Created By: KZN02 on August 14, 2010 Last Edited By: KZN02 on August 14, 2010
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Improvised Clothes

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Sometimes you don't have the necessary materials on hand to make yourself clothes, so you have to use other things ...

Supertrope to Hand-or-Object Underwear, Bankruptcy Barrel, and Curtain Clothing. Compare Rummage Sale Reject.

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Anime and Manga

Comic Books
  • At one point in the The Avengers, Janet "the Wasp" Pym is caught without a costume, and wearing a non-shrinking dress, so takes a moment to fashion a restaurant napkin into a dress.

Film
  • The Jerk runs outside straight from the shower, he shields his unmentionables with two small dogs.

Newspaper Comics

Western Animation
  • The Little Mermaid: Ariel's first dress is an old sail strategically tied up with rope.
  • The Simpsons:
    Belle: Your son was trespassing on my property and destroyed a very valuable stone gargoyle and... are you wearing a grocery bag?
    Homer: I have misplaced my pants.
  • In an episode of SpongeBob SquarePants, Mr.Krabs admits that when he was younger his mother fashioned his clothes out of paper bags.
  • Chicken Little makes pants out of his homework.

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