Monday, January 31, 2011

Dots and matriochkas

Winter sales at Eva Koshka with that "Baboushka" dress :

For sale on the online store or in the different retail stores.

Matched outfit for rainy weather

Spring summer collections have arrived in stores but we'll just have a quick look. Rainy weather is still here so let's proudly wear our dotted rain hat and its matched accessories :

You'll find all this at Papa pique et Maman coud : at the beggining, it was a young couple selling its colourful hair barrette on french markets and who is now selling in over 20 stores and on its website.

And you can match your outfit with your daughter's one : your rain hat is available for kids with a fleece lining to protect your kids from cold wind :

Friday, January 28, 2011

Girls always have cold feet

Yes, girls always suffer from freezing feet and hands. If you are in the "Dr Martens style", you could keep your feet warm in a pair of dotted Dr Martens boots :

The official website doesn't propose un list of retailers apart from Dr Martens stores in big cities. But it's very easy to find through the internet a shop near to you.
It's worth to visit Dr Martens site to admire the collection of boots, wether it is the shiny disco, the tartan or the vintage flowers ones.

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Pretty bundles of dotted fabric

Passionate about quilting, sewing and making things with fabrics, this address is for you. It's easy to find dotted fabric on the internet. But at Fat quarter Shop, you'll find ready packed bundles of dotted fabric :

And there's an amazing choice of dotted fabric in every colour : it's the fabric paradise...

Tie etiquette

My first post for men : not very original, a dotted tie, but this one's special :

It's the silk knitted tie from Drakes in London. If you prefer a more classical one, you may choose on their webshop among their range of dotted ties :

Don't leave the site without reading the tie etiquette : the ten golden rules that a gentleman shouldn't ignore.

Sunday, January 23, 2011

So sophisticated

I found this range of polka dot fabric accessories in a french store in Toulouse :

So cute colours and patterns in a japanese style : it's perfect to put all the stuff you lug around in your bag.

It's a french brand called Sophistikate. Catherine, the designer, gets her inspiration from its numerous trips and particularly Japan. The fabrics used come exclusively from Japan and are sewn in little parisian workshops.

You'll find these pouches, purses and passport-holders on line at Sophistikate with the list of retailers.

Friday, January 21, 2011

Colourful tableware

The range of polka dot tableware is usually in white and red. The french brand Sabre offers a great choice of colours for its porcelain dinnerware and flatware big polka dot collection.

Buy you tableware in your favorite colour on their website or visit their shops or retailers.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Stylish feet with smart shoes

If you are in a "I'm always in jeans" group, why not add a touch of elegance with these black dotted velvet booties or shoes (if you like ultra flat) :

You can have them online at Osborn. It's not a english company but from Brookyn : it offers handmade footwear crafted by 30 artisans in Guatemala. Have a look on their shop, you'll be surprised by the patterns and the materials.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Little black dress, for little girl

The year's end festivities have come to end. And I find myself with two little black dresses that haven't been worn. Instead of these pretty evening dresses offered by Granny, my daughter preferred a Saturday Night Fever style in purple paste, and the second a simple black Tshirt-trousers outfit. In spite of all these efforts, Granny didn't achieve to transform us in well-behaved daughter and grand-daughters, even for one evening. :-{

So, the dress in black velvet with white polka dots "Jodhpur" is in the french store Galerie Lafayette.

The black dress with big white polka dots comes from a new kids shop in Valbonne in the south of France : Coco et Jojo. You will find all the french retail stores on the brand website : Interdit de me gronder.

Monday, January 17, 2011

Singing in the rain... in red

VoilĂ ... I've finished my review of dot rain boots. My conclusion is that dot rain boots are not very exciting. Especially since I discover the parallel world of rain boots. A world were the wellie is fashion and full of crazy patterns. One site to get an idea of this world : Stylich rain boots.

So, here is my last selection : the very classical red.






Sunday, January 16, 2011

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Singing in the rain... in blue

After my selection of black boots, here is a selection of dot rain boots, all in shades of blue.









Thursday, January 13, 2011

Singing in the rain

It's the season of wellies. Here's a selection of dot black rain boots.



Tuesday, January 11, 2011

GreenGate in blue

Whether for its spring/summer or autumn/winter collection, the danish company GreenGate always offers polka dot tableware. Here is a selection in blue :

You can visit its website to see the collections and the list of retail stores in your country.

The listing is not exhaustive so don't hesitate to surf on the web to find the best or the nearest store to you.

Sunday, January 9, 2011

My green polka dot oilcloth

An oilcloth tablecloth in my house? Never!
I tried the beautiful teak table with pretty placemats. Two children, a few grease stains and 3 tons of crumbs later, I can't do without my green polka dot oilcloth tablecloth.
I found mine at l'atelier de Kitty.

At the begginning, I was searching for an old rose one, unsuccessfully. I just found it. And if you want those old or pastel tons, you will have it in cream, brown, green or blue. It's at Naive at Notonthehighstreet.

If you're searching one in grey, you'll find it at :
Camel and Yack at Notonthehighstreet

Style scandinave (also in red and green)

Tableclothshop : the same colours and also purple :

Thursday, January 6, 2011

Wallet, purse or clutch?

I don't know the exact name of this accessory but it is so cute that I want one in my bag. I'll always find something to put inside. This one has a very beautiful shape and there's a great choice of polka dots patterns.
Go to Etsy at ToonDesign :

Wednesday, January 5, 2011

My bag...

My winter bag is green with white dots. I found it this summer in a decoration shop in the south of France.

But don't panic : you can find it on the internet in green, pink or red. It's a bag of the dutch brand "Junior In Progress".

You will find it :
In the 3 colors at Amazon
In red at Cerise sur la deco
In pink at Accessoires Mageek

Monday, January 3, 2011

Duvet cover in mauve and blue dots

Imagine a white bedroom. To add to this soothing atmosphere, here is a dotted duvet cover in white, mauve and blue tones.
If you want it, pop to France in the "Monoprix" shops.

Sunday, January 2, 2011

Dots in my garden

One day, my garden will look like in magazines. But for the moment, the weeds are higher than my recently planted hedge. So, I propose you to add a touch of red and white dots in your garden with accessories from the gloves to the watering can and even the mini-barbecue.

I found them on copenrath. You'll find not only gardening accessories but many dotted things :-).
And the final touch : your matched garden apparel :

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