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

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.


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.

  • 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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