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“There is never a wrong time for a polka dot,” said Marc Jacobs and we couldn’t agree more. Designers have gone completely dotty this year with a never-ending reinvention of the timeless classic. Our savvy style editor, Tori Johnson of ThesTORIbook.com, is helping us connect the dots on this latest fashion trend.

SPOTTED ON THE CATWALK
Polka dots could be considered the #1 fashion trend of 2018. Designers keep coming back for more and transition it from season to season. Photo courtesy of Carolina Herrera.
OK, PICK A SPOT
Polka dots are gaining in popularity across the home. This Jessica Charles chair makes a perfect neutral accent to a living room. Photo and availability courtesy of Stowers Furniture.
SEEING RED
Turn up the volume on your polka dots with this red Valentino chiffon evening gown that features ruffle details, high neckline and a billowy skirt. $8,900. Photo and availability courtesy of Neiman Marcus.
HEAD OVER HEELS
Kick up some fun with the polka dot motif with these multicolor stiletto Manolo Blahnik pumps. $695. Photo and availability courtesy of Neiman Marcus.
WATCHING THE BALL DROP
These John Hardy 18k yellow gold and sterling silver earrings feature a circular drop accented by yellow gold dots on lever backs with silver dots. $795. Photo and availability courtesy of Lee Michaels.
RUFFLED CHIC
This precious summer-into-fall Alexis ruffled skirt is embroidered with blue polka dots for just the right amount of sweetness and chicness. $385. Photo and availability courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue.
BRIGHT EYED
Chanel’s multi-effect quadra eyeshadows are ideal with their intense pigmentation to highlight your fall eyes. $61. Photo and availability courtesy of Saks Fifth Avenue.
IT’S ALL BLACK AND WHITE TO ME
Valentino’s pre-Fall 2018 collection featured a modern interpretation of polka dots that can be seen in this quilted leather shoulder bag. $3,045. Photo and availability courtesy of Net-a-Porter.
GOING IN CIRCLES
A gorgeous addition to the modern home, this Futura Circles Vase from Jonathan Adler is made of high-fired porcelain and accented with 16-karat gold circles. $325. Photo and availability courtesy of Jonathan Adler.
SOMETHING IN THE AIR TONIGHT
With invigorating notes of grapefruit, blood orange, jasmine, cedar and iris – Chanel’s Chance Eau de Toilette Spray is an energetic scent laced with floral notes. $130. Photo and availability courtesy of Neiman Marcus.
CONNECT THE DOTS
Tied around your neck or on your favorite handbag, this Saint Laurent silk-chiffon scarf is as cool as it is fashionable. $445. Photo and availability courtesy of Net-A-Porter.
MIXED PRINTS
Never be afraid to mix your prints. This Harari Kalinka kimono is a perfect example of print mixing done right by pairing a classic polka dot with a bright floral. $422. Photo and availability courtesy of The Garden Room.
FESTIVE FALL FLORAL
Monique Lhuillier lights up fall this year with this hi-lo gown featuring a polka dot and floral print with a thin cord belt and sweeping train. $4,995. Photo and availability courtesy of Julian Gold.
CUTE AS A LADYBUG
Inspired by a ladybug’s red and black spots, these shades are cheerful with their sculpted frame and an optional clip-on butterfly charm. $365. Photo and availability courtesy of Marc Jacobs.
MAKING TIME
Tell time on this dotted Kate Spade watch featuring a gold, black and white combination on a silicone band. $150. Photo and availability courtesy of Kate Spade.
IN THE LOOP
We love mixing metals, don’t you? Especially with this 18K yellow gold and sterling silver open marquise-shaped diamond earrings with a diamond cluster top. $2750. Photo and availability courtesy of Shetler Fine Jewelers.