Ombre - n. A French term meaning "shaded." Usually a multicolored stripe, with colors graduating from light to dark. The color effect is woven into the fabric. Generally produced by arranging different tones in the warp. definition from fabsugar.com
It seems to be a popular pattern these days for hair dyeing....
for wedding cakes.....
and in fashion.
A little ombre for the home too.
Vera Wang bedding
natty by design blog
Rosemary Hallgarten alpaca throw
I'm loving a little ombre, sort of a celebration of color!