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« on: June 18, 2008 08:29:23 PM »

I recently fell in love with a somewhat untraditional form of bleaching/acid wash after watching Karen Walker's Fall 2008 fashion show. I was wondering if anyone has ideas about how I could make something similar. I am most interested in DIYing the high waisted jeans rather than the red velvet skirt. I know either would make a great fashion statement and I would be the only one wearing either at my school Smiley

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« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2008 08:35:48 PM »

So, its really late and I'm tired and I just noticed that I totally spaced out and posted this in the wrong forum. Anyway I could get it moved to the "Clothing: Discussion and Questions" forum?
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« Reply #2 on: June 24, 2008 12:15:11 AM »

wow
i have always loved the acid wash look that was popular before my time
but these are especially cool, i've never seen anything like that!
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« Reply #3 on: June 24, 2008 08:31:18 AM »

Looks like crumpling up something and dipping it in either dye or bleach. Or crumple up bleach drenched paper and lay it on the fabric for a short while. No, that last one sounds a bit iffy. Try to get thick bleach i'd say so it won't leak trough and suck up in the fabric quite as fast leaving nice sharp edges.
good luck!
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« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2008 02:27:12 PM »

I think it looks awesome, I want to know how to do it, too! Those pants look freaking awesome.
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