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* Canadian figure skater Joseph Phan wore an elegant purple costume for [[https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7ljtnm his long program]] during the 2019-2020 competitive season because he performed to "[[Music/LudwigVanBeethoven Emperor Concerto]]", and since purple is the colour of royalty, it conveys to the audience that he's portraying an emperor who is "dancing" at his court. Because he looks regal dressed in purple, it has earned him the FanNickname "Emperor Joseph." [[note]]There were two Holy Roman Emperors who were named Joseph.[[/note]]

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* Canadian figure skater Joseph Phan wore an elegant purple costume for [[https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7ljtnm [[https://streamable.com/4k3gx his long program]] during the 2019-2020 competitive season because he performed to "[[Music/LudwigVanBeethoven Emperor Concerto]]", and since purple is the colour of royalty, it conveys to the audience that he's portraying an emperor who is "dancing" at his court. Because he looks regal dressed in purple, it has earned him the FanNickname "Emperor Joseph." [[note]]There were two Holy Roman Emperors who were named Joseph.[[/note]]


* Each pantheon of gods in ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' has an aura of a different color. The new god of the goblins has a purple aura, different from any of the others. [[spoiler:The Snarl being made up of four colors, one from a pantheon which no longer exists, cannot be harmed by the other gods, but The Dark One's purple aura may lead to the defeat of the Snarl and salvation for the Order's world.]:

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* Each pantheon of gods in ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' has an aura of a different color. The new god of the goblins has a purple aura, different from any of the others. [[spoiler:The Snarl being made up of four colors, one from a pantheon which no longer exists, cannot be harmed by the other gods, but The Dark One's purple aura may lead to the defeat of the Snarl and salvation for the Order's world.]:]]


* Each pantheon of gods in ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick'' has an aura of a different color. The new god of the goblins has a purple aura, different from any of the others. [[spoiler:The Snarl being made up of four colors, one from a pantheon which no longer exists, cannot be harmed by the other gods, but The Dark One's purple aura may lead to the defeat of the Snarl and salvation for the Order's world.]:

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* Each pantheon of gods in ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick'' ''Webcomic/TheOrderOfTheStick'' has an aura of a different color. The new god of the goblins has a purple aura, different from any of the others. [[spoiler:The Snarl being made up of four colors, one from a pantheon which no longer exists, cannot be harmed by the other gods, but The Dark One's purple aura may lead to the defeat of the Snarl and salvation for the Order's world.]:

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* Each pantheon of gods in ''Webcomic/OrderOfTheStick'' has an aura of a different color. The new god of the goblins has a purple aura, different from any of the others. [[spoiler:The Snarl being made up of four colors, one from a pantheon which no longer exists, cannot be harmed by the other gods, but The Dark One's purple aura may lead to the defeat of the Snarl and salvation for the Order's world.]:


* In ''Webcomic/ChampionsOfFaraus'', Leilusa, a goddess of shadow, has a predominantly purple colour scheme.This also applies to her friend and co-owner/ruler of the Hyperia pantheon, Hyperion, a god of light, although he has ''much'' less purple in his colour scheme.



* In ''Webcomic/ChampionsOfFaraus'', Leilusa, a goddess of shadow, has a predominantly purple colour scheme.This also applies to her friend and co-owner/ruler of the Hyperia pantheon, Hyperion, a god of light, although he has ''much'' less purple in his colour scheme.

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* In the [[Literature/JackelianSeries Kingdom of Jackels]], worldsingers (wizards) snort a special snuff derived from purple flowers to enhance and focus their magic. Status within the order of worldsingers is indicated by tattoos of these same purple blossoms on the forehead: the more flowers, the stronger and higher-ranked the wizard.


* In ''Series/BabylonFive'' the Centauri invoke this: among them only nobles can wear purple; their secretfiles are called "Purple Files"; and their ships are painted purple. It's also played straight by Londo (wears purple as a noble, and is an AcePilot, a master swordsman and, when sufficiently motivated, an hell of a MagnificentBastard) and the Centauri warships (a near match for Minbari ships of similar size. The Minbari have the advantage of that stealth of theirs and thicker armour, but Centauri ships have showed comparable if not superior firepower, and only the [[SufficientlyAdvancedAlien First Ones]] can take that level of firepower and survive.)

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* In ''Series/BabylonFive'' the Centauri invoke this: among them only nobles can wear purple; their secretfiles are called "Purple Files"; and their ships are painted purple. It's also played straight by Londo (wears purple as a noble, and is an AcePilot, a master swordsman and, when sufficiently motivated, an hell of a MagnificentBastard) and the Centauri warships (a near match for Minbari ships of similar size. The Minbari have the advantage of that stealth of theirs and thicker armour, but Centauri ships have showed comparable if not superior firepower, and only the [[SufficientlyAdvancedAlien First Ones]] can take that level of firepower and survive.)) [[spoiler: The beam weaponry of the Shadow ships is also purple, and cut through the Younger Races' typical vessels like butter.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/HotWheelsAcceleracers'' has the Silencerz, a mysterious group with silver and purple colored cars that are technologically decades ahead of other teams. Among the abilities their cars can perform include: InvisibilityCloak, [[MasterOfDisguise disguising as the cars of other teams]], and {{EMP}} devices.

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** ''Series/KamenRiderZeroOne'' gives us Kamen Rider Horobi. His entire suit is purple, and he was able to [[CurbStompBattle utterly annihilate]] Kamen Rider Vulcan in his debut episode.

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* ''VideoGame/TykeAndSonsLumberCo'' has Seabill, a purple seagull who is [[spoiler:a ManipulativeBastard who creates homicidal machines. This is quite reminiscient of [[GreaterScopeVillain a certain key character]] in ''VideoGame/FiveNightsAtFreddys'', the inspiration for this game, who wears purple and builds murderous robots...]]


* Nicole the Holo-Lynx from ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'' wears a predominantly purple outfit. As an AI, she's the most powerful when she's in the digital world.



** Nicole the Holo-Lynx from ''ComicBook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog'' wears a predominantly purple outfit. As an AI, she's the most powerful when she's in the digital world.


* Canadian figure skater Joseph Phan wore an elegant purple costume for [[https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7ljtnm his long program]] during the 2019-2020 competitive season because performed to "[[Music/LudwigVanBeethoven Emperor Concerto]]", and since purple is the colour of royalty, it conveys to the audience that he's portraying an emperor who is "dancing" at his court. Because he looks regal dressed in purple, it has earned him the FanNickname "Emperor Joseph." [[note]]There were two Holy Roman Emperors who were named Joseph.[[/note]]

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* Canadian figure skater Joseph Phan wore an elegant purple costume for [[https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7ljtnm his long program]] during the 2019-2020 competitive season because he performed to "[[Music/LudwigVanBeethoven Emperor Concerto]]", and since purple is the colour of royalty, it conveys to the audience that he's portraying an emperor who is "dancing" at his court. Because he looks regal dressed in purple, it has earned him the FanNickname "Emperor Joseph." [[note]]There were two Holy Roman Emperors who were named Joseph.[[/note]]


* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' and ''Disney/FrozenII'': Queen Elsa's dresses when she's not wearing ones made out of ice are purple based.

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* ''Disney/{{Frozen}}'' and ''Disney/FrozenII'': Queen Elsa's dresses when she's not wearing ones made out of ice usually are purple based. It's also the color worn by Queen Iduna.


* Canadian figure skater Joseph Phan wore an elegant purple costume for [[https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7ljtnm his long program]] during the 2019-2020 competitive season because performed to "[[Music/LudwigVanBeethoven Emperor Concerto]]", and since purple is the colour of royalty, it conveys to the audience that he's portraying an emperor.

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* Canadian figure skater Joseph Phan wore an elegant purple costume for [[https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7ljtnm his long program]] during the 2019-2020 competitive season because performed to "[[Music/LudwigVanBeethoven Emperor Concerto]]", and since purple is the colour of royalty, it conveys to the audience that he's portraying an emperor.emperor who is "dancing" at his court. Because he looks regal dressed in purple, it has earned him the FanNickname "Emperor Joseph." [[note]]There were two Holy Roman Emperors who were named Joseph.[[/note]]


This trope existed at least as far back as AncientRome, where only [[ColorCodedPatrician the Patrician class]] was [[DressCode allowed to wear]] the [[ConspicuousConsumption expensive color]] called [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyrian_purple "Tyrian Purple"]]. Then purple became a common color for [[RequisiteRoyalRegalia royal robes]] in Europe.

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This trope existed at least as far back as AncientRome, where only [[ColorCodedPatrician the Patrician class]] was [[DressCode allowed to wear]] the [[ConspicuousConsumption expensive color]] called [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tyrian_purple "Tyrian Purple"]]. Then purple Purple later became a common color for [[RequisiteRoyalRegalia royal robes]] in Europe.


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* Canadian figure skater Joseph Phan wore an elegant purple costume for [[https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x7ljtnm his long program]] during the 2019-2020 competitive season because performed to "[[Music/LudwigVanBeethoven Emperor Concerto]]", and since purple is the colour of royalty, it conveys to the audience that he's portraying an emperor.

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