The guy takes the girl out to buy some clothes. The girl vanishes into the changing booth, and performs a little fashion show, appearing in various catwalk-like poses and different outfits with increasing velocity. Either this utterly annoys the man, who is quickly running out of patience, or he's increasingly intrigued by those sexy outfits.

Mostly done in form of a {{Montage}}, where we see each outfit for a mere second, and then the guy's emotional (and often goofy) reaction. Three out of four times, the montage music will be Diana Ross' "I'm Coming Out".

Alternatively, the girl is the bride and the guy is exchanged for her best friend(s). This fashion show will be much more emotionally fraught, as the pressure to find [[PimpedOutDress "The One"]] mounts, and expect the scene to end with the bride (and possibly friends, and possibly the shop attendant) dissolving into tears -- whether of joy or [[{{Bridezilla}} frustration]] is another story. If a wedding is involved, this may be a sort of HardWorkMontage.

A SubTrope of CostumePorn. Compare ShoppingMontage, CostumeTestMontage, MakeoverMontage, FashionShow, FashionModel.



[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED'' gives Lacus Clyne one of these while on a break on the Moon. Each outfit she tries on gets an approval from her boyfriend, Kira. Eventually she accuses him of just nodding and saying yes without actually caring what she wears.
* The titular character of ''Anime/SoltyRei'' goes through a ''holographic'' dressing room while shopping for clothes, enabling a montage of costumes. The reactions of the man she is seeking the approval of range from indifference to irritation until, without looking at the [[RummageSaleReject outfit]], he finally snaps that the one she has on at the moment is fine.
* Happens in one episode of the anime ''Manga/DaiNoDaibouken'', with princess Leona doing the fashion show. One of the outfits she tries is in fact a bikini, which ends angering Pop (whom still suffers from a NoseBleed).
* Minako does this during the opening for the ''[[Anime/SailorMoon Sailor Moon S]]'' movie, ending with [[PrettyInMink a long fur coat]] and blowing a kiss like a movie star on the red carpet.
* When Kurumi, Yuki, and Rii visit an abandoned mall in ''Manga/SchoolLive'' one of the things they do is try on different clothes.

[[folder:Comic Books]]
* ''Terra'' #4 (February 2009) in the Franchise/DCUniverse. The title character has one when her friend ComicBook/PowerGirl takes her shopping for clothes.
* Meriem, Carrie and Mona do this when buying outfits for their girls' night out in ''ComicBook/{{Cavewoman}}: It's a Girl's Life''.

[[folder:Films -- Animation]]
* Charlie and Itchy take Anne-Marie shopping in ''WesternAnimation/AllDogsGoToHeaven''. In a clever variation, the outifts are revealed through a spinning full-length mirror.

[[folder:Films -- Live-Action]]
* Creator/MelGibson and his daughter in ''Film/WhatWomenWant''.
* In ''Film/{{Alfie}}'', Susan Sarandon's character and her husband do this; Alfie drops in and gives Sarandon some... advice, and hilarity ensues.
* ''Film/TankGirl'': The title character does one of these (without an audience) while trying on a bizarre series of costumes in Liquid Silver.
* ''Film/{{Xanadu}}'': When Sonny takes Danny (Creator/GeneKelly) shopping for a new outfit, Danny has one with music and dancing.
%%* "I'm Going Shopping With You" from ''Gold Diggers of 1935''.
%%* There is such a scene in ''Film/PrettyWoman''.
* Happens in ''Film/WhatAGirlWants'' with Amanda Bynes' character. Weirder though is that the guy is Colin Firth, her father.
* One of many RomCom tropes subverted in BromanticComedy ''Film/ILoveYouMan'', when Peter is trying on his tux.
* Happens in the ''Creator/DisneyChannel'' original movie ''Life-Size'', in which doll-turned-human Eve (played by Tyra Banks) tries on clothes so she can expand her wardrobe while a real person.
* Done in the LiveActionAdaptation of ''Manga/HighSchoolDebut'' with Haruna trying on clothes and Yoh watching.
* In ''Film/TheNewGuy'', this sequence is the first indication that Danielle (Creator/ElizaDushku) is interested in Diz (Creator/DJQualls). Why else would she take him along when she's looking for a new bikini?
* Tuesday Weld does this in ''Film/LordLoveADuck'' for her dad. The Freudian undertones are icky.
* The Brown-Eyed Girl scene in ''Film/SleepingWithTheEnemy''.
* Parodied in ''Film/{{Wasabi}}''. Hubert (Creator/JeanReno) takes his daughter Yumi for shopping, and while she's giving the usual fashion show, Hubert is also busy beating up yakuza that are trying to kidnap her, keeping the oblivious girl none-the-wiser.

[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/ThirtyRock:'' (Lampshaded, parodied and ultimately subverted) In the episode "flu Shot" the trope is played straight for two seconds in a flashback sequence, with Tracy and Jenna.
-->'''Liz:''' Stop. I don't need the Montage.\\
'''Jenna:''' Sometimes I was like this, ''[shakes head no]'' but other times I was like this ''[gives thumbs up]''.
* ''Series/GossipGirl'': In "Dare Devil", Jenny tries on outfit after outfit for Blair's approval, and met with such encouragement as, "Ugh. Too Series/HannahMontana."
* ''Series/ParksAndRecreation:'' Cold opening to the "Sweetums" episode, with Tom. It takes place in the office, but otherwise plays the trope straight
* One is alluded to in an episode of ''Series/LawAndOrderCriminalIntent'' where Goren et al are on the trail of his nemesis Nicole Wallace--her apprentice held one for her presumptive boyfriend, but was posing by the window so that Nicole herself could have a view of the outfits. This is the first clue in a string of clues leading Goren to Nicole.
* A rare male example in ''Series/EverybodyHatesChris'', the titular character coerces his mother into taking him shopping so he won't look bad during school's [[PictureDay picture day]].
* ''Series/MythBusters'':
** Used (of all things) for the B myth in the "Exploding Water Heater" episode. Said B myth dealt with jeans shrinking to the point of constricting blood flow, so Kari and Grant went shopping for jeans. Even more unusual in that most of the montage was dedicated to Grant rather than Kari.
** Another male example from another myth -- when the build team was seeing if defibrillator plus underwire bra equals burned patient, they needed bras that were the right size for their ballistics-gel stunt torso. It turned out that Tory's chest measurements were the closest. Cue Tory modeling bras for Grant.
* ''Series/{{Farscape}}''. John Crichton is given a vision of what life would be like if his alien friends lived with him on Earth. In one scene Aeryn is trying to choose a wedding dress.
-->'''Aeryn:''' ''[appearing in a rather revealing dress]'' What about this one?\\
'''John:''' That's good... Just not... for... the wedding. ''[chases a giggling Aeryn into the change booth, followed by the shop assistant scurrying to stop any hanky-panky]''
* Used with Charlie and Dean in an episode of ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'', with the montage set to "Walking on Sunshine". After each outfit the camera cuts to Dean either doing a thumbs down or a thumbs up. Charlie then lampshades the trope, pouting that Dean interrupted her montage [[LeftTheBackgroundMusicOn when he turns off the music on her smartphone]].

[[folder:Video Games]]
* PlayedForLaughs in ''VideoGame/LunarEternalBlue'': Lucia tries on several laughably inappropriate outfits at the carnival while Ronfar and Hiro play PeepingTom.

[[folder:Visual Novels]]
* In ''VisualNovel/KissedByTheBaddestBidder'', once Eisuke decides to have the protagonist act as his girlfriend the first order of business is to have her properly outfitted, which he accomplishes by taking her to a luxury clothing store and having her model a series of dresses until he finds one he approves of. The protagonist, who doesn't get much of a say in any of this, finds the whole experience confusing and exhausting rather than in any way enjoyable.

[[folder:Web Comics]]
* In ''Webcomic/LegendOfBill'', Gina goes through a three-strip fashion shop fashion show after she's been body-swapped with the Evil Queen Vasheeva. It starts [[ here.]]
* In ''Webcomic/AutumnBay'', Falchionne inflicts one of these on Lieutenant Bishop after he is transformed into a teenage girl by Nesariel.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* Played with in "WesternAnimation/SouthPark Is Gay!", in which the boys enthusiastically adopt the metrosexual lifestyle.
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheWeekenders'' when Tish is looking for a new look after getting a "B" and being deemed no longer suitable to be considered the nerd, her friends organized this. Complete with scoring.
* Inevitably happens in "Clothes Minded", the episode of ''WesternAnimation/KimPossible'' that mostly revolves around her search for a new mission outfit. The judgements come from her friend Monique, and ultimately nothing makes the grade.
* In ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'', [[CuteBookworm Twilight Sparkle]] and [[ShrinkingViolet Fluttershy]] go through this (in two different episodes), courtesy of [[TheFashionista Rarity]]. Though Twilight doesn't buy anything and Fluttershy is just modeling.
* Parodied along with the MakeoverMontage in ''WesternAnimation/CloneHigh''. Most notable, JFK and Ghandi, where Ghandi tries on what appears to be a carbon copy of JFK's striped shirt...three different times.