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  • White walls and a light-gray ceiling reflect light from the window or from discreetly placed bulbs; reddish mahogany floors add warmth.

    A Trader's Cavernous Condominium

  • A light-gray strapless gown with a sweetheart neckline and chunky beaded bodice seemed destined for the Oscar red carpet later this month.

    PHOTOS: Which Marchesa Looks Are Oscars-Worthy?

  • 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 appliquĂ© and a silk-chiffon stole?

    The Discreet Charm of Akris

  • Aside from 2010's use of a light-gray background and its replacement of 2007's "Office Button" with a more-standard File menu, not much visibly distinguishes the old from the new.

    Microsoft Office 2010 arrives in stores

  • A light-gray Zodiac was tied to one of the trees along the shore.

    THE MOONLIT EARTH

  • He went back up to the house, showered and shaved, and put on a light-gray summer-weight suit.

    Vince Flynn Collectors’ Edition #2

  • He has a large head and a broad face that is covered nearly to the cheekbones in a thick light-gray beard.

    Crazy Like Us

  • Dodge to your left to make use of the runoff ravine and follow it to the light-gray stack of boulders.

    Elephant in the City

  • Now, for instance, I studied his slippers and light-gray socks.

    118 Days, 12 Hours, 54 Minutes

  • From the street, its four light-gray cubes, neon-green door and huge, perfectly square front window all look as if they could have been assembled from massive pieces of Lego.

    Winning Homes

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