I know, I know I shamed blue but that doesn't mean that it's not my (second) favourite colour. (Well turquoise is my fav and that's basically blue so.) so I would totally go for an electric blue dip-dye in the summer.
Trying to fill in someone else's shoes is futile. The person will at best be a shadow of the one who shoes they are trying to fill. It is best to have new shoes (their own) rather than live in the shadow of another