London Hue Color


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

Inverse Color #41593c
Complementary Color #abc2a6
Color Shade: cool magenta (289.66° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 70.78% (better contrasting with white)
London Hue Color Sample
London Hue Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #bea6c3

If you're looking for a similar cool magenta shade, there are some better alternatives to London Hue Color. The Violet Whimsy color for instance is a darker and a bit more vibrant option, however this color has a violet bias. Consider a lighter and more soft alternative called Lavender Fog (#d2c4d6) for more calm effect. Try Amethyst Light Violet as it also a bit more faded and calm.

Complementary Palette

#abc2a6 is the best complementary color to London Hue. 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 #bea6c3 complementary color is Norway, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm blue, cool magenta, and warm magenta colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of London Hue are #afa6c2 and #c2a6b9. Thus found on the left and right of #bea6c3 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Chatelle and Lily colors as they work well with London Hue.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary London Hue palette consists of #a6c2af and #b9c2a6 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#abc2a6). Try Spring Rain and Rainee colors in combination with #bea6c3, 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 #bea6c3 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 London Hue. Thus Opal and Bison Hide giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of London Hue contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Norway, Silk, and Tower Gray split by 90° on the color wheel. #bea6c3 square combo is a palette of cool magenta, warm red, warm green and cool 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. London Hue tetradic combo consists of warm green complementary color (#abc2a6) and two others. The Bison Hide is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Cadet Blue – 120° from the complementary Norway. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #c2bda6 and #a6abc2.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #bea6c3 is made of 34% red, 30% green and 35% blue. In a HSL mode London Hue has a hue angle of 289.66°, a saturation of 19.46% and a lightness of 70.78%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #bea6c3 is made of 1.96% cyan, 11.37% magenta, 0% yellow and 23.53% black ink.

HEX #bea6c3
RGB Decimal rgb(190,166,195)
RGB Percentage 34%, 30%, 35%
CMYK 1.96, 11.37, 0, 23.53
HSL hsl(289.66,19.46%,70.78%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(289.66,14.87%,76.47%)
CIE-LAB lab(70.9809,13.9753,-11.6076)
XYZ xyz(44.7217,42.1597,57.4103)