the new black (also, "the new neutral")

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Fri Dec 29 00:12:10 UTC 2006

Also, "X is the new neutral."
_Everything  except denim and running shoes--basics of the American way of
life--seems to; be  on next spring's, fashion agenda. To start off the '80s, New
York designers have  created the greatest _
Genevieve Buck. Chicago Tribune (1963-Current file). Chicago, Ill.: Nov 12,
1979. p. B2 (2 pages)
Pg. B3:
Pearl gray is the new neutral, navy and black are everywhere, alone or with
_Confessions  of a pink freak..._
Joan Kron. Chicago Tribune (1963-Current file). Chicago, Ill.: Oct 19,  1980.
p. W_A1 (1 page) :
Lila Schneider, another New York designer, said, "Pink is the new neutral  --
a change from the stark white of the last few years."
By JURA KONCIUS. The Washington Post (1974-Current file). Washington, D.C.:
Sep  8, 1983. p. WH27 (1 page)
This season gray is being hailed as the new neutral color -- an attractive
and exciting alternative to "boring beige."

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