17 Best Greige Paint Colors Trending in 2023

17 Best Greige Paint Colors Trending in 2023

Having a lot of greige paint color options can be exciting, but do you know how to select the best ones? More importantly, how can you tell greige apart from warm gray or light beige? The possibilities for choosing greige colors are endless, and we are here to help.

We researched the available ones from Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore and picked the 17 best greige paint colors trending in 2023. Now, you do not have to sort through the numerous options; just go through our list and you cannot go wrong with any choice.

What Is Greige Paint Color?

Greige paint color combines gray and beige. This combination makes both colors richer but typically creates a mid-tone color. That means greige is usually a color that can work in a warm or cool color scheme, which is a huge advantage.

However, sometimes, the gray color may be more than the beige color, or the beige color may be more than the gray color. At other times, the percentage of both gray and beige are equal. These percentages determine whether a particular greige paint color leans toward cool, warm, or remains mid-tone.

What Are the Undertones of a Greige Paint Color?

Because greige is a color that is typically mid-toned, it can have warm and cool hues or undertones. Greige can have gray or beige/brown undertones. At other times, the color may have green undertones, although this is uncommon.

If a greige paint color has green undertones, it leans toward the cool side. The same is true for a greige paint color with gray undertones, although you may also find some greige colors with gray undertones leaning toward the warm side. But if the undertones are green, it is a cool greige paint color.

What Colors Go Well With Greige Paint Colors?

Since greige is a beautiful neutral that can lean toward warm or cool, it blends well with every color. The results may vary, but they always look great in any decor. Soft neutrals and white combined with greige produce an airy and fresh decor, even with low lighting.

Darker colors like navy and black make greige pop and look softer, creating a dramatic decor. Bright colors like red, yellow, bright blue, and orange make any room look vibrant and electric.

And because greige is neutral, it fits just about any room. Use it in your kitchen, bedroom, living room, dining room, study, den, cabinetry, on trims, on the exterior of your house, and anywhere else you want. The trick is to use the correct shade of greige for each place and complement it with the right colors based on the undertones.

17 Best Greige Paint Colors Trending in 2023

Let’s take a look at the best greige paint colors from Sherwin Williams and Benjamin Moore trending in 2023.

10 Best Greige Paint Colors from Sherwin Williams

1. Accessible Beige SW 7036

Accessible Beige SW 7036

Greige paint color with gray undertones

Accessible beige is a warm beige that performs beautifully in any room. Pair it with white or light neutrals, and the room looks like airy sunshine. And if you add an earthy tone like wood furnishing in the room, the color feels as if it wraps around you.

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1.Accessible Beige SW 7036

The best colors with which to coordinate Accessible Beige are Cadet, Sanderling, and Aesthetic White. You can also pair it with other white colors or darker shades to fit your unique taste. The greige paint color has an LRV of 58 and an RGB color balance of 209, 199, and 184.

2.Accessible Beige SW 7036

2. Agreeable Gray SW 7029

Agreeable Gray SW 7029

Greige paint color with beige undertones

This color appears more gray than beige, especially in a dimly lit room. But it has a certain warmness that can be attributed to the beige undertones. It is a fabulous color that fits white, gray, and dark colors.

1.Agreeable Gray SW 7029

If you decide to go with this shade of greige, consider coordinating it with Coral Rose, Extra White, and Incredible White. With an LRV of 60 and an RGB color code of 209, 203, and 193, Agreeable Gray is one of the best neutrals on our list and the most popular one from Sherwin Williams.

2.Agreeable Gray SW 7029

3. Dumpling SW 9616

 Dumpling SW 9616

Warm greige paint color with beige undertones

Unlike a few of the colors on our list, Dumpling has a true warmth that gently comes at you. The beige undertones make it warm, and we like how it turns any room into a cozy and inviting space.

1.Dumpling SW 9616

Because of how warm it is, red tones and wood colors go well with it. Light colors also blend in to soften it a little. So, consider pairing it with Alabaster, Coral Rose, or Pure White from Sherwin Williams. Dumpling has an RGB color value of 216, 208, and 193 respectively, and an LRV of 64.

2.Dumpling SW 9616

4. Rivers Edge SW 7517

Rivers Edge SW 7517

Light greige paint color with gray undertones

A beautiful shade of greige that reminds you of muted conversations and family times. Rivers Edge is a great neutral to consider if you want to add some softness to any decor. It is an excellent idea for any room and even the exterior of your house. Check out how Kylie M Interiors combines it with dark blue shades.

1.Rivers Edge SW 7517

Coordinate it with Fiery Brown, Mexican Sand, or Aesthetic White from Sherwin Williams. You can also opt for other colors like navy, brown, and peach. Rivers Edge has an LRV of 63 and an RGB color value of 219, 206, and 189 respectively.

2.Rivers Edge SW 7517

5. White Sesame SW 9586

White Sesame SW 9586

Light greige paint color with taupe undertones

White Sesame is a pretty light shade of greige; it is popularly called a taupe greige. And because it is light, it can pass for white. If you want a light neutral with a bit of color, consider using this color instead of white or off-white.

1.White Sesame SW 9586

Match it with colors like Warm Oatmeal and Oyster. With an LRV of 71, which is high, and an RGB color code of 227, 219, and 205 respectively, White Sesame is a warm neutral that can work with warm and cool color schemes.

2.White Sesame SW 9586

6. Mindful Gray SW 7016

Mindful Gray SW 7016

Warm greige paint color with gray undertones

This is a muted greige paint color that exudes a bit of warmth in certain lighting. Typically, it looks gray but with the right colors like white, it pops and shows its true shade, just like Kylie M Interiors shows in this decor.

1.Mindful Gray SW 7016

Because of its subdued tone and relatively low LRV of 48, coordinate Mindful Gray with colors like Eider White, Homburg Gray, and Pearly White. These colors will make this light greige pop.

2.Mindful Gray SW 7016

7. Drift of Mist SW 9166

Drift of Mist SW 9166

Light greige paint color with gray undertones

With a relatively high LRV of 69, Drift of Mist can reflect enough light to remove any moodiness from a room. It is a playful greige with gray undertones that you can use in powder rooms, cabinetry, or living rooms.

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1.Drift of Mist SW 9166

It has an RGB color code of 220, 216, and 208 respectively, so it may be best to coordinate it with Perle Noir, Polished Concrete, and Eider White. You can also select other complementary colors to bring out the color’s beauty.

2.Drift of Mist SW 9166

8. Grecian Ivory SW 7541

 Grecian Ivory SW 7541

Greige paint color with green-gray undertones

You may not know by just looking at your screen, but Grecian Ivory has a hint of green mixed with gray. It is a warm color that matches any decor. In artificial lighting, this color can give a light green hue.

1.Grecian Ivory SW 7541

So, keep this in mind before opting for it. It helps if you sample it before painting an entire wall or room with it. You can coordinate it with Avenue Tan, Mineral Gray, or Shoji White for the best results. It has an LRV of 63, and an RGB color balance of 216, 207, and 190.

2.Grecian Ivory SW 7541

9. Perfect Greige SW 6073

Perfect Greige SW 6073

Mid-tone greige with red undertones

We like this mid-tone greige because it is not only neutral but also mid-toned. That means it is in the middle of cool and warm and can work in any setting. In some rooms, it appears cool, but in others, it looks more warm than cool.

1.Perfect Greige SW 6073

Earthy tones work well with Perfect Greige, as well as light colors. Pair it with Hushed Auburn, Aesthetic White, and Heron Plume. These colors match Perfect Greige because it has an LRV of 42, which is relatively low, and an RGB color code of 183, 171, and 159 respectively.

2.Perfect Greige SW 6073

10. Taupe of the Morning SW 9590

Taupe of the Morning SW 9590

Light greige paint color with taupe undertones

Without any contrast, Taupe of the Morning looks off-white. But when contrasted with white, the color gives a slightly darker hue. Yet, it is a great alternative to bright neutrals if you do not want starkness. Check out this house and the contrast between white paint and Taupe of the Morning.

1.Taupe of the Morning SW 9590

With an LRV of 65, it is no surprise that this paint color is bright. Coordinate it with Eider White or brown earthy tones for the best results. It has an RGB color balance of 218, 210, and 198 respectively.

2.Taupe of the Morning SW 9590

7 Best Greige Paint Colors from Benjamin Moore

1. Revere Pewter HC-172

Revere Pewter HC-172

Warm greige paint color with hints of green

Revere Pewter is a popular color because of its versatility. It can fit in the pewter color family, but it is also a neutral gray that works perfectly well in many types of decor. Best of all, it is a mid-toned color, balancing between warm and cool.

1.Revere Pewter HC-172

You will notice a hint of green, especially when you have a bit of red or pink in the decor. This color has an LRV of 55.05 and an RGB color value of 204, 196, and 184 respectively. Because of these values, consider matching Revere Pewter with Fog Mist, Sparrow, White Dove, or Chelsea Gray.

2.Revere Pewter HC-172

2. Balboa Mist OC-27

Balboa Mist OC-27

Warm greige paint color with beige undertones

The elements and lighting in a room can significantly change the hues of this color, making it appear violet. However, it is a balanced greige that goes with anything and in any room. You have nothing to worry about if you choose this color for your bedroom, hallway, living room, or porch.

1.Balboa Mist OC-27

With an LRV of 65.53 and an RGB color code of 218, 214, and 204 respectively, consider pairing Balboa Mist with Barista, Flint, Rock Gray, and Cloud Cover. We are not surprised that this warm greige made it to our list.

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2.Balboa Mist OC-27

3. Edgecomb Gray HC-173

Edgecomb Gray HC-173

Cool greige paint color with green undertones

Ok, we know we say that this color is a cool greige, but it can also get a little warm in bright light. It is an amazing color for cabinets, so spice up your library, office, kitchen, or powder room if it looks too dull for your style.

1.Edgecomb Gray HC-173

Edgecomb Gray has an LRV of 63.09 and an RGB color code of 217, 211, and 196 respectively. With these numbers, you may want to coordinate it with Boothbay Gray, Dove Wing, Pashmina, and White Heron.

2.Edgecomb Gray HC-173

4. Classic Gray OC-23

 Classic Gray OC-23

Light greige paint color with gray undertones

Classic Gray is just that: classic. It looks like an off-white color or an extremely light shade of gray and can function in the place of these colors. However, it is a light greige color with soft gray hues that make all the difference.

1.Classic Gray OC-23

Use it as a whole room color or only for a portion of the room. With an LRV of 73.67, this color is very bright when there is a lot of light. Classic Gray has an RGB color value of 227, 224, and 215 respectively. Match it with Stone Brown, Stone Harbor, Indian River, or Simply White.

2.Classic Gray OC-23

5. Wish AF-680

Wish AF-680

Greige paint color with slightly beige undertones

This color is more gray than beige, so you can understand how much we like the combination. You get the best of both worlds without overdoing any of them. It is a comforting color that allows you to relax and play with the decor.

1.Wish AF-680

You can pair it with colors from Benjamin Moore such as Iron Mountain, Super White, Chambourd, and Steam. This is because of its LRV of 58.58 and RGB color code of 207, 202, and 194 respectively.

2.Wish AF-680

6. Pashmina AF-100

Pashmina AF-100

Mid-toned greige paint color with slightly green undertones

We are always on the lookout for mid-toned neutrals like Pashmina because of how versatile they can be. Pashmina works well with warm and cool settings, but in some lighting, it may show a slightly green hue. Fortunately, it is nothing overwhelming.

1.Pashmina AF-100

Pashmina has an LRV of 44.2 and an RGB color balance of 187, 178, and 161 respectively. To get the best out of this color, coordinate it with Providence Blue, White Dove, Cinder, or Deep in Thought.

2.Pashmina AF-100

7. Natural Cream OC-14

Natural Cream OC-14

Light greige paint color with slightly yellow undertones

This color is like butter; it reminds you of the creamy goodness that you want to run your hands over. We like that it is flattering on cool and warm color schemes, so use it in any room with any color. You cannot imagine it with white, can you? Check out this kitchen decor by Julie Blanner.

1.Natural Cream OC-14

While it has an LRV of 64.78 and an RGB color code of 218, 213, and 198 respectively, darker colors also work with it. At the same time, light colors complement it well. Try coordinating it with Boothbay Gray, Granite, Thunder, or Cloud Cover.

2.Natural Cream OC-14


You cannot get it wrong with greige paint colors like the ones on our list. Greige will always be a timeless paint color, and we have narrowed the list of the best to help you find what is trending in 2023. Try Revere Pewter, Pashmina, Agreeable Gray, or Accessible Beige to see how well they fit your decor.

Remember that greige can have varying hues in different lighting and around various elements. Also, the colors, in reality, are usually different from what you see on the screen. Therefore, try swatches or samples before deciding on any particular shade.

Have you used any of these colors? Share pictures and your experiences with us in the comment section.

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