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->''I adore being dressed in something frilly\\
When my date comes to get me at my place\\
Out I go with my Joe or John or Billy\\
Like a filly who is ready for the race!\\
When I have a brand new hairdo\\
With my eyelashes all in curl\\
I float as the clouds on air do\\
I enjoy being a girl!''
->-- "I Enjoy Being a Girl", ''Literature/FlowerDrumSong''

The '''Girly Girl''' is a little girl or woman who likes things like floaty dresses and perfume and jewelry, etc. However having some of these attributes doesn't necessarily make a girl 'girly'. Depending on local norms, a tomboy may have some of these traits, and the variety of Girly girls is great enough that no one trait can be called essential. Therefore, it is nearly inevitable she will [[GirlyGirlWithATomboyStreak ''invert'']] the TomboyWithAGirlyStreak (which the tomboy plays straight).

No examples for this page, please. Put all your examples under one of the various traits associated with Girly Girls. If we don't have a subtrope for your specific Girly girl please feel free to use the YKTTW to create a trope for it.

Compare FemininityTropes. Contrasts with {{Tomboy}} and OneOfTheBoys.

!!Sub-tropes/Characteristics often attributed to Girly girls include:

* ActionFashionista
* AlphaBitch: A girly girl with a mean streak.
* AllGirlsLikePonies
* AllWomenLoveShoes
* CoyGirlishFlirtPose
* EveryProperLadyShouldCurtsy
* TheFashionista: Ladies need stylish clothes, don'tcha think?
* FeminineWomenCanCook: Home cooking marks a sign of a Girly Girl.
* FlowerInHerHair
* FragileFlower
* GirlinessUpgrade: A Tomboy becomes more of a Girly Girl.
* GirlishPigtails: Pigtails that make a girl look both young and girly.
* GirlsLoveStuffedAnimals: Femininity expressed through love of stuffed animals.
* GirlyBruiser: A girly girl who's also a CuteBruiser.
* GirlyGirlWithATomboyStreak: A girly girl with some tomboyish traits; the Tomboy is an inversion.
* GirlySkirtTwirl (another common pose)
* GracefulLadiesLikePurple: Wearing purple marks a Girly Girl who is graceful.
* {{Housewife}}
* InnocentFlowerGirl
* KickingAssInAllHerFinery: Not unusual for the LadyOfWar.
* KindlyHousekeeper
* TheLadysFavour
* LadyLegionnaireWear
* LadyOfBlackMagic: A Girly Girl with great magical power.
* LadyOfWar: Asskicking in a mature, girly way.
* LightFeminineAndDarkFeminine: Two Girly Girls represent different aspects of femininity, the innocent maiden and the sultry temptress.
* LipstickAndLoadMontage
* LipstickLesbian: A girl doesn't have to be [[ButchLesbian butch]] to like the ladies.
* UsefulNotes/LolitaFashion: Although most of the styles are very feminine since that's the point, Classic and specially Sweet are all about looking as girly as possible.
* LongHairIsFeminine: The longer a girl's hair is, the more girly she is.
* LovableAlphaBitch
* MeeknessIsWeakness
* MegaTwintails: Huge pair of pigtails that make a girl look even more adorable.
* {{Meido}}
* ParachutePetticoat
* ParasolOfPrettiness
* PinkMeansFeminine: Pink is the girliest of colors in many cultures.
* PrincessClassic (and by proxy, almost all PrincessTropes)
* PrincessPhase
* ProperLady
* RapunzelHair: A girl's hair is longer than usual because LongHairIsFeminine.
* SilkHidingSteel: A Girly Girl with a HiddenBadass side.
* SouthernBelle
* SpiritedYoungLady: Being independent, ambitious, and possibly proto-feminist doesn't mean one can't still ''be'' a Girly Girl.
* TextileWorkIsFeminine
* TomboyAngst: A tomboy who secretly wants to be girly.
* TomboyAndGirlyGirl: Another way a Girly Girl can be identified is through comparison to a tomboyish female character.
* TomboyWithAGirlyStreak: Sometimes a tomboy can have a girly side.
* TrueBlueFemininity: Girly Girl wears blue to indicate her femininity as a throwback to the olden days of when blue was the feminine color.
* UnwillinglyGirlyTomboy: A tomboy who reluctantly wears girly clothes or is involved in feminine activities.
* UsedToBeATomboy: A Girly Girl who was a Tomboy in their youth.
* VanityIsFeminine: Girly Girls are identified by the way they take care of their appearances.
* WomenAreDelicate
* {{Yandere}}: Typical yanderes are usually girly and love struck before turning out as violent.
* YamatoNadeshiko