• TIE-DYE DRESSES photo | Eva Longoria, Leighton Meester

Credit: Ramey; Xposure

Published: Thursday August 09, 2012 18:00 PM EDT



The colorful look is no longer just for crafters, hippies and Coachella attendees. It's now considered one of the sexiest prints of the season – and it can even work for formal occasions. Try Leighton Meester's technique and wear it on a cocktail dress, or pick a maxi that's in keeping with the low-key feel of the print, like Eva Longoria does.