Burgundy is a brownish and purplish red. Its name originates with the color of wine from the Burgundy region of France known for its dry red wines made from Pinot noir grapes. Burgundy is a popular color for lipstick and hair dye. As a fabric color, burgundy tends to be perceived as historical or old fashioned as a similar color was often worn in the Medieval and Renaissance periods in Europe. The following are common variants of burgundy color.
Hot / Warm
BoldAristocraticHistorical, associated with Medieval and Renaissance fashions.Often used for important official documents such as passports.
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