Purple Blue Color

HEX color code is #661AEE and the RGB is 102, 26, 238

Purple Blue has an aesthetic meaning that is related to luxury and loyalty because is a combination of Purple and Blue which respectively are associated with royalty and faith. The Purple Blue swirls and strokes in Van Gogh’s “Starry Night” emphasize the steepled church in the center of the portrait and creates a state of awe in the viewer.

How the color is made: Purple Blue is made by mixing Light Violet with Pure Blue. The Light Violet color is the slightly dominant color in this combination.

History: Historically Purple Blue was a color reserved for the monarchy or clergy because of its associations with divine power and destiny. Blue and Purple dyes were notoriously difficult to obtain and were very expensive.

Color in Action

In recent years Blue Purple has made a resurgence in the fashion and social media scenes due to the popularity and appeal of the color when viewed on screens. Blue Purple is an eye-catching color that fashionistas are fond of wearing because it makes them stand out.
Blue Purple can be used to wonderful effect in a home, particularly in bedrooms and living rooms to create a sense of stability and prosperity.

Purple Blue Dress
Purple Blue Nails
Purple Blue Sofa

Colors that go with Purple Blue

When Purple Blue is paired with a bright Vivid Green in marketing campaigns it can create a feeling of excitement and energy. An analogous color scheme would incorporate Blue and Purple with Purple Blue to create a well-coordinated look.

Purple Blue Dress Color Combination
Purple Blue Nails Color Combination
Purple Blue Sofa Color Combination

Purple Blue Color Palettes and Schemes

A color palette that has Purple Blue as its central color and then spans outwards to variations of Purple and Blue hues would work well in a fashion line that is looking to create a stable look for its customers.

Purple Blue Dress Color Palette
Purple Blue Nails Color Palette
Purple Blue Sofa Color Palette

Backgrounds and Seamless Patterns

Wallpaper and patterned backgrounds or fabrics with hydrangea prints are accented by the Blue Purple color which creates a striking botanical effect.

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Abstract Lines
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