October Leaves Color


October Leaves is pale, warm-toned shade of warm red. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool cyan, cool magenta or cool green

Inverse Color #7aa8bc
Complementary Color #427185
Color Shade: warm red (18.18° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 39.22% (better contrasting with white)
October Leaves Color Sample
October Leaves Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #855743

If you're looking for a similar warm red shade, there are some better alternatives to October Leaves Color. The Chestnut Peel color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a mid red bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Caravel Brown (#8c6e54) for more calm effect. Try Cedar Plank Salmon as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#427185 is the best complementary color to October Leaves. Cool cyan shades generally complement the warm red hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #855743 complementary color is Bismark, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of cool red, warm red, and warm yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Spicy Mix are #85424f and #857842. Thus found on the left and right of #855743 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Copper Rust and Yellow Metal colors as they work well with October Leaves.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary October Leaves palette consists of #424f85 and #428578 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#427185). Try East Bay and Viridian colors in combination with #855743, 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 #855743 offers a combination of warm blue and cool green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the October Leaves. Thus Victoria and Goblin giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of October Leaves contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Bismark, Fern Green, and Affair split by 90° on the color wheel. #855743 square combo is a palette of warm red, warm green, cool cyan and cool magenta 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. October Leaves tetradic combo consists of cool cyan complementary color (#427185) and two others. The Goblin is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Cannon Pink – 120° from the complementary Bismark. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #428557 and #854270.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #855743 is made of 46% red, 30% green and 23% blue. In a HSL mode October Leaves has a hue angle of 18.18°, a saturation of 33% and a lightness of 39.22%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #855743 is made of 0% cyan, 18.04% magenta, 25.89% yellow and 47.84% black ink.

HEX #855743
RGB Decimal rgb(133,87,67)
RGB Percentage 46%, 30%, 23%
CMYK 0, 18.04, 25.89, 47.84
HSL hsl(18.18,33%,39.22%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(18.18,49.62%,52.16%)
CIE-LAB lab(41.5451,16.6099,19.3873)
XYZ xyz(14.0942,12.2082,6.9238)