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Fabulous Find of the Week: Forever 21 Polka Dot Shorts


Polka dots are one of my favorite prints; there’s something just so fun and cheerful about them! So for this week’s Fabulous Find, I wanted to feature a pair of dotted shorts, and show you how to wear them for summer. These Forever 21 red polka dot shorts ring in at less than $11, which makes them super cute and super affordable.

Want to see what this Fab Find looks like? Scroll down to see the shorts, as well as three cute ways to style them this season:

The Shorts:

Forever 21 polka dot woven shorts
Polka Dot Woven Shorts in “Red/Cream” — $10.80 at Forever 21

Outfit Inspiration

If you like these cheap and chic shorts, then you’re going to love the outfits we put together for inspiration. Read on to find out three stylish ways to wear this week’s Fabulous Find:

Outfit #1: Retro Cool

Red polka dot shorts, chambray top, oxfords
Product Info: Shorts- Forever 21, Top- H&M, Sunglasses- ASOS, Shoes- Nordstrom, Earrings- Amazon

I’ve been obsessing over Taylor Swift’s street style lately, and this outfit was inspired in part by her chic, retro-inspired fashion sense. Start by pairing the shorts with a sleeveless chambray blouse for a breezy summertime ensemble. Perforated white oxfords are a quirky yet comfy touch, while cat-eye shades have a vintage look. For the finishing touch, accessorize with adorable gold arrow earrings.

Outfit #2: Edged Up Night Out

Red polka dot shorts, ruffle top, cut out pumps, moto jacket
Product Info: Shorts- Forever 21, Top- H&M, Jacket- ASOS, Lipgloss- NYX, Shoes- Nasty Gal, Rings- Nasty Gal

Rock these shorts on a night out on the town by wearing them with a chic tiered top. Toughen things up by throwing on a cropped moto jacket and cut-out pointy-toe pumps. Continue the edgy vibe with these silver rings, and apply a deep red matte lipgloss to complete the look.

Outfit #3: Trendy Meets Timeless

Red polka dot shorts, silk tee, mustard yellow sandals
Product Info: Shorts- Forever 21, Top- Uniqlo, Necklace- JewelIQ, Nail Polish- Essie, Shoes- Need Supply Co.

For this casual look, tuck a silk off-white tee into the shorts. These sandals are a comfy choice for summer, plus the mustard yellow hue adds a contrasting pop of color. Continue the stylish yet classic vibe with a tortoise shell statement necklace and a few coast of a dusty pink nail polish.

Your thoughts?

What do you think of this week’s Fabulous Find? Would you buy these Forever 21 shorts? Which look is your favorite? How would you wear polka dot shorts? Remember to leave a comment below and tell us what you think!

Posted on on July 21, 2014 / Filed Under: Shopping / Tags: , , , ,

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5 Responses to “Fabulous Find of the Week: Forever 21 Polka Dot Shorts”

  1. 1
    July 21st, 2014 at 7:17 pm

    spread dat polka dot love.

  2. 2
    July 22nd, 2014 at 12:10 am

    Love the third outfit so much!

  3. 3
    July 22nd, 2014 at 9:19 am

    I love this shorts, they look super cute! Thanks for the great outfit ideas, I like all of them, especially #1. I also really like the rings in outfit # 2. I enjoy reading your blog and getting inspired:) You’re doing great!

  4. 4
    July 22nd, 2014 at 6:21 pm

    I’ve been obsessed with Taylor’s street style lately too and these shorts are so cute! The first look is my favorite, the shoes and sunglasses are perfect. The top and jacket in the second look are great too.

  5. 5
    July 24th, 2014 at 8:51 pm

    all the outfits here are gorgeous, and i’m definitely wearing them. i hope CF channels the retro/classic vibe again and have another post like this one! also, i agree that taylor swift’s street style is ridiculously cute.

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