DIY Kanye Ombre Denim Shirt

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The following is a guest post from our friends at I Spy DIY.

Kanye West

Kanye image from MTV Style

Over the years, the style at the VMA has gotten progessively crazier – Stuffed animal purses and meat dresses just to name a few moments. I don’t often take my fashion cues from the evening, but died a little over Kanye’s ombre denim shirt. The fade from dark to light turn an everyday jean top, into shirt worth talking about. The final look is prefect to wear over a short dress instead of a cardigan, or button up and pair with a bright mini skirt.

Denim Supplies

Supplies: Shirt from H&M, Brilliant Blue iDye, Navy blue fabric dye and plastic gloves (bucket optional)

Denim Shirt Steps after the break!

Ink Sink

I just used my sink, but you can use a bucket for easier clean up.
First dissolve the Brilliant Blue in a full sink of water.

Soaked Shirt

Next dip half your denim shirt into the dye, making sure you have a straight line across the chest. Let the shirt soak in the dye for 10 minutes.

Washing Denim

Wash out the dye.

Drying Shirt

Let your shirt dry to make sure you achieved the desired color. If not, re-dip in dye.

Navy Blue Dye

Next fill up your sink with water and dissolve the navy blue dye.

Dye Soak

Dip half of the area you already dyed into the navy blue, and let sit for 10 min.

Denim Shirt

Let dry!

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