You'll be seeing spots with this eye-popping fashion history by David Wolfe. Those perennially popular dots are featured in this colorful book that charts the fashion history of polka dots since they first became a rage in the 1830s when the dance craze swept the world. Since then, polka dots have popped up over and over again.
This 8 page book spots dozens of dotty styles over the years, including ever popular classics like Flamenco dresses, antique styles from the early years of the 20th century and vintage polka dots from the later decades. A spread of Hollywood polka dots includes costumes worn by Greta Garbo, Marilyn Monroe and Julia Roberts. Contemporary designers like Jean-Paul Gaultier are still going dotty and their work is also featured. A trio of perky paper dolls are the perfect models for all the many polka dotted outfits.