colorway

noun
col·​or·​way | \ ˈkə-lər-ˌwā How to pronounce colorway (audio) \

Definition of colorway

: a color or arrangement of colors fabric sold in a variety of colorways

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For the collaboration, Amanu is releasing two sandals in five different colorways that are available both at cuyana.com and at amanustudio.com. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, "The Meghan Markle-Approved Brand Cuyana Teamed Up With Amanu for a Sustainable Shoe Collaboration," 19 Apr. 2019 The Bille wedge has a PVC strap calling back to the Shirley, the Keith comes in our classic croc embossed leather and the colorways sit with our Spring RTW pallet—a balance between neutrals and pops (of color). Kerry Pieri, Harper's BAZAAR, "Staud Launches Shoes and We're in Love," 27 Feb. 2019 The sets are offered in four colorways and come with a case that provides two full 3.5-hour charges. The Editors, WSJ, "WSJ. Magazine’s Valentine’s Day Gift Guide," 11 Feb. 2019 Launching just in time for holiday travel is a seven-piece luggage collection in an exclusive vivid green colorway, made of super-tough, tactile, three-ply canvas trimmed with leather. Laird Borrelli-persson, Vogue, "It’s Easy Being Green With Vogue x T. Anthony’s Limited-Edition Luggage Collection," 20 Sep. 2018 Each is defined by contrasts through three covetable colorways: all-black with a shock of white trim or black and tan are the options for leather; and a tan and deep brown style is what’s available in suede. Todd Plummer, Town & Country, "One Century Later, Bauhaus Is Still a Major Fashion Influence," 13 Feb. 2019 Westbrook will celebrate his eighth NBA All-Star selection with a special edition colorway of his Jordan Brand Why Not Zer0.2 shoes ($125, available Sunday) that features a bold combination of black, red, light and dark blue and lime green. Steve Reed, The Seattle Times, "NBA Fashion: All-Stars break out specialty shoes for weekend," 11 Feb. 2019 Those shoes are player edition only and aren’t available to the public, but other colorways of each sneaker are available to the public. Steve Reed, The Seattle Times, "NBA Fashion: All-Stars break out specialty shoes for weekend," 11 Feb. 2019 To play up a matte crimson lip, Keough went all out, switching her honeyed brown colorway for a surge of golden blonde that edged from piece-y at roots to monochromatic at ends. Calin Van Paris, Vogue, "This Rising Star Reveals a New Blonde Bombshell Hair Color at Louis Vuitton," 26 Oct. 2018

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1941, in the meaning defined above

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