My wife's favorite color is purple, and (as you know, since we've already discussed this) it's VERY difficult to find. She has settled for Spruce Green, for now. IMO, the Spruce Green is more vibrant color than the earth tones every body is either trying to find, or stay away from. I think the Spruce is a good middle ground. You still wouldn't stand out, but it doesn't look like a dead leaf, either.