Topic: Gray

Elle Canada Would Like to Take Credit for Coining ‘Greige’

Elle Canada Would Like to Take Credit for Coining 'Greige'

What the hell is “greige”? Is it a chic form of grunge (like that ill-fated Marc Jacobs show that was full of flannel)? Perhaps a rare fish? No, it’s a word that Elle Canada just invented to try and describe the very odd union of the colors gray (or, in their Northern parlance, “grey”) and beige. That said, they didn’t have an example of exactly what “greige” looks like, so we might have to put this particular neologism back in the closet for now. More »