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Amethyst: A Regal Shade of Purple We're Obsessed With

August 25, 2015

Purple can be dark and plummy, but our favorite take on this natural hue is so vibrant it almost glows. See how inspiring amethyst can be when paired with some of our other favorite colors.

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Photo: Kayla Kitts

Amethyst Color Palette

Taken straight from nature, this color palette of bold amethyst paired with lilac, deep gray and black is sexy and sophisticated with a touch of bohemian flair.

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Photo: Christina Wedge Photography

Sophisticated Style

A black wall provides a sophisticated backdrop to the eclectic bed in this boho-style bedroom. Bold purple accents brighten the sleek, neutral shades.

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Photo: Jaimie Belew. From: Jaimie Belew.

Fashion Inspiration

This formal sitting room features shoes as art and mirrored panels that draw the eye to an amethyst-colored ceiling.

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Photo: Emily Minton Redfield. From: Andrea Schumacher.

Pops of Purple

Shades of brown and lavender are brightened with pops of deep purple in this contemporary living room.

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