I don't have a ton of luck with shades of ivory. They either wash me out (thanks, Irish/English skin!) or feel super yellowy.
This shirt has the latter feeling and it's not just the stains under the pits!! 😂
But the BEADWORK!! The glorious beadwork!! That's what sold me on this shirt. I was obsessed with the art deco-y, feathery/leaf print at the collar.
I wasn't about to let this shirt win, so I did what I do a lot of the time. I grabbed some wine. OK, not exactly the wine you're thinking of...
I added my shirt to a dye bath (Wine dye can be found here!) and let the piece marinate. When working on this shirt, it got me thinking about using real wine to dye! I know - why waste, BUT, let's see if some leftover cab from cooking can do the trick! That'll be coming soon...
When I first saw the piece post-dye, I was completely blown away. It turned into something SO spesch.
It's literally the shade of m'dreams!!
No, but really...look how the beadwork pops!
And PS, not gonna lie. This shirt has total mullet qualities. Business in front and PARTY IN THE BACK. I mean, look at those buttons!!!
Saying I got excited was a total understatement.
From start to finish, this piece went around the moon and back! I can't wait to test this out with some skirting options - there's so many different ways to rock this piece.
This is a color / beverage I can always get on board with!