Vintage Violet Color


Vintage Violet is pale, cool-toned shade of mid magenta. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid green, blue cyan or mid yellow

Inverse Color #9cb09d
Complementary Color #4e6350
Color Shade: mid magenta (303° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 34.9% (better contrasting with white)
Vintage Violet Color Sample
Vintage Violet Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #634f62

If you're looking for a similar mid magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Vintage Violet Color. The Wonder Wine color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool magenta bias. Consider a lighter and more saturated alternative called Trendy Pink (#805d80) for more energetic effect. Try Shadow Purple as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#4e6350 is the best complementary color to Vintage Violet. Mid green shades generally complement the mid magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #634f62 complementary color is Finlandia, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of violet, mid magenta, and red magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Don Juan are #594e63 and #634e57. Thus found on the left and right of #634f62 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Scarpa Flow and Don Juan colors as they work well with Vintage Violet.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Vintage Violet palette consists of #4e6359 and #57634e colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#4e6350). Try Nandor and Siam colors in combination with #634f62, as they are not as contrasting as a complementary color, hence, giving more hue variety to make your design stand out.

Triadic Palette

The triadic palette of #634f62 offers a combination of mid cyan and mid yellow shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Vintage Violet. Thus Cutty Sark and Siam giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Vintage Violet contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Finlandia, Soya Bean, and Trout split by 90° on the color wheel. #634f62 square combo is a palette of mid magenta, orange, mid green and blue cyan shades that work together well.

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette is a bit more complex than the square and has more of a rectangle shape. Vintage Violet tetradic combo consists of mid green complementary color (#4e6350) and two others. The Siam is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Scarpa Flow – 120° from the complementary Finlandia. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #61634e and #4f4e63.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #634f62 is made of 36% red, 29% green and 36% blue. In a HSL mode Vintage Violet has a hue angle of 303°, a saturation of 11.24% and a lightness of 34.9%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #634f62 is made of 0% cyan, 7.84% magenta, 0.39% yellow and 61.18% black ink.

HEX #634f62
RGB Decimal rgb(99,79,98)
RGB Percentage 36%, 29%, 36%
CMYK 0, 7.84, 0.39, 61.18
HSL hsl(303,11.24%,34.9%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(303,20.2%,38.82%)
CIE-LAB lab(36.2266,12.0725,-7.8829)
XYZ xyz(10.1462,9.1265,12.7821)