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[[caption-width-right:333: You instantly know who this is, but how often has he actually ''worn'' this outfit?]]

An outfit that, for whatever reason, is considered iconic for a certain character. This can happen even if it's not intended to be embarrassing or funny, but simply a strange fashion choice. The character might never wear it again, nor even anything like it. Maybe the wardrobe people or artists were just bored one day. There's just something unique, inappropriate or just plain odd. Very rarely, the producers are aware of it, and it may become a sort of alternate outfit if a similar situation lets the makers bring it out again.

It can be even more noticeable in a character who [[LimitedWardrobe rarely wears anything else]]. {{Nice Hat}}s and CoolShades are especially prone to this.

Sometimes the popularity of these outfits make the writers have the character wear the outfit as much as possible. Then you have ClothesMakeTheLegend. Being remembered for ''lack'' of clothing would ([[FanDisservice probably]]) be BestKnownForTheFanservice.

Compare IconicItem. If what the character is called is itself derived from the outfit, in the PersonWithTheClothing.

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[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* Haruhi in ''Manga/OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' is first seen by the viewer in a plain, ugly sweater and glasses combo with messy hair. This is explained by a long string of coincidences and Haruhi's overall disinterest in fashion.
* ''Manga/{{Bleach}}'': Urahara's [[CoolHat hat]]. Also the black outfits they all wear, and Byakuya's weird... hair thingies.
* ''Franchise/SailorMoon'': There's also Sailor Mars's civilian outfit, a miko priestess outfit that is in some ways more recognizable than her Senshi uniform.
* The ''Manga/TokyoMewMew'' animators weren't so good with costume design, so most clothes that didn't first appear in the manga got weird looks. One recurring outfit, a white and lime green hooded top given to the resident [[AllGirlsWantBadBoys bad boy]], stuck out so much (both for the color scheme and for being out of character) that it appeared again, in a ''Manga/TanteiGakuenQ'' ending theme, worn by his [[ActorAllusion same-voiced]] {{Expy}}.
* ''Manga/DragonBall Z''
** Goku, Gohan, and Goten's signature orange gi is pretty iconic itself. Also, the battle armor with shoulder wings/spandex underwear that the Ginyu Force, Nappa, and Zarbon all wear.
** Piccolo's turban, white cape, and purple gi.
** On a more humorous level, Vegeta's [[RealMenWearPink pink]] [[GratuitousEnglish "BADMAN"]] shirt.
* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'': [[ActionGirl Setsuna]] was once made to wear a [[{{Moe}} cute]] alternate {{catgirl}} [[{{Meido}} maid]] costume to make her more attractive to the crowd watching her fights. She started wearing it later for no reason other than being popular with the readers -- the [[TransformationTrinket Pactio]] can be registered with a variety of outfits for battle. Maybe [[BodyguardCrush Konoka]] liked it...
* ''Anime/CodeGeass'': Lelouch vi Britannia's NiceHat after he [[spoiler:became Emperor of Britannia]] started a fanclub... before the episode aired. That entire outfit he wore is also quite distinctive, having been described as a cross between pope and old-fashioned sea captain, resulting in him being drawn in it whenever he shows up in new fan art, as opposed to his old Zero outfit, which was already quite iconic by itself.
* Sakura from ''Manga/CardcaptorSakura'' has her [[DressedAllInRubber rubber]] CatGirl {{Meido}} outfit, among others... In fact, in the series the same outfit is never used twice, which is done on purpose.
* ''Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann'' Kamina's CoolShades and ragged BadassCape.
* In ''Manga/{{Minami-ke}}'', Kana's "I AM BOSS" T-shirt led to her FanNickname.
* The mechanized Bonta-kun outfit probably gets more attention than most ''LightNovel/FullMetalPanic'' characters do naturally. It is a PoweredArmor suit that's essentially a miniature Arm Slave.
* Knuckles' wonderful, wonderful hat from the ''Anime/{{Sonic the Hedgehog|theMovie}}'' OVA.
** It even carried over to the AlternateTimeline [[Comicbook/ArchieComicsSonicTheHedgehog comic]] story ''Mobius: 25 Years Later'', where it's finally complemented with a form-fitting gray sleeveless jumpsuit (with his trademark white chest swoosh on the front), CrocodileDundee-esque leather vest, cowboy belt, and brown leather boots. It's become a IconicOutfit of its own.
** It appeared briefly in the regular timeline too, as a piece of clothing once worn by an ancestor of his. According to one letters page, the reason he never wears it is so it won't get damaged.
* Ryoma's outfit from ''Manga/GetterRobo Armageddon'' was supposed to be a reference to Shinichi from ''MajuSensen'', another series by KenIshikawa, but the popularity of the OVA [[WeirdAlEffect led to the iconic outfit being attributed to him instead]].
* ''Manga/DetectiveConan'': Conan Edogawa's suit and bowtie. He did had a case of LimitedWardrobe earlier, but even now he has a larger variety of clothes, his suit and bowtie not only means him, but also the entire meaning of GreatDetective. In modern comedic manga, changing to Conan's suit ''means'' s/he's going into GreatDetective mode.
* ''Manga/AxisPowersHetalia''
** England, in a single strip and most likely not in his right mind, dresses up in an angel outfit and calls himself "Britannia Angel". Only in one short strip did he do this, but there are a ''lot'' of fanworks of Britannia Angel.
** Also, England scores again with his "Sexy Waiter" outfit, which is basically the lower half of a [[NakedApron Hadaka Apron]].
** And then there's his BlackMagic get-up, aka [[BlackCloak the cloak]] that seems to come with its own DramaticWind.
** Poland crossdresses a grand total of three times in the entire series. The extent to which he does it in fanart is....much, much higher.
** Canada is commonly depicted in his military uniform... even though he has yet to actually wear it in the strips or anime.
* ''VisualNovel/HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi'':
** Rena's [[NiceHat hat]] is quite popular. Likewise her main outfit.
** [[FanserviceWithASmile Angel Mort's uniform]] is also quite popular. Only Shion and Rika ([[CustomUniform sort of]]) actually wear it in the story, but every single girl of the series has been portrayed at least once with it in extras or goodies. Hell, even the guys ([[FanDisservice yes, Ooishi too]]) had to wear it in a manga omake.
* ''VisualNovel/UminekoNoNakuKoroNi''
** And now we've got George's [[ShoutOut TOMITAKE]] [[VisualNovel/HigurashiNoNakuKoroNi FLASH]]! shirt.
** Kinzo's [[spoiler:and Battler]]'s cape is also fast-approaching this status.
* ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamSeedDestiny'' Yuna Roma Seiran's bright yellow pajamas mix this with {{Narm}} and FashionVictimVillain.
* In ''Manga/RanmaOneHalf'', the title character wears a wide variety of outfits throughout the course of the anime. He is likewise depicted wearing Chinese tangs in a variety of colors in promotional artwork for the manga.
* ''Anime/BubblegumCrisis'':
** The Knight Sabers in the original OVA had a variety of casual outfits, but the most memorable would probably be Linna's "cow sweater" and Sylia's inexplicably midriff-baring high-collared blouse.
** The 2040 version of Sylia had a Little Red Dress with AbsoluteCleavage that stuck in viewers' memory.
* ''Manga/BlackButler'': Ciel probably has more fan artwork of him in the [[{{Crossdresser}} dress]] he wore to the Viscount Druitt's ball than any other outfit he's worn. Cosplayers seem to love this outfit, too. Turns out [[http://www.amazon.co.jp/gp/product/B003XDT3RW?ie=UTF8&tag=pixiv-bn5-22&linkCode=as2&camp=247&creative=7399&creativeASIN=B003XDT3RW the creators liked it enough to base a figure on it.]]
* Four of the five main cast members of ''Franchise/LupinIII'' get iconic outfits:
** Lupin's red or green jacket paired with black or white pants and a black or blue shirt and yellow necktie -- which is doubly famous thanks to [[Creator/ShinichiWatanabe Nabeshin's]] AuthorAvatar [[ShoutOut stealing it...]] Hell, you don't even have to mention the name itself, all you have to say is "The Red Jacket" and a lot of people will instantly know what you're talking about.
** Jigen's dark suit with the fedora slouched over his eyes;
** Goemon's yukata and hakama;
** and Zenigata's conservative brown plainclothes suit, trenchcoat and fedora.
** Fujiko's doesn't wear her SpyCatsuit as much as the other four wear their outfits. In fact, due to her aversion to the LimitedWardrobe trope, Fujiko {{Cosplay}}ers aren't always recognized in the catsuit, either.
* The black outfits Section 9 wear in the VFormationTeamShot from the opening to the second season of ''Anime/GhostInTheShellStandAloneComplex''.
* ''LightNovel/{{Durarara}}''
** Shizuo Heiwajima is inseparably linked with his [[LimitedWardrobe endless supply of]] [[WaistcoatOfStyle bartender's uniforms]] to the point that they've wormed their way into both his [[FanNickname fandom]] (the Gartender) ''and'' [[RedBaron canon]] (God of Destruction in a Bartender Suit) nicknames.
** Also Celty's Kitty-Cat-Eared yellow biking helmet, which was a joke by the illustrater but loved so much by the animators that it became her stock outfit in the Anime. And no, the cat ears don't have anything to do with anything, especially when you know that Celty is a [[HumanoidAbomination Dullahan]].
* ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}''
** All of Ash's main outfits count, but his Ashley and {{meido}} outfits are remembered even though he only wore them once each.
** Wait, no mention of the iconic [[NiceHat Poké Ball-colored hat]]?
** Misty is most remembered in her original style for the anime, even more so than any of her game looks. ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''. even had her trophy with it, despite everything else being game-based.
* ''Manga/NabariNoOu'': Raikou's infamous [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/WAAAAT_1901.png "USA-CHAN" outfit]]. It's amazingly well-known for something he was only shown wearing for a ''single panel'' in the manga.
* ''LightNovel/SpiceAndWolf'': Horo is often remembered in either a purple long dress or... [[BestKnownForTheFanservice nothing...]]
* The Protect Gears from ''Anime/JinRohTheWolfBrigade'' and the rest of MamoruOshii's ''Kerberos Saga'' are {{Heavily Armored Mook}}s with [[GasMaskMooks gas masks]], {{red|EyesTakeWarning}} GlowingEyesOfDoom and an AmmunitionBackpack while toting [[{{BFG}} MG]]-[[MoreDakka 42]]s. Their distinct appearance has influenced the [[{{Killzone}} Helghast]] to the point where they're often confused for the other.
* ''Manga/OnePiece'': Pretty much ALL of the male Straw Hat Pirates' outfits are notable and memorable considering they don't change until well into the manga. And of course the [[NiceHat straw hat itself]].
** To a lesser extent, Robin's HellBentForLeather [[http://img3.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20090627050325/onepiece/images/6/62/Robin_Water_7_and_Enies_Lobby_Arc_Outfit.png outfit]] from the Enies Lobby arc. It's still appearing in games and other materials ''10 years'' after she stopped wearing it.
* After an episode of ''VideoGame/MegaManBattleNetwork'' had most of the main cast (yes, even the males) {{Cosplay}} as [[VirtualCelebrity Aki-chan]] to serve as decoys, with some of them looking patently ridiculous, drawing various characters in that cosplay caught on. Including characters who originally didn't do the cosplay in that particular episode, and ''especially'' characters who look even ''more'' ridiculous in it.
* ''VideoGame/InazumaEleven'' had a gag where Endou's mom wrote "Endou" in marker across the back of a pair of his boxers in embarrassingly large handwriting, to ensure he wouldn't get his laundry mixed up with anyone else's at an overnight training camp. That pair of boxers tends to show up in fan works as GoofyPrintUnderwear whenever a ComedicUnderwearExposure gag has Endou as one of the victims.
* ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica''
** Madoka is quite often drawn in the [[spoiler:white-dressed form she unveils when superpowered in the final episode, often referred to as "Goddess Madoka"]]. This outfit showed for probably about 2 seconds.
** Madoka's red hair ribbon becomes this in the last episode, when [[spoiler:she gives it to Homura. To fans of the series, long black hair + red ribbon instantly brings Homura (and Madoka) to mind.]] In the first episode, Madoka ''almost'' wears [[LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya a yellow ribbon]] instead, so the writers apparently planned its iconicness from the beginning.
* ''Anime/TigerAndBunny'' has what fans like to call the [[FanNickname crapsuit]], the spandex costume Kotetsu used to wear before Apollon Media made him don the PoweredArmor. Despite the name, it's popular enough to [[http://www.pixiv.net/tags.php?tag=%E3%82%AF%E3%82%BD%E3%82%B9%E3%83%BC%E3%83%84 warrant its own Pixiv tag]].
* As a broader, franchise-wide example, {{goggles|DoNothing}} on a ''Franchise/{{Digimon}}'' character have such a strong association with being worn by TheHero of whatever particular series that [[Anime/DigimonSavers Masaru]] not wearing them is downright unusual. It's more a franchise-wide thing than any particular character, but were it to be pinned to any particular character it would be [[Anime/DigimonAdventure Taichi]] ([[Manga/{{DigimonV-Tamer01}} both of him]]) as a result of FirstInstallmentWins, and because the exact same goggles were [[PassingTheTorch passed on to]] [[Anime/DigimonAdventure02 Daisuke]] (who even before that wore goggles of his own).
* ''Manga/{{Gintama}}'' has {{Lampshaded}} the series' LimitedWardrobe, but Okita's sleep mask has become emblematic of his character even though he only wore it once.
* Ask which outfit fans best remember Yusuke wearing in ''YuYuHakusho'' and nine out of ten times it'll be his trademark green school uniform. Even though he isn't seen regularly wearing it anymore by the time of the Dark Tournament arc, it's still the garb he's best known for.
* ''Manga/{{Naruto}}'':
** The main character wears vibrant orange-and-blue jacket and pants, an outfit famous for making him a HighlyVisibleNinja
** The green, skin-tight suit Lee and Guy wear is one of the most recognizable outfits in the series.
** Also, the standard green flak vest worn by Chunin and Jonin ninja.
** The outfit worn by all Akatsuki members: a black cloak that is decorated with red clouds.
* Alita/Gally's very first outfit in BattleAngelAlita[=/=]{{Gunnm}} was a sleeveless black jumpsuit with baggy beige-colored boots with large metal knee guards, and an equally baggy duster (that came off if any ass-kicking was needed.) It's since become her most iconic and recognizable outfit.
* The outfit of ''LightNovel/HaruhiSuzumiya'', complete with hair ribbon and school uniform, is so iconic that it has become a considerably famous in-joke in the otaku community that you can recognize her simply by her [[http://i3.kym-cdn.com/entries/icons/original/000/001/684/HaruhiLol.jpg color scheme]].
** Said joke even made it into ''RagnarokOnline'' with the skill icon for [[http://irowiki.org/cl/images/b/bb/Gloomy_Shyness.png Gloomy Shyness]] (also translatable as [[TitleDrop Melancholy]]).
** The [[PlayboyBunny bunny-girl outfits]]--unwillingly worn by Mikuru in the club's [[StylisticSuck horrible amateur film]], and occasionally [[ShamelessFanserviceGirl flaunted]] by Haruhi--proved so memetic that [[SexSells a lot of merchandise]] shoves the costume onto characters who never actually wore it, such as Asakura.
* The 3D Maneuver Gear from ''Manga/AttackOnTitan'' isn't worn by a particular character (rather, everybody wears it), but it's very distinctive. If you do need a specific, though less obvious example, add a red scarf to the gear for instant Mikasa.
** Also, [[NeatFreak Levi's cleaning outfit]], which he wore for a gag in a single scene, [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=chfmu7Jeyz0 has achieved memetic status.]]
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[[folder:Comic Books]]
* This is the reason why {{superhero}} characters wear [[ColorCodedForYourConvenience brightly colored]] {{spandex|LatexOrLeather}}. Also why most older characters are still wearing the same outfit they did decades earlier. The one time Comicbook/{{Superman}} had his outfit changed in canon is one of the bigger DorkAge moments of the 90s. And Superman's outfit was originally designed simply to be colorful and easy to draw, because comics had very limited printing capabilities in the 1940s. Whenever the comics change a character's look significantly, it likely won't stick to merchandising or adaptations. To wit; grey [[TheHulk Hulk]], {{Spider-Man}} and his black outfit, and {{Wolverine}} and his bone claws.
* Due to a strict LimitedWardrobe policy, heroes of classical FrancoBelgianComics have iconic outfits:
** In ''Franchise/{{Tintin}}'' : Tintin's brown pants and white socks; other main characters have unforgettable outfits: Captain Haddock, Professor Calculus, Thompson and Thomson... The orange spacesuit they wear in ''Explorers On The Moon'' is also iconic.
** [[ComicBook/SpirouAndFantasio Spirou]]'s red bellhop uniform.
** ComicBook/TheSmurfs' white hat and pants... and blue skin, even if the last one is not an outfit.
** ComicBook/LuckyLuke's white cowboy hat, yellow shirt, black vest and blue pants.
* Wolverine has two outfits that are used with almost equal prominence: he started in yellow and blue, moved to a brown and tan outfit, then returned to the yellow and blue because Jim Lee liked the look. The yellow and blue is slightly more prominent currently, but brown and tan has been used on occasion nevertheless. Another iconic feature for all his costumes is the distinctive brow extensions of their cowls; even in silhouette they're instantly recognizable.
* Franchise/{{Batman}}'s silhouette is so iconic he has a villain whose goal in life is just to steal his cowl. The fight for Batman's successor was even called Battle for the Cowl.
** Batman's outfit is continually tweaked [[http://cdn1.screenrant.com/wp-content/uploads/batman-infographic.jpg as this infographic shows nicely]]; the key is that the outline is identical.
** Scans_Daily has concluded that Russian fur cap that Franchise/{{Batman}} wears in ''SupermanRedSon'' is most likely the awesomest article of clothing in fiction. [[http://www.kingofslackers.com/comics/SexyHat.jpg It's okay if you want to touch it. That is the natural response to a hat so sexy.]]
** Franchise/{{Batman}}'s RoguesGallery has the market cornered on this trope. SelfDemonstrating/TheJoker's purple tuxedo, the Riddler's green outfit with the question marks and [[NiceHat bowler hat]], ComicBook/{{Catwoman}}'s catsuit, the Penguin's HighClassGlass and umbrellas... the list goes on.
** ComicBook/TheRiddler actually has ''two'' iconic outfits: the suit and bowler hat, and the tights. It depends on whether the portrayal is homaging Frank Gorshin or not.
* ''ComicBook/IncredibleHulk'': The Hulk's most usual clothing, purple pants ([[MagicPants that resist everything!]]).
* In ''{{Hellblazer}}'', John Constantine has been wearing the same [[BadassLongCoat trenchcoat]] for years, complete with a tie and a cigarette. A lot others [[TrenchcoatBrigade tried to copy his look]].
* YoungAvengers has some:
** Wiccan, [[http://colourmeshocked.files.wordpress.com/2007/11/hulkling__wiccan_001.jpg his cape and his (no longer worn) winged head piece.]] Everyone remembers the cape. Everyone remembers that time Wiccan worn the cape over his civilians. The Young Avengers el-jay comm has declared Wiccan/Cape to be canon and the comm's unanimously accepted OTP.
** Kate Bishop's [[http://marvel.com/universe3zx/images/thumb/8/82/LadyHawkeye01.jpg/440px-LadyHawkeye01.jpg "original" outfit]] consisting of a torn purple bridesmaid dress, Comicbook/BlackWidow's belt, Mockingbird's mask, and the original {{Hawkeye}}'s bow - ah remembered well. (This also led to her initially being referred to as "Hawkingbird")
* That one time SelfDemonstrating/{{Deadpool}} wore Marvel Girl's outfit. Because it was burned into the eyes of readers (you can't unsee it, even if you've never seen it!), but still remembered (though the panties turn up again later).
* The ComicBook/{{X-Men}} are invariably remembered, redrawn, and {{cosplay}}ed in their 90's era [[{{Image}} Jim Lee]] outfits, particularly Cyclops's blue-and-yellow chest belt and his UnderwearOfPower, Rogue's yellow-and-green bodysuit with headband and bomber jacket, Psylocke's LeotardOfPower, {{Storm}}'s [[http://starsmedia.ign.com/stars/image/article/913/913621/players-wanted-lego-x-men-20080925015901471-000.jpg white uniform]], and Jubilee's bright yellow trench coat and pink sunglasses. That the X-Men wore these during the height of their popularity (not to mention the [[WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}} '90s cartoon]] and ''VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom'' games) probably has something to do with it. Only Psylocke's bathing suit has survived to the present day. Storm also has her fan-beloved [[http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3551/3281477669_9d7be41ee7_b.jpg 80's leather outfit and mohawk]], with the mohawk eventually making a comeback when Brian Wood took over the book in 2013.
* ''ComicBook/{{Watchmen}}''
** If an iconic outfit can be extended to other people, fanart of Silhouette shows her as pretty fond of nurses, probably because the girl she kisses in the movie is a nurse.
** The canonical iconic outfit of ''Watchmen'' is Dr Manhattan's [[FullFrontalAssault lack thereof]].
** Rorschach's mask is his face.
** This goes more for the film than for the comic, but Adrian Veidt's delicious purple blazer so qualifies. He's dressed very innocuously most of the time, and the jacket's not exactly odd for the 80s, but when you think of Adrian Veidt, you probably think of him in that blazer. God, so purple.
* The Guy Fawkes mask from ''ComicBook/VForVendetta''. It's even used in [[ImageBoard Anonymous-based protests]]. Possibly subverted in that the mask is OlderThanSteam.
* Gwen Stacy's headband. The black headband has become such an iconic symbol that it's appeared in movies, cartoons, and even [[ItsALongStory Gwen's long-lost]] daughter Sarah was given one to remind us she looks exactly like Gwen.
** The outfit Gwen Stacy died in: Long green coat, black boots,shirt and a purple skirt. So iconic TheAmazingSpiderman2 actually pretty faithfully translated that outfit on to the screen and as soon as that photo linked everyone who knew anything about the character figured out the ForgoneConclusion
** Also, Mary Jane Watson's sleeveless black tank top and tight purple pants from her notorious first appearance - brought back in One More Day to remind us that this is Mary Jane.
* Delirium has a bunch of different hairstyles in ''ComicBook/TheSandman'', but what the fandom thinks of when they picture Delirium's hair is a style with [[MulticoloredHair multicolored]] [[FashionableAsymmetry flowing locks on one side of her head and a buzzcut on the other side]] (she appeared to have that hairstyle in her first major appearance, but closer inspection reveals the long part to be more like a mohawk that doesn't stick up. Which is why it keeps changing sides).
* In ''ComicBook/{{Transmetropolitan}}'', Spider Jerusalem wears a black jacket over a bare chest exposing his tattoos, black pants, black boots and his signature [[MakingASpectacleOfYourself asymmetrical sunglasses]]. He's almost never seen wearing anything else, but he ''does'' seem to like going naked.
* {{Zatanna}}'s tuxedo shirt, coat, tails, top hat, fishnets and thigh-high hooker boots.
* WonderWoman with her corset and [[FanNickname star spangled panties]]. DC has tried to give her pants on at least a couple of occasions. Never sticks.
* The Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles have their masks, belts, and elbow/knee pads. [[HalfDressedCartoonAnimal It's especially iconic because that's the ''only'' thing they wear]].
* ''JusticeSocietyOfAmerica'': Stargirl's braces. She got them all the way back in issue 2 of ''Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E.'', and even though she later got "invisible" braces, she still has them. Their possible removal was a central plot point in the last issue GeoffJohns wrote in the 2007-2011 run.
* ConanTheBarbarian can't be illustrated without the furry {{loincloth}}. You can give him a {{BFS}}, long black hair, and otherwise make him a WalkingShirtlessScene, but he's still not Conan without a furry loincloth. Note that neither the original Conan pulp stories by Creator/RobertEHoward nor the first Arnold movie nor even the FrankFrazetta paintings had him looking like this very often; the look mostly comes from MarvelComics, and the second Arnold movie bowed to this.
* ComicBook/IronMan has a iconic color scheme. His armor changes every few years (and with pretty much every artist change), but with a few notable exceptions (the Silver Centurion and Comicbook/WarMachine armors), it's ''always'' red and yellow/gold ever since the late 60s. The helmet is also very consistent with its stylized eyes and mouth, with the Modular Armor being one of the few without a mouth.
* Like Wolverine and the Riddler, Franchise/{{Spider-Man}} also has two iconic outfits -- the classic red and blue tights and the symbiote/black costume. In fact, people actually attribute it to his moods -- if he's wearing the black costume, ''run''.
** Immediately after getting rid of the black suit, Spidey was temporarily costumeless and had to borrow one of [[ComicBook/FantasticFour Johnny Storm's]] old uniforms, which lacked a mask so he also wore for a paper bag over his head. While only appearing for the one issue, the Bombastic Bagman costume has never been forgotten. It frequently shows up as an unlockable alternate outfit in Spider-Man games and is even occasionally alluded to in the comics themselves.
* Clark Kent also has a trademark look. Whenever a story is not specifically grounded in the present day (think Batman the Animated Series) Clark is usually seen wearing the fedora that used to be a standard part of his outfit in the 40's and 50's. Jimmy Olsen often wears a sweater vest and a bow tie.
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[[folder:Comic Strips]]
* ''ComicStrip/{{Peanuts}}'': Charlie Brown wouldn't be Charlie Brown without the zigzag stripe shirt. Ironically, in early comics he wore an ordinary blank shirt, but his zigzag has overshadowed it for good.
* ''ComicStrip/LittleOrphanAnnie'''s red dress and red curls. [[Theatre/{{Annie}} The musical]] plays off of this by only putting her in said outfit when she's adopted by Warbucks.
* ''ComicStrip/CalvinAndHobbes''
** Calvin is never seen without his red T-shirt, sneakers, and shorts-that-are-too-long-for-his-legs.
** Then there's STUPENDOUS Man! See above, but add a cape and a red Luchadore-esque mask.
** Spaceman Spiff's jumpsuit and blaster, plus goggles.
** Tracer Bullet's Fedora, cig, and BadassLongcoat. Possibly subverted, since {{Badass Longcoat}}s may or may not be Narm for viewers.
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[[folder:Fanfiction]]
* In the second season of ''Fanfic/ChildrenOfTime'', Literature/SherlockHolmes consents wearing an Inverness cloak for the sake of recognition, but draws the line at the deerstalker. (In this 'verse, he's worn the deerstalker only once, on Dartmoor, and the Inverness not at all before the 22nd century.)
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[[folder:Film -- Animation]]
* The iconic dress worn by {{Disney/Snow White|AndTheSevenDwarfs}}.
* Pretty much every DisneyPrincess has one of these. With the exception of Disney/{{Pocahontas}}, every single one of them had at least one wardrobe change during their respective movie. [[Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog Tiana]] sets the record with a multitude of clothing changes, plus a full-on frog transformation, while most Disney Princess media depict her in her PimpedOutDress.
* A little jarring in the case of Disney/{{Mulan}}, whose IconicOutfit is her matchmaker dress (which she was uncomfortable wearing), but even more for Disney/{{Rapunzel}} from ''Disney/{{Tangled}}'', whose long blonde hair is in every piece of merchandise... [[spoiler:while it being cut was what freed her from her oppressor.]]
* ''WesternAnimation/TheNightmareBeforeChristmas'':
** Jack Skellington's pin-striped tuxedo and bat bow-tie.
** Sally's stitched-up dress is pretty well-known as well.
* Mickey Mouse's Sorcerer's Apprentice robe (complete with Yen Sid's hat) from ''{{Disney/Fantasia}}''.
* {{Disney/Aladdin}}'s rags, which are more iconic than his princely attire. Possibly lampshaded in-universe with the fact that he seems more comfortable in them than his prince garb (considering the fact that he wears his rags more often in the TV series at least).
* Tinker Bell's dress as well as her outfits in the Franchise/DisneyFairies films.
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[[folder:Film -- Live-Action]]
* Creator/CharlieChaplin's Tramp outfit.
* Creator/BusterKeaton occasionally played {{Upper Class Twit}}s in well-tailored clothes, but is usually pictured in a baggy suit, slapshoes, and his trademark porkpie hat.
* HaroldLloyd's horn rim glasses.
* Franchise/IndianaJones' brown, tattered fedora, bomber jacket (Which he pretty much wears regardless of the weather or terrain) and [[WhipItGood bullwhip]]. To a slightly lesser degree, there's his satchel, which is actually a British UsefulNotes/WW1 gas mask pouch.
* ''Film/JamesBond'':
** The trademark tuxedo, of course. This has lead to a misguided notion that he wears nothing but it (a staple of the typical ShallowParody of the series), which isn't true. He wears plenty of normal, practical outfits (even military fatigues) and the tuxedo is limited mostly to social events. Bond's tuxedo is so emblematic that it's often invoked in [[TuxedoAndMartini things inspired by Bond]], as a ShoutOut.
** Honey Ryder's white bikini from ''Film/DrNo''.
** Blofeld's Mao suit, copied by parodies such as [[AustinPowers Dr. Evil]].
* ''Franchise/StarWars''
** Princess Leia's cinnamon-bun hairdo. Her white dress and blaster are also part of her classic look, but not as important as the hair. Her more famous outfit, ([[{{Stripperiffic}} if you can call it that...]]), is the [[GoGoEnslavement metal bikini]]. In fact, parody depictions will often combine the cinnabon hair and bikini, despite being from different movies.
** Han's vest and yellow-striped pants.
** Luke has a few:
*** His initial kimono-esque tunic and boots.
*** Luke's grey-green jacket and pants that he wore on Dagobah and Cloud City.
*** Luke's all black Jedi Knight shirt and pants, and brown robe.
** Obi-Wan's robe.
** Yoda's robe.
** The various Imperial armor types are all pretty iconic.
** Darth Vader's armor.
** The Emperor/Darth Sidious' black cloak.
** Boba Fett and Jango Fett's Mandalorian armor.
** Padmé's white outfit with the [[ClothingDamage erotically slashed shirt]] from ''Film/AttackOfTheClones'' or her [[CostumePorn elaborate royal costumes]], face paint from ''Film/ThePhantomMenace'' and her tan sleeveless outfit from ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith''.
* Creator/ClintEastwood's poncho in the [[SpaghettiWestern Leone Westerns]]. ''Film/TheGoodTheBadAndTheUgly'', which takes place chronologically earlier during the war (whether the characters are the same or not), doesn't give it to him until two and a half hours in.
* BruceLee
** The yellow and black tracksuit from ''Game of Death'' (although it only appeared in one movie for a few minutes), especially after UmaThurman wore the same outfit in ''Film/KillBill''. In fact, that track suit is one of the many ways to tell if someone's a BruceLeeClone.
** A close second would be bare-chested in black pants as seen in ''EnterTheDragon''.
* ''Franchise/ANightmareOnElmStreet'': A red and green striped sweater and fedora, with the razor-clawed glove on his right hand.
* Jason Voorhees' hockey mask from the ''Franchise/FridayThe13th'' series, which he put on in ''[[Film/FridayThe13thPartIII Part III]]''.
* The ''Film/{{Ghostbusters}}'' outfits are still a fancy dress mainstay, though the film was released over twenty years ago.
* TheBluesBrothers black suit pants and jackets, ties, shades, hats, and white shirts. [[CoolShades Mostly]] [[SunglassesAtNight the shades]], if anything gets parodied.
* ''Film/{{Labyrinth}}'': Jareth's tights. They could have been painted on. Well, they are often referred to as "criminally tight" pants for a reason.
* ''Film/TheNightOfTheHunter'': Harry Powell. KnuckleTattoos. That is all.
* ''Film/TheCabinetOfDrCaligari'': Dr. Caligari has stolen the top hat forever. And [[BrainwashedAndCrazy Cesare]] made [[LooksLikeCesare that whole look]] fashionable.
* ''Film/BreakfastAtTiffanys'': '''The''' LittleBlackDress.
* ''Film/{{Beetlejuice}}'': Betelgeuse's black and white striped suit is only one of about the six costumes he wears throughout the film, but it's the one everyone remembers.
** It was the outfit featured on the [[http://collider.com/wp-content/uploads/beetlejuice-poster.jpg movie poster]], and was the one carried over to [[http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5282/5196079540_3fb7f254f8.jpg his animated version]].
* ''Film/PiratesOfTheCaribbean''
** Captain Jack's hair (and everything in it) alongside his bandanna and, of course, [[NiceHat his hat]]. Pretty much everything about Captain Jack's appearance is iconic, especially his sometimes drunken swagger-stagger.
* ''Film/TheMask'': Stanley Ipkiss becomes The Mask four times. Only in one he wears that yellow zoot suit, but it's so iconic any derivative works, such as the video game and the AnimatedAdaptation, turns it into his regular outfit.
* In ''Film/BackToTheFuture'', Marty [=McFly=]'s orange/red "life preserver".
* [[FerrisBuellersDayOff Ferris Bueller's]] ugly orange-and-black sweater vest, worn over a plain white T-shirt. His TrueCompanions also have iconic items of clothing -- Cameron has his Red Wings jersey, and Sloane has her white fringed jacket.
* Film/{{Dracula|1931}}'s black suit and cape that Bela Lugosi wore. He was even buried in it.
* Hannibal Lecter's restraint mask from ''Film/TheSilenceOfTheLambs''. Not even mentioned in [[Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs the novel]] (he wore a hockey mask instead) and appearing only for a single scene in the movie, it went on to have a starring role in ''Film/{{Hannibal}}'', which opens with Mason Verger buying the mask for a ridiculous amount of money, has a scene of him wearing it and eventually putting it on Dr. Lecter. It gets featured again in ''Film/RedDragon'' for a brief scene and ''Film/HannibalRising'' features a moment with him putting on an ancient samurai mask that resembles his later restraint. The mask has become a symbol for Hannibal Lecter despite him wearing it for just a few minutes in every movie. The Iconic Mask latter appeared in advertising for the second season of [[Series/{{Hannibal}} the TV series]] but [[spoiler: this time it's Will Graham in the mask. Considering how the first season ended with him being framed for Hannibal's murders it's actually quite fitting.]]
* Bo Derek's yellow bathing suit and cornrows in ''10''.
* Jake Gyllenhaal's skeleton outfit in ''Film/DonnieDarko''.
* [[Film/{{Carrie 1976}} Carrie White]]'s [[BloodSplatteredWeddingDress pig-blood-drenched]] prom dress.
** To a lesser extent, Norma's red baseball cap in the '76 version, which she wore in every scene, even at prom and ''at the hairdresser'' (it rested on top of the hair dryer). Reportedly, the hat was the idea of her actress, P. J. Soles.
* Creator/LaurelAndHardy's bowler hats (often depicted in their movies' opening titles for instant identification) -- gives them a little dignity against all odds. True to the HatShop trope, wearing them in ''Way Out West'' marks them as out of their element.
* Alex's giant grey sweatshirt and red heels from ''Film/{{Flashdance}}''.
* JamesDean, in all post-mortem representations, is wearing the red windbreaker from ''RebelWithoutACause''.
** To the point where Fry's outfit from ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' is modeled after it.
* From ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', we have Alex with his boots, pajamas, jockstrap, bowler and fake eyelash on one eye.
* From ''Film/{{Inception}}'', Eames's Paisley shirt, Arthur's waistcoat and Ariadne's scarf has pretty much become character identifiers in fandom.
* In the ''Film/HarryPotter'' movies, the main trio's most memorable outfits outside of the Hogwarts uniforms and robes are the regular clothes they wore in the third act of ''[[Literature/HarryPotterAndThePrisonerOfAzkaban Prisoner of Azkaban]]''. Especially Hermione's pink hoodie. Plus the blue-grey T-shirt with blue trim that Harry wore in the third act. He wears it [[http://images1.fanpop.com/images/photos/2200000/Harry-Potter-and-The-Order-of-the-Phoenix-Screencap-harry-potter-2209536-1280-528.jpg throughout]] [[http://disparue.org/gallery/5/movies/hp6/images/hp6_3316.jpg the]] [[http://datruthisreal17.files.wordpress.com/2011/06/image2.jpg series]]
* Tony Manero in ''SaturdayNightFever'' wears different clothes throughout the movie but the white leisure suit is the one people remember most.
* AustinPowers' thick glasses, crushed velvet suits, Beatle boots and male symbol medallion.
* Fred Astaire's IconicOutfit has its own song: "Film/TopHat, White Tie and Tails". It also includes a cane, which isn't mentioned in the song.
* JohnnyDepp's portrayal of HunterSThompson in ''Film/FearAndLoathingInLasVegas'' is never without a pair of aviators, a cigarette holder sticking out of his mouth, and a bucket hat (or a green transparent visor.)
* Film/MadMax's [[HellBentForLeather leather jacket]] with the one torn sleeve and the armoured shoulder pad is iconic not only of the series itself, but of post apocalyptic cinema in general.
* The Ghostface Killer's (no, not [[Music/WuTangClan him]]) black robe and distinctive elongated white mask from the ''Franchise/{{Scream}}'' movies.
* [[Film/HardCandy Hayley Stark]] is always drawn and remembered in her [[LittleRedFightingHood red hoodie]], red leggings and beige skirt, although she spends most of the movie in jeans with her black tank top or green scrubs.
* The Driver from ''Film/{{Drive}}'': white satin jacket with embroidered gold scorpion on the back, brown leather driving gloves, skinny tight navy jeans and light colored madison boots.
* The costume that Catwoman stitched together in ''Film/BatmanReturns''.
* Parodied in ''Film/LastActionHero'': The "hero", played by ArnoldSchwarzenegger , wears a brown leather jacket, jeans, and a red t-shirt. When he opens his closet to change clothes, the closet is full of identical t-shirts, jeans, and jackets.
* The {{Terminator}}'s [[HellBentForLeather leather jacket]], black shirt and sunglasses.
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[[folder:Literature]]
* Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse
** [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Mitth%27raw%27nuruodo Thrawn]] is almost always depicted in the [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/File:Big_Thrawn.JPG white Grand Admiral outfit]], with or without the medals and [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/File:Thrawn.JPG gold epaulets]]. He wore a [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/File:OutboundFlight-cover.jpg black uniform]] as a [[OutboundFlight Commander of the Chiss Expansionary Defense Force]], and at various points he's said to be in such things as [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/File:Young_Thrawn.jpg animal skins]], a very fancy [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/File:DiscoThrawn.jpg robe]] dubbed "Disco Thrawn", stormtrooper armor, and [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/File:No_No...Not_Fett...Thr-err...Kast.jpg Mandalorian armor]]. He must have worn uniforms appropriate to his rank before making Grand Admiral, but even official art puts him in the white uniform. In ''Literature/GalaxyOfFear'' he was only a Captain, but [[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/File:TheSwarmCover.jpg look]]. Same with in TIEFighter. Depictions of him in his [[TheThrawnTrilogy final campaign]] also tend to have him cradling and stroking a ysalamiri [[RightHandCat like it's a cat]]; although he sometimes pets a ysalamir for emphasis, you can't really hold them that way.
** ''XWingSeries'': Wedge Antilles will [[NeverLiveItDown always be reminded]] of the lavender short pants and the Ewok thing, if we ask the writer AaronAllston. Those are more of {{Running Gag}}s -- but he's very much associated with the oh-so-very-''orange'' Rebel flight suits.
*** Corran Horn's [[http://images.wikia.com/starwars/images/5/5b/Hobbie-Corran-Atlas.jpg green]] flight suit became an iconic outfit in-universe, after his apparent death during the liberation of Coruscant, after which the New Republic briefly made it Rogue Squadron's standard uniform in his honor. Apparently the rest of the squadron went back to wearing orange after it was revealed that Corran wasn't really dead.
* Sam Spade. BadassLongcoat.
* [[YellowPeril Dr. Fu Manchu]] actually went so far as to lend his name to his style of BeardOfEvil. Oddly enough, Rohmer describes him as clean-shaven.
* ''Literature/HarryPotter''
** Harry Potter's big, round, black glasses. Combine with a striped scarf and/or school uniform, and you have one of the most easily recognizable outfits in history. Black robes are a plus, but not even entirely necessary.
* ''Literature/TheBabySittersClub'':
** Many of Claudia's.
** Dawn's "I'm Awesome!" necklace.
** The fandom loves to snark about the outfit Mallory wore to her first meeting: a red jumper with her name on it and white tights with little hearts.
* ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'': Harry Dresden's [[BadassLongcoat leather duster]]. Thanks to the book covers, his very nifty hat as well. This has become iconic enough that it became an instant and obvious ShoutOut to Dresden fans when NicolasCage wore a similar duster and hat in ''Film/TheSorcerersApprentice''.
* Literature/SherlockHolmes: [[NiceHat The deerstalker hat]] and pipe are instant signs of for anyone, anyone at all, that Holmes is being invoked. In the original novels of course it is essentially absent. The hat should be worn by a hunter, while most of his adventures occur around London (wearing it anywhere in the city would be like a modern detective wearing flannel, mud boots, and an Elmer Fudd-type hunting hat). He ''does'' wear an "ear-flapped travelling-cap" at least once when investigating a case in the country. Though he did smoke occasionally, he did not do so to the chain-smoker levels Pop Culture would have you believe. If anything, he's usually [[ValuesDissonance using cocaine]] rather than smoking a pipe.
** For that matter, his pipe is almost always shown in illustrations as a straight billard, whereas the bent pipe was first used by an actor who didn't want his mouth to be covered while speaking.
** Holmes ''is'' a chain-smoker, though, and Watson mentions several times that the smoke levels in the sitting room have reached London fog status. Holmes smokes cigarettes just as often as pipes, though, and he smokes several different pipes throughout the stories, one infamous example being his cherrywood, which he smokes when he is in a "disputatious" mood. Holmes's cocaine habit is brought up only in four stories out of sixty, and even then, we only see him injecting himself in just one of said stories. (And he only "uses" when he is bored, not ''during'' a case.)
** The deerstalker was actually the invention of Sidney Paget, the illustrator for ''Strand Magazine'', and he originally gave it to Holmes only when investigating in the country. With the start of ''The Memoirs'' and the story "Silver Blaze," Doyle decided to ThrowItIn by mentioning Holmes's "ear-flapped travelling-cap," obviously describing the deerstalker and making it canonical after all.
* ''Literature/TheCatcherInTheRye'': Holden Caufield's red hunting hat, turned backwards. And don't forget the duffel coat.
* The [[MalevolentMaskedMen phantom mask]] worn by ThePhantomOfTheOpera, completed with a [[SomethingAboutARose rose]].
** The musical pretty much codified the Phantom's ManOfWealthAndTaste look: tailcoat, [[BadassCape dramatically swirling cloak]], and a [[NiceHat fedora]] (the last item is such an essential part to the image for some fans that there were complaints when it wasn't included in the film). Note that the fedora would either be AnachronismStew or make The Phantom a VillainousCrossdresser (at the time the story was written and takes place, a fedora was ''women's'' fashion). A NiceHat has always been part of his Iconic Outfit; originally, however, it was a top hat instead.
*** Also his "Masque of the Red Death" costume.
* RobinHood's Lincoln green tunic and pointy hat.
* ''Literature/WheresWally'': The red and white striped shirt, hat with a red puffball, and round glasses are infamous. Popular, too; so much so that everyone in the damn books wears something that looks like it.
* ''Radio/TheShadow'' is best remembered on pulp-fiction covers for wearing a long black overcoat (sometimes with cape), red silk scarf, and black slouch hat.
* ''Literature/AliceInWonderland''. Oh, so many characters. Alice's blue dress and white pinafore, the Mad Hatter's crazy jacket and his hat with the price tag in it, the White Rabbit's waistcoat and watch...to name just a few.
* ''Literature/LordOfTheRings'': Gandalf's Wizard Classic ensemble basically codified what wizards wear. Everyone copied the look, and few avoided looking like Gandalf knock-offs.
* ''Franchise/TheHitchhikersGuideToTheGalaxy'': Arthur Dent's bathrobe; bonus points if he's holding a towel.
* Moist von Lipwig's golden suit in the Literature/{{Discworld}} novels ''Discworld/GoingPostal'' (with golden winged postman's cap) and ''Discworld/MakingMoney'' (with golden top hat) is an Iconic Outfit in-universe; TheNondescript Moist loves the fact that if he's not wearing it, he's not the Moist von Lipwig everyone recognises.
* Going ''[[OlderThanDirt way]]'' back, [[Literature/TheBible Jesus]] will be shown wearing a white toga with a red sash around the shoulder more often than not.
* Katniss Everdeen, in and out of universe. In ''Literature/TheHungerGames'', her black jacket and orange backpack are standard issue for the arena, but add her braid and her bow and you have an icon just about as recognisable as Harry Potter's scar-and-glasses look. In the sequels this develops into an in-universe iconic outfit. Her mocking jay dress and later mockingjay uniform which riffs on it are explicitly designed to make her iconic to the viewing public.
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[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* ''Series/DoctorWho'':
** The Fourth Doctor's bohemian outfit with the long scarf and the Fifth's cricket outfit, with, um, decorative vegetable. The Sixth and Seventh Doctors were intentionally designed to be as iconic as possible (the former involving a [[ImpossiblyTackyClothes profusion of colors]], the latter a shirt with question marks on it and an umbrella carried in any weather), but weren't as successful as the subtler examples.
*** The Fourth's Doctor's scarf is probably the most iconic item of any Doctor's outfit, based at least partially on Toulouse-Lautrec's [[http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/09/Lautrec_ambassadeurs%2C_aristide_bruant_%28poster%29_1892.jpg painting]] of Aristide Bruant. This was lampshaded in the audio "The Demon of Paris", where the story is started by the Doctor finding a version of the poster that was altered into a likeness of him.
*** Actually the scarf was an accident. The Doctor Who team contracted the scarf out to a knitter but kept changing the colors. She thought that they wanted to add those additional colors and wound up with an incredibly long scarf. [[ThrowItIn The team kept it as it fit the personality of the Doctor.]]
** Ten's penchant for wearing Converse sneakers with a brown pinstriped suit. The trenchcoat is also instantly recognizable.
** Eleven's bowtie. BowtiesAreCool. Also, briefly, fezzes and a Stetson he wore for all of a minute. ''That was all it needed''.
*** The fez, at least, is a justified case of this. Eleven clearly ''wanted'' the fez to become a regular part of his outfit, but [[CrowningMomentOfFunny River Song vaporized it with a laser gun because she thought it looked stupid]].
** Zoe is associated with the glittery catsuit that she wore in "The Mind Robber" and "The Invasion" much more than any of her other costumes.
** Turlough only wore shorts in his final episode but it's become quite memorable among some followers, due to it being...rather short. His school uniform is also well known cause that was (almost) all he wore.
** The [[ImpossiblyTackyClothes tacky op-art dress]] that Dodo wears in "The Celestial Toymaker" is the outfit primarily associated with her, even though she only wears it in one story, all but one episode of which is missing. Steven is also associated strongly with the striped polo-neck he wears in the same story, which his actor Peter Purves expressed disappointment with in an interview on the "The Tenth Planet" DVD extras; he claimed it wasn't even cool in the 1960s and wished that people associated him with the [[{{Costumer}} beautiful Renaissance clothes he got to wore in "The Massacre" instead]].
* [[Series/DoctorWho Captain]] [[Series/{{Torchwood}} Jack Harkness]] rocks his suspenders and especially his [[BadassLongcoat World War II Royal Air Force coat]].
* Series/UglyBetty's Guadalajara! poncho.
* ''Series/{{Glee}}'': Sue Sylvester's red track suit.
** And, to a lesser extent, Will Schuester's sweater vests.
* Catwoman's costume from the 1960s ''Series/{{Batman}}''.
* ''Series/HappyDays'': The Fonz in his iconic leather jacket, now hanging in the Smithsonian. Ironically, in his first few appearances he wore an ordinary windbreaker because the network that ''Happy Days'' was on wouldn't allow his character to be portrayed as a juvenile delinquent [[spoiler:even though he was]], but later allowed the jacket to be worn when the writers pointed out that it was legitimate safety equipment for a motorcycle rider.
* ''Series/MorkAndMindy'' Mork's rainbow braces/suspenders.
* Emma Peel of ''Series/TheAvengers'': black leather {{Spy Catsuit}}s. The thing is that they weren't very rugged and after any action scene all the seams would be ripped out, so after the first few episodes she stopped wearing them, but that is all that anybody remembers her wearing. Apart from the purple ones, of course.
* In ''Series/PowerRangersWildForce'', the previous season's Rangers came back during a teamup two-parter that the fandom remembers fondly. The fandom ''also'' fondly remembers the apocalyptic future-based [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/vlcsnap-7966220.jpg black leather/PVC outfit]] the Pink Ranger [[FanService was dressed in]] during her first appearance in said episodes as she singly handedly saves everybody else in the cast.
** There's also the cloak Andros wears in his EstablishingCharacterMoment in ''Series/PowerRangersInSpace''. Both times he's brought back for a crossover, he's shown wearing it.
** The Ranger outfit itself is iconic enough to be recognised by non-fans - base color bodysuit & helmet, long white gloves, boots & belt, and large black eyepiece on helmet, hardly varying from one season to another. Making it easy enough to create {{Evil Twin}}s for a MirrorMatch, just color the white parts black. There was an understandable InternetBacklash over the ''Series/JukenSentaiGekiranger'' (later ''Series/PowerRangersJungleFury'') outfits for having short-cuff gloves, ''shoes'' and ''no belts''.
* Much like Power Rangers above, ''Franchise/KamenRider'' is known for his bug-eye lenses, antennae, silver mandible mouthpiece, ScarfOfAsskicking (at least early on) and always, ALWAYS, the chunky belt buckle.
** Many of the Heisei Riders have a fairly set clothing style out of suit (for example, [[Series/KamenRiderDouble Shotaro]] and his fedoras and waistcoats, or his partner Philip and his far less common long-sleeved shirts and parkas) but special mention goes to [[Series/KamenRiderOOO Eiji Hino]], whose EstablishingCharacterMoment cemented his [[GoofyPrintUnderwear iconic Lack of an Outfit]].
* The regular ''Franchise/StarTrek'' uniforms. Actually, if you watch the entire run of the original 1960s Star Trek series, you notice that the character's uniforms changed fairly often, but one specific set of uniforms from the 1960s series has become iconic largely because that particular set was standardized in the later Star Trek cartoons and action figures of the early 1970s. Kids and teenagers who watched those cartoons and played with those action figures then tended to watch the original live-action shows with the retcon idea that the 1970s standardization had been there from the beginning of the 1960s series. Then, the Star Trek conventions of the 1970s deepened the collective impression that a specific set of the 1960s uniforms had been "the" uniforms. Those uniforms thus became iconic.
* ''Series/{{Firefly}}'':
** Jayne's clever homeknit hat -- "A man walks down the street in that hat, you know he's not afraid of anything."
** Also River's floaty skirts coupled with cycle shorts and big clompy boots... or not, as the plot demands.
** [[FanNickname Captain Tightpants]], anyone? Those, and his BadassLongcoat, from which the Browncoats take their name.
* ''Series/WhoseLineIsItAnyway''
** [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tq9slPefZwM Ryan's]] [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uv9Ai00eByU Shoes.]]
** And Colin's "tacky shirt", though he only wears it for one taping (which spawned two episodes).
* ''Series/BeakmansWorld'': Beakman's fluorescent green labcoat.
* From ''Series/RobinHood'': Much's hat. He wore it for three seasons straight.
* ''Series/TheRedGreenShow'': Red Green's red-and-green suspenders and plaid shirt.
* Series/{{Merlin}}'s Neckerchiefs. Also, the [[RobeAndWizardHat Hat]].
* [[YouAreNumberSix Number Six]] from ''Series/ThePrisoner'', with his white-piped black blazer.
* ''Series/{{Heroes}}'':
** Claire was defined by the writers as "The Cheerleader" from day one, so they always have to find a way to show her in a cheerleader outfit, even when it stretches credibility, and everyone still refers to her as "The Cheerleader".
** Mohinder's hot-pink shirt (matched with striped purple-and-yellow scarf). There are multiple crack fics starring it.
* ''Series/HomeImprovement'': Al Borland's flannel shirts.
* ''Series/AreYouBeingServed'': Captain Peacock's executive red carnation.
* ''Series/{{Supernatural}}'': Dean's leatherjacket, and even more so, Castiel's trenchcoat (which is modelled on [[ComicBook/{{Hellblazer}} John Constantine's]] trenchcoat) and blue tie. In "The Rapture", it is fairly weird to see Jimmy in other clothes.
* ''TheDukesOfHazzard'': Daisy Duke's incredibly high-cut, tight jean short-shorts. So much that they were named after her.
* ''HeeHaw'': Minnie Pearl's flowery straw hat with the price tag hanging from it.
* ''Series/BuffyTheVampireSlayer'': Spike's [[BadassLongcoat leather trench coat]], (which he took from the second Slayer he killed), combined with his bleached blond hair made for a pretty distinctive look. Series/{{Angel}}'s own BadassLongcoat also took on this status in the spinoff show.
* ''GossipGirl'': Chuck Bass' signature scarf.
** Headbands hadn´t been on trend for years, when the show started, and Blair is seldomly seen without one. Its lampshaded quite a few times, and she even gives headbands to prospect minions, in college.
* Charlie Harper's bowling t-shirts in Main/TwoAndAHalfMen. So iconic that, during Creator/CharlieSheen's (in)famous breakdown, when among other things he burned one of these in public and stated in interview how he hated them, it was already sure he wasn't going to come back to series.
* In ''Series/{{Sherlock}}'' the Deerstalker cap is an in-universe IconicOutfit, with Holmes getting photographed in it the *one* time he wears one and afterward being known as the detective with the hat.
** And of course, this particular take on the character actually has an iconic outfit of his own, even if it's not the one he's known for in-universe: the well-fitted shirt, expertly-tailored suit, slipknot blue scarf, and Belstaff greatcoat.
* ''FilmationsGhostbusters'': In the live-action series, Kong wore an orange sweatshirt with "5" stenciled on, a gray vest, green pants, and a porkpie hat. Spenser wore a blue zoot suit.
* ''[[HannahMontana Hannah Montana's]]'' blonde wigs. Her pink sparkly jacket and white jeans, maybe, too.
** Lilly Truscott's "Lola Luftnagle" "anime hair" wigs may count as well.
* Mike Nesmith's green wool-knit hat in ''TheMonkees''. The RealLife Mike wore it to keep his hair out of his eyes when stopping in on a laundry run when he went in the audition, and was identified by the show's producers in his audition tapes via this hat. He was even nicknamed "Wool Hat" in the PilotEpisode.
* ''Series/TeenWolf'': Stiles' red hoodies.
* Although it wasn't uncommon for them to change clothes, the human/humanoid cast members of ''Series/MysteryScienceTheater3000'' had more or less iconic outfits to fall back on the other 90% of the time: Joel and Mike's boiler suits, Dr. Forrester's neon-green lab coat, Frank's black smock, Observer's blue hooded cape (a constant across the evolution of his costume), Bobo's purple blazer. Pearl had ''two'' iconic outfits: the Day-Glo shirt, vest and skirt she wore in her earliest appearances, and the olive-drab monogrammed jacket she adopted near the end of the show's run.
** When they ''did'' make an obvious change, it was usually for a joke -- like the BrainBleach-inducing silver lamé outfit worn by Mike as part of a parody of Spanish-language kids' TV -- or it would have some connection back to their iconic outfits, like the neon-green tank top Dr. Forrester would change into for anything sports-related.
** Pearl Forrester probably changed clothes more often than any of the other characters, but in the Sci-Fi Channel years she had an iconic ''hairstyle'': regardless of what she was wearing, her hair was almost always pulled neatly back into a bun.
* Rod Roddy, the announcer on ''Series/ThePriceIsRight'' from 1985-2003, almost always wore custom-made Thai silk suits. However, they weren't seen in the last couple years of his tenure, as Rod had stopped appearing on camera for the most part.
* Sarah Lund's Faroe Isles woollen sweater in ''Series/{{Forbrydelsen}}''. It got so iconic that the ''Magazine/RadioTimes'' promoted the show's second season in the UK with a knitting pattern.
* ''Series/PersonOfInterest'' has John Reese and his nice suit. It took a while before Reese settled on his black suit/white shirt combo (though he'd worn other suits before), but he eventually becomes known as "The Man in the Suit." His rejection of the suit in "Lethe" and "Aletheia" is used to underscore [[ScrewThisImOuttaHere his disillusionment with the cause]], and him deciding to pick up a new suit in "4C" heralds [[HesBack his return]].
* An in-universe example occurs in ''Series/{{Sherlock}}'', when Sherlock grabs an unusual, completely outside of his usual fashion taste deerstalker hat in order to hide his face from paparazzi, with the result that he's photographed wearing the hat and his in-universe fandom assumes he wears it all the time. His fans routinely talk about it, and one of the fake kiss-and-tell stories that his fake {{Honey Trap}}ped girlfriend pulls on him has the headline "He made me wear the hat".
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[[folder:Music]]
* Music/TheBeatles' outfits (mostly the dark suits they wore on the ''Series/TheEdSullivanShow'', the tan Nehru jackets at Shea Stadium, and the colorful military outfits with epaulettes from ''Music/{{Sgt Pepper|sLonelyHeartsClubBand}}'').
* Music/ElvisPresley
** The white jumpsuit and shades he performed in during the Seventies.
** The black leather outfit he wore at his '68 Comeback Special.
* The green US army jacket Music/JohnLennon wore in the early Seventies. Also his distinctive round NHS glasses.
** The Greek fisherman's hat he wore in ''Film/{{Help}}'' might also count.
* CarlyRaeJepsen
** The cute "play" clothes and hair done in cute pig tails that she wore when car washing in the "Call Me Maybe" music video.
** The sexy black and white spagetti-strapped top and black mini dress and cute floral waist coat she wore at the beginning of the "This Kiss" music video.
*** The multicolored paints, cute sparkly pink spagetti-strapped top and adorable sparkly red vest she wore at the end of the video.
* Music/MichaelJackson
** The glove. Just the one.
** The ''Thriller'' red jumpsuit as well.
** His fedora.
** Pinstripe suit and blue armband.
* Music/{{KISS}}, both costumes and make-up.
* HairMetal in general.
* Music/{{Bjork}}'s swan dress.
** At the 2006 Academy Awards, Jon Stewart joked that "We're sorry Bjork couldn't join us this year. She was getting into her dress and Dick Cheney shot her."
** ''Series/{{MADtv}}'' paid homage to this outfit when a recurring character wore it. Her name: Ms. Swan.
* Music/JethroTull's Ian Anderson is known for the long black frock-coat, tight ballet tights, exaggerated codpiece, thigh-high boots and bedraggled long hair and [[BadassBeard beard]] he wore in TheSeventies, all of which Tull used for publicity long after he stopped adopting that style of clothing or hairstyle (he's actually {{bald|OfAwesome}}ing and wears a short goatee and less dramatic clothing in his old age).
* The white trousers and yellow leather jacket (and [[BadassMustache mustache]]) worn by [[Music/{{Queen}} Freddie Mercury]] during Queen's last tour in 1986.
** Before that, in TheSeventies, Freddie wore tight, [[CarpetOfVirility chest hair-exposing]] latex jumpsuits (often "checkerboard"-colored) and black fingernail polish onstage. Reputedly, when he adopted the "clone" '80's look, some fans threw shaving razors and bottles of nail polish at him in protest.
*** His "leatherman" suit and cap from the 1979 tour, and his "[[Film/FlashGordon Flash]]" t-shirts from the early [[TheEighties 80's]] are equally iconic.
* Music/{{ACDC}}: Angus Young's [[SchoolUniformsAreTheNewBlack school uniform]]. Brian Johnson's flat cap and black vest too.
* Music/TheSmashingPumpkins: Billy Corgan's Zero Star Shirt.
* Music/DavidBowie
** The [[http://www.5years.com/aladdin.htm lightning bolt makeup]] from the album cover and inner sleeve of ''Aladdin Sane'' (1973).
** The eyepatch he wore (due to conjunctivitis) during a Dutch television appearance in 1974 is forever tied to his character Halloween Jack from ''Diamond Dogs'', which he was promoting at the time.
* Music/OwlCity's "I AM" raglan.
* Music/KurtCobain
** He only wore a flannel shirt for a few months in 1990, but it is the article of clothing most frequently associated with both him and grunge fashion in general.
** Otherwise, his stripped shirt and jeans outfit from the [[Music/{{Nirvana}} "Smells Like Teen Spirit"]] video and that green sweater, jeans and sneakers outfit he wore during his MTV unplugged performance (Neversoft went with this look when he appeared on GuitarHero 5).
* [[Music/RageAgainstTheMachine Tom Morello's]] Boy Scout uniform, which, like the Kurt Cobain outfit mentioned above, he wore in his GuitarHero appearance.
* Music/{{Madonna}}'s conic bra. Honorable mention to the wedding dress on the ''Like a Virgin'' cover and the black dress from the "Like a Prayer" video.
* Geri Halliwell of the Music/SpiceGirls is usually remembered for wearing a dress with the Union Jack on it, which was surprisingly lampshaded at the Royal Wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton when a reporter pointed out a similar dress that an attendant was wearing. More recently, she teamed up with British clothing retailer Next to release her own line of Union Jack-designed clothing.
* Earlier, you had Pete Townshend wearing a Union Jack suit during the early days of Music/TheWho.
* Rapper Flavor Flav always wears a large clock around his neck.
* Similar to the Elvis example, [[Music/TheDoors Jim Morrison's]] own leather outfit that he wore in 1967-68.
* Miku Hatsune of ''Music/{{Vocaloid}}''. Both her futuristic [[ZettaiRyouiki schoolgirl]] [[DetachedSleeves uniform]] and [[StockUnderwear green-and-white striped panties]] are very iconic.
* Liberace says hello, by candlelight too.
* The outfits worn by Music/JenniferLopez at the 42nd Grammys and Gwyneth Paltrow in the 72nd Academy Awards, so much that [[http://www.tvguide.com/images/pgimg/matt-stone02.jpg they would later be worn by]] ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' creators, Creator/TreyParkerAndMattStone.
* Practically anything Music/LadyGaga wears, but her meat-dress deserves special mention.
* BritneySpears wore GirlishPigtails, a headset mic, a green, sparkly, [[MsFanservice form-fitting]], [[BareYourMidriff midriff-baring]] halter-top, low-rise white pants with kneepads and tennis shoes in the ''You Drive Me Crazy (Stop! Remix)'' music video, which carried over to her 1999-2000 ''"...Baby One More Time"'' tour (save for a pink top). It's [[http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Qe1bXkfUHkE/TjliYiiafpI/AAAAAAAAATE/a5FggJTI7q4/s1600/britbomt1999.jpg a very iconic look in a career of iconic looks]], and appeared in parodies of her for years.
** [[CatholicSchoolGirlsRule The school uniform]] she wore in the music video for "Baby One More Time" too.
* Music/EdithPiaf's LittleBlackDress.
* Music/DaftPunk are never seen without some sort of mask on either of their faces, but variations on [[http://www.gq.com/images/style/2013/05/daft-punk/daft-punk-630.jpg these two in particular]] seem to be the ons people remember the most.
* Music/GeorgeStrait: Cowboy hat, pressed shirt, belt buckle, jeans, cowboy boots. [[FollowTheLeader Copied by many other country music singers]].
* [[Music/GreenDay Billie Joe Armstrong]]: Black polo shirt, red tie, and {{Guyliner}}, which he wore during the ''Music/AmericanIdiot'' tour. He doesn't wear the black shirt and tie regularly anymore, but it remains his most iconic look.
* AmyWinehouse: BeehiveHairdo, thick black eye liner and tattoo's.
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[[folder:New Media]]
* [[GameFAQs Board 8]] has a wiki. The very first line in the page for one longtime regular is that he has an awesome shirt... with a link to the wiki page ''[[http://board8.wikia.com/wiki/Ulti%27s_shirt for the shirt.]]''
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[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* [[SuperSoldier Space]] [[WarriorMonk Marine]] [[PoweredArmor power armor]], with its distinctive "Death's Head" helmet and [[ShouldersOfDoom huge pauldrons]], is pretty much shorthand for ''TabletopGame/{{Warhammer 40000}}''.
** Games Workshop takes advantage of the iconic nature of certain factions' helmets by using stylized versions as shorthand logos on the packaging, most prominently Space Marine helmets and Eldar Guardians' tall pointy helmets.
** [[ThePoliticalOfficer Commissars]] generally wear their traditional [[BadassLongcoat black trenchcoats]] and [[NiceHat SS caps]] everywhere, even when camouflage (or at least other colors) would be more sensible, to the point that [[CommissarCap we've named the hats after them]].
** As of the most recent Eldar Codex there have been studio models demonstrating the variations in color scheme among different shrines within each Aspect, but the original shrine the relevant Phoenix Lord founded is almost always the scheme shown in official art.
** Almost every army with its own Codex has a 'poster child' subdivision that tends to make it into most of the official art, spinoff materials, and demonstration studio miniatures.
*** The Space Marines come in all the colors of the rainbow, but the blue and gold of the Ultramarines is undoubtedly the most well-recognized scheme.
*** The Tau have many septs with different schemes and tend to actually use camouflage, but the ochre and brown of the T'au sept is regarded as their dress uniform and tends to be shown more often.
*** The Sisters of Battle have many different sects and priories, but the most widespread scheme among the studio models is the black and red with white helmets of the Order of Our Martyred Lady.
*** The Imperial Guard comes in countless different shapes and sizes, but the dull greens of the Cadian regiments are the most popular paint scheme.
*** The black and blue with red runes of Asdrubael Vect's Kabal tends to be the color scheme seen most amongst the Dark Eldar.
** The Eldar are the only real exception to the 'poster child' theorem, given the variety of units available; the studio army that shows up in the pictures on the boxes is painted in the red and white of Saim-Hann, but the blue and yellow of Iyanden, the white and green of Biel-Tan, the mottled blue and yellow helmets of Alaitoc, and the black and bone white of Ulthwe are almost as popular.
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[[folder:Theater]]
* Mark Cohen's scarf from ''Theatre/{{Rent}}''. Heck, some people even [[CargoShip ship him with it]].
* The popular dress from ''Theatre/{{Wicked}}''. {{Cheeseypoofs}} has seen people tried to find it so they can go as Galinda for halloween.
* Quite a few from ''Theatre/LesMiserables'' (Valjean's national guard outfit, Eponine's trenchcoat and hat, Cosette's black dress), but most notably the red vest that Enjolras wears from the Act 1 finale onwards. It's known as the "[[FanNickname Red Vest Of Doom]]" to fans.
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[[folder:Toys]]
* Holly Hobbie's patchwork dress and bonnet.
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* Appearing (or not) in a variety of media, ''CarmenSandiego'' has her matching red hat and trenchcoat.
* ''VideoGame/{{Brink}}'' has near-infinite potential for iconic outfits, but one, created in the early days of Brink, stands out-Designing a black guy with skull facepaint, [[http://brink.wikia.com/wiki/The_Wasted The Wasted jacket]], [[http://brink.wikia.com/wiki/The_G The G pants]], and dreadlocks is a very popular choice among players, possibly because of how grungy it looks and how it is damn near invisible on the infamous Container City map and Shipyard map is very popular. It may have originated with an Xbox player named Haru Daniels.
* ''VideoGame/{{Scribblenauts}}'': Maxwell. ''[[NiceHat Rooster helmet.]]'' That is all.
* ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros''
** [[NiceHat Red cap]], white gloves, blue overalls.
** Green cap, white gloves, darker blue overalls.
** Yellow cap, white gloves, purple overalls.
** [[CoolCrown Gold crown]], white gloves, [[PrincessesPreferPink pink dress]].
** Donkey Kong's monogrammed necktie.
** [[VideoGame/DonkeyKong Pauline's]] torn red dress is {{enforced|Trope}} as this in the ''VideoGame/MarioVsDonkeyKong'' series, as whenever Donkey Kong kidnaps her, Mario grabs for her but only grabs the hem of her dress and tears it (the same way, every time).
* ''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}'' has a few of these in the latter days.
** For example the infamous "Black leather skirt and high-heeled Dominatrix boots" that Simon Belmont was saddled with for ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaChronicles''.
** And Soma's ever-loving white, fur-collared, and blue-trimmed Pimp Coat. Even with the [[ArtEvolution questionable change in artists]] he kept the iconic coat.
** Isaac's pants are quite infamous.
* In ''Franchise/DeadSpace'' Isaac Clarke wears various armors, however each game has a suit that gets used extensively in promortional materials, serving as the outfit featured in most (if not all) trailers. In ''VideoGame/DeadSpace'', the Level 3 [[https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQFp09rbADif69Xml4aaoHRv8Y2LVJLYpJ_Viu2u5g34-Zyjxg0Ifd8G7f3 Engineering RIG]] served that role; it featured in all trailers for the game. In ''VideoGame/DeadSpace2'', the Advanced RIG serves the promotional function, and is the final suit unlocked in game. In ''VideoGame/DeadSpace3'', that role is split between the [=EVA=] suit in space and the Arctic Survival Suit planetside. Overall, the Level 3 RIG is probably Isaac's most iconic suit, as it is featured in ''2'' and ''3''; and if Isaac has a cameo in other games, he's more likely than not to be wearing that rig.
* ''Franchise/TheLegendOfZelda''
** Link's green tunic, leather boots, and [[NiceHat hat]].
** Zelda's purple and white dress from ''Twilight Princess'' also counts to the point that it's practically her default outfit. It even shows up in fanarts for other games where she wore mostly pink.
** Zelda's [[PrincessesPreferPink pink]] dress from ''VideoGame/OcarinaOfTime'' seems to be this as well, since every incarnation afterwards wears some sort of variation of this attire, including the purple one above. This dress design became iconic to the point that her design in ''VideoGame/ALinkToThePast'' was changed to match in the VideoGameRemake. Including her [[CoolCrown circlet/crown]] donning a red rupee.
*** TP Zelda is also the only Zelda after Ocarina Of Time (excluding ''VideoGame/SkywardSword'', since that Zelda is not a princess) ''not'' to have the red rupee in her crown.
* ''Franchise/FinalFantasy'' has the jobs come with recurring costumes.
** ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyI'' gave four of its six classes ([[http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/White_Mage#Gallery White Mage]], [[http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Black_Mage_%28Job%29#Gallery Black Mage]], [[http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Red_Mage#Gallery Red Mage]] and [[http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Monk#Gallery Monk]]) ones that are still being used. ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIII'' did it for [[http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Summoner#Gallery Summoners]], [[http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Dragoon#Gallery Dragoons]], [[http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Geomancer#Gallery Geomancers]] and [[http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Thief#Gallery Thieves]]. ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyV'' gave [[http://finalfantasy.wikia.com/wiki/Time_Mage#Gallery Time Mages]] a red hat with a star.
* ''VideoGame/WorldOfWarcraft'' Has [[{{Badass}} Arthas]] and his sauronesque Armor, ''especially'' the helmet. There's also Deathwing and the ''gigantic'' monstrosity he attached to his chin.
* ''Franchise/MetalGear''
** Solid Snake's [[SpyCatsuit sneaking suit]] in ''VideoGame/MetalGearSolid2SonsOfLiberty'' has become a fondly remarked-upon outfit, especially for the [[{{Fanservice}} the way it highlights]] [[StupidSexyFlanders his backside]] -- remember that he only wore it for about ''two hours''[[labelnote:technically]]It's actually the same sneaking suit he wore in [=MGS1=], just minus the thick thermal vest he wore in that game[[/labelnote]], in a game where he wasn't even the lead character, and yet it's eclipsed everything else he's ever worn to the point where it's considered his 'default' look. The Bandanna would probably fall under this as well, if it wasn't already an in-game meme/[[InfinityPlusOneSword Infinity-plus-one-bandanna]]. Not to mention his trusty [[CompanionCube cardboard box]]...
** Certainly the [[EightiesHair mullet]]. Even though he wore his hair short in as many games as he wore his hair long, including in his first appearance on the PlayStation, and even though it's not even technically a mullet, the meme's stuck and the haircut is invariably associated with him. Although as a charm point rather than a means of mockery.
* ''VideoGame/GrandTheftAutoIV''
** Niko Bellic is often portrayed wearing fingerless gloves, even though he never actually wore them in-game. The reason for this is because of early artwork showing him wearing them, although they were removed from the game later on. Asking where Niko's fingerless gloves were became a popular meme on GTA message boards.
** Niko's starting outfit, a leather jacket and tracksuit, has become rather iconic, too, to the point where he wears them in all his appearances in the expansion packs, despite having access to a designer clothing store and plenty of money.
* Master Chief's armor in the ''VideoGame/{{Halo}}'' trilogy. That might be because ''he never wears anything else''.
* ''Franchise/SilentHill'': Pyramid Head's, um, pyramid head, a huge, implied-to-be-very-heavy torture helmet that may or may not be his actual head. Note that the original is solid and has five sides, whereas the most popular version from [[Film/SilentHill the movie]] is four-sided and included grating (because it was impossible for the actor to wear otherwise).
* ''VideoGame/{{Half-Life}}'': Dr. Freeman's HEV Suit.
* ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros. Brawl''
** [[VideoGame/StarFox Wolf O'Donnell's]] outfit in ''Super Smash Bros. Brawl'' has since cemented the Star Wolf leader as a MemeticBadass.
** [[VideoGame/{{F-Zero}} Captain Falcon's]] "Captain Fabulous" pink and white outfit (Valentine's Day Falcon, as LetsPlay/ProtonJon calls it) from ''Super Smash Bros. Brawl'' has become so popular, sometimes it's referenced as a different character.
** Ditto for the red on pink ensamble worn by [[VideoGame/HotelMario Gay Luigi]] a.k.a. [[WesternAnimation/SuperMarioBros Mama Luigi]].
** And also Marth in his white, "Wedding Marth" outfit.
* ''Franchise/StreetFighter''
** Ryu's sleeveless white gi with Red Headband. Ken's red and Akuma's gray ones follow on from this.
** Blue female outfits with spiked wristbands and white hair-puffs work too.
* ''VideoGame/{{Banjo-Kazooie}}''
** Banjo the Bear is memorable for his yellow shorts. He was granted the chance to talk about it in a Facebook Q&A promoting his latest game. Of course, he also has the backpack that houses his longtime friend Kazooie, but uh...[[http://www.vgcats.com/comics/?strip_id=273 that may cause some uncomfortable conversations these days]].
** His shorts and backpack are so iconic that they appear on ''every. single. transformation.'' that the pair have been through in both the original and sequel. Yes, even the ones that don't make any semblance of sense, like a pumpkin, a snowball, or a ''washing machine''.
* Power armor for the ''VideoGame/{{Fallout}}'' series. As well as the iconic blue-and-yellow-trimmed Vault suits, complete with [=PipBoy=] 3000.
* ''VideoGame/{{Metroid}}''
** The Varia Suit. Although Samus rarely starts the game with it (and if she does, there's a pretty good chance she [[BagOfSpilling loses it pretty soon]]) and usually gets another upgrade or two to her suit, its design (complete with the iconic ShouldersOfDoom) and color scheme are synonymous with her PoweredArmor.
** Also the Zero Suit, especially since appearing in ''VideoGame/SuperSmashBros''.
* ''Franchise/{{Pokemon}}''
** "I like shorts. They're comfy and easy to wear!" The playable characters are also easily recognizable in their attire.
** Lampshaded in ''{{Hotel Dusk|Room215}}'' sequel ''VideoGame/LastWindow'' by player character Kyle Hyde: "I like suits. They're comfy and easy to wear."
* Koei is responsible for doing this to the ''Literature/RomanceOfTheThreeKingdoms'' characters. While many elements of the more iconic characters' appearance, like Guan Yu with his long flowing beard, do exist in the original literature, the ''VideoGame/DynastyWarriors'' games and any predecessors and successors therein always depict recurring characters with now-signature features, to the extent that ''other properties'' depicting ''Three Kingdoms'', like this [[http://san.pengguo.com/index.php?mode=view&view=1 webcomic]] and the toyline ''BBSenshiSangokuden'' also use them -- Lu Bu with his [[NiceHat pheasant-feathered headgear]], Ma Chao with spiky anime hair, Sun Ce's choice of weapons, the list goes on.
* ''VideoGame/{{Touhou}}'' girls have some pretty iconic and unmistakeable outfits:
** Suwako's combination of a purple dress with long wide sleeves paired with her [[NiceHat epic wide-brimmed frog-eyed hat]] makes her stand out in the [[PhysicalGod divine crowd]].
** Two-toned red/blue nurse's dress that Comicbook/TwoFace would approve of? It's Eirin!
** Red-white number with DetachedSleeves? Reimu's Incident-resolving dress!
** Oh wait! We forgot to mention the new [[MemeticMutation good]] [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair green haired]] miko in white and blue who lives with [[PhysicalGod Suwako and Kanako]] in the Moriya Shrine. That's right guys! It's Sanae Kochiya (or [[SpellMyNameWithAnS Kotiya]], depends upon your choice).
** Reisen Udongein Inaba only wore a suit jacket in one game out of all the other official games which she had been in. In all the other official works she doesn't wear it; but even so it's become her Iconic Outfit (probably cause without it her outfit looks too plain).
** Flandre Scarlet's distinctive [[http://jollepoker.deviantart.com/art/Flandre-s-Wings-121847881 metal-and-"Christmas lights" wings]] certainly make an impression (unfortunately missing in the picture is a single glowing eye peering out of the darkness at you). Although, the Iconicness might partly come from the fact that Flandre's wings resemble [[VideoGame/{{Kirby}} Marx's]] wings.
** Cirno's ice wings.
** A red, plaid dress and vest, with a white shirt and a {{para|solOfPrettiness}}[[ParasolOfPain sol?]] [[GreenThumb Yuuka]] [[{{Badass}} Kazami]].
** In fact, a [[MemeticMutation rather famous]] FanVid uses the incredible number of [[IconicOutfit unique outfits]] by showing only silhouettes of the characters. [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzEUeWnV73U Behold the variety!]] More experienced Touhou fans can identify each character shown.
* All of the ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' classes' outfits, and for good reason -- they were designed so that players would be able to identify their opponents at a glance. They were designed and tested to be instantly recognizable in silhouette, in low lighting, to contrast with the backgrounds, and to draw focus towards the torso and head, the two parts you aim for. They have a big presentation on it floating around the interblag, that includes the fiendishly complex shading algorithms.
* ''VideoGame/Left4Dead'': Nick's $3,000 white suit with blue shirt underneath. The style has recently come back in RealLife, causing many fans' heads to whiplash whenever they see it in stores or on TV on unrelated people.
* Hazama/[[spoiler:Terumi]] from ''VideoGame/BlazBlue'' became playable in ''[[VideoGame/BlazBlueContinuumShift Continuum Shift]]'', complete with a white color scheme for his suit that confirms his status as a [[MichaelJackson Smooth Criminal]].
* The standard [[TheHashshashin Assassin]] outfit (a long robe/coat with a red sash and a beaked hood, normally in white) in ''Franchise/AssassinsCreed'' is this. No matter the time period, almost every Assassin will wear some variant: the Roman Empire, the Crusades, the Renaissance, Imperial China, the American Revolution, the Russian Revolution... Even Desmond's white hoodie harkens back to it. It's not strictly ''required'', but is worn by every Assassin protagonist except Aveline.
* ''VideoGame/{{Tekken}}''
** The Mishima studded gloves and Heihachi's tiger's head gi.
** His {{fundoshi}} from the fourth game is hard to forget, too...
* ''VideoGame/DeadOrAlive'' has several of these, especially for the women in the game (Lei Fang's LittleBlackDress, for instance). But one of the most memorable belongs to a male character: Zack's silver "Teletubby" outfit.
* ''VideoGame/TheKingOfFighters''
** Mai Shiranui's famously {{Stripperiffic}} red kimono(?) in ''VideoGame/FatalFury'' and ''The King of Fighters'' -- a classic example of the TheissTitillationTheory in action.
** Red pants belted together at the knee. Black jacket. White button-up shirt. You are now seeing Iori.
** Terry Bogard has ''two'' of these - one with an orange trucker cap, the other with a wool-lined brown coat.
* ''VideoGame/DragonQuestIX'' plays with this: among the [[VirtualPaperDoll many equipment options]] you can discover are an array of MythologyGag gear that lets you dress up your current party to look like heroes from all of the previous games in the series. You even gain Accolades by collecting and donning a complete set, as well as several Accolades if you manage to match what the representatives for each class are wearing in the example illustrations. On top of this, a lot of the gear that ''isn't'' directly connected to one of the past heroes are still references and holdovers from older games in the series, like the [[VideoGame/DragonQuestII Water Flying Cloth]]/Flowing Robe.
* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'': Sonic's sneakers.
* The standard Iron Helmet from ''[[VideoGame/TheElderScrollsVSkyrim Skyrim]]'' has come to represent the main character, due to its appearance in the first trailer.
* ''VideoGame/{{Hitman}}'': [[ProfessionalKiller Agent 47's]] black suit, white buttoned shirt, red tie, and the barcode tattoo on the back of his head.
* Hawke in ''VideoGame/DragonAgeII'', having become a living FolkHero to the people of Thedas, has the ''[[ClothesMakeTheLegend Mantle of the Champion]]'' as their iconic outfit. The Mage version of the armour is the one used in the promotional materials and box-art.
** Varric has his iconic leather coat and chest hair and Isabella has her own iconic outfit compared to her Origins appearance where she wore fairly nondescript armour.
** Most people in [[VideoGame/DragonAgeOrigins the first game]] end up swapping out their gear for better armor over the course of the story, except for [[BlackMagicianGirl Morrigan]], whose starting robes are ahead of the curve when they first appear and are available as a better version with the same character model after completing her personal quest, and whose subsequent appearance in Witch Hunt has her wearing the exact same clothing (unlike anyone else from the first game who appears somewhere else later).
* No matter how many alternate appearance packs are released, or how many customization options are given to the characters, nearly everyone in the ''Franchise/MassEffect'' trilogy seems to always end up in the promotional material or cutscenes wearing the outfits they first showed up in. The major exceptions are Liara, who swapped her generic dark-green labcoat for a unique white outfit in the second game, and Ashley/Kaidan, whose default outfit was replaced with a redesigned blue suit of armor and off-duty garb in the third game.
** Most notable example is, of course, Shepard's default N7 armor, despite being far from the best suit available statwise. You always start in the dark grey armour with the red and white stripe. Even in-universe, though there are other N7 graduates, and you may have undergone cosmetic surgery between games, your squadmates instantly know that the human in front of them wearing an N7 badge is Shepard.
* Dante of ''Franchise/DevilMayCry'' fame is nearly instantly recognizable by the image of his red leather BadassLongcoat, although it's a slight subversion in that the outfit is slightly different in each game (different vests in ''1'' and ''2'', [[NoShirtLongJacket no shirt]] in ''3'', different coat design in ''4''), but the imagery of the red coat juxtaposed with the visual contrast of his white hair is certainly iconic.
** Presently, there seems to be a preference split between his ''[=DMC1=]'' and ''[=DMC3=]'' attire. If Dante's not wearing the former (''VideoGame/ViewtifulJoe'', [[AndYourRewardIsClothes unlockable outfits]] in ''[=DMC2=]'' and ''3'', ''[[Anime/DevilMayCryTheAnimatedSeries The Animated Series]]'', ''VideoGame/ProjectXZone'' [[note]]though ''3'' and ''TAS'' are justified in that they chronologically take place before and after the events of ''1''[[/note]]), [[VideoGame/MarvelVsCapcom3 he's wearing the latter]], [[VideoGame/DmCDevilMayCry even when it's a completely different Dante]]. Conversely, the only time Dante's been seen in something else was in ''VideoGame/ShinMegamiTenseiIIINocturne'', which used his appearance from ''2'' (the most recent entry at the time).
* Ryu Hayabusa's black ninja suit (aka the "Legendary Black Falcon") from Team Ninja's reboot of the ''VideoGame/NinjaGaiden'' series ended up becoming his standard outfit from the fourth ''VideoGame/DeadOrAlive'' game and onward, becoming his most iconic design outside his original blue outfit from the earlier arcade and NES games.
* ''VideoGame/KantaiCollection'' gives us Shimakaze, whose outfit consists of a sleeveless sailor top, elbow gloves, a hair ribbon tied like rabbit ears, a microskirt and a very visible thong. This outfit of hers was one of the factors contributing to the rise of the popularity and recognition of the game, to the extent that people would recognise her without even knowing who she was or which franchise she was from. It helps that (historically as well) being the only ship of her class, she's the only one wearing it.
* Madotsuki's pink shirt with a checkerboard logo is instantly recognizable to fans of ''VideoGame/YumeNikki''.
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* ''VisualNovel/FateStayNight'':
** Archer. Of course is identified by his not-quite-a-[[BadassLongcoat longcoat]]. Technically, it's two red sleeves and a battle skirt. Try and imagine him without it and, at best, you get [[spoiler:a tanned Shirou]].
** Let's not forget [[Pantheon/PersonalAppearance Rin Tohsaka's]] [[ZettaiRyouiki S-Grade Zettai Ryouiki]].
* ''VisualNovel/AceAttorney'': Phoenix Wright's blue suit is iconic within the game universe. In the third game, someone wore the suit and spiked his hair and, [[PaperThinDisguise despite having a tan and acting way out of character]], no one could distinguish him from the real Wright.
* In the ''VisualNovel/TokimekiMemorial'' series : Shiori Fujisaki and her hairband. Yumi Saotome and Megumi Juuichiya, and their hair ribbons. Minori Akiho, and her X-shaped hair decs. Rhythmy Kyono and her headphones.
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[[folder:Web Animation]]
* The immense popularity of ''FanFic/HalfLifeFullLifeConsequences'' means that almost every video made using ''VideoGame/GarrysMod'' uses the same "John Freeman" model as it's star.
** Even before John Freeman, Male 07 had been a popular character model due to its starring role as Gordon Frohman in the webcomic ''Webcomic/{{Concerned}}''.
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[[folder:Webcomics]]
* Marten's "TEH" T-shirt in ''Webcomic/QuestionableContent''.
* Due to the fact that everyone is a stick figure in ''Webcomic/{{xkcd}}'', the one extravagance worn by recurring characters is this. [[NiceHat Black Hat Guy]] is the most prominent, followed by [[{{Cloudcuckoolander}} the guy in the beret]].
* In-universe example: the white dress from Agatha's holographic message in ''Webcomic/GirlGenius''.
** Gilgamesh Wulfenbach's [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20080514 verry nize hat.]] In-universe, it became so well-known that it [[http://www.girlgeniusonline.com/comic.php?date=20120113 serves as instant identification]].
* ''Webcomic/TheAdventuresOfDrMcNinja'': It's probably justified because we never see him wearing anything else, or his face through it, but Dr. [=McNinja=]'s lab coat and Ninja mask. When [[spoiler:Franz Rayner]] made an army of Doc clones, he even made sure to equip each and every single one of them with that same lab coat and mask.
* ''Webcomic/{{Homestuck}}''
** We get [[IneffectualSympatheticVillain Courtyard Droll's]] [[http://www.mspaintadventures.com/?s=6&p=003684 absolutely ridiculous hat]], and to a lesser extent the rest of his outfit. Though it's more just "odd hats in general".
** Each of the kids has a shirt design that is iconic of them, and almost all of their alchemised clothing still has a basis in their original shirts in that they share the logo. Pink hairband and shirt with a defaced purple octopus? Rose. Broken record and baggy pants? Dave. [[Film/{{Ghostbusters}} Japanese Slimer]] T-shirt and cargo shorts (or these days, blue God Tier gear with a windy symbol)? John. Shirt with a dog-head silhouette and a long buttoned skirt? Jade. All the trolls get this too because they almost never wear anything else; trolls think fashion is stupid. Except for Kanaya and Eridan.
** Then there's Gamzee's [[FanNickname Cod Tier]] Bard of Rage outfit, including a ridiculous, sanity-searing codpiece.
** The Alpha kids have Jane's ProblemSleuth monster, Dirk's cap, Roxy's four-eyed mutant cat, and Jake's green skull.
* ''Webcomic/PennyArcade'': Gabe in yellow and Tycho in blue.
* ''Webcomic/SluggyFreelance'': Torg's plaid jacket (with vertical and horizontal only stripes) and Riff's BadassLongcoat.
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* The CoolShades worn by [[HomestarRunner Strong Bad and Homestar]] in the Dangeresque movies have become quite popular when they make appearances out of character. They're even available on VideoGame/TeamFortress2.
* Some of the "{{Fanservice}}" outfits in [[Roleplay/SurvivalOfTheFittest SOTF-TV]] qualify both in [[CharacterBlog "Survival of the Snarkiest"]] and among the handlers, especially the ones that are actually worn by the characters. This includes Panya Bishara's Smokey the Bear fursuit, Mae St. Clair's geisha costume, Sidney Rice's PlayboyBunny gear, and Jeanette Buendia's hula girl outfit.
* Most of the Website/ThatGuyWithTheGlasses members that wear a costume recieve this treatment. Most common targets include [[WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic the Critic's]] [[UnkemptBeauty black and white suit]], tie and cap, [[WebVideo/AtopTheFourthWall Linkara's]] coat and [[NiceHat purty hat]] and, before she lost it, [[WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick the Chick's]] [[BowtiesAreCool bowtie]]. And what is WebVideo/ToddInTheShadows without his hoodie?
* In fanart, {{LetsPlay/Chuggaaconroy}} is usually portrayed wearing a striped polo shirt, because in RealLife, he is very rarely seen in public without one.
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[[folder:Western Animation]]
* ''WesternAnimation/ScoobyDoo''
** Fred's ascot (actually a neckerchief). Though present-day Freddie doesn't wear one, they do bust it out for {{homage}}s every once in a while, as well as plenty of LampshadeHanging in the series of Fred's fashion choice.
*** [[WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers Hank Venture]] wears one specifically to evoke Fred. There's been a LampshadeHanging on this.
** The other members of Mystery, Inc. also apply, though the ascot (being so out of place) is the most known.
** Of particular note besides Fred, try to picture Shaggy in anything other than his green shirt and bell-bottoms combo. He's worn that outfit in just about every adaptation, reboot, movie, etc since the original show more than 40 years ago.
* Black shirt, gray gloves, and khaki cargo-pants define WesternAnimation/KimPossible's mission look. Also in-universe, to the point that [[TwoLinesNoWaiting one of]] the plot points of one episode was how everyone at her school was copying her (now popular and mass-produced) outfit ("Kim Style") [[YourCostumeNeedsWork without giving her the proper credit]]. Her mission outfit changed in [[PostScriptSeason Season 4]], but you wouldn't know it from the fanart.
* In an interesting case of an adaptation spawning a iconic outfit for a character, [[Franchise/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles April O'Neil's]] iconic yellow jumpsuit spawned in [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles1987 the 1987 cartoon]], and has been either in or alluded to in most other canons.
* [[WesternAnimation/SpongebobSquarepants Spongebob's square pants.]]
* WesternAnimation/MickeyMouse has his red shorts and yellow shoes.
* WesternAnimation/DonaldDuck and his sailor hat and shirt.
* WesternAnimation/{{Goofy}}'s orange shirt, jeans, black vest and green hat.
* WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb's signature outfits, as lampshaded in one episode when whey went back-to-school shopping. In the earlier episode "Run Away Runway", they manage to get ''everyone'' in Danville wearing their signature outfits.
* Finn's awesome [[NiceHat hat]] in ''WesternAnimation/AdventureTime''.
* ''WesternAnimation/AvatarTheLastAirbender'': Wang Fire's [[BadassBeard beard]]. It only appeared in three episodes, and yet [[MemeticMutation the legend lives on]].
* ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** Applejack's [[NiceHat hat]]. Also, ponies in a SpyCatsuit from being worn by several of the Mane Six. Several other minor characters are known almost as much for their accessories. In particular, Vinyl Scratch sports a pair of CoolShades. Minor antagonist Trixie has her hat and cape ensemble.
** Princess Celestia and Princess Luna ''never'' take off their royal regalia. Ever. Celestia loses her tiara only twice; once when she gets [[CurbStompBattle owned by Queen Chrysalis]] and once at Twilight's inauguration. Luna is a similar case, except she also loses her tiara for a sleek suit of armor when she pulls [[SuperpoweredEvilSide Nightmare Moon]] out of the bag.
** In the fanart community, art featuring the ponies in anthro or human form have settled for some commonly accepted outfits: Twilight Sparkle in a schoolgirl outfit or a sweater-vest, Fluttershy in an oversized [[SweaterGirl turtleneck sweater]], Rainbow Dash in gym gear, Rarity in a white dress or business suit, etc.
* The boys in ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' are almost entirely defined by their outfits, as they [[OnlySixFaces look mainly the same without them]].
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[[folder:Real Life]]
* [[CompleteWorldKnowledge John Hodgman]] is pretty much always seen wearing the same brown suit with orange tie.
* AbrahamLincoln's beard and stovepipe hat.
* Davey Crockett's coonskin cap. Music/JonathanCoulton wears one, too, to go with his "mountain man" image.
* [[Series/MythBusters Jamie Hyneman's]] standard outfit, including the iconic white shirt and [[NiceHat beret]]. He wears that outfit ''[[LimitedWardrobe all the time]]'' unless he has a logical reason not to.
** Likewise, Adam's IndianaJones fedora and black rimmed glasses.
* The obligatory all-concealing {{ninja}} outfit, rarely if ever worn by actual ninja in real life.
* The Nazi uniform. Skulls on a cap (particularly if it's peaked), black military trenchcoats, jackboots and/or a red armband will remind people of the Nazis more than any other group. [[PuttingOnTheReich Writers often use this]] to make it more obvious that their villains are based on the Nazis. The brown party uniform isn't used as often, mostly because it's quite ugly.
* TinaFey and her glasses.
* [[http://imeanwhat.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/aretha_franklin_hat.jpg Aretha]] [[http://www.papermag.com/blogs/aretha-hat-poster.jpg Franklin's]] [[http://www.shoppingblog.com/pics/arethas_hat_smithsonian.jpg hat]] [[http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3476/3222794249_9204fb044d.jpg that]] [[http://www.thestyleinsider.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/noreen-carroll-aretha-franklin-hat-picture-buzzfeed.jpg she]] [[http://www.usmagazine.com/files/degeneres-franklin-b.jpg wore]] [[http://blog.nola.com/living/2009/02/large_ArethaCrop.jpg to]] [[http://s-ec-sm.buzzfeed.com/static/imagebuzz/web02/2009/1/25/13/finally-the-man-in-an-aretha-franklin-hat-now-t-28353-1232908781-11.jpg Obama's]] [[http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3423/3219976078_7c0fc0fa89.jpg inauguration]].
* UsefulNotes/TheDukeOfWellington: "I shall come in any damn trousers I like!"
* Colonel Sanders and his iconic white suit.
* Creator/CarlSagan's tan blazers, often worn with a turtleneck.
* UsefulNotes/GeorgeWBush and his flight suit.
* UsefulNotes/WinstonChurchill's pen-striped suit.
* Douglas [=MacArthur=]'s corncob pipe. Not to mention the [[CoolShades aviator shades]], [[OlderThanTheyThink before the aviators started wearing them]], in a literal case of FollowTheLeader. It helps that General [=MacArthur=] had been a Brigadier General since 1918, which for many people only familiar with him from UsefulNotes/WorldWarII and UsefulNotes/TheKoreanWar, makes ''him'' OlderThanTheyThink. Before the shades, he as known for his turtleneck sweater and swagger stick which he'd wear on the battlefield.
* The comforting sweaters and sneakers of everyone's favourite TV show host [[Series/MisterRogersNeighborhood Mr. Rogers]].
* Creator/KevinSmith ostensibly only wears a hockey jersey and jean shorts.
* Steve Jobs' penchant for rollneck shirts and blue jeans.
* UsefulNotes/NapoleonBonaparte's bicorne hat and uniform.
* [[http://img.alfonsojimenez.com/2007/01/audrey.jpg Audrey Hepburn's outfit]]. Specially the cigarette holder.
* Creator/MrT's gold chains.
* Creator/GeorgeLucas' flannel shirts and jeans. MarkHamill {{lampshaded}} this at the 2005 AFI Lifetime Achievement Award ceremony for Lucas, saying he suspected he was wearing that underneath his tuxedo.
* Jackie Kennedy's pink Chanel suit -- used as a plot point in TheHouseOfYes via the character of Jackie-O.
* JosefStalin's field jacket and pipe.
* MichaelJackson's fedora and rhinestone-encrusted glove.
* James May's purple striped shirt. It was even used on a demonstration in his Man Lab series.
* Karl Lagerfeld's tux with a tall white collar, black aviators and fingerless gloves.
* Talk show host Sally Jessy Raphael's red rimmed glasses.
* Canadian hockey commentator Don Cherry's [[ImpossiblyTackyClothes crazy]] [[http://imgur.com/zT2H1 suits.]]
* UsefulNotes/EvelKnievel's patriotic red, white, and blue jacket and pants, complete with cape.
* Sir Creator/TerryPratchett's black fedora (or a similar hat, depending on the situation or location). He's said himself that without it, he's just a bald man with a beard.
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