Mauve Mystique Color


Mauve Mystique is soft, warm-toned shade of red magenta. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with green cyan, mid blue or yellow green

Inverse Color #4b8
Complementary Color #44bb87
Color Shade: red magenta (334.29° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 50% (better contrasting with white)
Mauve Mystique Color Sample
Mauve Mystique Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #bb4477

If you're looking for a similar red magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to Mauve Mystique Color. The Crushed Berries color for instance is a lighter and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a warm magenta bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Raspberry Ice Red (#9f3753) for more energetic effect. Try Ballerina Tutu as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#44bb87 is the best complementary color to Mauve Mystique. Green cyan shades generally complement the red magenta hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #b47 complementary color is Ocean Green, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of mid magenta, red magenta, and mid red colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of White are #bb44b2 and #bb4c44. Thus found on the left and right of #b47 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Fuchsia Pink and Chestnut colors as they work well with Mauve Mystique.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Mauve Mystique palette consists of #44b2bb and #44bb4c colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#44bb87). Try Pelorous and Apple colors in combination with #b47, 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 #b47 offers a combination of blue cyan and yellow green shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Mauve Mystique. Thus Steel Blue and White giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Mauve Mystique contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Ocean Green, Celery, and Blue Violet split by 90° on the color wheel. #b47 square combo is a palette of red magenta, mid yellow, green cyan and mid blue 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. Mauve Mystique tetradic combo consists of green cyan complementary color (#44bb87) and two others. The White is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Studio – 120° from the complementary Ocean Green. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #7b4 and #8744bb.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #bb4477 is made of 50% red, 18% green and 32% blue. In a HSL mode Mauve Mystique has a hue angle of 334.29°, a saturation of 46.67% and a lightness of 50%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #bb4477 is made of 0% cyan, 46.66% magenta, 26.66% yellow and 26.67% black ink.

HEX #bb4477
RGB Decimal rgb(187,68,119)
RGB Percentage 50%, 18%, 32%
CMYK 0, 46.66, 26.66, 26.67
HSL hsl(334.29,46.67%,50%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(334.29,63.64%,73.33%)
CIE-LAB lab(47.0151,52.5016,-3.4721)
XYZ xyz(25.8904,16.0309,19.1825)