Gray is well, the new gray...

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.