Gentleman's Suit Color


Gentleman's Suit is pale, cool-toned shade of mid blue. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with mid yellow, green cyan or mid red

Inverse Color #3e4132
Complementary Color #cacdbe
Color Shade: mid blue (252° hue)
Color Temperature: cool
Lightness: 77.45% (better contrasting with white)
Gentleman's Suit Color Sample
Gentleman's Suit Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c1becd

If you're looking for a similar mid blue shade, there are some better alternatives to Gentleman's Suit Color. The Azure Hint color for instance is a lighter and a bit more faded option, however this color has a cool blue bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Canyon Mist (#a7a4c0) for more energetic effect. Try Instigate as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#cacdbe is the best complementary color to Gentleman's Suit. Mid yellow shades generally complement the mid blue hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #c1becd complementary color is Kangaroo, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of blue cyan, mid blue, and violet colors offers a soft combination of similar cool shades. The analogous colors of Gray Suit are #bec2cd and #c8becd. Thus found on the left and right of #c1becd on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Ghost and Chatelle colors as they work well with Gentleman's Suit.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Gentleman's Suit palette consists of #c2cdbe and #cdc8be colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#cacdbe). Try Clay Ash and Swirl colors in combination with #c1becd, 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 #c1becd offers a combination of mid green and mid red shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Gentleman's Suit. Thus Powder Ash and Silver Rust giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Gentleman's Suit contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Kangaroo, Cold Turkey, and Powder Ash split by 90° on the color wheel. #c1becd square combo is a palette of mid blue, red magenta, mid yellow and green 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. Gentleman's Suit tetradic combo consists of mid yellow complementary color (#cacdbe) and two others. The Silver Rust is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Loblolly – 120° from the complementary Kangaroo. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #cdc1be and #becacd.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c1becd is made of 33% red, 32% green and 35% blue. In a HSL mode Gentleman's Suit has a hue angle of 252°, a saturation of 13.04% and a lightness of 77.45%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c1becd is made of 4.7% cyan, 5.88% magenta, 0% yellow and 19.61% black ink.

HEX #c1becd
RGB Decimal rgb(193,190,205)
RGB Percentage 33%, 32%, 35%
CMYK 4.7, 5.88, 0, 19.61
HSL hsl(252,13.04%,77.45%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(252,7.32%,80.39%)
CIE-LAB lab(77.6217,3.8846,-7.1534)
XYZ xyz(51.4252,52.5721,65.1946)