Purple is an aesthetic that relates to the color purple. It, like many of the colors of the rainbow, can tie into multiple aesthetics.

Purple refers to any of a variety of colors with hue between red and blue. It is often confused with violet, even though there is a difference on contrary to popular belief. Purple is closer to red on the color wheel, but not as close as magenta, while violet is closer to blue, but not as close as indigo.[1]


Purple has a wide list of symbols, such as:

  • Power and royalty
  • Piety, faith, penitence, and theology
  • Vanity, extravagance, individualism
  • Artificiality
  • Ambiguity
  • Mourning




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