Everything about the color Dusty Rose

The meaning of the color Dusty Rose and color combinations to inspire your next design.

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While some might envision this color to be plain, this mix of pink and violet is definitely not a wallflower. Though less flashy than a neon pink, dusty rose combines pink and violet for a rich and elegant hue. The hex code for dusty rose is #DCAE96.


As the modifier dusty might suggest, this variation of the rose shade can be considered old-fashioned or nostalgic, yet all rose colors are associated with love and romance and evoke happy feelings.

As in nature, one of the best colors to pair with dusty rose is something with a shade of green.

Looking for a different hue? The following colors are related to dusty rose.

Information about Dusty Rose / #DCAE96

In a RGB color space (made from three colored lights for red, green, and blue), hex #DCAE96 is made of 86.3% red, 68.2% green and 58.8% blue. In a CMYK color space (also known as process color, or four color, and used in color printing), hex #DCAE96 is made of 0% cyan, 21% magenta, 32% yellow and 14% black. Dusty Rose has a hue angle of 20.6 degrees, a saturation of 50% and a lightness of 72.5%.

Color conversion

The hexadecimal color #DCAE96 has RGB values of R: 86.3, G: 68.2, B: 58.8 and CMYK values of C: 0, M: 0.21, Y: 0.32, K:0.14.




RGB Decimal

220, 174, 150


RGB Percentage

86.3, 68.2, 58.8

rgb(86.3%, 68.2%, 58.8%)


0, 21, 32, 14


20.6°, 50, 72.5

hsl(20.6°, 50%, 72.5%)

HSV (or HSB)

20.6°, 31.8, 86.3

Web Safe




74.63, 13.402, 18.72


50.157, 47.692, 35.412


0.376, 0.358, 47.692


74.63, 23.023, 54.4


74.63, 31.336, 23.31


69.06, 12.676, 14.726


11011100, 10101110, 10010110

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