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4th Dec '17 7:31:55 PM DragonQuestZ
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* WealthyYachtOwner[softreturn]A fancy boat just to show one can afford it.
11th Nov '17 4:16:30 PM DragonQuestZ
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* ErmineCapeEffect[softreturn]For royalty and nobility who choose to actually live like this.

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* ErmineCapeEffect[softreturn]For royalty and nobility who choose to actually live like this.wear their regalia everywhere.


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* GoingFurASwim[softreturn]Showing that you can afford to wear fur even everywhere.
6th Nov '17 7:36:32 AM DragonQuestZ
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Note some tropes here are not strictly for the most wealthy. Even middle class people can afford the occasional luxury. It's just that wealthy characters are more likely to have several of these instead of one or two.

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Note some tropes here are not strictly for the most wealthy. Even middle class people can afford the occasional luxury. It's just that wealthy characters are more likely to have several of these instead of one or two.
two, and of a much higher quality.



* FluffyFashionFeathers[softreturn]Feathers are glamorous.

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* FluffyFashionFeathers[softreturn]Feathers are glamorous.glamorous, even if just a plume or two.



* PrettyInMink[softreturn]Fur is glamorous.

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* PrettyInMink[softreturn]Fur is glamorous.garments are great to wear for warmth, or just for style.
2nd Nov '17 6:46:30 AM DragonQuestZ
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Such tropes can be functional (like a mansion for shelter, limo for travel, or fur coat in cold weather), or strictly sybaritic (like wearing lots of jewelry, gold-plating items, or wearing a fur coat in warm weather).
21st Jul '17 7:54:25 AM lakingsif
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* LuxuriousLiquor[softreturn]Luxurious lifestyle is told as casually drinking expensive alcohol.
25th Feb '17 9:57:10 PM Aiguille
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* LuxuryPrisonSuite[softreturn]An island of privilege in an ordinary prison.
24th Jun '16 4:11:14 AM Morgenthaler
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* OperaGloves[softreturn] When was the last time you heard of an aristocrat or socialite who ''didn't'' wear long gloves with her PimpedOutDress?
23rd Nov '15 2:11:18 AM DragonQuestZ
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* HighClassGloves[softreturn]Fancy gloves often set apart the old money from new.
3rd Nov '15 12:47:47 PM DarthRevanFTW
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* GrapesOfLuxury[softreturn]Being fed by servants.



* GrapesOfLuxury[softreturn]Being fed by servants.



* MoneyFetish[softreturn]When money itself it the luxury.

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* MoneyFetish[softreturn]When money itself it is the luxury.


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* StarshipLuxurious[softreturn]A CoolStarship with an overly fancy design and numerous luxuries.


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* TooImportantToWalk[softreturn]Having people carry you around on a litter, sedan chair, etc. to show off status.
27th May '15 12:41:07 PM lakingsif
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* TheRichHaveWhiteStuff[softreturn]The use of white belongings as a signifier of wealth.
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