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By now, you have probably seen the tie-dye trend EVERYWHERE….. and you may ask yourself, “How can I wear this fun trend without looking like a dated hippie from the 60’s or without getting that certain “look” from my 20-something year old daughter? Well, I’m here to show you how!

First, let me introduce myself. I am Shay the Shopper, a new fashion writer for Better After 50. I am so excited to be joining this fabulous community! I’m passionate about fashion and my goal is to help you save time by navigating the sometimes-overwhelming world of fashion.

Back to the tie-dye trend. The easiest way to wear this trend is to look for clothes with subtle colors, preferably with only two or three shades as opposed to the entire rainbow. Dip-dyed garments, also known as ombre, are a sophisticated version of tie-dye. Relaxed, comfortable pieces like sweatsuits and workout wear look great on we BA50s. Looking to dip your toes in this trend? Opt for accessories like tote bags, scarfs or even face masks or headbands.

DOLAN Collection Lucille Blouse

This lilac and cream ruffle trim blouse with hints of green skims over the waistline for an easy silhouette. Would look fabulous with white jeans or a flowy pair of linen pants.

Anthropologie Dolan Lucille Blouse $158

Fashion Tie-dye Loungewear Set for Women with Pocket

The brand Ever Pretty has lots of tie-dye options, most of which are currently on sale. Since we are spending so much time at home these days, often with the air conditioner on, why not look stylish and be comfortable in this dip-dye jogger set?

Ever Pretty Fashion Tie-dye Loungewear Set $29.99

Women's Dainty Pajama Sets with Long Sleeves & Pants

Looking for something in a more faded colorway? This pajama set in muted grey would be ideal.

EverPretty Women’s Pajama Set $30.99

Wingman Tote Bag

This Wingman tote bag by Think Royln is an Influencer favorite!   Great for weekend travel or to keep a change of clothes in after tennis or golf.

Think Royln Wingman Tote Bag $218

Tie Dye Stripe Tie Front Top

This tie-dye stripe top would look equally stylish with blue jeans or your favorite white jeans and can easily transition into fall.  The tie waist is on-trend and helps disguise any extra Covid weight you may be carrying.

Karen Kane Tie Dye Stripe Tie Front Top $119

Dreamer 17-Ounce Insulated Stainless Steel

Maybe a fun new water bottle in a red tie-dye print will help you stay hydrated during the day! It would also make a great gift.

S’WELL Insulated Water Bottle $35

Salutation Stash Pocket II Supernova Capri

These super comfortable Athleta leggings with a pocket for your phone come in two beautiful color ways and will brighten up any workout you are doing!

Athleta Salutation Stash Pocket Capri $89

V-Neck Ombre Dip Dye Tank Sweater

The ombre dye technique on this Ecru sleeveless sweater offers a multi-hued but subtle look. It is a beautiful statement piece on its own and a great layering piece under your favorite jean jacket for chillier evenings. Currently more than 50 percent off this week along with the rest of their website!

V-Neck Ombre Dip Dye Tank $59

Plush jersey turban knot headband in tie-dye

This JCrew headband would add a fun pop of color to a solid colored outfit and is currently 60% off the sale price!

JCrew Headband $10.79

Twilight Tie-Dyed Tee Dress

This Splendid tee shirt dress in a muted colorway could be worn out to a socially-distant lunch with girlfriends or as a beach cover-up.

Splendid Twilight Tie-Dyed Tee Dress $138

The 100% Human Face Mask 5-Pack

This pack of 5 face masks from Everlane is not only tie-dye, but it is part of their 100 % Human collection. Everlane will donate 10% of sales of this product to the ACLU.

Everlane Mask 5-Pack $25

I hope you have enjoyed my first fashion article. See you next week!

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