Thursday, January 19, 2012

Polka Dots

I am a grown woman who loves polka dots.

Polka dots aren't just for kids!

There is a science to using polka dots correctly. 
By correctly, I mean in a non-tacky sort of way.

You know you've witnessed the abuse of  poor, innocent, polka dots, in at least one horrifying situation in your lifetime. That's why it's important to educate people on the proper use of polka dots. 

The key is using them only once. Maybe twice. Even twice is getting dangerously close to tacky. 

You've seen me use them.... girly rooms...

...and I will always use them because they are timeless and I just can't help myself! 

I'm counting on all of you to educate people on the proper use of polka dots and to also keep an eye on me and make sure my love for little dots doesn't get out of control.

Did you know that there are naysayer(s) (who shall remain nameless) who believe that "polka dots, are the zits of design"??!!

Seriously. That isn't just a quote by some guy (whose shop is frequently mentioned on this blog) who knows that I love polka dots and will fight for their honor. The nerve.

There is also a proper way to wear them.... an effortless sort of way....
It seems that it's more difficult to abuse them while wearing them, than while decorating with them. Maybe it's just too easy to get out of control when there are so many opportunities to use them.

Blouses via Emerson Made
I want EVERYTHING to be Emerson Made!!!

AND I love that the "clearance" section on the Emerson Made website is referred to as "Ends". 

So there. Please join me and stop the abuse of polka dots......and zebras.....

..enough is enough.


  1. I agree! Polka dots and stripes will forever be my favorite patterns.

  2. Hi Kelle! I love polka dots but in small doses. :) I love that last shirt, too cute.
    I hope you are well and have a great weekend!!

  3. I am a HUGE polka dot fan. I say you're never too old for it!!!

  4. You've opened my eyes to the fun and beauty of polka dots. Each example (except the last!)is fantastic. They're classic AND graphic, aren't they?


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