Maroon and Burgundy are similar colors, both are part of the color red family and they’re often confused with each other.
Differences and origins of Maroon and Burgundy
Maroon is a variant of red, a dark red brown color. It’s created from a combination of the three primary colors in paint (Subtractive RYB) red, blue and yellow. It gets its name from the word marron which is French in origin, it’s a large chestnut.
Burgundy is a more red purplish color, the balance between red and blue has changed to include higher levels of blue which gives it a purple tint. It gets its name from Burgundy wine, from the French region Burgundy.
Wearing, or to drive a Maroon or Burgundy car?
You like red however you want something a little more sophisticated, luxurious and reserved. It shows someone takes pride in their appearance. They more than likely want to be seen in a particular way which shows a strong interest in what others think of them.
Social status is probably something they often think about and seek. They may want to be seen as rich, in a financial way and also rich in character. Appearance is important however it would suggest an introverted personality that seeks value in their time alone.
It could also show some unconventional thinking, a desire for being unique and to express themselves without seeking attention.
- You value greatly your individuality and being unique.
- You love luxury items and you can be a little materialistic.
- You’re introverted and reserved in personality.
- You like to be seen as a person of wealth, sophistication and high social status. How others see you is important to you.
Increases energy in a thoughtful, dignified and controlled way.
Encourages seriousness and reserved character traits.
Encourages feelings of warmth and comfort.