95+ Elegant Shades Of Purple

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Purple is a gorgeous color that is vibrant, bold, and elegant! It’s no wonder that throughout the ages purple was an incredibly popular color choice for royalty. In fact, Queen Elizabeth I felt so strongly about purple that she even created a law only allowing only close relatives of the royal family to wear it. Crazy right?!

What Makes Purple So Special?

Purple brings with it an air of luxury, power, and sophistication but it is also associated with creativity and spirituality. Depending on how you use it, different shades of purple can evoke different feelings and emotions. For example, a light purple color like lavender might be calming and soothing while a dark rich plum color might feel bold and assertive.

In this article, we are going to explore the different purple shades and the purple hex codes and RGB values that represent them.

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20 Purple Shades Infographic With Purple Hex Codes, Purple Color Swatches and Purple Color Names

Purple Color Swatch

True purple is a deep, rich shade of purple it is quite vibrant. This is what it looks like…

True Purple Color Codes
Purple Hex Code: #800080
Purple RGB Code: RGB(128,0,128)

However, there are a couple more incredibly popular shades of purple that people think of when they imagine purple. These shades include:

Lavender Hex Code #E6E6FA

Lilac Hex Code
#C8A2C8

Violet Hex Code
#8F00FF

Magenta Hex Code
#FF00FF

Purple Color Code Chart With Hex Codes & RGB Values

But don’t be fooled, there are hundreds of other shades of purple that you can choose from. Here are purple color swatches for over 90 shades of purple color codes that you can use right away.

PURPLE COLOR NAME PURPLE HEX CODE PURPLE RGB CODE
Raisin #290916 rgb( 41, 9, 22 )
Blackish Purple #291E29 rgb( 41, 30, 41 )
Embassy Purple #3B343C rgb( 59, 52, 60 )
Wine #2C041C rgb( 44, 4, 28 )
Dark Purple #301934 rgb( 48, 25, 52 )
Eggplant #311432 rgb( 49, 20, 50 )
Matte Purple #392A48 rgb( 57, 42, 72 )
Russian Violet #32174D rgb( 50, 23, 77 )
Ripe Plum #410056 rgb( 65, 0, 86 )
Indigo #4B0082 rgb( 75, 0, 130 )
Spanish Violet Purple #4C2882 rgb( 76, 40, 130 )
Northwestern Purple #4E2A84 rgb( 78, 42, 132 )
Ultra Violet #645394 rgb( 100, 83, 148 )
Grape Jelly #3E2F84 rgb( 62, 47, 132 )
Purple Navy #4E5180 rgb( 78, 81, 128 )
Deep Purple #524F81 rgb( 82, 79, 129 )
Purple Taupe #50404D rgb( 80, 64, 77 )
English Violet #563C5C rgb( 86, 60, 92 )
Cyber Grape Purple #58427C rgb( 88, 66, 124 )
Aesthetic Purple #502380 rgb( 80, 35, 128 )
Mythical Purple #53277E rgb( 83, 39, 126 )
Rustic Purple #593163 rgb( 89, 49, 99 )
Japanese Violet Purple #5B3256 rgb( 91, 50, 86 )
Dark Byzantium #5D3954 rgb( 93, 57, 84 )
Kikyo-iru #5D3F6A rgb( 93, 63, 106 )
Imperial Purple #602F6B rgb( 96, 47, 107 )
Séance #61346B rgb( 97, 52, 107 )
Kingfisher Daisy #653780 rgb( 101, 55, 128 )
Rebecca Purple #663399 rgb( 102, 51, 153 )
Murasaki Purple #4F284B rgb( 79, 40, 75 )
Wine Dregs Purple #673147 rgb( 103, 49, 71 )
Insolent Purple #682E3C rgb( 104, 46, 60 )
Tyrian Purple #66023C rgb( 102, 2, 60 )
Pansy Purple #78184A rgb( 120, 24, 74 )
Pompadour #720058 rgb( 114, 0, 88 )
Byzantium #702963 rgb( 112, 41, 99 )
Palatinate #72246C rgb( 114, 36, 108 )
True Purple #800080 rgb( 106, 13, 173 )
Grape Color #6F2DA8 rgb( 111, 45, 168 )
Tacao #6F3096 rgb( 111, 48, 150 )
Purple #6A317F rgb( 106, 49, 127 )
Affair #6F4685 rgb( 111, 70, 133 )
Long Distance #6F456E rgb( 111, 69, 110 )
Kalamata #705160 rgb( 112, 81, 96 )
Chinese Violet #856088 rgb( 133, 96, 136 )
Pomp and Power #86608E rgb( 134, 96, 142 )
Studio #7851A9 rgb( 120, 81, 169 )
Purple Heart #7442C8 rgb( 116, 66, 200 )
Blue Violet #8A2BE2 rgb( 138, 43, 226 )
Violet #8F00FF rgb( 143, 0, 255 )
Lovely Purple #7F38EC rgb( 127, 56, 236 )
Aztech Purple #893BFF rgb( 137, 59, 255 )
Medium Purple #8968CD rgb( 137, 104, 205 )
Mountain Majesty #9078C0 rgb( 144, 120, 192 )
Blue Lilac #7B679A rgb( 123, 103, 154 )
Faded Purple #795F80 rgb( 121, 95, 128 )
Old Lavender #796878 rgb( 121, 104, 120 )
Dull Purple #9861A5 rgb( 152, 97, 165 )
Strong Purple #875692 rgb( 135, 86, 146 )
Traditional Purple #8E4585 rgb( 142, 69, 133 )
Lipstick Stain #8E4785 rgb( 142, 71, 133 )
Smyrna Purple #A2627A rgb( 162, 98, 122 )
Autumn Purple #834468 rgb( 131, 68, 104 )
Deep Ruby Purple #843F5B rgb( 132, 63, 91 )
Twilight Lavender Purple #8A496B rgb( 138, 73, 107 )
Traffic Purple #913073 rgb( 145, 48, 115 )
Vivid Reddish Purple #870074 rgb( 135, 0, 116 )
Dark Magenta #8B008B rgb( 139, 0, 139 )
Dark Violet #9400D3 rgb( 148, 0, 211 )
Dark Orchid #9932CC rgb( 153, 50, 204 )
Fuchsia Blue #9C51B6 rgb( 156, 81, 182 )
Iris #9867C5 rgb( 152, 103, 197 )
Amethyst #9966CC rgb( 153, 102, 204 )
Heather #9E7BB5 rgb( 158, 123, 181 )
Carolina Plum #9B84A1 rgb( 155, 132, 161 )
Pale Purple #AA98A9 rgb( 170, 152, 169 )
African Violet #B284BE rgb( 178, 132, 190 )
Sunset Purple #A865B5 rgb( 168, 101, 181 )
Lilac #B65FCF rgb( 182, 95, 207 )
Medium Orchid #BA55D3 rgb( 186, 85, 211 )
Hot Purple #A420D0 rgb( 164, 32, 208 )
Periwinkle Purple #BE93E4 rgb( 190, 147, 228 )
Early Bird #CEA2FD rgb( 206, 162, 253 )
Mauve #E0B0FF rgb( 224, 176, 255 )
Brilliant Purple #D399E6 rgb( 211, 153, 230 )
French Mauve #D473D4 rgb( 212, 115, 212 )
Fandango #B53389 rgb( 181, 51, 137 )
Deep Magenta #CC00CC rgb( 204, 0, 204 )
Phlox #DF00FF rgb( 223, 0, 255 )
Heliotrope #DF73FF rgb( 223, 115, 255 )
Electric Purple #BF00FF rgb( 191, 0, 255 )
Pizza Edge #9A2CA0 rgb( 154, 44, 160 )
Luxury Purple #743089 rgb( 116, 48, 137 )
Pearly Purple #B768A2 rgb( 183, 104, 162 )
Middle Purple #D982B5 rgb( 217, 130, 181 )
Liserian Purple #DE6FA1 rgb( 222, 111, 161 )
Fairy Tale #F2C1D1 rgb( 242, 193, 209 )
Lavender Blush #FFF0F5 rgb( 255, 240, 245 )
Pale Purple #FAE6FA rgb( 250, 230, 250 )
Thistle #D8BFD8 rgb( 216, 191, 216 )
Languid Lavender #D6CADD rgb( 214, 202, 221 )
Lavender Gray #B6B5D8 rgb( 182, 181, 216 )
Blurple #5865F2 rgb( 73, 63, 94 )
Prince Charming #493F5E rgb( 73, 63, 94 )

Purple Hex Code

Finally, let’s talk about the purple hex codes. Hex codes are simply six-digit codes that are used to represent a specific color in the RGB (Red, Green, Blue) color model. Purple hex color codes are displayed in the following format: #RRGGBB.

The purple hex code is #800080.

Purple RGB Code

RGB codes are very similar to hex color codes in that they specify how much red, green, and blue are in a specific color. RGB color codes are displayed in the following format: RGB(RR,GG,BB).

The purple RGB code is RGB(128,0,128).

From both the hex color code and RGP value you can see that purple contains only red and blue and no green whatsoever.

Learn More About The Color Purple!

Here is a list of more cool resources you can use if you want to learn more about purple of if you want to use it in your designs!

Conclusion

There are so many different shades of purple to choose from, ranging from cool and calming lavender to bold and subdued dark purple! By using the purple hex codes in purple RGB values from the color code table above you should be able to find many gorgeous purple shades that can help you create the exact look and feel that you want for your journal. Also, don’t forget to check out this page for more color inspiration!

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