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7th Apr '18 11:31:59 AM DragonQuestZ
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->''She was wearing a tight-fitting emerald satin dress, several ropes of rubies, and an absolutely simple white mink cloak.''
-->-- ''Literature/TheHundredAndOneDalmatians''
17th Nov '17 1:57:52 PM DragonQuestZ
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Even the lost cost furs still cost a considerable amount.

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Even the lost low cost furs can still cost a considerable amount.
6th Nov '17 7:14:25 PM DragonQuestZ
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Fancy, expensive clothing, used usually to show off the wealth of the wearer, to show that a character [[ConspicuousConsumption just made an extravagant purchase]], or [[GarnishingTheStory just because they look cool and/or pretty]].

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Fancy, expensive clothing, used usually to show off the wealth of the wearer, to show that a character [[ConspicuousConsumption just made an extravagant purchase]], to show off the wealth]] of either those wearing the clothes or who bought the clothes for them, because [[GarnishingTheStory just because they look looking cool and/or pretty]].
pretty]] isn't cheap.



* BattleBallgown
* BlingOfWar
* CoolCrown
* CostumePorn
* EnormousEngagementRing
* ErmineCapeEffect (just about wearing these clothes as much as the clothes themsevles)
* EverythingsSparklyWithJewelry
* FairytaleWeddingDress
* FashionMagazine
* FashionShow
* FluffyFashionFeathers
* GemEncrusted (many examples are clothing)
* GoingFurASwim
* GoldMakesEverythingShiny (since this includes gold on clothing)
* HappyHolidaysDress
* HighClassGlass
* HighClassGloves
* ImpracticallyFancyOutfit
* ItsFakeFurItsFine (opulence without certain issues)
* KickingAssInAllHerFinery (whatever the fancy outfit, she can fight in it)
* NakedInMink
* NiceHat (since the majority are fancy)
* NiceShoes
* OminousOperaCape (even for villains, it's a fancy accessory)
* PimpDuds
* PimpedOutCape
* PimpedOutDress
* PrettyInMink
* RegalRuff
* RequisiteRoyalRegalia
* SharpDressedMan
* SimpleYetOpulent (in that many examples are clothing)
* StylishProtectionGear (even if the standard protection gear can cost a lot)

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* BattleBallgown
BattleBallgown\\
No matter the ratio of armor to frills, it will still cost a pretty penny.
* BlingOfWar
BlingOfWar\\
For when the military often put the aristocracy in the highest ranks, so they had to make their station clear.
* CoolCrown
CoolCrown\\
Most examples are made of expensive materials.
* CostumePorn
CostumePorn\\
All those details take time, effort, and materials, which add up quickly.
* EnormousEngagementRing
EnormousEngagementRing\\
Ads used to say a suitor should spend two months' salary on one, at least.
* ErmineCapeEffect (just about ErmineCapeEffect\\
Even though the regalia is expensive, it doesn't make it not suitable for everyday wear.
* EverythingsSparklyWithJewelry\\
In most cases, it has little function than looking pretty, so this is showing wealth for the sake of showing it.
* FairytaleWeddingDress\\
Want to be a princess on your wedding day? Then the dress will cost a king's ransom.
* FashionMagazine\\
Most will show off designer clothes.
* FashionShow\\
To show clothes for high end clientele.
* FluffyFashionFeathers\\
The more plumes, and the more exotic bird, the higher the cost of
wearing these clothes as much as clothes.
* GemEncrusted\\
Cost of
the clothes themsevles)
jewels + cost of the fabric + cost of inserting the jewels on the fabric = pure sybaritic fashion.
* EverythingsSparklyWithJewelry
GoingFurASwim\\
Not that one's going to get their fur coat wet, but it's still showing wealth to wear one over your swimsuit.
* FairytaleWeddingDress
GoldMakesEverythingShiny\\
Gold lame is another sybaritic material.
* FashionMagazine
* FashionShow
* FluffyFashionFeathers
* GemEncrusted (many examples
HappyHolidaysDress\\
Christmas-themed frills
are clothing)
still going to cost a lot of milk and cookies to make.
* GoingFurASwim
HighClassGlass\\
Monocles won't fit one properly unless one puts up a lot of cash.
* GoldMakesEverythingShiny (since this includes gold on clothing)
HighClassGloves\\
You can have the fanciest dress, but it won't be as sophisticated without a pair of stylish gloves.
* HappyHolidaysDress
ImpracticallyFancyOutfit\\
It may not be easy to move in, but it fills the job of making it clear you could afford it.
* HighClassGlass
* HighClassGloves
* ImpracticallyFancyOutfit
* ItsFakeFurItsFine (opulence
ItsFakeFurItsFine\\
Opulence
without certain issues)
issues.
* KickingAssInAllHerFinery (whatever KickingAssInAllHerFinery\\
Whatever
the fancy outfit, she can fight in it)
it.
* NakedInMink
NakedInMink\\
Even if it's the only thing you wear, a fur coat still costs a lot.
* NiceHat (since NiceHat\\
Since
the majority are fancy)
fancy.
* NiceShoes
NiceShoes\\
You didn't get this at Payless.
* OminousOperaCape (even OminousOperaCape\\
Even
for villains, it's a fancy accessory)
accessory.
* PimpDuds
PimpDuds\\
They may have gotten their money for these clothes through shady means, but they still earned it.
* PimpedOutCape
* PimpedOutDress
* PrettyInMink
* RegalRuff
* RequisiteRoyalRegalia
* SharpDressedMan
* SimpleYetOpulent (in
PimpedOutCape\\
All those decorations will just jack up the cost of
that cape.
* PimpedOutDress\\
All those decorations will just jack up the cost of that dress.
* PrettyInMink\\
Even the lost cost furs still cost a considerable amount.
* RegalRuff\\
It wasn't cheap to make all those yards of fabric form that shape.
* RequisiteRoyalRegalia\\
The cost of these items are fit for a king.
* SharpDressedMan\\
A tailored suit takes a lot more time and work than an off-the-rack one.
* SimpleYetOpulent\\
Since
many examples are clothing)
clothing.
* StylishProtectionGear (even StylishProtectionGear\\
Even
if the standard protection gear can cost a lot)lot.
24th Jun '16 4:11:31 AM Morgenthaler
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15th Dec '15 1:53:05 PM DrNoPuma
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* RegalRuff
23rd Nov '15 2:11:27 AM DragonQuestZ
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* HighClassGloves
13th Oct '15 10:18:57 AM DragonQuestZ
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* HighClassGlass
14th Jan '15 2:18:26 PM MarqFJA
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Sometimes these outfits are fancy enough to be CostumePorn, which [[Administrivia/TropesAreFlexible can range between]] outfits that are [[SimpleYetAwesome elegantly simple]], to outfits so overdone they become ImpossiblyTackyClothes (and some [[IWasQuiteAFashionVictim fancy clothes of the past can seem that way]]).

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Sometimes these outfits are fancy enough to be CostumePorn, which [[Administrivia/TropesAreFlexible can range between]] outfits that are [[SimpleYetAwesome [[SimpleYetOpulent elegantly simple]], to outfits so overdone they become ImpossiblyTackyClothes (and some [[IWasQuiteAFashionVictim fancy clothes of the past can seem that way]]).
28th Nov '14 6:14:18 AM LondonKdS
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* BlingOfWar
1st Dec '13 7:57:25 AM LongLiveHumour
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Sometimes these outfits are fancy enough to be CostumePorn, which [[TropesAreFlexible can range between]] outfits that are [[SimpleYetAwesome elegantly simple]], to outfits so overdone they become ImpossiblyTackyClothes (and some [[IWasQuiteAFashionVictim fancy clothes of the past can seem that way]]).

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Sometimes these outfits are fancy enough to be CostumePorn, which [[TropesAreFlexible [[Administrivia/TropesAreFlexible can range between]] outfits that are [[SimpleYetAwesome elegantly simple]], to outfits so overdone they become ImpossiblyTackyClothes (and some [[IWasQuiteAFashionVictim fancy clothes of the past can seem that way]]).
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