Oxford Brown

HEX #6B4838 / RGB (107, 72, 56)

What is Oxford Brown Color?

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Oxford Brown has the hex code #6B4838. The equivalent RGB values are (107, 72, 56), which means it is composed of 46% red, 31% green and 24% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:0 M:33 Y:48 K:58. In the HSV/HSB scale, Oxford Brown has a hue of 19°, 48% saturation and a brightness value of 42%.
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.

Oxford brown is a medium brown color representative of the color of the Oxford style shoe. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, oxford brown can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

Oxford Brown Color Codes

Hex Code#6B4838
RGB Values(107, 72, 56)
CMYK Values(0%, 33%, 48%, 58%)
HSV/HSB Values(19°, 48%, 42%)
Closest Web Safe#663333
Inverse Color#94B7C7 [Dark Sky Blue]
Closest Pantone®7582 C
Closest RAL8007 [Fawn brown]
Complementary Color#385B6B [Police Blue]
Oxford Brown Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#4E4E4E
Weighted Average (Most Common)#515151
Weighted Average (Luma)#4E4E4E
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#919191

Oxford Brown Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 6B4838. Complementary color is 385B6B

Complementary Palette

The complement of Oxford Brown is Police Blue with the hex code #385B6B. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #6B4838 color is offered by #385B6B. 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 (6B4838, 6B6238 and 6B3842)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Oxford Brown (#6B4838) are Mustard Green (#6B6238) and Catawba (#6B3842). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Oxford Brown 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 (6B4838, 386B62 and 38426B)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Oxford Brown (#6B4838) are #386B62 (Amazon) and #38426B (American Blue). 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 (6B4838, 386B48 and 48386B)

Triadic Palette

Oxford Brown triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #386B48 (Deep Moss Green) and #48386B (American Blue) along with #6B4838 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 (6B4838, 386B48, 385B6B and 6B385B)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Oxford Brown has four colors - #386B48 (Deep Moss Green), #385B6B (Police Blue) and #6B385B (Halayà Úbe) in addition to the base color (#6B4838). 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 (6B4838, 426B38, 385B6B and 62386B)

Square Palette

Oxford Brown square color palette has #426B38 (Deep Moss Green), #385B6B (Police Blue) and #62386B (Imperial). 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

Oxford Brown Color Rainbow Palette

Our Oxford Brown 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 Oxford Brown Color


  • Transparent 896D60#896D60
  • Transparent 977F74#977F74
  • Transparent A69188#A69188
  • Transparent B5A49C#B5A49C
  • Transparent C4B6AF#C4B6AF
  • Transparent D3C8C3#D3C8C3
  • Transparent E1DAD7#E1DAD7
  • Transparent F0EDEB#F0EDEB


  • Transparent 6F5346#6F5346
  • Transparent 71594E#71594E
  • Transparent 735E55#735E55
  • Transparent 76645C#76645C
  • Transparent 786A63#786A63
  • Transparent 7A6F6A#7A6F6A
  • Transparent 7C7572#7C7572
  • Transparent 7E7A79#7E7A79


  • Transparent 563A2D#563A2D
  • Transparent 4B3227#4B3227
  • Transparent 402B22#402B22
  • Transparent 36241C#36241C
  • Transparent 2B1D16#2B1D16
  • Transparent 201611#201611
  • Transparent 150E0B#150E0B
  • Transparent 0B0706#0B0706

Oxford Brown Color Patterns

  • Transparent

    Oxford Brown Gingham Checks

  • Transparent

    Oxford Brown Vertical Stripes Pattern

  • Transparent

    Oxford Brown Polka Dots Pattern

  • Transparent

    Oxford Brown Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Oxford Brown Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Oxford Brown Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Oxford Brown Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Oxford Brown Plaid Pattern

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