A Closer Look at J.Crew's “Mercury Grey”J.Crew's Mercury Grey is a dark slate grey with a slight purple undertone. The hint of purple adds more warmth to the color, making it well suited for spring and summer festivities. Because this shade of gray does contain small portions of purple, it will match nicely with all reds, lavender, lilac, warm blues, as well as soft yellows. Not seeing the tie you like? Then please browse all our silver & gray ties .Great Ways to Wear One of These Mercury Grey TiesWhile gray and charcoal suits will certainly compliment all of the ties featured above, we actually like pairing these ties with “warmer” suit colors. One outfit we are especially fond of consists of a light beige suit, one of the white, gray, and black striped ties above, a solid white dress shirt, a solid black pocket square, and formal black oxford dress shoes – a look that perfectly blends warm summer hues with festively colored accessories.