Cue a stampede! Zara is releasing its iconic polkadot dress in black

Yes, the rumours are true.

12 Aug 2019

Unless you've been living under a rock, you will have been inundated with photos and sightings of that £39.99 Zara black and white polka dot loose, tiered hem dress and guess what, it isn’t over just yet.

It turns out Zara Australia has already released the black version of the popular dress with white polka dots and it’s coming to the UK very soon. Although no specific date has been revealed for its release in British stores, the anticipation is growing in the masses.

In the meantime getting us through this time, is Instagram account hot4thespott, firmly keeping he spirit of the Zara polka dot dress alive.

Posting pictures of women in various scenarios and with different shapes wearing the dress, the account is adding a level of solidarity to our love for this dress, shown by its 20.3k followers. Whether it’s a wedding, birthday or simply a day at the office, this is the summer dress that the British public has been loving these past few months.

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Just the classic ‘how many of you turned up to work in the same dress?’ to start your hump day @moo

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One of the main reasons most people are loving the dress filters down to the loose shape of the dress catering to many different body types. It’s versatile, everyone’s got it, and we want the black version to add to the collection ASAP.

We'll keep you updated when we find out exactly when it's launching in British stores and then we'll race you to the til.

Read our Fashion Editor’s picks for the best dresses this summer.