Fallin’ For Tie Dye – Stylish Monday Link Up

September 14, 2020
Fallin' For Tie Dye - Stylish Monday Link Up

Welcome to September’s Stylish Monday link up! This month we’re transitioning from Summer to Autumn with the theme of Fallin’ For Tie Dye. I have to admit that when I first saw the theme I couldn’t think of a single tie dye garment in my possession. But given the amount of clothes I own I figured I must have at least one item. And so the search began.

It wasn’t an altogether fruitful search because as it turns out, I have very little tie dye. In fact I’m not sure this skirt is technically tie dye but it’s the closest I could find. I have another skirt that might be true tie dye but I couldn’t find it – that’s the downside of packing most of my Summer clothes away in September! It seems to have done the trick though because Summer is making a brief return this week…typical!

Fallin' For Tie Dye - Stylish Monday Link Up, Snob London tie dye skirt, Modalu grey satchel

A difficult skirt to style

Anyway, it gave me the motivation to wear this skirt, which I’ve always found tricky to style. The length isn’t great on me as I prefer skirts that finish just below the knee. I love the colours and the ruching on the side, but finding a top that works with it isn’t easy. A top that’s too voluminous looks bulky and overshadows the skirt. But a figure-hugging top skews the proportions making me look too wide on the hips. The fabric is thin and silky so it’s more of a Summer skirt, although I’ve worn it with grey tights and boots in the past. I’m not sure that really worked though.

Teaming the skirt with this lightweight jumper straddles the seasons, and would work well for Spring too. The pearl-embellished collar prevents the jumper from looking too blocky, otherwise a V-neck might be better. Picking out the soft grey in the print with the jumper and bag allows the skirt to take centre stage. For Spring/Summer I would highlight the pink or ochre instead. The cute pearl earrings with the beaded lemons add a fun touch and a little colour to the outfit.

Fallin' For Tie Dye - Stylish Monday Link Up, Snob London tie dye skirt, Modalu grey satchel
Fallin' For Tie Dye - Stylish Monday Link Up, Snob London tie dye skirt, Modalu grey satchel
Fallin' For Tie Dye - Stylish Monday Link Up, Snob London tie dye skirt, Modalu grey satchel
Fallin' For Tie Dye - Stylish Monday Link Up, Snob London tie dye skirt, Modalu grey satchel
Fallin' For Tie Dye - Stylish Monday Link Up, Snob London tie dye skirt, Modalu grey satchel, pink Great Plains coat
Fallin' For Tie Dye - Stylish Monday Link Up, Snob London tie dye skirt, Modalu grey satchel, pink Great Plains coat
Fallin' For Tie Dye - Stylish Monday Link Up, Snob London tie dye skirt, Modalu grey satchel, pink Great Plains coat
Snob London tie dye skirt, Modalu grey satchel
Zara beaded lemon earrings
Fallin' For Tie Dye - Stylish Monday Link Up, Snob London tie dye skirt, Modalu grey satchel, pink Great Plains coat

Snob de Noblesse skirt (old) | Atmosphere jumper (from a charity shop) | Modalu bag (from eBay) | Ted Baker shoes (old) | Moschino sunglasses | Zara earrings

Let’s see how the other ladies are fallin’ for tie dye!

Shelbee: “I found this tie dye kimono at Torrid a few years ago and I definitely do not give it enough air time. I love the tie dye pattern on it and the fun fringe details and it is the perfect layering piece for this time of year. I have worn it with jeans and shorts as well, but I think I prefer it with a cute little black dress and sandals.”

Nancy: “I had to search real deep for something tie dye and I found this Primark summer dress that I don’t even own anymore. I guess tie dye is the same as kimonos over here in the Netherlands. Just not that popular. Don’t know why not if you see all my lovely Stylish Monday friends in their beautiful items!”

Andy: “I am loving the tie-dye trend for fall! My orange and blue tie-dye top is actually a dress – I’ve knotted it and styled it with jeans just for fun. Check out my blog post to see how I styled it as a dress,¬†along with more cute tie-dye pieces, and how I’ve styled them for the fall season. I love to play with my clothes, especially when it’s something as versatile as this!”

Ada: “Not all tie-dye is made the same. Those bright super neon tie dyes are not for me. But give me a cozy, light as air white tee dipped in baby blue and baby pink and we are talking!! It looks like a gorgeous skyline. Fall temperatures have definitely arrived in Michigan so I wore mine with a Faux Leather Black Moto Jacket. Perfect yin+yang between the softness of the girly tee and the rocker edginess of the jacket. Both pieces are by Hollister and they are current!”

Nicole: “Traditionally, tie-dye is  associated with the heat of summer and outdoor festivals. However, tie-dyed scarves can also look great in fall and winter as my look demonstrates.”

Julie: “I have and always will be a huge fan of the tie dye trend!  This might be my third blog post on the trend.  My tie dye maxi dress (new from Amazon) is super easy to style for every season.  I’ve paired it with my Half Tee for better coverage so that it can be worn to work.  Additionally, I can add a denim jacket for some warmth in the fall.  The tie dye dress can easily be worn over a long sleeve tee and some booties in the winter! Did I mention this maxi has pockets and is super soft?!  If all over tie dye isn’t your thing, think about just a touch of tie dye in a top or more subtle colors like bleach tie dye.” 

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9 responses to “Fallin’ For Tie Dye – Stylish Monday Link Up”

  1. Emma, I think this jumper is perfect with the skirt! I love the whole outfit. The pink jacket is absolute perfection with the color palette. I have trouble styling skirts in this shape as well, but I think you did a great job with it! This was so fun to join you fabulous ladies!

    Shelbee
    http://www.shelbeeontheedge.com

  2. You wouldn’t think your skirt would be that hard to style… You’ve done fabulously and I hope you get to wear it a little more often.

  3. Nancy says:

    It’s a beautiful skirt and lovely with that pink coat. It’s pretty good tie dye for me!

  4. Michelle says:

    What a fun outfit! Great theme.

    Michelle
    https://mybijoulifeonline.com

  5. Anna says:

    Love your way of wearing the jumper over the skirt, Emma. The pink coat is sublime
    lookingfabulousat50.blogspot.com.au

  6. Jill says:

    Your tie-dye skirt is fabulous! This is such a gorgeous look!

    Jill – Doused in Pink

  7. mireille says:

    Yes, I would consider it tie dye! I have problems like that with a couple of skirts and have a hard time finding the right tops.
    http://www.chezmireillefashiontravelmom.com

  8. Ada says:

    I am sooo glad we collaborated again this month, dear Emma. I happened to love your skirt a lot, it is definitely tie dye. I love the fun gathering off the side. That baby pink coat is so stunning, too! In my state in US we have had weather that was up and down too, for sure. Mostly kind of chilly but some pretty warm days in between, as well!

    P.S. Did you get my email about the wedding post?! Could you please reply back to me?! Thank you.

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