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According to the experts, January 17th is the saddest day of the year! In an attempt to lift everyone’s spirits, keeping things extra light and sunny around here today~and what better way than with fun polka dots?  Falling hard for this trend for Spring. What is it about polka dots that seem vintage and fresh, playful and sophisticated all at once?  What trends are you warming up to this Spring?

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  1. Really? I never knew that about January 17th. Well you found an upbeat way to fight the facts. More of a stripes girl but dots can be fun too!

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  2. i love poka dots – but stripes are my thing – i was at the mall yesterday – i bought a top with stripes – afterwards i was like 'maybe i should of saved my money' – his response, 'it has stripes, you'll wear it, it's you, IT HAS STRIPES' … haha – so yea, i got a thing for stripes :o)

    *kiss kiss*
    Erika
    ~Tiptoe Butterfly~

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  3. Great inspiration. Love those shoes so classy yet fun!

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  4. I didn't know about this fact! But, who can be unhappy wearing a polka dot shirt or just something colorful?!

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  5. Robin wrote:

    I'm loving these! Where did that blouse and those shoes come from! Must check them out! Thanks!
    Robin

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  6. I never knew this about the 17th. So far, today hasnt been so bad. But I do love polka dots, and they definitely brighten up my day! Adore that cream blouse!

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  7. Really? I'm feeling pretty happy for it being the saddest day of the year, very interesting that such a day has been determined! Perhaps it's the day most people break their new years resolution! ha…Janell

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  8. Amanda wrote:

    Really?? I was feeling pretty good 🙂 But thanks again for the image of that polka dot top…I must get it!

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  9. Appletree wrote:

    No wonder I'm so crabby. Thanks for the validation and the polka dots.

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  10. Cara wrote:

    LOVE polka dots!!

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  11. Saddest day of the year, huh? Hmm. Strange. But I love the polka dots. I love that blouse!! It reminds me of Brunschwig & Fils' Les Touches fabric.

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  12. Great selections – especially that blouse!
    Happy Monday!
    xx

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  13. This is certainly a day brightener! Love a pop of polka dots!! I am already on a count down for Spring. At least the days are starting to get a little bit longer.

    And as far as Spring fashion trends…I'm warming up to color.
    xoxo Elizabeth

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  14. Love the polka dots – it's true, they do always put a smile on my face.

    Sarahx

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  15. I love polka dots! Oh, those shoes just make me incredibly happy. And can I say that I just love how cute and creative you are. Thanks for making me smile.

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  16. Debby wrote:

    Saddest day, huh? Interesting. January can be tough for a lot of people I think. Love the polka dots they are just so happy! xo

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  17. Stitchfork wrote:

    Love polka dots – always have. They just say happy!
    xo Cathy

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  18. Had no idea today was the saddest day of the year, but just can't bring myself to be sad when looking at those shoes! Unless of course they don't become mine 🙂

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  19. liza wrote:

    Seriously the saddest?! Well then it only gets better from here. And, I am decidedly NOT a trend setter, so I'll just keep coming here!

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  20. January 17th is a happy day around here ~ my son's 9th birthday today 🙂

    LOVE the polka dots ~ they are happy 🙂
    xoxo

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  21. Kathysue wrote:

    Love love a black and white polka dot!! when I was in Italy this year they had an outfit I wanted so badly, Top was polka dot and bottom leopard, I know I wouldn't think it would go either, but trust me it was amaaaazing!!!!
    I am a black and white gal and stipes, polka dots or checks is always in with me. Not a trend in my wardrobe. Take a look at my post today on the"Trend Train" see what you think??
    Kathysue

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  22. Josie wrote:

    Polka dots are easily one of my favorite prints. They're so poppy and fun and can feel so bold or very sweet and demure, just depending on how you wear them. Love that!
    xo josie
    http://winksmilestyle.blogspot.com

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  23. The Buzz wrote:

    The only trend I'd like to see right now is a warming one – and these dots certainly are sunny!
    xxoo

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  24. I can't imagine why anyone would declare a day the saddest day. Why even put that out there? Oh well, polka dots can always add cheer, my love for them has never waned.

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  25. Had no idea today was the saddest day of the year….but the sun is finally poking through on occasion here in Dallas and my neighbor got me and the kids out of the house to do an impromptu lunch with her and her kids so it has been a pretty good day here! Love the last image. I could see myself wearing that a lot!

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  26. love some polka dots. always feels like summer. 🙂

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  27. It's a cold, but gorgeous sunny day here so I'm not feeling sad at all! And these polka dots definitely make me smile so it's all good!
    🙂

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  28. Love that top! I can't wait for the new spring colors. I'm a sucker for citrine, so I'm in luck.

    And I hope everyone had an awesome day proving this "science" 😉 wrong! I know I did.

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  29. Love these polkadots and I dont feel very sad today…hmmmm? Havent heard that one before but I think it is sad they even find a day for it!

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  30. Love, love the black and white dress!
    Teresa
    xoxo

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  31. David Toms wrote:

    Love polka dots, actually my favourite tie is a navy blue polka dotted number!

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  32. Kristin wrote:

    I need that gorgeous blouse in my life!

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  33. Love me some polka dots! They bridge vintage and modern like no other pattern. Fun!

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  34. I Dream Of wrote:

    Thanks for the pretty polka dots! I agree, they are so cheerful.

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  35. Loving polka dots…definitely brighten any day!!

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  36. Huh, well that explains why I was feeling so blue today 😉
    Love the dottie-dots though, they're a real pick-me-up.
    Cheers, Alcira

    nerochronicles.com

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  37. Not only do those polka dots make me smile, so does that song! It is most likely going to be the soundtrack for my day now that is dancing through my head! Roxanne

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  38. …and one more thing, I just gave you full credit (or blame?) on my Toy Watch post. Thanks for visiting. Roxanne

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  39. shopgirl wrote:

    I'm not surprized…post holiday blues rears its ugly head.

    Wishing you a fantastic week sweetie!

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  40. pearls wrote:

    always a sucker for the dots…

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  41. this post made me happy…until i realized i knew that song from the Hannah Montana movie…and it's stuck in my head now! 🙂

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