LEDs and rainbow paint make magic out of a simple white wedding dress #Fashion#colorful#multi-colored dress#rainbow#unicorn Posted Jul 27 2017 Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Photo by Laura Grier This fantastical LED rainbow dress by Evey Clothing is our new EVERYTHING. We just did a roundup of painted wedding dresses, so it definitely feels like a trend is afoot. Evey filled us in on the process of creating the dress and where it's been traveling since… In 2012, I got an email from a company called Simply Spray, asking me if I’d want a box of their fabric spray paints to use on one of my future wedding gowns. I was so excited when the box of colorful spray paints arrived, and it just so happened to be on a week that I wasn’t busy with other projects. Needing something to paint on, I took a trip to a local thrift shop and bought some old wedding gowns which I then cut up and revamped into the perfect canvas. I was ready to paint. I put on some music, threw a tarp down in the backyard, and tore the packaging off of all the spray cans. I spent hours making a beautiful mess. I added acrylic paints, and obnoxiously huge plastic rainbow crystals. I loved how the splatters of colors would drip down the dress and blend with swirls of color. It began to almost look tie dyed or like candy, and I loved that it reminded me of Jackson Pollock. It was the first dress I made for no reason other than I had a box of beautiful paints and I just felt like it. Photo by Curtis Dahl I fell in love with the dress, and decided to wear it for my engagement photo shoot (above). I posted a photo of it with my Rainbow Bride gowns on my website, and the dress has since taken on a life of its own. It has done more things on my bucket list than I have. A couple weeks went by, and wedding photographer Laura Grier contacted me to see if I had any light-up wedding dresses to send to Burning Man. After boxing up five of my electrical light-up wedding gowns, I looked at the paint splattered dress hanging in my studio and thought, 'I should make that dress light up cause it really needs to go to Burning Man.' So I wired it up with an abstract design with hundreds of LED bulbs, and there it went. It was later photographed under the LACMA light exhibit by Laura. the dress has since been worn by models like Krystal X Kaos and Finland's Minna Dufton. For the latter, Evey created a light-up veil to go with it… Clearly this is a dress with a calling to light up the world… Photo by Laura Grier Related Post 9 painted wedding dress masterpieces you have to see to believe I basically told the gals at RMINE that I wanted a dress that "looked like a unicorn sneezed on it." And they whipped out their paint brushes, and worked into… Read More Catherine Clark Catherine Clark loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur babies, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS This cosmic wedding is the final frontier in science meets love weddings NEXT A backyard labor of love wedding (with a dream kilt + red dress combo!) Show/Hide comments [ 0 ] Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Sign me up for your offbeat awesomeness newsletter! No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.