Oh, tie-dye. While we're personally big fans of the bold print, we get why it's often associated with slightly less fashion-focused moments such as childhood art projects or your dad's psychedelic hippie T-shirt he just won't throw away (never throw it away!). However, because summer is upon us and we're ready and willing to give bright colors a spin in just about every way possible, we decided to turn to street style for some modern inspiration on how to wear tie-dye in 2018.
Below, you'll find a stylish assortment of outfits from ladies such as Susie Bubble, off-duty models, and fashion mainstays such as Giovanna Engelbert and Veronika Heilbrunner. From classic tee and jean pairings to outside-the-box combinations strictly for the sartorial adventurers, there's something for everyone. And if your closet has a tie-dye-shaped hole in it, be sure to shop our picks.
Who says you can't mix and match your tie-dye?
Ease your way into tie-dye by styling it with a pair of versatile blue jeans.
Follow Patricia Manfield's lead and break up a head-to-toe tie-dye look with a brown belt.
A tie-dye dress feels fresh and effortless when paired with summer sandals.
Toss a tie-dye jacket over a monochrome sweatsuit.
If there's one thing we know about Giovanna Engelbert, it's that she doesn't shy away from bold colors—and we're all about it.
Style a tie-dye sweatshirt with black jeans and mules like our fashion editor Aemilia Madden.
We're here for a goth tie-dye moment à la Veronika Heilbrunner.
If Anna approves, we approve.
We can always count on Ganni to make a perfect graphic tee.Available in sizes XS to L.
A breezy tank to last you all throughout the summer.Available in sizes 1X to 4X.
Give your next yoga session a playful edge.Available in sizes 1X to 3X.
This tee would look cute with a pair of swim bottoms and a straw hat.Available in sizes XS to L.
It doesn't get much groovier than this.Available in sizes S to L.
Want more patterns? Check out this new print trend.
This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.
Nicole Kliest is a freelance writer and editor based in New York City who focuses on fashion, travel, food, wine, and pretty much anything else that's amusing to write about. After graduating from Pepperdine University with a bachelor's in journalism and creative writing, she started her career back in 2010 as Who What Wear's photo editor and throughout the last decade has contributed to publications including Fashionista, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, The Zoe Report, PopSugar, Fodor's Travel, and several others. She also copywrites and has worked with clients such as Frame, Sea, 3x1, Intelligentsia, and others to develop brand voices through storytelling and creative marketing. She's very passionate about the ways we can improve our sustainability efforts in the fashion industry as well as cultivating content that's diverse and inclusive of all people. When she's not checking out the latest restaurant opening in her West Village neighborhood or riding her bicycle along the West Side Highway, she can be found scheming her next trip somewhere around the world. (Up next is Vienna.)
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