Spot prizes: 12 ways to wear polka dots this summer

Designers like Proenza Schouler, Libertine, Sergio Hudson, and Batsheva went full polka for the spring-summer season, with Chanel doubling down on the trend with a total dotted line-out. And while spots may not be everyone, there is a brilliant mix of subtle and loud options that are both joyous and easy to wear.

Chanel’s spring summer 2023 dotted line-out
Adela trousers, €49.99, Mango
Rosalinda blouse in polka dot, €100,
Bianca trousers, €339, Moumi at
Recycled polka dot shorts, €60, La Redoute
Polka dot bikini top, €250 and bottoms, €280, Johanna Ortiz at
Women’s polka dot print wool cardigan, €395, Polo Ralph Lauren
Betty polka dot chiffon beach dress, €515, Alexandra Miro
Cape effect polka dot stretch cady dress, €692, Victoria Beckham
Silk skinny scarf, 64, Lost Pattern NYC
Polka dot intarsia wool blend top, €425, Comme des Garçons at