The Edit: 9 Ways to Wear Tie-Dye Without Looking Childish

Or like The Grateful Dead.

Tie-dye gets a bad rap for evoking more memories of childhood summer camp than a fashion-forward print. But the new generation of tie-dye is anything but juvenile. It’s popping up in universally flattering indigo and in unexpected places like the elbows of sleeves and denim pencil skirts. As for that rainbow-hued Dave Matthews Band tee you’ve been holding onto? Well, maybe it’s best kept in your dresser. [1] Marni Printed Poplin Dress, $320.40 at The Outnet. [2] Tie Dye Short Sleeve Satin Dress, $395 at Vince. [3] Irini Slip-On Sneaker, $275 at Loeffler Randall. [4] Tie Dye Bandeau Top, $$39.99 and Hipster, $39.99 at J.Crew. [5] CLU Ruffled Sweatshirt, $340 at Net-a-Porter. [6] Komono Crrafted Series Sunglasses, $110 at Omoi Zakka. [7] J.Crew Linen T-Shirt, $50 at Net-a-Porter. [8] Almond Surfboards Shibori Sweatshirt, $125 at Madewell. [9] Etoile Isabel Marant Perrine Skirt, $128.25 at The Outnet.