Sunday, 23 October 2011

Dalmatian Spots...

Black and white polka dots were all over the AW11 shows. The pattern has been popular since the 1950s and this photograph of model Mary Jane Russell by Louise Dahl Wolfe for Vogue was one of the iconic images of the time:

Designers including Marc Jacobs and Stella McCartney used spots as the main theme for their collections:

We have a stunning original 1960s nude illusion cocktail dress for sale right now - it has sheer sleeves with black and gold spots woven through the chiffon. To view in our online boutique click here.

This cocktail dress would look fabulous with Stella McCartney's polka-dot kitten heels, available from Net-a-Porter:

Alexa Chung wore a vintage polka-dot evening gown to Elton John's White Tie & Tiara Ball earlier this year:

For a similar look we have a gorgeous vintage dress for sale now in our boutique. Click here to view the dress online. have an oversize clutch in black and silver polka-dot print that would look great with this dress, available to buy via this link..

Hitchcock Blonde Tippi Hedren was photographed for Vogue in 1954 in the Plaza Hotel lobby wearing a Jacques Fath gown:

We have an original 1950s monochrome dress with a similar silhouette, available to buy on our website via this link.

For more polka-dot vintage dresses check out our new collection on Juno Says Hello's main website. If you would like to make an appointment in our Kings Cross studio, please get in touch via this link. We can open up any time between 7am and 10pm, including weekends. There is no obligation to buy and all visitors receive a Juno Says Hello tote and scented candle.