Friday, August 30, 2013

The Polka Dot Tee: Three Ways

For those of you that do not follow me on Instagram, this polka dot tee is kind of a big deal. I found it at Forever 21 a few months ago for $8.80, and knew it would be an instant classic in my closet - and the perfect backdrop for my statement necklaces!

It became wildly popular among the IG fashionistas in no time, and I even picked extras up in the store and sent them to two of my friends, Katelin of My Wardrobe Staples and Blanca (@beulloa on IG)!! So it was a no brainer with Katelin asked Whitley of Simply Whit in a Sequined Life and I to collaborate with her, and show our followers three ways to style this adorable tee! Be sure to stop by their blogs and give them some love!!

I am a big proponent of dressing up tees to make them more office-friendly. I paired my polka dot tee with a pencil skirt and patent leather flats for a polished look that can be worn in a more conservative office:


Top: Forever 21 (similar here, here and here)
Skirt: Liz Claiborne via JCPenney
Necklace: c/o Silver Linings Shop
Watch: Fossil
Bracelet: Silpada
Bag: Target, borrowed from Whitley
Nails: Big Apple Red by OPI

Here are some ways that I have previously styled my tee:
Thanks for reading! Hope you all have a safe and fun holiday weekend!!

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7 comments:

  1. I love all these looks! That shirt is such a versatile piece!

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  2. Love this! This is one of my favorite t-shirts and I have you to thank for it =) I wouldn't have thought to dress it up with a pencil skirt so I am excited to transition this tee to fall with inspiration from this post! Also, I am so so happy you are back to posting more, and that you are happy with your new rotation placement (I meant to post yesterday, but ran out of time, eek!).

    xo,
    Ray

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  3. Love how versatile this top is. So cute how you made it look dressy too!

    Xoxo,
    Kira
    Confessionsofamontessorian.blogspot.com

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  4. literally obsessed with polka dots! love all three looks and i can relate having to wear things under my labcoat myself! (chemist by day) love your blog!

    xoxo
    Erin at Hart of Style

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  5. I love this shirt! The way you styled it is so cute :)

    xo,
    -Allie @ LunaVida
    http://lunavida23.blogspot.com/


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  6. You were absolutely right saying this polka dot is the perfect backdrop for statement necklace, as well as scarves! So many outfits in different styles with just one $8.80 t-shirt! Adorable tee!

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  7. You all look just darling! I love how you all styled that top and I especially love the yellow pop of color your brought with your outfit!

    xo Jessica
    www.afternoonstyle.com

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