What Color is Taupe Anyway?
How many kinds of "taupe" are there and what is that color anyway? There must be dozens of different taupes. I hereby call for standardization of the color "taupe". Just try to describe to someone over the phone what a taupe shoe looks like. Taupe to one person is quite different than taupe to the next person. I have several pairs of taupe shoes, none of which are the same color. When does "taupe" become "dark ivory" or some sort of ugly tan? And what's the difference between tan and taupe? I am sure I know. Tan is tan. Taupe isn't tan.
It seems there are a lot of others who have the same problem. I searched for some examples of taupe.
Here's taupe that's tan.
And there is one that's taupe the way I think of it.
But it turns out that the real taupe is....