Spotted at the Fest: The Different Ways Men are Rocking Polka Dots at SXSW

“This is the only shirt I ever wear” said the dude pictured above right before making the most pleasant face any human could ever hope to lay their eyes upon.  Although I have to assume (and hope, for body odor’s sake) that his statement was an exaggeration, there is something to be said about the wearability of a polka dotted shirt.  The polka dot is of course a classic patterns that in recent years has become, dare I say, even more of a staple in a man’s closet than the beloved and manly stripe.

The best part about our friend the polka dot is that he can be worn in many different ways by different types of men with varying styles. In this way the dot is not much different than the stripe, but, perhaps there is something a little more playful about the polka dot.  As I ‘ve been scouring the streets during SXSW looking for interesting style, I’m left thinking that maybe the polka dot is the go-to pattern for the music festival attending gentleman this Spring.  I’m definitely seeing spots, and it’s not just because I’m completely exhausted and dehydrated.


With leatherWith bleachWith denimWith a suitWith flannel
Get the polka dotted look:

Joanna Wilkinson
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5 Responses to “Spotted at the Fest: The Different Ways Men are Rocking Polka Dots at SXSW”

  1. kelly rae says:

    I want the last button up shirt for myself.

  2. Great Post happy to contribute!! :) Great meeting you as well.

  3. Erin says:

    Love this! More men should embrace polka dots. Gone are the days of boring menswear!

  4. not during sxsw, but i was rocking some dots-on-dots this weekend.
    http://instagram.com/p/mwQGzTHbhj/

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