A card game, played by three players with 40 cards, that was popular in Europe during the 1600s and 1700s.
Ombre is a French word for a color with a shaded tone or varying tones.
An example of ombre is a color that fades from dark gray to light gray.
(archaic) A large Mediterranean food fish (Umbrina cirrhosa): -- called also umbra, and umbrine.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Shaded or graduated in tone.
Webster's New World
Origin of Ombre
Spanish hombreman, ombrefrom Latin homōhomin-mandhghem- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
You can accessorize your look with a stylish canvas hobo bag, an imported ombre scarf, or a braided leather bracelet.
Dip-dye techniques and ombre prints gave a weightless feel to soft cottons.
While not purely strapless, you should still check out Lord & Taylor and the La Blanca "Hola Ombre" Bandeau Halter Tankini top, in tropical pink and orange with a center wooden ring and brown halter strap that ties around the neck.
Ombre, satin, brocade, cotton, poly, and more can be found on the site starting at around $50, and moving upwards to around $250 or more.
Go luxe with a style Balenciaga's "Polo" Tote in buttery distressed leather or make a splash with a budget bag like the purple faux patent Xhilaration Ombre Tote Bag from Target.