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The collection includes three brand-new shades: Mink, a deep, grayish brown with purple undertones; Penelope, a warm, pinkish coral; and Bubble, a muted, cool-toned mauve.
Swallows suddenly swoop through the skies on their way south; the asters explode with color in the gardens; the evening clouds become even more vivid in their pinks and mauves, purples and iridescent yellows.
In the dining room, for example, a delicate mobile designed by her friend, artist Julia Condon, mimics the delicate, beaded, abstract roses embroidered on the mauve silk that lines the walls.
There's the aforementioned Ruby Woo and Whirl, along with peachy nude Velvet Teddy, mauve Mehr, red-orange Chili, wine Sin, burgundy Diva, blue-red Russian Red, muted pink Twig, and brick red D for Danger.
Another deep mauve lipstick and lip liner got the name Erin, for Hadid’s makeup artist who helped her develop the collection.
Modern, spare rooms converted from 300-year-old caves have clean white walls with splashes of vivid fuchsia, mauve, aqua, and rose in the cushions and bedding.
Step one: Take Liar (a medium metallic mauve shimmer) and pack the color on the inner third of your eyelid.
Step 2: Add a vampy mauve shade around the outer corners of your lids for a bit of ~drama~. Step 3: Use a pearly hue to highlight your cheekbones, forehead, nose, cupid's bow, and chin.
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Origin and Etymology of mauve
First Known Use: 1859See Words from the same year
First Known Use of mauve
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