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Retro polka dots were welcomed back into our wardrobes in 2017 and, right now, it’s all about the oh-so-pretty monochrome dress to give a nostalgic twist to AM-PM dressing. Here’s how to wear it right…

Model on the catwalk for Andrew GN Autumn Winter 2017 | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

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Polka dots were not a casual affair on the AW17 catwalk for Andrew GN. Bold poppy spots upped the drama as smaller print sleeves were contrasted with a floor-sweeping arresting skirting. Key-hole detailing brought the glam factor while XXL tassel earrings and a pearl-strap cross-body sealed the deal.

Lisa Aiken wearing a polka dot dress at Copenhagen Fashion Week | ASOS Fashion & Beauty Feed

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Proof that polka dots are the perfect way to add cutesy retro points to your weekend wardrobe? This simple look from retail fashion director Lisa Aiken. The silhouette of a wrap midi dress plus the print makes for an easy feminine go-to and white woven mules takes the kitsch feel up a few notches. Finish with an ice-blue bucket bag and gold jewellery. 

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It doesn't get more flattering than this slinky jersey maxi dress – fact. The all-over monochrome print adds a dressier feel, so just add knot mules for your dinner thing or white chunky sneaks and a denim jacket for a more casj vibe.


ASOS city maxi tea dress in polka-dot print, £30