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  • Each is a different shape and size; all are done in soft beiges, with dove-gray walls, terra-cotta tiles and furnished with plump armchairs and sofas.

    Coasting High in Provence

  • In La Monnaie's December production of Jules Massenet's "Cendrillon," dozens of princesses in fantastical geometric red ballgowns sashayed across the stage, while the fairy—a superb Eglise Gutierrez—flitted across the rooftops of Paris in a dove-gray dress with wings reimagined as feathery puffs of smoke.

    From Revolution to Evolution

  • He must have known, however, about the Akris wardrobe she wore on a state visit with Prince Albert II to Ireland and the two outfits the princess wore to spectacular acclaim at this spring's wedding of Prince William to Catherine Middleton a light-gray ensemble of a double-face coat and dress, with a hat and crocheted gloves, and a dove-gray, silk dupioni evening dress with laser-cut, silk-organza appliqué and a silk-chiffon stole?

    The Discreet Charm of Akris

  • Elisabeth Moss wore a chic, dove-gray Donna Karan one-shoulder, and Julie Benz had one a white one by Pamella Roland.

    Emmy Awards 2010: Who Was Best-Dressed? (PHOTOS, POLL)

  • As the ceremony began, the popular first lady, in a dove-gray sheath, was greeted with raucous cheers, shout-outs, fist-pumping and a few woof-woofs.

    First lady Michelle Obama gives Anacostia high school commencement speech

  • The floors had been whitewashed to complement the pale pistachio plaster walls, the uncomfortable chairs replaced by graceful dove-gray armchairs upholstered in white-and-gray ticking.

    Georgia’s Kitchen

  • There was a dove-gray feed bag made of two separate pouches that joined together, a royal-blue miniature Bugatti, and most enticing of all, a hot pink rectangle with two elongated handles.

    One Flight Up

  • Ralph Lauren In another look, Ralph Lauren matched a dove-gray corduroy blazer, vest and bermuda short for his fall collection.

    Corduroy Gets Chic

  • This small but inspiring pack of kindred corduroy spirits, including the stylish auteur Wes Anderson whose rust-colored cord suits are made by Mr. Ned, a made-to-measure tailor in Manhattan, have no doubt inspired similarly twee designers such as Simon Spurr — who paired wine-red corduroy pants with a trench coat for his runway show this season — and Ralph Lauren, who matched a dove-gray corduroy blazer, vest and bermuda short for his fall collection.

    Wale Watch

  • Taking a deep breath I made my way through the mirror - walled marble foyer into the Louis-XIV-antiques-decorated living room, and surveyed its contents: a couch and several arm chairs upholstered in lustrous dove-gray silk; marble-topped side tables and a coffee table made of mercury glass; a huge ivory oriental rug and a pair of gargantuan Lalique vases filled with fresh - cut pale pink-and-white flowers.

    Book Excerpt: ‘Hedge Fund Wives’

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