This Is the 2019 Way to Do Tie-Dye

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Tie-dying giant white tees in your childhood driveway was basically a right of passage. And while the groovy trend is back in action for spring, it's a bit more sophisticated than the DIY projects of our youth. The key to keeping tie-dye looking more 2019 and less 1989 is all in the silhouette. Think: dresses, pants, skirts and polished tops rather than oversize T-shirts. Here are six styles that bring back all the nostalgia (and none of the cringe-worthy memories).

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Splendid Night Haze Crop Tee

 The bell sleeves make it a little more stylish than your average tee.

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Saks Fifth Avenue

No. 21 Tie Dye Ankle Pants

Yes, you can wear tie-dye to the office.

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Saks Fifth Avenue

Generation Love Frankie Tie Dye Sweatshirt

The black-and-white color palette makes it feel modern. 

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Saks Fifth Avenue

Majestic Filatures Tie-dye Belted Linen Pants

 Can't you just picture these on the beach during your spring getaway?

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Matches Fashion

Marques'almeida Tie-dye Asymmetric Midi Skirt

Who thought tie-dye could be glam? 

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Young, Fabulous & Broke Yumi Dress

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