Edwards always sits in the back, dressed impeccably in form-fitting suits and pastel ties.
I had a framed print of a painting of pastel mountains with block print that said “Everything is Going to Be Okay.”
Also: pastel pink-and-lavender paint jobs, festooned with hearts and flowers.
A pastel suit hangs loosely off his body, while his chest and feet are exposed.
The pastel outdoor furnishings look like leftovers from a closed nursery school, while inside collared shirts seem overdressed.
A pastille (lozenge) is a disc-shaped sweetmeat, but a pastel (crayon) is a pencil made of coloured chalk.
The tunnel entrance glowed with the pastel radiance from the rocks.
It is all focussed so finely, and it is so delicately coloured and outlined that it can only be compared to a pastel.
They indulged in pastel shades and frills which were used in fantastic ways.
I felt I had been wise to resist any tendency to colour, even to the most delicate of pastel tints.
1660s, "crayons, chalk-like pigment used in crayons," from French pastel "crayon," from Italian pastello "a pastel," literally "material reduced to a paste," from Late Latin pastellus "dye from the leaves of the woad plant," diminutive of pasta (see pasta). Meaning "pale or light color" (like that of pastels) first recorded 1899. As an adjective from 1884.