Guest Post: The Adored Life

Happy Friday everyone! I'm currently on the home stretch of my vacation, soaking up some last bits of sun, and chasing balloons with my niece. While I'm doing that, I want you to meet Alissa. She is simply adorable and has fabulous style. I've been trying to convince her to ditch the midwest, move to the northeast, and open up a bakery so that I can stuff my face on the daily.

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Hi there! My name is Alissa and I blog over at The Adored Life. I am a college student in the Midwest. I have a love for fashion, photography, my boyfriend and polka dots. You can see how all of these converge into one over at my blog. You can find me daily blogging outfits along with rants and embarrassing stories about myself. When Yi-chia asked me to guest post for her I literally squealed. We share a mutual love of polka dots so I naturally decided to write about why they are the best. 


1. It is impossible to be unhappy while wearing polka dots. I've tried, trust me, I have tried. There is just something that makes you smile.

2. Polka dots remind us of our childhood. I have yet to met a girl yet that doesn't have fond memories of a polka dot dress or shirt they wore as a child. I think this is going to continue on, the Target section right now for little girls is bursting with dots!

3. They are the easiest thing in the world to print mix with! Stripes and polka dots? Instant chic combo. Stripes are the second best thing to polka dots so two incredible patterns together equals fabulous! 

4. Polka dots are a fabulous way to slowly transition into patterns. I've met a lot of women who are afraid that patterns will make them look larger or not be flattering. Polka dots are a great way to start print mixing. 

Thanks for reading! 

Alissa, The Adored Life

48 comments:

bestrong said...

amazing outfit !
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Emmylou said...

Love your outfits, Alissa:) I agree...it's hard to feel sad when wearing polka dots.
Happy weekend to you, Yi-chia:)

Anouka K said...

Very nice outfits! I need more polka dots to fill my wardrobe.

The Twirl Team said...

I too love dots and agree that they bring me back memories of childhood
xoxo
Birdy
www.thetwirlteam.blogspot.com

Natalia | Fashioned by Love said...

She is such a sweet girl. I've only recently started reading her blog - love it. She is always so positive, sweet and romantic. x

Amy Shaughnessy said...

I've been following her blog for a long time now. She is so cute and hilarious!

Amy

Fashion and Beauty Finds

mariafelicia magno said...

i love polka dots...i think this selection is very nice
kisses

Love and Ace said...

Ahhh so true it's impossible to not be happy in polka dots. Love all these guest posts - hope you're enjoying some much needed r&r! xx Kat

Love and Ace

Ashley said...

Cute outfits! Love polka dots..

xo,
Sincerely Miss Ash

Ginny MyNewFavoriteOutfit said...

I love Alissa, so happy to see her featured here today :)
Ginny

Johnnybell S said...

Love all the combos!

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Ricademus said...

I need to give dots a try. They may bring more happiness to those around me (okay, it may make them laugh), but that would be a good thing too! :)

prettyanddelectable.com said...

Cute outfits! Hope you both have a great weekend! :)

Kim Alston said...

Polka dots are always cool and fun! Love those pants and that blazer. Awesome!
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Mélo l'imparfaite said...

I love the polka dots dress !

Rachel Ashely said...

Love the polka dots!

Xo,
Rachel Ashley
http://fashionablyliving.com

Kelly {Sparkles and Shoes} said...

She likes polka dots as much as you!

xx
Kelly
Sparkles and Shoes

iesha. said...

i fell in love with polka dots recently and can't get enough of them! all colors and sizes..how can a girl not get excited wearing them!?

i'm heading over to your blog now!

xoxo
loveisalittlenumber.blogspot.com

Jeans and a Teacup said...

I love Alissa and her blog! Her personality just shines through in each post. Plus her outfits are super cute!
~Jessica
Jeans and a Teacup

Style Servings said...

You just reminded me that I need to rock polkadots more often! Love the first look especially!

Amanda Inácio said...

So stylish! I loved it!!!
xx

Am
http://vinteepoucos.com.br/?lang=en

Maiken said...

polka dots are definitely adorable but I still think stripes are even better, hehe. though I must admit I did wear polka dots with stripes last weekend and those two totally compliment each other!

Maiken,
Maikeni blogi - part of me

poziomka said...

I also love polka dots!! And you're totally right :)
xoxo

Kelly said...

Love Alissa! Awesome post :)

freeurcloset said...

Cute post. I love anything polka dot. When in doubt, wear dots ;)
xo Natasha / FreeUrCloset

Megan Ann said...

So many polka dots! I can't pick my favorite :)

xo, Megan
indie flower

navy and orange said...

how cute are all these polka dots

xoxo navy & orange

CoastWithMe said...

I think it's so cute how much she loves polka dots and how well she rocks them:)! Hope you're having a wonderful vacation Yi-chia! I wish I could've come in your suit case!

Suzanne S. said...

Love the polka dots!
xoxo
Suzanne from written by suzanne

Rakel said...

love this post!

Charline . said...

A polka dots lover friend of you, haha
She has a nice style!

See you Yi-Chia xx

RedTagChicLosAngeles said...

Hello adorable Alissa!!!!

Rebecca
www.redtagchiclosangeles.com

Diana Ashuayem said...

Cute outfits!
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Samantha Nie said...

Absolutely love how you pair your polka dot items!

xx
www.starringsamantha.blogspot.com

Josephine said...

Great polka dot skirt! Polka dots are so fun :)

<3 Josephine
www.champagnestar.com

Chicago Chic said...

Oh she's lovely! The first blazer and dotted skirt -- amazing.

x
Rachel

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Tallia said...

that skirt is so cute!

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Tallia said...

that skirt is so cute!

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Bree TheUrbanUmbrella said...
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Bree TheUrbanUmbrella said...

Love your style, definitely hopping over to your blog! xx

Grietje Vermoortele said...

LOVE the skirt!

xoxo
Grietje
http://www.secondagenda.be

Jacquii Lie said...

Loving the guest posts, this girl belongs on your site! Your styles are so complementary - beautiful!

Couture Caddy x
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Fabulous Petite said...

She's just too adorable. Love the polka dots.

xo
Sam
http://fabulouspetite.blogspot.com

M.A. A.R. said...

you have a nice blog! mind to check out mine? maybe we can follow each other

http://www.blogfromma.blogspot.com/

LyddieGal said...

You do know how to style up a dot Alissa! You look so cute!
Chic on the Cheap

Mary Kapsi said...

amazing style
MaryFashionLove
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Niki Cutts White said...

It's cute how much you love polka dots and you really rock them! :)

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