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    The Color Of Wanda's Clothes In "WandaVision" Hinted At What Was Happening To Her All Along

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    Like millions of other people, I love Marvel movies. I'd consider that love to be a solid 83% of my personality.

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    I started seeing these movies in theaters when the first Avengers premiered (when I was 13) and have watched them in theaters ever since.

    Wanda has been one of my favorite Avengers since she stepped onto the scene in Age of Ultron, and as soon as they announced WandaVision, I made a point of scheduling weekly FaceTime dates with my sister so we could watch it together.

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    With both WandaVision and Sorry for Your Loss under her belt, please give Elizabeth Olsen all the Emmys.

    As soon as I saw the first commercial for the show, I knew that the color, costuming, and design would be more than just color, costuming, and design. And it all goes way beyond everything of Wanda's just being red.

    Black and white Wanda holds up a red and yellow toy helicopter
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    Hopefully you've finished watching the show if you're reading this, but just in case — spoilers ahead!!

    We don't see much color, besides some flashes of red, until the end of Episode 2.

    Black and white toaster with red blinking light and black and white hand with red blood
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    These bits are a great reminder that even though Wanda hadn't been named Scarlet Witch yet, her color is, in fact, scarlet.

    As soon as life in Westview becomes colorful, however, we can see that the characters' costumes are reminiscent of their uniforms in the Avengers movies.

    wanda dressed in red and vision dressed in yellow and green
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    Vision's sweater and slacks match what he wears in Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Wanda's all-red ensemble clearly references her own on-duty look.

    Vision dressed in yellow and green and Wanda dressed in red
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    Both Wanda and Vision keep their respective color schemes for a little while. Then things begin to change.

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    More and more, signature colors from the other characters start creeping their way into Wanda's wardrobe in Episode 3, which I think is a reference to her resurfacing trauma.

    Wanda reading a magazine dressed in blue and colorful stripes and a still of Vision dressed in green and Vanda dressed in red and blue
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    Pietro's blue and Vision's green can both be spotted in Wanda's costumes.

    The '80s episode is where we see the real shift because it almost entirely replaces Wanda's and Vision's colors with blue.

    Wanda and Vision dressed in blue and Billy and Tommy dressed in red and green
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    We should have seen Pietro coming, tbh.

    From then on, Wanda's usual scarlet is swapped for quite a lot of blue and gray as she's forced to deal with her loss in a way that she hasn't before.

    Wanda dressed in a blue flannel and gray shirt holds a red cereal bowl
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    There's still a bit of red, but suddenly we've got a lot of sad, sad gray — except for this amazing comic book tie-in that Wanda wears on Halloween:

    Wanda wearing an all-red Halloween costume
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    Even when red starts to creep its way back into Wanda's wardrobe, it's always paired with dark gray and blue.

    Wanda wears a gray shirt under a red, white. and blue track jacket
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    Sad Wanda.

    Here's another sad Wanda in red and gray:

    Crying Wanda wears a maroon shirt under a black hoodie and gray checked coat
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    Will this woman ever be happy again?! All I can hear during this scene now is "To Build a Home" by the Cinematic Orchestra, thanks to this TikTok.

    When Wanda finally steps into her role as Scarlet Witch in the final episode, it all comes full circle.

    Wanda wears a maroon, blue, and gray uniform
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    Not only is her new uniform a LOOK, but it's also gray, navy, and a purplish red or maroon — instead of the purer red from phases 2 and 3.

    Wanda wears a maroon, blue, and gray uniform
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    She's begun to face her trauma, and she's carrying her grief into the future — an incredibly empowering message after a year of real-world grief.

    Wanda floating in the air
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    All hail the queen.

    Wanda finally got the screen time she's always deserved — and I'm not complaining! But why didn't any of the other Avengers check on her? And what role will she play in Dr. Strange: Multiverse of Madness? Please stand by...

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