Though you may have spent summers as a kid giving every white piece of clothing you owned the psychedelic treatment, you probably never thought that you’d be sporting tie-dye as an adult. But thanks to designers like Mara Hoffman and Jonathan Saunders, tie-dye is all grown up and moving away from its hippie beginnings. New dying techniques lend a fresh perspective to modern, moody dressing for a more refined take on the bleach effect. Finished in a few shades in a similar color family, this far-out fashion can be found splattered across everything from casual daytime dresses to prim pencil skirts this season. See below for 20 reasons you might want to give tie-dye another try.
Megan Correia is a freelance fashion, beauty and lifestyle writer and editor extraordinaire hailing from Canada. After packing her designer bags and moving to the other side of the world on Australia’s Gold Coast, Megan received her Journalism degree to put her fashion knowledge and gift for the written word to good use. While always perusing the latest and upcoming fashion and beauty trends, runway collections and style stars of the season, Megan’s flair for fashion sparked a whirlwind expensive love affair with handbags and now considers herself to be a true bag snob. When she’s not trying to break the record for most Louis Vuitton bags owned, you can find her creating conversation on Twitter and Instagram.