Vegas Gold Color


Vegas Gold is calm, warm-toned shade of warm yellow. It is better contrasting with white. This color combines beautifully with cool blue, warm magenta or warm cyan

Inverse Color #3a4ca7
Complementary Color #586ac5
Color Shade: warm yellow (50.09° hue)
Color Temperature: warm
Lightness: 55.88% (better contrasting with white)
Vegas Gold Color Sample
Vegas Gold Color Sample

Better Alternatives To #c5b358

If you're looking for a similar warm yellow shade, there are some better alternatives to Vegas Gold Color. The Roti color for instance is a darker and a bit more faded option, however this color has a orange bias. Consider a darker and more saturated alternative called Goldie (#c89d3f) for more energetic effect. Try Energized as it also a bit more vibrant and energetic.

Complementary Palette

#586ac5 is the best complementary color to Vegas Gold. Cool blue shades generally complement the warm yellow hues best as they are found on the opposite end of the color wheel. The most popular #c5b358 complementary color is Indigo, as it offers maximum contrast and grab the viewer's attention.

Analogous Palette

The analogous palette of warm red, warm yellow, and cool yellow colors offers a soft combination of similar warm shades. The analogous colors of Sundance are #c57c58 and #a0c558. Thus found on the left and right of #c5b358 on the color wheel with a 30° gap. Consider matching Antique Brass and Celery colors as they work well with Vegas Gold.

Split-complementary Palette

The split-complementary Vegas Gold palette consists of #7c58c5 and #58a0c5 colors. They can be found 30° apart on either side of the complementary color (#586ac5). Try Fuchsia Blue and Fountain Blue colors in combination with #c5b358, 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 #c5b358 offers a combination of cool magenta and warm cyan shades and equally high contrast between the three of them. Find triadic colors at the 120° distance from the Vegas Gold. Thus Amethyst and Fountain Blue giving maximum hue separation to use all three together.

Square Palette

The square color palette of Vegas Gold contains three additional colors. Thus, complementary Indigo, Emerald, and Mulberry split by 90° on the color wheel. #c5b358 square combo is a palette of warm yellow, cool green, cool blue and warm 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. Vegas Gold tetradic combo consists of cool blue complementary color (#586ac5) and two others. The Fountain Blue is positioned 120° clockwise from the primary color and Fuzzy Wuzzy Brown – 120° from the complementary Indigo. This palette is not recommended to use as-is. Try to tweak the saturation and brightness of #58c5b3 and #c55869.

Conversion Table

In a RGB color space, hex #c5b358 is made of 42% red, 39% green and 19% blue. In a HSL mode Vegas Gold has a hue angle of 50.09°, a saturation of 48.44% and a lightness of 55.88%. In a CMYK space (used in printing only), hex #c5b358 is made of 0% cyan, 7.05% magenta, 42.74% yellow and 22.75% black ink.

HEX #c5b358
RGB Decimal rgb(197,179,88)
RGB Percentage 42%, 39%, 19%
CMYK 0, 7.05, 42.74, 22.75
HSL hsl(50.09,48.44%,55.88%)
HSV (or HSB) hsv(50.09,55.33%,77.25%)
CIE-LAB lab(72.77,-5.1223,48.1163)
XYZ xyz(40.9075,44.8151,15.7266)