One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A colour between beige and grey.
pale, pastel, light-tonedView synonyms
- ‘I love the small greige (new in’ colour, a mix of grey and beige) pleat bag - it folds flat for easy travel, great for a weekend away.’
- ‘They liked the idea of simplicity and honesty, the almost-Japanese restraint of his palette: grey, greeny-grey, greige, and all those distinctive non-colours.’
- ‘Sections devoted to elaborately beaded, exquisitely embroidered and sleekly tailored garments in black and white, red, greige (Armani's trademark, a subtle mixture of grey and beige) or romantic floral prints, are accompanied by text comparing them to the paintings of Ad Reinhardt, Rothko and Matisse.’
Blend of grey and beige, perhaps influenced by French grège ‘raw (silk)’.
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