Navy blue was a reference to the color of the uniforms worn by officers in the British Royal Navy since 1748, and subsequently adopted in navies around the globe. In the late 1980s, this color was one of the original 16 HTML/CSS named colors formulated for standardized computer display.
What colors go with navy blue? It can generally be paired with any color, but works best with different hues of greens and purples. Even brighter tones like oranges, reds and yellows go well with this hue