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Gossamer Veil vs Agreeable Gray: let’s compare!

Deciding between greige paint colors? Let’s compare Sherwin Williams Gossamer Veil vs Agreeable Gray and see which might be right for your home!

People love neutral paint colors, and a greige is a happy compromise for many households.

Greige paint colors are a mixture of gray and beige. These colors are universally loved because they are very neutral and work with a variety of lighting and decor situations.

Two of the most popular colors in this category are Gossamer Veil and Agreeable Gray.

Read my full review of Gossamer Veil

Read my full review of Agreeable Gray

Gossamer Veil vs Agreeable Gray

Gossamer Veil and Agreeable Gray are very similar at a glance. They have a very similar color depth (darkness) and seem to have similar undertones – until you really get them next to each other.

These are both super popular whole house paint colors because, while lighting effects them, they both look great in rooms regardless of the lighting situation.

gossamer veil vs agreeable gray

What is similar about Gossamer Veil vs Agreeable Gray?

These are both warm toned greige paint colors that look a lot alike at a glance.

The LRV – or darkness level – of these colors is very close to each other at a 60 and 62. With the slightly higher LRV, Gossamer Veil is slightly lighter than Agreeable Gray.

What is different about Gossamer Veil vs Agreeable Gray?

Gossamer VeilAgreeable Gray
RBGR:211 G:206 B:196R:209 G:203 B:193
UndertonesGossamer Veil has slight green – and sometimes purple – undertones. However, they are fairly light. This is considered a great neutral warm greige. Agreeable Gray is a warm toned shade of gray with pink/yellow/tan undertones


The biggest difference between these two colors is the undertones. You can really see it when you put them next to each other!

Gossamer Veil has a bit of green to it, while Agreeable Gray is more pink.

How do I decide between these two colors?

If you want a lighter, cleaner color, I suggest Gossamer Veil. It is more likely to look neutral in your lighting – though always look at samples in your actual space.

However, if you want something a bit warmer with a touch of pink to it, consider Agreeable Gray. It’s slightly darker, slightly warmer, and can feel cozy in a space.

Still not sure what paint color to choose?

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