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Frankie exclusive diy: dip-dyed shoes

Frankie exclusive diy: dip-dyed shoes
Winter isn't quite here, but already folks are starting to revert back to their dreary cold weather wardrobes. Ugh. How boring! We're not ready to retire our brightly coloured hues just yet, how about you? Why not dip your toes into some playful colour and keep a little bit of summer in your step with a pair of dip-dyed shoes. All you need are some white sneakers, fabric dye (in your choice of colour), Vaseline, baking powder and an old toothbrush. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

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