trend - dip dye
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While tie- and dip-dye designs are most often associated with fans of the Grateful Dead, high-end designers are now getting into the act. Michael Kors showed a luxe leather dress emblazoned with a calming cloud-like motif, while Burberry served up floaty ombre skirts and dresses that are just downright pretty. Either way, the look is feminine with a bit of whimsy (and a far cry from a crunchy hippie). Here's how you can shop the trend now:

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Such an easy way to tap into the trend while it's still chilly outside.

Zara sweatshirt, $50;

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Love this playful new take on the basic jean skirt.

Olive + Oak skirt, $64;

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This will make you feel like it's spring even when the temperatures are far from it.

Avant Toi scarf, $515;

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The perfect thing to throw on with white jeans.

Velvet by Graham & Spencer Tee, $129;

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Use this to liven up any outfit in a hurry.

Alexander Wang bag, $725;

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Just throw on a skirt for an easy beach-to-drinks occasion.

Proenza Schouler swimsuit, $325;

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Throw it in your tote to keep things organized, then use it as a clutch for a night out on the town.

Jerome Dreyfuss pouch, $285;

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Cardigans can be boring—not this one!

Raquel Allegra cardigan, $499;

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Consider this the cool girl's take on a traditional fisherman's sweater.

Gucci sweater, $1,200;

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So ethereal in different shades of blue—plus, it minimizes hips, thanks to the dark color on top.

Burberry Prorsum skirt, $1,295;