Outfit of the day: Floral + Polka Dot

Outfit of the day: Floral + Polka Dotfeatured

Floral and polka dot are both prominent summer trends, so I thought it most appropriate to mix these two and shoot them in a retro diner. Some of you might remember another (and yet another) diner post from quite a while back. It’s been two years, might as well revisit the location.

Mixing floral and polka dot on A Handful of Stories.

Цветы и горошек – тренды этого сезона, так что я побыстрее надела на себя сразу оба принта и отправилась фотографироваться в американский ретро дайнер. Еще в начале существования моего блога я несколько раз снимала лук в подобном ресторане (тут и тут). А что, отличное место. В этот раз нас даже не выгнали.

Mixed prints outfit shot in a retro Hollywood diner.

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Photos and editing by Natalia Karpova

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  • Camille

    These pictures and your outfit are truly fabulous. I would totally picture them in a magazine spread. Great style.

    Camille from Ultimate Dresscode

  • That counter is too freaking cute. And so are you.

    • Thank you Celeste 🙂 Love your article on personal style.

  • Dawn Lucy

    Super pretty pattern mixing … and what an adorable photo shoot! Thanks for being a part of Fun Fashion Friday!


    Dawn Lucy


    • Thank you for hosting Lucy!

  • Lady B

    its always cute to clash Summer-esque prints! I looove that diner, I would love to do a 50s, Grease-inspired shoot in there, you are lucky to have such a fab location near to you!

    • Thank you for your comment! I have so many ideas with this location, but they’re not really keen on unsolicited photoshoots there haha

  • Lena B, Actually

    I’ve been pairing lots of stripes and florals… this definitely makes me want to try polka dots! Thanks for linking up for Passion4Fashion 🙂

    • Thank you for stopping by Lena!

  • stylishmemories

    I love this look, I’ve never thought of pairing a peplum top with a pencil midi skirt but it looks fabulous, and the mix of prints just work so well! Also what a fun location, you look stunning 🙂



    • Thank you Carolyn! I think it is a very flattering silhouette, muffin tops disguised haha

  • So cute! Loving those prints!

  • Карина Симонова

    Amazing photos!))

  • Elegant Martina

    Very nice combination! You look great.

    • Thank you Martina 🙂

  • Great way to mix patterns. I’ve yet to try mixing patterns, but you definitely nailed it here 🙂

    • Thank you Tyesha! You should try, it’s tricky but fun 🙂