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Howdy, hombre!  Just kidding. It’s O-M-B-R-E and it means “shaded” in french. In the fashion industry, ombre generally refers to clothes that fade from one color to another.

Tony Bowls Shorts Dress

Tony Bowls Le Gala Dress

Asymmetrical One Shoulder Long Ombre Dress

From nypost.com

Sometimes designers call it “dip dyed” but ombre sounds better, don’t you think?

From nordstrom.com


From simplydresses.com

If you’re feeling creative, you can try to make your own ombre scarf with this Martha Stewart tutorial.  Fun! 🙂


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