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Pastel Indigo Color

HEX #8686AF / RGB (134, 134, 175)


What is Pastel Indigo Color?

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Pastel Indigo has the hex code #8686AF. The equivalent RGB values are (134, 134, 175), which means it is composed of 30% red, 30% green and 40% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:23 M:23 Y:0 K:31. In the HSV/HSB scale, Pastel Indigo has a hue of 240°, 23% saturation and a brightness value of 69%.
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.

Pastel Indigo 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 the hex, RGB and/or HSL values. Please also note that the CMYK numbers mentioned on this page have been calculated from the hex code using well-known formulae and are only approximations.

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Pastel Indigo Color Codes

Hex Code#8686AF
RGB Values(134, 134, 175)
CMYK Values(23%, 23%, 0%, 31%)
HSV/HSB Values(240°, 23%, 69%)
Closest Web Safe#999999
Inverse Color#797950 [Gold Fusion]
Closest Pantone®7674 C
Closest RAL7001 [Silver grey]
Complementary Color#AFAF86 [Sage]
Pastel Indigo Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#949494
Weighted Average (Most Common)#8B8B8B
Weighted Average (Luma)#898989
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#BBBBBB

Pastel Indigo Color Palettes

Complementary color palette of 8686AF. Complementary color is AFAF86

Complementary Palette

The complement of Pastel Indigo is Sage with the hex code #AFAF86. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #8686AF color is offered by #AFAF86. 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 (8686AF, 9B86AF and 869BAF)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Pastel Indigo (#8686AF) are Deep Amethyst (#9B86AF) and Weldon Blue (#869BAF). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Pastel Indigo 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 (8686AF, AF9B86 and 9BAF86)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Pastel Indigo (#8686AF) are #AF9B86 (Grullo) and #9BAF86 (Dark Sea Green). 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 (8686AF, AF8686 and 86AF86)

Triadic Palette

Pastel Indigo triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #AF8686 (English Lavender) and #86AF86 (Dark Sea Green) along with #8686AF 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 (8686AF, AF8686, AFAF86 and 86AFAF)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Pastel Indigo has four colors - #AF8686 (English Lavender), #AFAF86 (Sage) and #86AFAF (Pewter Blue) in addition to the base color (#8686AF). 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 (8686AF, AF869B, AFAF86 and 86AF9B)

Square Palette

Pastel Indigo square color palette has #AF869B (English Lavender), #AFAF86 (Sage) and #86AF9B (Morning Blue). 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

Pastel Indigo Color Rainbow Palette

Our Pastel Indigo 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 Pastel Indigo Color


  • Transparent 9E9EBF9E9EBF
  • Transparent AAAAC7AAAAC7
  • Transparent B6B6CFB6B6CF
  • Transparent C3C3D7C3C3D7
  • Transparent CFCFDFCFCFDF
  • Transparent DBDBE7DBDBE7
  • Transparent E7E7EFE7E7EF
  • Transparent F3F3F7F3F3F7


  • Transparent 8585A68585A6
  • Transparent 8484A18484A1
  • Transparent 84849C84849C
  • Transparent 838398838398
  • Transparent 828293828293
  • Transparent 82828E82828E
  • Transparent 818189818189
  • Transparent 818185818185


  • Transparent 6B6B8C6B6B8C
  • Transparent 5E5E7B5E5E7B
  • Transparent 505069505069
  • Transparent 434358434358
  • Transparent 363646363646
  • Transparent 282835282835
  • Transparent 1B1B231B1B23
  • Transparent 0D0D120D0D12

Pastel Indigo Color Patterns

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    Pastel Indigo Gingham Checks

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    Pastel Indigo Vertical Stripes Pattern

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    Pastel Indigo Polka Dots Pattern

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    Pastel Indigo Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Indigo Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Indigo Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Indigo Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Pastel Indigo Plaid Pattern

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