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mauve

1. any of various pale to moderate pinkish-purple or bluish-purple colours
2. a reddish-purple aniline dye
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One of the big colour trends for this year's season is different hues of purple - lavenders, deep grapes, mauves. Purple palettes work this year's season is different hues of purple - lavenders, deep grapes, mauves.
They come in an array of colours from pinks, mauves and blues through to hot yellows and oranges, though they all have a yellow eye in the centre.
These are the sophisticated shopper's shopping bags, with understated colors--rusts, mauves, olive greens and chocolate browns--and upholstery-thick fabric in chenille, stripes and florals.
Emphasise the length of your garden by using pale blues and mauves at the end, to recede into the distance, and bright oranges and reds closer to the house.
The message this spring is clearly enjoy the sunshine with kissed golds, ocean blues, strong greens, gentle mauves and rose pinks.
In his most recent, more resolved diptych, The End, Corsillo employs a muted palette of blacks, grays, and mauves. Hidden in the intersections of geometric shapes touched with a dapple of paint that resembles digital pixilation are the steel girders of historic elevated-train tracks, fated for imminent destruction.
orientalis, or Lenten rose, which grows to 60cm (2ft) and has large single flowers in deep pink, spotted white flowers, or purple-blacks and mauves. They flower from late winter and early spring and have semi-evergreen leaves which provide good ground cover.
orientalis, or Lenten rose, which grows to 2ft and has flowers in deep pink, spotted white, or purple-blacks and mauves.
orientalis , or Lenten rose, which grows to 60 cm (2ft)and has large single flowers in deep pink, spotted white flowers, or purple-blacks and mauves.
's Moonlit Mauve fall 2003 color collection includes taupes, mauves and violets evoking fall magic.
Pinks, mauves and oranges are the order of the day.