Last night at dinner, I (Chanel) found myself giving fashion lessons to my  suddenly curious boyfriend. After a few minutes, the conversation took a philosophical turn as I attempted to explain why at one point in time something might look fabulous, but a few years later, the exact same thing can be so so wrong. I think my attempt was somewhat of a failure, because by the end of it all the only insight I had to offer was, ‘Who knows? That’s just the way it is.’ Which brings me to today’s installment of Pinned Down: if you would have asked me two years ago how I felt about polka dots, I would have vehemently told you that I absolutely despise them. But now, fashion being the fickle thing that she is, I seriously can’t get enough of the print… and we’ve got the Pinterest board to prove it! Follow the jump for a few of the images that have inspired my change of heart, and I’d love to know if the trend has won you over this season…

images: 1. Fabulously Lazy 2. The Sartorialist 3. Oh So Pretty 4. Street Style Aesthetic 5. The Chriselle Factor 

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  1. 1
    Rachel April 17, 2012 at 11:40 am

    Wow love them! Your first link is not working for me …

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    Elizabeth April 17, 2012 at 11:52 am

    Love the dots! They are my absolute favorite thing right now. Beautiful pictures!

    Cheers, Elizabeth

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    Annabelle April 17, 2012 at 11:57 am

    Polka dots have completely won me over too, although I really disliked them as a kid. I am still searching for just the right piece…

  4. 4
    Kimberly April 17, 2012 at 12:15 pm

    So INTO dots this season!

  5. 5
    jen April 17, 2012 at 1:10 pm

    love that dress with the leather jacket!!

    • Chanel Dror April 17, 2012 at 4:46 pm

      That one’s my favorite too! My kinda outfit 🙂

  6. 6
    Lindsay{LCVintage} April 17, 2012 at 1:24 pm

    Still in love with polka dots. Like you said, we’ll see how we all feel about it next year:) Haha!

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    Patrice April 17, 2012 at 1:52 pm

    I’ve always loved all things polka dot. Glad to know you’ve had a change of heart for the pretty pattern!

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    Camille Styles April 17, 2012 at 2:00 pm

    I’m a total sucker for that top image of the dotted skirt paired with the vintage-y lace blouse… though a pattern like that may have to wait for my post-pregnancy wardrobe. 😉

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    Sherry (BTLover2) April 17, 2012 at 2:19 pm

    I will always, always love polka dots. And stripes. I don’t think they ever really go out of style (much like animal prints). Very chic.

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    elissa April 17, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    that first image is one of my favorites. such a soft, beautiful color palette.

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    Cristina | FUJI FILES April 17, 2012 at 5:50 pm

    My closet is all polkadots and stripes these days. I can’t help it!!



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