Oxley Color


Oxley is pale, warm-toned shade of cool green. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with warm magenta, warm yellow or warm blue

Inverse Color #886179
Complementary Color #9e778f
Color Shade: cool green (143.08° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 54.31% (better contrasting with white)
Oxley Color Sample
Oxley Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #779e86

If you're looking for a similar cool green shade, there are some better alternatives to Oxley Color. The Ranger Green color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a mid green bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Marble Green (#8f9f97) for more calm effect. Try Xanadu as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#9e778f is the best complementary color to Oxley. Warm magenta shades generally complement the cool green hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #779e86 complementary color is Mountbatten Pink, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm green, cool green, and warm cyan colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Oxley are #7b9e77 and #779e99. Thus found on the left and right of #779e86 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Amulet and Sea Nymph colors as they work well with Oxley.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Oxley palette consists of #9e777b and #99779e colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#9e778f). Try Bazaar and Trendy Pink colors in combination with #779e86, 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 #779e86 offers a combination of warm red and warm blue shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Oxley. Thus Pharlap and Kimberly giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Oxley contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Mountbatten Pink, Waterloo , and Gurkha split by 90° on the color wheel. #779e86 square combo is a palette of cool green, cool blue, warm magenta and warm yellow 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. Oxley tetradic combo consists of warm magenta complementary color (#9e778f) and two others. The Kimberly is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Sage – 120° from the complementary Mountbatten Pink. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #86779e and #8f9e77.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #779e86 is made of 29% red, 38% green and 33% blue. In a HSL mode Oxley has a hue angle of 143.08°, a saturation of 16.74% and a lightness of 54.31%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #779e86 is made of 15.29% cyan, 0% magenta, 9.41% yellow and 38.04% black ink.

HEX #779e86
RGB Decimal rgb(119,158,134)
RGB Percentage 29%, 38%, 33%
CMYK 15.29, 0, 9.41, 38.04
HSL hsl(143.08,16.74%,54.31%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(143.08,24.68%,61.96%)
CIE-LAB lab(61.7377,-18.4437,8.2384)
XYZ xyz(24.1377,30.0969,27.0913)