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No Macros/vba: Offset Manipulation for data retrieval, 2 columns

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I have two columns:
Item Color
shirt red
pants red
shirt blue
pants green
about 3000 rows
I'd like to add a third column that looks like this:
shirt red | shirts, pants
pants red | shirts, pants
shirts blue
pants green
goes on and on.
The first option to get the first red item is easy:
Assuming red is in G13 and the list starts in G12: =OFFSET(G14,MATCH(G14,$G$12:$G$2706,0),-1)
Finding populating the next items has proven more difficult.

I cannot use a macro for this, please take this into consideration.  Also, arrays prove to be unwieldy for the reporting tool during presentation.

Please advise & Happy New Year!
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