Introducing the high-fashion take on hippie-dippy tie-dye, as seen in the resort collections of cool-girl brands such as Giles and Alexander Wang. Gone are the Rainbow Brite spirals of the psychedelic past; instead, designers took to solo hues like washed-out cotton-candy pink on heavyweight suede at Michael Kors, and the not-so-basic blue cable-knits at Gucci. A precursor to the omnipresent early-’70s trend on the spring runways, these monochromatic pieces are anything but one-note wonders.
7 Reasons Tie-Dye Is Having a Moment
Modern tie-dye is coming into its own as a one-palette print, miles away from the psychedelic colour explosion of the past
Fashion Moment: Dye Hard
FILED UNDER: December 2014