History Main / WomanInWhite

23rd Apr '17 2:14:53 PM Cieloazul
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In line with her purity theme, she may go [[DoesNotLikeShoes barefoot]]... but for a creepy contrast, she may leave behind FootprintsOfMuck.

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In line with her purity theme, she may go [[DoesNotLikeShoes barefoot]]... but for a creepy contrast, touch, she may do it in places and contexts where no common person would want to go shoeless. If her imagery definitely tilts toward the macabre, she might leave behind FootprintsOfMuck.
7th Apr '17 12:30:24 PM Iris
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** One of the most striking images from the extended edition of ''Film/TheReturnOfTheKing'' is Éowyn, the White Lady of Rohan, standing on a balcony in a flowing white gown with her blonde hair fluttering in the wind. As noted in the literature section, however, white is a bit impractical for things like killing the Witch-King and generally kicking ass on the battlefield, so she's not ''always'' in white.



* One of the most striking images from the extended edition of ''Film/TheReturnOfTheKing'' is Éowyn, the White Lady of Rohan, standing on a balcony in a flowing white gown with her blonde hair fluttering in the wind. As noted in the literature section, however, white is a bit impractical for things like killing the Witch-King and generally kicking ass on the battlefield, so she's not ''always'' in white.

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* One of ''{{Film/Pet}}'' has Holly, who qualifies for multiple variants, including [[spoiler: fragile, evil, and linked to death.]] And thanks to being played by Creator/KseniaSolo, she has the most striking images from the extended edition of ''Film/TheReturnOfTheKing'' is Éowyn, the White Lady of Rohan, standing on a balcony in a flowing white gown with her blonde pale skin and platinum-blonde hair fluttering in the wind. As noted in the literature section, however, white is a bit impractical for things like killing the Witch-King and generally kicking ass on the battlefield, so she's not ''always'' in white. as well.
2nd Apr '17 3:58:56 PM nombretomado
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* The unnamed girl from the PetShopBoys video [[http://youtu.be/ik2YF05iX2w Domino Dancing]] first appears in a white short dress. When [[spoiler:her position as the FemmeFatale in a fatal LoveTriangle is established]].

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* The unnamed girl from the PetShopBoys Music/PetShopBoys video [[http://youtu.be/ik2YF05iX2w Domino Dancing]] first appears in a white short dress. When [[spoiler:her position as the FemmeFatale in a fatal LoveTriangle is established]].
24th Mar '17 10:06:49 AM MJTrooper
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** In whart's been shown of the upcoming (as of March 2017) UpdatedReRelease of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden'', ''Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia'', Princess Celica is seen wearing a white short dress.

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** In whart's been shown of the upcoming (as of March 2017) UpdatedReRelease of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden'', ''Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia'', the remake of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden'', Princess Celica is seen wearing a white short dress.
22nd Mar '17 11:56:20 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* Princess Zelda from ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess,'' who combines this trope with GracefulLadiesWearPurple.
** Zelda in her Shrine Maiden dress in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword''.
** False Zelda in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosBrawl'' also falls under this.

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* Princess Zelda from ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess,'' who combines The titular princess of ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda'' tends to be associated with pink nowadays, but a few of her outfits fall under this trope with GracefulLadiesWearPurple.instead:
** Zelda in her Shrine Maiden dress in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword''. It's particular fitting, given that this Zelda is [[spoiler:a mortal reincarnation of the Goddess Hylia]].

** In ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaBreathOfTheWild''[='s=] memory sequences, Zelda in her Shrine Maiden wears a white ceremonial dress in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaSkywardSword''.
** False Zelda in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBrosBrawl'' also falls under this.
when [[spoiler:trying to unlock her divine ancestral magic. She ends up wearing it for 100 years as she's keeping Calamity Ganon sealed inside Hyrule Castle with her]].
18th Mar '17 10:41:26 AM ReynTime250
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** Lusamine and Lillie from ''VideoGame/PokemonSunAndMoon'' also count. Lusamine is covered with white skin and wears white stockings and a white top. [[spoiler: However this to show her as an EvilAlbino due to her being the most evil Pokemon villain yet]]. Lillie on the other hand is to show that LightIsGood and is extremely kind in contrast to [[EvilMatriarch Lusamine]]. Lillie is dressed in a white top to start with white skin and even after [[spoiler: she changes into her Z-Move outfit this is still the same]].
5th Mar '17 5:46:43 PM nombretomado
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* More MarvelComics examples:

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* More MarvelComics Creator/MarvelComics examples:
1st Mar '17 5:28:36 AM GlitteringFlowers
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** When forced to go to Hueco Mundo by the Arrancar, Orihime Inoue is given a white dress as well. She wears it until she's fully released and then Aizen's definitive defeat.

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** When forced to go to Hueco Mundo by the Arrancar, Orihime Inoue is given a white dress as well. She wears it until she's fully released and then Aizen's definitive defeat. Later Urahara trolls her into putting on a very {{stripperiffic}} outfit, which is also white save for a blue collar.



** In several openings and endings of the anime, however, Ran is seen playing wearing white clothes and playing the strope straight.

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** In several openings and endings of the anime, however, Ran is seen playing wearing white clothes dresses and playing the strope straight.



%%* Rei Ayanami from ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''.

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%%* * Rei Ayanami from ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''.''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion'' invokes the trope by wearing a white plug suit.



* In the ''Anime/SaintSeiya'' franchise, the BarrierMaiden who is the incarnation of the Goddess Athena tends to wear white. The prequel ''Manga/SaintSeiyaTheLostCanvas'' gives us Sasha aka the Athena from the [=17th=] century, and in the original series there is Saori Kido aka the Athena of the modern times. The Asgard Saga of the anime adds Princess Freya, while her sister Princess Hilda goes back and forth between TrueBlueFemininity or woman in black depending on whether she's BrainwashedAndCrazy or not.

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* In the ''Anime/SaintSeiya'' franchise, the BarrierMaiden who is the incarnation of the Goddess Athena tends to wear white. The prequel ''Manga/SaintSeiyaTheLostCanvas'' gives us has Sasha aka the Athena from the [=17th=] century, and in the original series there is Saori Kido aka the Athena of the modern times. The Asgard Saga of the anime adds Princess Freya, while her sister Princess Hilda goes back and forth between TrueBlueFemininity or woman in black depending on whether she's BrainwashedAndCrazy or not.



* When we first see Monica, the main character of ''Series/TouchedByAnAngel'', she's barefoot and wearing a simple white dress.

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* When we first see Monica, the main character of ''Series/TouchedByAnAngel'', she's barefoot and wearing a simple white dress. In fact, the angels in general tend to dress in white no matter what, with Monica and Tess as the biggest examples.



** Rena, Elice and Maria in ''Dark Dragon and the Sword of Light / Mystery of the Emblem''.
** Edain, Tailto, Lana (or her expy Manna), Deirdre, Julia, and Linda in ''Geneaology of the Holy War''.
** Safy, Selphina and Linoan in ''Thracia 776''.
** Ellen in ''The Sealed Sword''. Also, when Lilina is promoted to Sage, her sprite changes into a WomanInWhite one, despite official artwork showing that she's dressed in red and blue instead.
** Ninian, Isadora and Lady Eleanora in ''The Blazing Blade''.
** Natasha and L'Arachel in ''The Sacred Stones''.
** Leanne in ''Path of Radiance'', and Micaiah in ''Radiant Dawn'' after her second class change.

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** Rena, Elice and Maria in ''Dark ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemAkaneia Dark Dragon and the Sword of Light / Mystery of the Emblem''.
Emblem]]''.
** Edain, Tailto, Tailtiu, Lana (or her expy Manna), Muirne), Deirdre, Julia, and Linda in ''Geneaology ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Geneaology of the Holy War''.
War]]''.
** Safy, Selphina and Linoan in ''Thracia 776''.
''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemJugdral Thracia 776]]''.
** Ellen in ''The ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe The Sealed Sword''.Sword]]''. Also, when Lilina is promoted to Sage, her sprite changes into a WomanInWhite one, despite official artwork showing that she's dressed in red and blue instead.
** Ninian, Serra, Isadora and Lady Eleanora in ''The ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemElibe The Blazing Blade''.
Blade]]''.
** Natasha and L'Arachel in ''The Sacred Stones''.
''VideoGame/FireEmblemTheSacredStones''.
** Leanne and Elena in ''Path ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Path of Radiance'', Radiance]]'', and Micaiah in ''Radiant Dawn'' ''[[VideoGame/FireEmblemTellius Radiant Dawn]]'' after her second class change. change.
** The DLC Bride class from from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemAwakening'' gives the users white wedding dresses.
** Queen Mikoto and the female Nohr Noble from ''VideoGame/FireEmblemFates'' mix this with GoldAndWhiteAreDivine, and so does Princess Sakura, but only if she's promoted into Priestess. If Oboro is promoted into Spear Master, her blue and orange outfit will change into a white and blue one.
** In ''VideoGame/FireEmblemHeroes'', Princess Sharena and Anna wear white and gold clothes.
** In whart's been shown of the upcoming (as of March 2017) UpdatedReRelease of ''VideoGame/FireEmblemGaiden'', ''Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia'', Princess Celica is seen wearing a white short dress.
4th Feb '17 1:35:00 AM Doug86
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* In ''PennyDreadful'', Doctor Frankenstein dresses [[BrideOfFrankenstein Lily]] entirely in white as a way of projecting his poetic, Romantic tendencies onto her. He also mentions that he's never seen Vanessa wear white, to which she replies that it's "not my colour".

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* In ''PennyDreadful'', ''Series/PennyDreadful'', Doctor Frankenstein dresses [[BrideOfFrankenstein Lily]] entirely in white as a way of projecting his poetic, Romantic tendencies onto her. He also mentions that he's never seen Vanessa wear white, to which she replies that it's "not my colour".
22nd Jan '17 2:07:11 PM SwiftSeraph
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** Asuna is a nonmalicious example of this trope. She wears a white uniform with red trim after joining the Knights of the Blood Oath. Her ALO avatar wears a similar outfit, but with blue trim instead of red.
** [[spoiler: Yui]] is this as well. She wears a white dress and [[DoesNotLikeShoes goes barefoot]] in her human form. Averted when she's in her [[ExpositionFairy Navigation]] [[FairyCompanion Pixie]] form.

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** Asuna is a nonmalicious example of this trope. She wears a white uniform with red trim after joining the Knights of the Blood Oath. Her ALO avatar wears a similar outfit, but with blue trim instead of red.
** [[spoiler: Yui]] is this as well.this. She wears a white dress and [[DoesNotLikeShoes goes barefoot]] in her human form. Averted when she's in her [[ExpositionFairy Navigation]] [[FairyCompanion Pixie]] form.
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