Lepidolite Purple Color


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

Inverse Color #6b816b
Complementary Color #7e947e
Color Shade: cool magenta (300° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 53.73% (better contrasting with white)
Lepidolite Purple Color Sample
Lepidolite Purple Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #947e94

If you're looking for a similar cool magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Lepidolite Purple Color. The Sunshone Plum color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a violet bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Tulipan Violet (#966993) for more energetic effect. Try Lavender Crystal as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#7e947e is the best complementary color to Lepidolite Purple. Warm green shades generally complement the cool magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #947e94 complementary color is Spanish Green, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm blue, cool magenta, and red magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Venus are #897e94 and #947e89. Thus found on the left and right of #947e94 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Mobster and Mountbatten Pink colors as they work well with Lepidolite Purple.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Lepidolite Purple palette consists of #7e9489 and #89947e colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#7e947e). Try Spanish Green and Battleship Gray colors in combination with #947e94, 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 #947e94 offers a combination of warm cyan and warm yellow shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Lepidolite Purple. Thus Granny Smith and Granite Green giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Lepidolite Purple contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Spanish Green, Squirrel, and Oslo Gray split by 90° on the color wheel. #947e94 square combo is a palette of cool magenta, warm red, warm 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. Lepidolite Purple tetradic combo consists of warm green complementary color (#7e947e) and two others. The Granite Green is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Waterloo – 120° from the complementary Spanish Green. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #94947e and #7e7e94.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #947e94 is made of 35% red, 30% green and 35% blue. In a HSL mode Lepidolite Purple has a hue angle of 300°, a saturation of 9.32% and a lightness of 53.73%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #947e94 is made of 0% cyan, 8.63% magenta, 0% yellow and 41.96% black ink.

HEX #947e94
RGB Decimal rgb(148,126,148)
RGB Percentage 35%, 30%, 35%
CMYK 0, 8.63, 0, 41.96
HSL hsl(300,9.32%,53.73%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(300,14.86%,58.04%)
CIE-LAB lab(55.4369,12.5223,-8.6965)
XYZ xyz(25.0189,23.3557,31.2064)