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Just like its moniker implies, Glacier Grey has a "wonderful cooling quality" that tones down more pigmented shades, such as warm pinks and saturated blues.
If this gray's quirkier pairings don't come naturally to you, seek out pieces that do the work for you, like color-blocked full skirts to sporty striped Ts. Err toward crisp modern silhouettes that emphasize the color contrast.
Now FactorThis icy upstart, which appeared in 6 percent of the collections, is the latest gray to earn a prominent spot on the catwalk—even though its M.O. is to slip quietly into the background.