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Jimmy Gonzalez, a titan of Tejano music, dies in San Antonio Schlapman nailed her flared and iridescent jumpsuit.
In the early days, residents on her block in Malvern’s Charlestown Oaks development stood on their lawns, mouths agape, trying to take a picture of the iridescent bird whose arrival defied explanation.
In one case, McGrath even echoed an iridescent Margiela suit by drenching the model’s ultraviolet lips in glitter and gloss, turning her pout into a facsimile of a high-end holograph.
Qingqing Cao’s collection looked dreamy in beautiful sunset colors and iridescent fabrics.
The rest of the day is a montage of iridescent water and Tintoretto sky, wisecracks and tattoos and lionfish.
The study also notes that two types of flatworm in the Diversibipalium genus — one black, found in France, and an iridescent blue version found on the island of Mayotte — are probably new species.
The Big Green Easy’’ and iridescent costumes for the witches that would not be out of place at a Mardi Gras parade.
John Galliano at Maison Margiela — the perennial rebel of the couture scene — opted for attention-grabbing iridescent swim caps.
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Did You Know?
Iris, the Greek goddess of the rainbow, took messages from Mount Olympus to earth, and from gods to mortals or other gods, using the rainbow as her stairway. Iridescence is thus the glowing, shifting, colorful quality of a rainbow, also seen in an opal, a light oil slick, a butterfly wing, or the mother-of-pearl that lines an oyster shell.
IRIDESCENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of iridescent for English Language Learners
: shining with many different colors when seen from different angles
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