summer, designers have hit the mark with fun monochrome pieces adorned by frills and flounces creating fluid silhouettes ideal for breezy summer afternoons. You're bound to see plenty of polka dots while window shopping this week, but we've done the hard graft and given you our favourite high-street pieces perfect for curating your own dotty wardrobe.

Topshop mix spot ruched midi wrap dress - €52.45

Zara polka dot bodysuit - €39.95

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ASOS DESIGN bandeau bow front midi sundress in polka dot - €38.71 

Topshop spot print playsuit - €55.87

 

Zara wide-leg polka dot trousers - €39.95

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ASOS DESIGN midi skirt with ruffle detail in polka dot print- €44.24

Mango polka-dot long jumpsuit - €49.95

ASOS DESIGN trousers in polka dot spot mesh with frill detail - €48.39

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