HomeOutfits By TypeCasualOutfit Ideas with Tie-Dye Tie-die became really well-known in the 60s. It was known to be a resist-dyeing technique. Doing a tie-dye consists of several types– folding, twisting, pleating or crumpling the fabric then by binding them with rubber bands then followed by the application of dyes. It has been a huge trend ever season, especially during this resort season as we see from designers like Michael Korrs, Gucci, Alexander Wang and many more. What’s more summertime than tie-dye? Below are some outfit ideas and more info about this fun trend. Tie-dye actually came from an ancient Japanese practice called “shibori” which calls for natural indigo dye and is an umbrella term for a variety of pattern-dyeing techniques. We’ve seen designers from Stella McCartney to Fausto Puglisi inked with this fashionable print. We’re pretty sure the tie-dye trend you remember consisted of tying rubber bands to your tees during summer camp, the new trend elevated that kind of past time in a major way. Tie-dye is characterized by using bright, saturated primary colors and bold patterns – patterns like mandala, peace sign and spirals. “Sophisticated” tie-dye is the rising fashion movement in the industry that’s distinguishes from motifs, monochromatic color schemes and a spotlight on smart garments and fabrics other than just cotton. When doing your own tie-dye garment, be precide and ensure a beautiful pattern that is equal parts consistent and unique. Marble effect is also something you need to try. It’s truly a beautiful work of art. By doing so, use stencils, clamped-on shape blocks and tritik (stitching and gathering). Tie-dye can give you your desired design. Pastel tie-dye like this one is very common to wear during summer – whether it’s a dress, kimono or your top. If you’ve got an old tie-dye tee you made from one of your summer camping trips, reconstruct that old junk by tying it in the middle to have a sort of cropped effect.