The hot list: Spot the difference with these polka dot accessories

Polka dots may be a perennial favourite, but here some new ways to rock the trend.

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1 Pink plates

Once the heat starts to subside and you can get back to eating outdoors, these fun pink plates from Zara Home will come in very handy. At only Dh19 each, they’re also a bit of a bargain.

Plate, Dh19, Zara Home stores across the UAE

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2 A dotty dinner

These pretty highball glasses from Kate Spade are the perfect way to spruce up your dinner setting without going overboard. Featuring delicate gold dots, the glasses are BPA-, phthalate- and lead-free.

Raise a Glass highball glasses, Dh170 for two, Bloomingdale’s Home, Dubai Mall

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3 Recipe for success

Oversized black polka dots set against a white background are an absolute classic, and we can think of no better place to store our favourite recipes than this simple hinged box from Kate Spade, which comes complete with blank cards and handy dividers.

Deco Dot recipe box, Dh150, Bloomingdale’s Home

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4 Could it be magic?

A more striking way to rock the polka-dot look is to layer it with other patterns. Designed by Young & Battaglia for Mineheart, this Monochrome Magic Rug offers a contemporary twist on the traditional Persian rug and is made from digitally printed, tufted polyamide.

Monochrome Magic Rug, Dh2,945, www.limelace.co.uk

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5 When grey isn’t dull

For a more fun take on the trend, consider this cushion from The French Bedroom Company. A seemingly innocuous grey-and-white polka-dot pattern is scattered with miniature characters courtesy of Emily Humphrey, the artist behind Ted Baker’s trademark florals. Made from 100 per cent cotton satin and filled with an ethically sourced duck-feather inner pad, the cushion features a contrasting floral pattern on its reverse.

Character Polka Dot cushion, Dh349, www.frenchbedroomcompany.co.uk

Published: September 7, 2016 04:00 AM

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