Trend Watch: Icy Ombre

French for "shading," ombré has a ephemeral effect, especially on wintry metallics and smoky shadows, and it's cropping up everywhere of late.

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French for "shading," ombré has a ephemeral effect, especially on wintry metallics and smoky shadows, and it's cropping up everywhere of late. Gwyneth Paltrow shone in a celestial Atelier Versace gray-to-pink ombré gown for the CMAs last month.
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Leave it to Pucci to put ombré in a print, as seen in a long-sleeved, purple-to-navy gown from the label's fall 2010 collection.
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The burnt and blackened ombré fade on Amber & Thomas' maxi skirt looks like the luxurious, flowing silk was dipped in watercolor paint.
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Olivia Wilde chose a glittery-gold ombré Pucci gown with a plunging keyhole neckline for the LA premiere of her latest movie, Tron: Legacy.
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Calvin Klein's ombre infinity scarf puts a chic spin on, say, the traditional plaid of winter accessories.
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Hello, Wednesday Addams! Christina Ricci rocked it in a sexy neutral cocktail dress with smoky ombré detailing from Zac Posen's spring 2011 collection at the New York Stage and Film Winter Gala.
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Matthew Wiliamson showed fringe-covered cocktail dresses dyed with a shadowy ombré effect for spring 2011.
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The softened stripe of Autumn Cashmere's Ombré Rectangle Stripe Turtleneck brings the magic of seemingly dip-dyed shadow to a knit.
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Tween queen Selena Gomez looked sophisticated in an mermaid-like blue, green and cream ombré gown by Max Azria Atelier for the Hollywood Style Awards earlier this month.
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Zimmermann's Blur Quilted Strapless Dress makes for the perfect transitional party dress, pairing an ombré layering of moodier shades that are just as relevant under layers for winter as they will be come spring.
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