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Polka Dots

The Holidays, the Practice and the Power of the Polka Dot

Anne M. Samit | Posted 12.14.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Anne M. Samit

And here's the hand my trusty friend, and gives a hand o' thine! ~ Auld Lang Syne It's the holiday season, and it's dark and cold. And on this night...

Yayoi Kusama: Let's Fight Together

Louisiana Channel | Posted 09.17.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Welcome to the magical, polka-dotted, pumpkin-filled world of the legendary Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama, who uses her art to fight for love and peace. We had the pleasure of meeting the 86-year-old Kusama in her colourful Tokyo-studio.

Summer Fashion Trends for Kids

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 05.29.2016 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

As things heat up, most kids find that their summer duds from last year no longer fit. On the quest for something special, comfortable and fun to restock my own kids' closets, I've rounded up the following finds--from toddler to teen--for play, pool, backyard barbecues and more.

Go Spotty with Polka Dots

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 05.18.2015 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

It seems every so often polka dots pop back into the fashion scene, and when designers like Dolce & Gabbana go spotty like this season, it's time to spring up and take notice.

Top 5 Spring 2014 Shoe Trends

Christina-Lauren Pollack | Posted 06.21.2014 | Style
Christina-Lauren Pollack

Each season, women get to experience the rush and enthusiasm that comes with shopping for new pieces to add to their wardrobe. But the greatest joy in shopping that most women relish is the hunt for fabulous new shoes.

Can Your Rock Plaid On Plaid Like Our Favorite Bloggers?

Posted 10.21.2013 | Style

Patterns, plaids and mixed prints are everywhere during the fall season, but this particular month we've been seeing more than just your typical flann...

Bike Share or Bike Scare?

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 07.28.2013 | New York
Randee Mia Berman

I know Bloomberg's into cheap, healthy transportation alternatives, and I'm all for fitness, but this just doesn't seem to be quite the right fit. Let's look at the facts.

The Rule For Mixing And Matching Different Kinds Of Prints, From Jill Martin (WATCH)

Posted 08.14.2013 | Home

If you're anxious to get in on the current mixing and matching prints trend, Style Expert and New York Times Best-Selling Author Jill Martin has some ...

73 Stars Show Us The Trends That Are Here To Stay

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 01.03.2013 | Style

Get used to those peplums, ladies.

A Louis Vuitton Manicure For A Fraction Of The Cost

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

New York City has exploded with polka dots thanks to Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Louis Vuitton has decked out its Fifth Avenue flagship store in cel...

Michelle Williams Is Perfect In Prints and Polka Dots

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

WHO: "My Week with Marilyn" star Michelle Williams WHAT: The understated beauty was all smiles as she walked around Hollywood in a sweet silk tee...

Yayoi Kusama's Mind-Blowing New Retrospective

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.26.2012 | Arts

A 14-room Yayoi Kusama retrospective is making its way to New York. The exhibition invites viewers into the polka-dotted mind of an artist who has spe...

Kusama And Cornell, An Unlikely Bond

Heidi Kim Thompson | Posted 08.11.2012 | Arts
Heidi Kim Thompson

2012-06-11-pullquote.jpgYayoi Kusama's work is obsessive. Polka dots spread like infections across walls, canvases, objects.

What Polka Dots Do For Your Figure (& 28 Celebrities Wearing Them)

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Polka dots have been in style forever, especially since that itsy bitsy yellow bikini. The playful print hits so many trends at once: graphic, ladylik...

Yayoi Kusama: A Life Of Obsession

Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts

Yayoi Kusama forever changed the polka dot. What was before a cute if not ordinary pattern was, to her, a hallucination, an absolute fixation on a rep...

For Love Is The New Black: Polka Dots Inspiration

loveisthenewblack-loveisthenewblack.blogspot.com | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Of all the trends for fall one of my favorite is the polka dot. I can't stand glitter and for the most don't care for sequin ( prom dress nightmares) ...