Today I took a tired, old and out of date sailor dress and turned it into the perfect trendy and turquoise summer outfit!
My friend got this dress a few years ago when the big, square sailor collar was in style. It was cute until one day when some mysterious brown stains appeared! I just loved the blue trim around the collar and couldn’t give this dress up so I decided to give it a second lease on life!
So the first thing to do was dye this dress to get rid of the nasty stains. I bought a bottle of Rit dye in teal and prepped the washer by filling it with hot water and 2 cups of salt.
I wanted the most vibrant teal/turquoise color possible so I dumped the entire bottle into the wash. I pre-wet the dress with warmed water and dropped it in once the dye bath was fully mixed.
I was VERY happy with the end result. The perfect, vibrant teal. The only thing left to do was remove that navy blue bow in the front and accessorize with a belt and I was ready to hit the town!