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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The sheets already come in eight beautiful colors, but four new gorgeous colorways were just added to the linen collection that come right in time for Father's Day and the rest of the summer. Shanon Maglente, Good Housekeeping, "Brooklinen Just Released New Summery Linens — and It's the Perfect Father's Day Gift," 6 June 2019 Each of the patterns is offered in three colorways, which O'Neill devised to give the collection a range of tone. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "The Story Behind How This Gorgeous Wallpaper Was Made Will Make Your Day," 19 Mar. 2019 A week ago at Coachella, Bad Bunny also wore a black Murakami-style tracksuit by Moosvi inspired by the cotton candy colorways of Bape during the 2000s. Vogue, "The Internet’s Favorite Fashion Bootlegger Is Behind Bad Bunny and Billie Eilish’s Wild Concert Looks," 23 Apr. 2019 Swift wasn't the only celebrity who picked out Tanya Taylor's New Blaire dress for Easter Sunday festivities: Jennifer Garner was photographed wearing the same style, but in the guava colorway. Glamour, "Taylor Swift Wore the Perfect Spring Dress, and It’s Available at Nordstrom," 22 Apr. 2019 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

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1941, in the meaning defined above

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