Gray is well, the new gray...

Photo courtesy of No Nonsense. We love these slate gray tight tights. So fresh, so cool, so modern.

You may have first noticed the color on Michelle Obama’s nails during her Democratic National Convention speech. Maybe you took note that more than a handful of young actresses wore the shade at last month’s Emmys. Or perhaps you’re even considering it for your kitchen walls, living room sofa, or your next must-have boots.
Once the domain of basic boardroom pantsuits and pencil skirts, gray — and all of its relations from silver to slate — is this season’s breakout shade.

For more on the emergence of gray as a fashion color, read Wednesday's Style & Soul story.