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4th Oct '17 2:03:50 PM x_countryguy
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** Crocodile commits all his devious schemes decked out in one of the pimpest don outfits of all time, hell, one of the first things he does after [[spoiler: his arrest]] he gets a solid black even cooler version of the suit.
** Doflamingo, given that he is not only a Shichibuksi but also [[spoiler: the King of Dressrosa and [[strike:it is implied he has connections with the World Nobles]] he ''is'' a former World Noble himself.]]

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** Crocodile commits all his devious schemes decked out in one of the pimpest don outfits of all time, hell, one of the first things he does after [[spoiler: his [[spoiler:his arrest]] he gets a solid black even cooler version of the suit.
** Doflamingo, given that he is not only a Shichibuksi but also [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the King of Dressrosa and [[strike:it is implied he has connections with the World Nobles]] he ''is'' a former World Noble himself.]]



* [[spoiler: Akio Ohtori]] from ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'' not only dresses fabulously, but there's that ''car''...

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* [[spoiler: Akio [[spoiler:Akio Ohtori]] from ''Anime/RevolutionaryGirlUtena'' not only dresses fabulously, but there's that ''car''...



** The demon played by Gavin Rossdale and the angel played by [[Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia Jadis]] also wear some wicked suits, at least until the end where [[spoiler: the angel Gabriel is apparently an escaped mental patient reduced to some nice pants and a wifebeater/corset.]]

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** The demon played by Gavin Rossdale and the angel played by [[Film/TheChroniclesOfNarnia Jadis]] also wear some wicked suits, at least until the end where [[spoiler: the [[spoiler:the angel Gabriel is apparently an escaped mental patient reduced to some nice pants and a wifebeater/corset.]]



* James [=McCullen=] [[spoiler: AKA Destro]] and Storm Shadow in ''Film/GIJoeTheRiseOfCobra''.
* Patrick Bateman in ''Film/AmericanPsycho'' puts a great deal of importance on clothing, suits and fashion. He is careful to don a plastic raincoat before [[spoiler: killing Paul Allen]] so he doesn't get blood on his suit.

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* James [=McCullen=] [[spoiler: AKA [[spoiler:AKA Destro]] and Storm Shadow in ''Film/GIJoeTheRiseOfCobra''.
* Patrick Bateman in ''Film/AmericanPsycho'' puts a great deal of importance on clothing, suits and fashion. He is careful to don a plastic raincoat before [[spoiler: killing [[spoiler:killing Paul Allen]] so he doesn't get blood on his suit.



* The majority of gangsters in ''Film/TheGodfather'' and [[VideoGame/TheGodfather its game adaptation]] are BadassInANiceSuit, but Bruno Tattaglia goes one-up on the lot with a tux. He's a nasty piece of work, being responsible for the deaths of [[spoiler: Luca Brasi and, in the game, Frankie Malone.]]

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* The majority of gangsters in ''Film/TheGodfather'' and [[VideoGame/TheGodfather its game adaptation]] are BadassInANiceSuit, but Bruno Tattaglia goes one-up on the lot with a tux. He's a nasty piece of work, being responsible for the deaths of [[spoiler: Luca [[spoiler:Luca Brasi and, in the game, Frankie Malone.]]



* Woland of ''Literature/TheMasterAndMargarita'': throughout most of the book, he appears as a wealthy, educated, and flamboyantly dressed foreigner. He's also [[spoiler: Satan]], so evil comes naturally, although whether his actions are for good or ill constitutes a debate unto itself.

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* Woland of ''Literature/TheMasterAndMargarita'': throughout most of the book, he appears as a wealthy, educated, and flamboyantly dressed foreigner. He's also [[spoiler: Satan]], [[spoiler:Satan]], so evil comes naturally, although whether his actions are for good or ill constitutes a debate unto itself.



** There's also Hades, whose home is described as ''[[Literature/TheHobbit Smaug's hoard]]'', only with OCD and relentlessly good taste. In his capacity as the god of wealth, he's picked up a fair number of treasures over the millenia, a surprising number of which are artworks of various kinds. He also dresses well, and offers Harry a glass of very good wine. [[spoiler: Though as Harry points out, he's not evil; despite the tendency of modern authors to portray him as the Greek analog of Satan, he's actually HeroicNeutral]].

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** There's also Hades, whose home is described as ''[[Literature/TheHobbit Smaug's hoard]]'', only with OCD and relentlessly good taste. In his capacity as the god of wealth, he's picked up a fair number of treasures over the millenia, a surprising number of which are artworks of various kinds. He also dresses well, and offers Harry a glass of very good wine. [[spoiler: Though [[spoiler:Though as Harry points out, he's not evil; despite the tendency of modern authors to portray him as the Greek analog of Satan, he's actually HeroicNeutral]].



* All over the place in ''Series/ScreamQueens2015'', given that most of the cast are both [[RichBitch current or former members of Kappa House]] and [[TheSociopath certifiable sociopaths]]. Occasionally subverted with certain... [[FashionVictimVillain questionable fashion choices]] on part of [[AlphaBitch Channel #1]]. [[spoiler: Gigi is the best example, since she's a murderer ''and'' a fantastic decorator. Even [[TheHero Grace]] admits that some lamps she chose really tied her dad's living room together.]]

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* All over the place in ''Series/ScreamQueens2015'', given that most of the cast are both [[RichBitch current or former members of Kappa House]] and [[TheSociopath certifiable sociopaths]]. Occasionally subverted with certain... [[FashionVictimVillain questionable fashion choices]] on part of [[AlphaBitch Channel #1]]. [[spoiler: Gigi [[spoiler:Gigi is the best example, since she's a murderer ''and'' a fantastic decorator. Even [[TheHero Grace]] admits that some lamps she chose really tied her dad's living room together.]]



** Also subverted by Zinc Lablanc in ''VisualNovel/AceAttorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth''; despite the name of his {{Leitmotif}} being ''Man Of Wealth And Taste'', his outfit is incredibly gaudy, to the point of being worse than Redd's. The only thing Lablanc's really got going for him is that he doesn't have ridiculously-colored hair (blond, as opposed to purple). [[spoiler: Also he's not evil. Just annoying.]]

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** Also subverted by Zinc Lablanc in ''VisualNovel/AceAttorney Investigations: Miles Edgeworth''; despite the name of his {{Leitmotif}} being ''Man Of Wealth And Taste'', his outfit is incredibly gaudy, to the point of being worse than Redd's. The only thing Lablanc's really got going for him is that he doesn't have ridiculously-colored hair (blond, as opposed to purple). [[spoiler: Also [[spoiler:Also he's not evil. Just annoying.]]



* Cardinal Albert Simon from the ''VideoGame/ShadowHearts'' series is dressed impeccably, wearing a very neat black suit, WaistcoatOfStyle, pocket watch, and tall top hat (the game being set in 1913, it's thematic). [[spoiler: Being a WellIntentionedExtremist, one might say it's either subverted or played straight.]]

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* Cardinal Albert Simon from the ''VideoGame/ShadowHearts'' series is dressed impeccably, wearing a very neat black suit, WaistcoatOfStyle, pocket watch, and tall top hat (the game being set in 1913, it's thematic). [[spoiler: Being [[spoiler:Being a WellIntentionedExtremist, one might say it's either subverted or played straight.]]
5th Sep '17 4:29:29 PM Anata
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** The Immortal One manages to fit all aspects of the trope without even appearing on screen once. He is suave, WickedCultured and worldly.
26th Jun '17 6:01:40 PM cg12345
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* Harlem mob boss Cornell "Cottonmouth" Stokes from ''Series/LukeCage'' is always dressed to the nines in [[http://img.cinemablend.com/filter:scale/quill/2/9/b/5/d/f/29b5df1cbc55a946a980db774a723686971a758f.jpg?mw=600 dapper as hell suits]].
25th Jun '17 6:08:19 PM nombretomado
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* ''Franchise/TheVampireChronicles'': Lestat insists on being at the very height of fashion wherever he goes. Whether he's in a frock coat, three-piece business suit, BadassCape, or jeans and t-shirt, everything is of the highest quality and selected to convey the image Lestat wants to impart. Interestingly, Lestat seems to have an almost CloudCuckooLander-like attitude towards his wardrobe, veering wildly between disinterested and obsessive. Clothes that he gets dirty will often be shoved in the bottom dresser drawer and never thought of again, while he showers adoring affection for an old woman who knows the story behind the themed cameo-image buttons on the jacket he's wearing. He plays with a RefugeInAudacity approach in ''Blood Canticle'' when he and his latest proteges "invade" a remote Caribbean island: They could easily sneak in through the heavy jungle, or just use their powers and slaughter everyone between them and the information they're seeking, but Lestat instead decides to garb his coterie in the most outlandishly over-the-top outfits in their wardrobes and dazzle their way past the drug lords in residence: The young man with him dresses in a metallic gold three-piece suit, the young woman in a high-hemmed ostrich feather dress not out of place in the Roaring 20's, and himself in a full leather suit described in the book at least a half dozen times, because [[AuthorAppeal he likes it that damn much]].

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* ''Franchise/TheVampireChronicles'': ''Literature/TheVampireChronicles'': Lestat insists on being at the very height of fashion wherever he goes. Whether he's in a frock coat, three-piece business suit, BadassCape, or jeans and t-shirt, everything is of the highest quality and selected to convey the image Lestat wants to impart. Interestingly, Lestat seems to have an almost CloudCuckooLander-like attitude towards his wardrobe, veering wildly between disinterested and obsessive. Clothes that he gets dirty will often be shoved in the bottom dresser drawer and never thought of again, while he showers adoring affection for an old woman who knows the story behind the themed cameo-image buttons on the jacket he's wearing. He plays with a RefugeInAudacity approach in ''Blood Canticle'' when he and his latest proteges "invade" a remote Caribbean island: They could easily sneak in through the heavy jungle, or just use their powers and slaughter everyone between them and the information they're seeking, but Lestat instead decides to garb his coterie in the most outlandishly over-the-top outfits in their wardrobes and dazzle their way past the drug lords in residence: The young man with him dresses in a metallic gold three-piece suit, the young woman in a high-hemmed ostrich feather dress not out of place in the Roaring 20's, and himself in a full leather suit described in the book at least a half dozen times, because [[AuthorAppeal he likes it that damn much]].
25th Jun '17 1:33:54 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Literature/TheGuardians'', this is the form demons take to live among humans and tempt them into evil; at least one is a US Senator. Subverted when the Guardians can't find a demon and later realize it's taken the form of a ''[[DoubleStandard woman]]'' [[AlwaysMale of wealth and taste]].

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* In ''Literature/TheGuardians'', ''Literature/{{The Guardians|MeljeanBrook}}'', this is the form demons take to live among humans and tempt them into evil; at least one is a US Senator. Subverted when the Guardians can't find a demon and later realize it's taken the form of a ''[[DoubleStandard woman]]'' [[AlwaysMale of wealth and taste]].
10th Jun '17 9:53:38 PM creader
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* In Blood+, all of Diva's chevaliers are rich and well dressed. When not killing for Diva, they often attend fancy parties and run a major corporation.

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* In Blood+, ''Anime/BloodPlus'', all of Diva's chevaliers are rich and well dressed. When not killing for Diva, they often attend fancy parties and run a major corporation.
9th Jun '17 9:53:06 AM Gamermaster
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* ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}: Astamon, a charismatic Demon Man Digimon, is always dressed in a sharp pinstripe suit.

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* ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}: ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'': Astamon, a charismatic Demon Man Digimon, is always dressed in a sharp pinstripe suit.
21st May '17 2:59:23 PM CountDorku
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* Black Hat in ''WesternAnimation/{{Villainous}}'', who wears a black suit, grey waistcoat, red tie, monocle, and black top hat with red band. When he creates a duplicate of himself, we learn that he has a bowler hat ''under the top hat''.
28th Mar '17 7:01:11 PM nombretomado
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* Mr. Anon from ''OpenBlue'', a businessman who dresses in the snazziest outfits of the day, and whose [[DealWithTheDevil business involves payment that isn't in money]]...

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* Mr. Anon from ''OpenBlue'', ''Roleplay/OpenBlue'', a businessman who dresses in the snazziest outfits of the day, and whose [[DealWithTheDevil business involves payment that isn't in money]]...
21st Mar '17 4:30:01 PM nombretomado
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* In ''Film/DriveAngry'', the demon sent after NicolasCage's character, known as the Accountant (played by William Fichtner), wears a black suit that never tarnishes. He can crash in a car off a bridge and walk out dressed impeccably, without a single crease.

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* In ''Film/DriveAngry'', the demon sent after NicolasCage's Creator/NicolasCage's character, known as the Accountant (played by William Fichtner), wears a black suit that never tarnishes. He can crash in a car off a bridge and walk out dressed impeccably, without a single crease.
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