Tagged: indigo dye

Stunning Shibori..


(From Fausto Puglisi Resort 2015)

There’s a quiet revolution happening which originally had it’s routes in Japanese culture but for me will always sing of the seventies: Shibori tie dying.. fausto-puglisi-resort-2015-runway-22_190041947072

(From Fausto Puglisi Resort 2015)

But now it’s far removed from flower garlands and hippy communes and is steadily seeping it’s way onto the catwalk..


(From Fausto Puglisi Resort 2015)


 Even Michael Kors Resort 2015 can’t resist..


From MiH jeans who have a particularly fine range this season all in glorious indigos.

But the joy is this is something that anyone can do  – especially with inspiration and advice available all over the web:

I love this video..I want to be there and play!

shibori30 One of the best written tutorials I’ve found is this one from Honestlywtf, making all sorts of shapes and techniques look utterly effortless and astonishingly beautiful..imagine these as individual napkins on a summer table… denimtiedye81

Or doing these techniques on a dark denim shirt with bleach instead of dye?? And I’ve just looked….and Honesltywtf have a tutorial for that as well!

Suddenly I really, really want to get my hands dirty….

Laters, Kate x