Affair Color


Affair is soft, cool-toned shade of violet. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with yellow green, mid cyan or orange

Inverse Color #8eb96c
Complementary Color #689346
Color Shade: violet (273.51° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 42.55% (better contrasting with white)
Affair Color Sample
Affair Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #714693

If you're looking for a similar violet shade, there are some better alternatives to Affair Color. The Foggy Amethyst color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm blue bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Prism Violet (#53357d) for more energetic effect. Try Tillandsia Purple as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#689346 is the best complementary color to Affair. Yellow green shades generally complement the violet hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #714693 complementary color is Hippie Green, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid blue, violet, and mid magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Affair are #4a4693 and #93468e. Thus found on the left and right of #714693 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Victoria and Cannon Pink colors as they work well with Affair.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Affair palette consists of #46934a and #8e9346 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#689346). Try Fruit Salad and Sycamore colors in combination with #714693, 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 #714693 offers a combination of green cyan and orange shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Affair. Thus Viridian and Cape Palliser giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Affair contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Hippie Green, Copper Rust, and Wedgewood split by 90° on the color wheel. #714693 square combo is a palette of violet, mid red, yellow green and mid 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. Affair tetradic combo consists of yellow green complementary color (#689346) and two others. The Cape Palliser is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Kashmir Blue – 120° from the complementary Hippie Green. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #937046 and #466893.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #714693 is made of 34% red, 21% green and 45% blue. In a HSL mode Affair has a hue angle of 273.51°, a saturation of 35.48% and a lightness of 42.55%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #714693 is made of 13.34% cyan, 30.2% magenta, 0% yellow and 42.35% black ink.

HEX #714693
RGB Decimal rgb(113,70,147)
RGB Percentage 34%, 21%, 45%
CMYK 13.34, 30.2, 0, 42.35
HSL hsl(273.51,35.48%,42.55%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(273.51,52.38%,57.65%)
CIE-LAB lab(37.8381,33.6634,-35.5312)
XYZ xyz(14.2667,9.9976,28.7816)