This Is The One Trend You Need To Know About If You’re Working In An Office This Summer

We're calling it, this updated take on tie-dye is going to be your go-to summer wardrobe from 9-5.

No, we’re not trying to get you fired.

No, we don’t have heat stroke.

And no, we are definitely NOT suggesting you traipse into work, swimsuit clad, hand on hip, a lá our Jaded London friend here.

Tie Dye Plunge Swimsuit Jaded London

We simply want you to embrace this glorious weather, here, in your work place.

SS16 runways saw tie-dye make a big return. Thakoon introduced us to the New Bohemian, while BCBG Max Azria and Altuzarra show us that the 70’s are still very much in swing.


And while we’ve seen some of the most high end designs laid out on front us, we know that it’s still a little difficult to shake the hippy shake from this style.


Strict dress-codes have definitely seen a decline over the last few years, with Mark Zuckerburg (and his grey t-shirt) having paved the way for companies to take a more relaxed approach to our 9-5 get up. But obviously a few faux-pas exist.

So yes, there are still one or two ‘hell nos’ that you should probably avoid, but we reckon tie-dye isn’t one.

Introducing, tie-dye’s sleek older sister; ombré. A sophisticated update on the free-spirited classic, ombré is your tie-dye gateway style on

With the right garment, the right accessories and of course, the right weather (heya, 19 degrees), you can make tie-dye work at the office.

Behold, five tie-dye delights that will look hella good (and hella appropriate) from 9-5.

Ombre dress True Violet

Ombre pencil dress, €83.10, True Violet

Blue pleated skirt Asos

Ombre pleated midi skirt, €63.38, Asos

Ombre polka dot jumpsuit

Ombre polka dot jumpsuit, €402, Zimmerman

Ombre skinny jeans Vero Moda

Dip-dye skinny jeans, €47.89, Vero Moda

Ombre striped shirt

Ombre striped shirt, €50, Topshop

By Sinead O’Reilly

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