Faded Purple

HEX #795F80 / RGB (121, 95, 128)

What is Faded Purple Color?

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Faded Purple has the hex code #795F80. The equivalent RGB values are (121, 95, 128), which means it is composed of 35% red, 28% green and 37% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:6 M:26 Y:0 K:50. In the HSV/HSB scale, Faded Purple has a hue of 287°, 26% saturation and a brightness value of 50%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Faded Purple is not part of the web colors list and, therefore, cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. The best way to apply the color to a web page is to put in its hex, RGB or HSL values. Please also note that the faded purple CMYK numbers mentioned on this page are only approximations and have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae.

Faded Purple Color Codes

Hex Code#795F80
RGB Values(121, 95, 128)
CMYK Values(6%, 26%, 0%, 50%)
HSV/HSB Values(287°, 26%, 50%)
Closest Web Safe#666699
Inverse Color#86A07F [Artichoke]
Closest Pantone®5205 C
Closest RAL4001 [Red lilac]
Complementary Color#66805F [Axolotl]
Faded Purple Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#737373
Weighted Average (Most Common)#6A6A6A
Weighted Average (Luma)#676767
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#A5A5A5

Faded Purple Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 795F80. Complementary color is 66805F

Complementary Palette

The complement of Faded Purple is Axolotl with the hex code #66805F. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #795F80 color is offered by #66805F. 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.

Analogous color palette with (795F80, 805F77 and 695F80)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Faded Purple (#795F80) are Old Lavender (#805F77) and Old Lavender (#695F80). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Faded Purple 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.

Split Complementary color palette with (795F80, 77805F and 5F8069)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Faded Purple (#795F80) are #77805F (Camouflage Green) and #5F8069 (Axolotl). 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.

Triadic color palette with (795F80, 80795F and 5F8079)

Triadic Palette

Faded Purple triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #80795F (Shadow) and #5F8079 (Wintergreen Dream) along with #795F80 create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (795F80, 80795F, 66805F and 5F6680)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Faded Purple has four colors - #80795F (Shadow), #66805F (Axolotl) and #5F6680 (Dark Electric Blue) in addition to the base color (#795F80). 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.

Square color palette with (795F80, 80695F, 66805F and 5F7780)

Square Palette

Faded Purple square color palette has #80695F (Deep Taupe), #66805F (Axolotl) and #5F7780 (AuroMetalSaurus). 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.

Rainbow color

Faded Purple Color Rainbow Palette

Our Faded Purple 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.

Tints, Tones & Shades of Faded Purple Color


  • Transparent 947F99#947F99
  • Transparent A18FA6#A18FA6
  • Transparent AF9FB3#AF9FB3
  • Transparent BCAFC0#BCAFC0
  • Transparent C9BFCC#C9BFCC
  • Transparent D7CFD9#D7CFD9
  • Transparent E4DFE6#E4DFE6
  • Transparent F2EFF2#F2EFF2


  • Transparent 7A6680#7A6680
  • Transparent 7B6980#7B6980
  • Transparent 7C6C80#7C6C80
  • Transparent 7D7080#7D7080
  • Transparent 7D7380#7D7380
  • Transparent 7E7680#7E7680
  • Transparent 7F7980#7F7980
  • Transparent 7F7D80#7F7D80


  • Transparent 614C66#614C66
  • Transparent 55435A#55435A
  • Transparent 49394D#49394D
  • Transparent 3D3040#3D3040
  • Transparent 302633#302633
  • Transparent 241D26#241D26
  • Transparent 18131A#18131A
  • Transparent 0C0A0D#0C0A0D

Faded Purple Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Faded Purple Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Faded Purple Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Purple Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Purple Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Purple Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Purple Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Purple Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Faded Purple Plaid Pattern