- From the color of the British naval uniform. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Before I could answer, two incredibly freckled, Mom-aged women came racing out of the house wearing serious navy blue bathing suits and no shoes.”
“For instance, one woman may choose to wear her classic navy blue blazer traditionally, paired with her best tan trousers, a silky white blouse, black patent leather pumps, and a strand of milky pearls, whereas another woman will create a look that thumbs its nose at convention while using the instant-recognition factor of the jacket in a slightly coded manner.”
“NAVY ENCOURAGES BREAKUPS Your navy blazer could very well be half of a navy blue suit you already own.”
“OUR VANCOUVER UNIFORMS were blue-on-blue, the arms and legs of the skin suits navy blue around a light-blue top, the top adorned with a small American flag, the USA on the back this time in red.”
“She wore a navy blue man-tailored suit with a white silk, jewel-necked blouse under the jacket.”
“SPRING INTO MODERN NAUTICAL Your navy blue business suit jacket or a classic navy blue blazer with your bleach white jean will give you a hint of maritime mystique.”
“Yes, loden green and navy blue will be standing front and center on your rack, and they are ideal investments—very slimming too.”
“On a recent morning at Port Isabel, young Indian men wearing navy blue detention uniforms filled the benches in Immigration Judge Keith Hunsucker's courtroom.”
“His lean, aristocratic-looking face was nearly as pale as the white between the navy blue stripes of his beautiful shirt, which he wore with a navy blue silk tie and a dark blue suit with the thinnest, most elegant of red pinstripes.”
“The afternoon being exceptionally mild, she wore her summer dress, now two years old, a navy blue artificial silk upon which a number of discordant colours were scattered in what looked like an imitation of the Morse-code.”
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