marycatelli (marycatelli) wrote,

vanity of vanities

Read yet another fantasy story where the heroine objects to frills, ribbons and stuff on grounds of interfering with tomboyhood.

You know, I think it would be interesting to occasionally have a heroine who rejects the fancy clothes on grounds of not wanting to cater to vanity.  Historically it's even much more common.
Tags: cliches, heroes and villains, world-building: clothing

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