See also Virgin in a White Dress. When women began marching for temperance in the United States, the symbolic purity of white clothing refuted accusations that women marching in the streets were women of the streets. Although it's well known that the Victorian era had a predominance of using blacks and shades of gray as mourning colours, what's less well known is that it had been traditional to wear white as a mourning colour. Ellen in The Sealed Sword. The tradition continued into the women's suffrage movement when women marched for votes. It's implied that she's not even human, but rather some kind of cave creature.
Normally, she wears purple, but her magical Dress of Heaven is white.
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Buffy wears white in the Two-Part Episode where she loses her virginity. She is introduced as a very mysterious woman who is obviously very important, matching the archetype. This can also apply to her in the musical's very contested sequel Love Never Dies , especially in the London production. When her position as the Femme Fatale in a fatal Love Triangle is established. In True Blood , Sookie Stackhouse in season one particularly before she sleeps with Bill for the first time is often dressed in white.