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Aqua Haze Color

HEX #87B9BB / RGB (135, 185, 187)

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What is Aqua Haze Color?

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Included in the Pantone Textile Cotton eXtended list with the PMS number 15-5209 TCX, Aqua Haze color hex code is #87B9BB with RGB equivalent (135, 185, 187). It is not a web color and, hence, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS. However, Aqua Haze can be applied to web pages with its HSL, RGB or the hex color code.
Please note that Pantone has not provided the CMYK values for the color. The RAL and CMYK numbers listed on this page have been calculated from the hex code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Aqua Haze Color Codes

Hex Code#87B9BB
RGB Values(135, 185, 187)
CMYK Values(28%, 1%, 0%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(182°, 28%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#784644 [Tuscan Red]
Pantone®15-5209 TCX
Closest RAL6027 [Light green]
Complementary Color#BB8987 [Rosy Brown]
Aqua Haze Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#A9A9A9
Weighted Average (Most Common)#AAAAAA
Weighted Average (Luma)#AFAFAF
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D1D1D1

Aqua Haze Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 87B9BB. Complementary color is BB8987

Complementary Palette

The complement of Aqua Haze is Rosy Brown with the hex code #BB8987. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #87B9BB color is offered by #BB8987. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

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Analogous color palette with (87B9BB, 879FBB and 87BBA3)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Aqua Haze (#87B9BB) are Pewter Blue (#879FBB) and Eton Blue (#87BBA3). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Aqua Haze with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

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Split Complementary color palette with (87B9BB, BB879F and BBA387)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Aqua Haze (#87B9BB) are #BB879F (Opera Mauve) and #BBA387 (Pale Taupe). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

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Triadic color palette with (87B9BB, BB87B9 and B9BB87)

Triadic Palette

Aqua Haze triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BB87B9 (African Violet) and #B9BB87 (Sage) along with #87B9BB create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

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Tetradic color palette with (87B9BB, BB87B9, BB8987 and 87BB89)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Aqua Haze has four colors - #BB87B9 (African Violet), #BB8987 (Rosy Brown) and #87BB89 (Dark Sea Green) in addition to the base color (#87B9BB). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

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Square color palette with (87B9BB, A387BB, BB8987 and 9FBB87)

Square Palette

Aqua Haze square color palette has #A387BB (African Violet), #BB8987 (Rosy Brown) and #9FBB87 (Dark Sea Green). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

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Rainbow color

Aqua Haze Color Rainbow Palette

Our Aqua Haze rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.

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Tints, Tones & Shades of Aqua Haze Color


  • Transparent 9FC7C99FC7C9
  • Transparent ABCECFABCECF
  • Transparent B7D5D6B7D5D6
  • Transparent C3DCDDC3DCDD
  • Transparent CFE3E4CFE3E4
  • Transparent DBEAEBDBEAEB
  • Transparent E7F1F1E7F1F1
  • Transparent F3F8F8F3F8F8


  • Transparent 86AEAF86AEAF
  • Transparent 85A8A985A8A9
  • Transparent 84A2A384A2A3
  • Transparent 849D9E849D9E
  • Transparent 839798839798
  • Transparent 829192829192
  • Transparent 818B8C818B8C
  • Transparent 818686818686


  • Transparent 6C94966C9496
  • Transparent 5F82835F8283
  • Transparent 516F70516F70
  • Transparent 445D5E445D5E
  • Transparent 364A4B364A4B
  • Transparent 293838293838
  • Transparent 1B25251B2525
  • Transparent 0E13130E1313

Aqua Haze Color Patterns

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    Aqua Haze Gingham Checks

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    Aqua Haze Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua Haze Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua Haze Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua Haze Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua Haze Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua Haze Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Aqua Haze Plaid Pattern

Aqua Haze Color Interior Ideas

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