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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Recent Examples on the Web Razer seems like an obvious candidate, given the historic popularity of the Kraken’s different colorways—though admittedly, none of Razer’s hardware is as modular as the A40. Hayden Dingman, PCWorld, "Astro's new Astro.ID program lets you build your own stylish A40 gaming headset," 3 Sep. 2019 The pots were inspired by the shape of church bells, and the whole set comes in two colorways to match your decor: Black and white, or white and brass. Brittney Morgan, House Beautiful, "This Hanging Window Planter Will Upgrade Your Indoor Herb Garden," 12 Aug. 2019 Adidas's Hardest-To-Get Sneaker Can Finally Be Yours The Yung 1 is finally here—and in two very summer-friendly colorways. Tyler Watamanuk, GQ, "Adidas's Hardest-To-Get Sneaker Can Finally Be Yours," 28 June 2018 Also, the Seattle Seahawks model women’s Nike Pegasus 36 shoe comes in a different colorway with a gray upper, white midsole and neon green accents. Tim Brown, oregonlive, "Seattle Seahawks or San Francisco 49ers: Which team edition Nike Pegasus shoe has the better look?," 6 Sep. 2019 The colorways of the kicks are inspired by 70s California, giving the shoe a distinctly retro feel—in the campaign Selena wears the dusted rose, pink, and burgundy version, which is our personal fave in the collection. Tatum Dooley, Teen Vogue, "Selena Gomez Stars in the New Puma Campaign for the Brand’s Latest Cali Remix Drop," 5 Aug. 2019 The shoes feature a red-white-and-blue colorway with Nike's swoosh logo on the sides. John Wagner | The Washington Post,, "McConnell urges Nike to reverse cancellation of Betsy Ross shoes," 3 July 2019 And the trend marches on as Adidas is digging deep into their archives—all the way back to 1971, to be exact—and unleashing a perfect-for-spring colorway of the brand’s quiet classic Trimm Star sneaker. Tyler Watamanuk, GQ, "Adidas Digs in the Archives for a Perfect Spring Sneaker," 23 Apr. 2018 The LeBron brand has evolved to be the closest line to rival Jordan’s in terms of number of silhouettes, iconic themes and colorways. Jarrel Harris,, "Ranking Signature Sneaker Debuts From Current NBA Stars," 2 Sep. 2019

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1941, in the meaning defined above

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