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Mauve, Witch of the North, by Camila Vielmond
Made me laugh when I asked Camila permission to use Mauve for Sartorially Smart Heroines and she warned me: “Mauve is no heroine, she falls somewhere between the anti-hero and villain archetypes.” Which is perfectly fine with me: I admire good villainesses and keep intending to show them more love on the blog. (I’m always open to requests, folks. If you have a smartly dressed villainess you’d like to see, feel free to let me know!)
"[M]agnificent, mischievous bastard," was the description Camila gave for the charming Mauve, and I like to think Cam succeeded in this portrayal. Our clever caster looks rough—-battered even—-but in no way a victim. The scars on her face likely came from fights she started (and probably finished). All in all, I see in her a tough, smart, self-reliant character: qualities I admire and look for in heroines and villainesses alike.
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