If you thought you aged out of polka dots, we're here to politely tell you, you're incorrect. When placed on the right design, this playful pattern can be both sophisticated and fashionable. In efforts to inspire your next outfit change and hopefully adaptation of this beloved pattern into your wardrobe, we've gathered the 10 best polka dot blouses. From cold shoulder shirts to one shoulder blouses to frilly button-ups, who knew there were so many options that work just as well in the office as they do on vacation. Give new life to your wardrobe by adding a dash of dots, and have some fun! Opening image: gap.com
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Forever 21 Sheer Pleated Polka Dot Top
LOVED FOR: Give a nod to Mod with this 60s inspired pleated blouse that's definitely going to make you want to do the pony.
STYLE WITH: We love the look when paired with a pair of hot pants. Lean into that pre-disco era inspiration!
Lovers+Friends Rachel Blouse
LOVED FOR: We never knew that a one shoulder top could also have billowing sleeves, but Lovers+Friends figured out how to put both of these elements into one polka-dotted package.
BEST FOR: If you love showing off your hard work in the gym. A surprising amount of your shoulders, back, and arms will be on display.
MICHAEL Michael Kors Polka-Dot Ruffle Top
FUN FACT: You can really amp up the sex appeal here if you ditch the camisole lining and sport this with your favorite black bra and high waisted jeans.
LOVED FOR: The voluminous sleeves play a visual trick, looking almost like a cape.
Loft Geo Dot Split Neck Swing Top
USERS SAID: "I loved the first of this top and how versatile it is! It can be worn for work with nice pants or out on the town with a fun skirt. It's been my favorite go-to recently!"
LOVED FOR: The swinging frame of this blouse will give you plenty of breathing room and ventilation on hot days!
Express Printed Puffed Short Sleeve Top
LOVED FOR: This top (though not) will stay put just like a body suit.
USERS SAID: "You can wear this top with anything! The polka dots add a bit of playfulness. The material is very soft and has a bit of stretch yet doesn't end up loose at the end of the day...you will love it!"