sky blue


Definition of sky blue

: a pale to light blue color

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The rest of the collection comes in complementary shades of sky blue, plus your classic, go-with-everything white and black. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Kylie Jenner's New Reveal Your Voice Adidas Collection is Inspired By Her Favorite Lip Kit Color," 13 Mar. 2019 Mark is one of the most experimental members with his hair colors, having tried out out tomato red, sky blue, cotton candy pink, and silvery gray hues. Devon Abelman, Allure, "See K-Pop Group GOT7's Best Hair and Makeup Looks from the New "Lullaby" Music Video," 17 Sep. 2018 Colors run riot: green, yellow, red, shimmering gold and lots of blue: sky blue, midnight blue, cerulean blue, peacock blue. Sharmila Mukherjee, The Seattle Times, "SAM’s ‘Peacock in the Desert’ opens the doors of our perception to the marvelous," 2 Jan. 2019 The sky blue pant struck a cheerful note, working hand in hand with her bright red handbag. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Victoria Beckham Celebrates 10 Years in the Business With a Brand New Look," 16 Sep. 2018 The blanket is made from organic cotton yarn and available in six different colors including pink, gray, and sky blue. Sam Gutierrez, House Beautiful, "Everyone Needs A Chunky Knit Weighted Blanket," 11 Dec. 2018 The Ocean Drive collection includes matte and glitter shades in bright, bold colors including a rich red and a sky blue; meanwhile, the South Beach palette features all-glitter shades, with a soft purple, an ocean blue, and its own powerful red. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Bella Thorne Released Two Filthy Fangs Eyeshadow Palettes," 13 Aug. 2018 The Nike Vaporknit kit, which is designed to release excess heat and uses a Dry-FIT technology, has a unique sky blue colourway, with darker stripes along the arms and shoulders of the shirt - it will be worn by both the men's and women's teams., "PHOTOS: Champions Man City Team Up With CITC to Launch New Home Kit Ahead of Brighton Clash," 9 May 2018 Not only does Lively match the blue carpet, but her hubby Ryan Reynolds got in on the prom-style matchy-matchy thing and paired his tux with a coordinating sky blue bowtie. Sarah Lindig, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Bottom of Blake Lively's Met Gala Dress Is Not What You'd Expect," 2 May 2017

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English Language Learners Definition of sky blue

: a pale to light blue color

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