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[[caption-width-right:350:Strong enough for a man, but made for a woman!]]

->''"I'm always in a pink mood!"''
-->-- '''Franchise/{{Barbie}}''', ''WebAnimation/BarbieLifeInTheDreamhouse'' episode "The Upgradening"

For many modern cultures, the color pink has become the color meaning femininity, in all its forms. This means that the more feminine a woman is the likely she is to wear pink in fiction. It's also why it's thought girls appreciate pink things more than other colors.

The form of the pink is best done with elegant clothing (like the walls on her bedroom and the furniture), but even something "manly" being colored pink would count for this trope. Heck, even a dress that's not normally pink, like a FairytaleWeddingDress, could be either colored pink (for being non-[[VirginInAWhiteDress traditional]], but still feminine), or have pink trimmings (usually in the form of a bouquet with pink flowers). A woman wearing sexy pink clothes can look [[LightFeminineAndDarkFeminine naughty and nice]] at the same time.

This trope is NewerThanTheyThink. Pink is a shade of red, and red (being the color of blood) was considered masculine. [[TrueBlueFemininity Blue was the feminine hue]] (because it was associated with the Virgin Mary), and still is in some parts of the world.

The strong association of pink and a girly sort of womanhood makes this a delicate trope to navigate. For instance, a {{Tomboy}} will refuse to wear pink and her opposite, the GirlyGirl, will insist on it. A favorite twist is to bring the "feminine and delicate" connotations into hard contrast with an ActionGirl's rough, tough, and indelicate career. Expect the GirlyBruiser to wear pink while kicking ass. RealMenWearPink also plays on the contrast (often humorous) which comes up when a "manly" man is shown to enjoy "girly" pursuits.

By the way, this can include any shade of pink, even those that cross with other colors (like fuchsia, a purple and pink color). This is why the GracefulLadiesLikePurple trope exists.

A SubTrope of TertiarySexualCharacteristics.

!!A SuperTrope to:
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* PinkGirlBlueBoy (a boy and girl explicitly wear their respective colors)
* PinkIsForSissies (mocking a guy for wearing pink)
** RealMenWearPink (a guy so obviously or comfortably masculine that he averts the above)
* PinkProductPloy (advertising trope where a pink version of a product is offered)
* PrincessesPreferPink
* RoseHairedSweetie

A SisterTrope to GracefulLadiesLikePurple (and can overlap with colors like fuchsia), TrueBlueFemininity.

Compare LongHairIsFeminine, WomanInWhite, LadyInRed, GirlsLoveStuffedAnimals, HairDecorations, AllGirlsLikePonies, PimpedOutDress, PrincessPhase.

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!!Examples (not covered in the sub tropes):

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[[folder:Anime and Manga]]
* BlackButler's Lizzy on more than one occasion makes the manor look like a dragon puked pink all over the inside. Also, when Ciel crossdresses, he wears an absurd amount of pink.
* Dola, the leader of the {{Sky Pirate}}s in ''Anime/CastleInTheSky'', likes pink and has long hair in GirlishPigtails.
* PlayedWith throughout the ''LyricalNanoha'' franchise: the title character herself, a rather feminine young woman, has pink as the default color of her magic... which she usually uses to deliver [[DefeatMeansFriendship a world of pain to her prospective friends and family]]. Then, we have Signum, a LadyOfWar who sports [[LongHairIsFeminine luscious waist-long]] pink hair... and is widely regarded as the manliest character in the series. Lastly, Caro Ru Lushe, whose hair ''and'' magic are pink... is a GirlyGirl (and one of the most obviously heterosexual ones in this LesYay-laden franchise, to boot), merrily playing this trope straight, even though she can summon dragons and huge dragons.
* As a "girl power" series, ''Anime/PrettyCure'' loves the color pink, and the main girl of each series will always have ''some'' pink in her outfit. Notably, the girl in pink isn't always a GirlyGirl -- while that was the case [[Anime/YesPrettyCure5 in]] [[Anime/FreshPrettyCure some]] [[Anime/HeartcatchPrettyCure other]] [[Anime/SmilePrettyCure seasons]], the [[Anime/FutariWaPrettyCure earlier]] [[Anime/FutariWaPrettyCureSplashStar seasons]] and one of the [[Anime/SuitePrettyCure later ones]] have the tomboy wear pink instead.
* In ''Anime/PuellaMagiMadokaMagica'', each girl has a different MagicalGirl costume with its own color scheme that matches with their [[CurtainsMatchTheWindow hair and eyes]]. Naturally, Madoka, easily the nicest and most vulnerable of the main cast, has pink as her main color.
* In ''Franchise/SailorMoon''
** The title character usually wears red, white, blue, and yellow in her fuku, however her "aura" color appears to be pink, as whenever she's using an attack, pink is usually her main color. Her bow is also pink in [[Theatre/SeraMyu the musicals]] and [[Series/PrettyGuardianSailorMoon the live-action drama]].
** Sailor Chibi Moon's fuku always has pink, not to mention that her hair is pink.
** Sailor Jupiter's dominant colour is light green but has pink for an accent colour, possibly since despite being the group's resident {{Tomboy}} she's also the most skilled at the traditionally feminine domestic arts like [[FeminineWomenCanCook cooking]].
** It should be noted that in the case of Sailor Moon herself, pink does not ''necessarily'' mean feminine. Sure, there's a reason why [[RealWomenNeverWearDresses she's caught some flak from groups that oppose stereotypical femininity]], but compared to some other characters (Naru Osaka, Sailor Mercury, and Sailor Neptune come to mind) she's somewhat of a tomboy herself, a trait which was particularly alluded to in early seasons.
* Ichigo Momomiya/Mew Ichigo, the leader of the Mew Mews from ''TokyoMewMew''.
* Yeo Goseng and Yeo Miseng from ''TowerOfGod'' wear pink. Though the former is more a jaded snarker, Miseng is a typical little girl.
* ''Manga/WeddingPeach'' has the color appearing in several places, from the weapons to {{Transformation Sequence}}s (and that's not even taking Momoko's [[YouGottaHaveBlueHair hair]] into account).
* In the ''Manga/MagicKnightRayearth'' art and series, Emmeraude's outfit is white, and Alcyone's outfit is red. In ''Anime/RayearthOVA'', their outfits are pink.
* All of the chosen girls' [[DigimonAdventure Digimon]] have pink heavily featured in most of their forms. Sora's Yokomon and Biyomon are both pink all over though the Champion and Ultimate forms change to red/maroon. Mimi's Palmon has a pink flower for hair while her Ultimate form Lillymon is entirely pink, as is her Mega form Rosemon. Kari's Gatomon isn't pink in any of her early forms but Angewomon has a pink shawl and her Heaven's Charm attack creates a heavenly wave of pink energy. One of her Mega forms Magnadramon is also a pink dragon. Plus the crests of Love and Light (Sora's and Kari's) are represented by rose pink and pale pink respectively.
* Sylia Stingray, the brilliant if flighty and eccentric leader of the Knight Sabers - whose day job is running a clothing outlet - uses this trope to humiliate her tomboyish singing biker teammate Priss Asagiri by forcing Priss to wear and be photographed wearing an ugly pink dress when Priss loses a bet with her, much to the amusement of everyone else (it made more sense in the original Japanese version than in the English dub). Naturally this came back to bite Sylia and the team in the ass when Sylia's ugly secrets came out, prompting Priss to tell Sylia and the team to go to Hell and leave them for a short spell.
** Pink is a prominent color in Nene's hard suit. 2040 indicates that she and Linna have some pink unmentionables.
* In the ''Franchise/{{Gundam}}'' franchise, there are multiple examples of female pilots whose mobile suits have pink paintjobs and/or pink pilot suits. It's not true of every female pilot, but enough to be notable. Some of the notable examples of this include [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEED the Strike Rouge]], whose suit takes on a pinkish hue when its Phase Shift armor is active, [[Anime/MobileSuitGundamSEEDDestiny Lacus Clyne]], who wears a pink flight suit, her replacement Meer Campbell, who is ferried around in a pink ZAKU Warrior and [[Anime/GundamBuildFighters Kirara]], who controls a pink Gerbera Tetra.
* Though one of the ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' anime's more tomboyish cast members, Misty's got enough of a [[TomboyWithAGirlyStreak girly streak]] to rock a pink cardigan in ''Anime/PokemonTheMovie2000''.
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[[folder:Fan Works]]
* The {{Wiki/Nickelodeon Fanon}} series [[http://nickfanon.wikia.com/wiki/Y-Guy Y-Guy]] has Hearty, who's literally a pink heart.
* One-off character [[GirlOfTheWeek Maria]] from ''Fanfic/CalvinAndHobbesTheSeries'' wears a pink sweater and hairband.
* The ''FanFic/NewLookSeries'' has several examples of this.
** Princess Peach, obviously.
** The dresses that Peach forces Link to wear.
** The girly outfit that Gwen forces Ben to wear in Ben's New Look.
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[[folder:Film]]
* Sharpay Evans of ''HighSchoolMusical'' is a drama queen and high school diva who wants everything to be fabulous which results in a lot of pink.
* ''Film/LegallyBlonde'': Elle wears pink to stand out from the rest of the crowd and to emphasise her femininity.
* ''Film/MeanGirls''. The Plastics have these rules surrounding the color pink, which they must wear every Wednesday. Tomboy Janis owns nothing pink while AmbiguoslyGay Damian of course has a pink polo shirt.
* In ''Film/SuzieQ'', Suzie wears a pink evening dress, and her mother comments that she finally got her daughter to wear fancy clothes. Possibly also an ActorAllusion, since in at least one film, Suzie Q was played by Amy Jo Johnson, a former Pink Power Ranger who (for a time) was quite annoyed by her time in pink.
* Glinda's outfit in ''Film/TheWizardOfOz''.
* Franchise/HarryPotter:
** Hermione Granger wore an airy pink dress (with a purple sash around the waist) to the Yule Ball in the film adaptation of ''Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire''. It's used to show her make a girl-into-woman Cinderella entrance fans were neither happy nor impressed).
** Hermione again gets a pink dress, albeit of different design, for a brief Christmas Party gathering in the film adaptation of ''Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince''.
* Bond Girl Plenty O'Toole wore bright pink panties with light blue/purple lace when stripped of her purple dress in ''Diamonds Are Forever''.
* In ''TheSoundOfMusic'' Marta enthusiastically says she wants a pink parasol for her birthday. Maria agrees and says that pink is her favourite colour too.
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[[folder:Literature]]
* Subverted in the ''Literature/VorkosiganSaga'' where the eight-foot-tall CuteMonsterGirl, Sergeant Taura had been told that pink would make her look less intimidating. Because of this, most of her civilian wardrobe is a nearly fluorescent pink that does NOT work on her. One of the running gags in Winterfair Gifts is the efforts of the rest of the cast to correct her of this fallacy.
* ''Literature/HarryPotter'':
** Delores Umbridge surrounds herself with pink, to try to cover up her {{Jerkass}} nature.
** As well, when the Weasley twins open their shop in Diagon Alley, they have a range of items marketed to girls which are all pink.
* April Devereux from HalfMoonInvestigations had a "Pink Club", [[spoiler:which turned out to be a cover for a club determined to get girls a good education and will go to any measure to do so.]]
* In ''Literature/{{Paranormalcy}}'' by Kiersten White, ActionGirl protagonist Evie has a rhinestone-studded pink taser named Tasey, wears killer pink boots, and refuses to carry a knife until she is given one that is, you guessed it, pink.
* A minor running gag in the ''Literature/{{Discworld}}'' books. ''Discworld/MonstrousRegiment'' mentions that girls of around seven are magnetically attracted to the color pink, however they feel about it later. Brought up again in ''Discworld/MakingMoney'' where Adora Belle Dearheart says that ''every'' girl of approximately eight years of age loves the color pink. This is used to rule out that the Cabinet of Curiosity at Unseen University could have been designed for a little girl, since it contains nothing pink.
* The books of ''AngelinaBallerina'', and its cartoon adaptations, put Angelina in a pink tutu.
* Cindy, Chris and Cathy's very girly adopted daughter in the [[VCAndrews Dollanganger]] series, notes that "I love pink, really adore pink," and has a bathroom decorated in pink with gold and green accents.
* Allriane Cett in ''Literature/MistbornTheOriginalTrilogy'' is frequently described only by her pinkness.
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[[folder:Live-Action TV]]
* TheChick in ''SuperSentai'' shows would usually wear pink (which also influenced similar shows, such as ''GoLion'', and any parodies, such as the Axem Rangers of ''Videogame/SuperMarioRPG''). Carried over into ''PowerRangers'', of course, where Pink Rangers usually get pegged as the GirlyGirl.
** Played with in ''Series/KaizokuSentaiGokaiger''. The gimmick of copying previous Rangers already mixes up the GenderedOutfit thing, but in the ''Gavan'' crossover movie, the entire team briefly uses pink Ranger Keys. However, it was ''ultra'' rare for someone not the Pink Ranger to wear pink. That all-pink morph may have been the first time.
** Played with in ''Series/PowerRangersMysticForce'', where Vida the Pink Ranger is about as un-feminine as you can get and was ''pissed'' at getting stuck with the pink suit with the ''pop-out butterfly wings.'' (This is a hilarious reversal of its parent sentai, too, where Magi Pink was {{Kawaiiko}} ''squared.'') During ''Turbo'' / ''In Space,'' the more girly fashion-conscious Ashley is the Yellow Ranger, while the (slightly) more brash, tomboyish musician Cassie was Pink.
** Averted in Time Force. Pink is Jen, a {{Badass}} with a vengeful streak and TheLeader of the team (Red gets the usual standing-in-center priveleges because that's the rule, though.) There wasn't a GirlyGirl that year at all. ''Yellow'' is a girl with SuperStrength who loves to use it. However, Katie's more sentimental side comes out a lot more than Jen's.
** Played with in ''Series/ResshaSentaiTokkyuger'', where the Rangers are distinguished more by number than colour. They still have 'default' colours but can swap them around, including the default pink and red trading places.
* In the ''Series/{{Firefly}}'' episode "Shindig", Kaylee wears a pink PimpedOutDress as part of her PrincessForADay.
* The Female Changeling, the {{bigger bad}} from ''Series/StarTrekDeepSpaceNine'', wears a flowing pink garment in her humanoid form.
* Prairie Dawn from ''Series/SesameStreet''.
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[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* In the Wrestling/{{W|orld Wrestling Federation}}WF the original Women's title had a pink strap on it, that the new FCW Divas' title also is modelled after. The WWE Divas' Championship is also designed pink and the Divas' logo is pink.
* Mighty Molly (Molly Holly as the Hurricane's superhero sidekick) wore a pink and black outfit.
* In a way Wrestling/NatalyaNeidheart defied this trope whenever she wore pink as it was a reference to her Hart family lineage, whose colours are pink and black. So Nattie never comes across as feminine when she's seen wearing pink ring gear.
* When they have to promote a Diva's match with a graphic, there's always some pink in the background and the text is normally pink as well.
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[[folder:Theatre]]
* One female misfit among the protagonists in ''Theatre/MichaelJacksonONE'', Shy, wears pink.
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[[folder:Toys]]
* Franchise/{{Barbie}} has been wearing pink since at least the "Enchanted Evening" doll, and even has a copyrighted color of "Barbie Pink".
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* The body of the original toy release of [[WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic Princess Celestia]] in the Hasbro toy line was pink colored and not white as in the show, apparently to appeal to little girls. It was however changed when the [[PeripheryDemographic "bronies"]] complained.
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[[folder:Video Games]]
* The pirate captain Clara in ''VideoGame/SkiesOfArcadia'' wears pink and decorates her ship pink and her crew wears pink uniforms. They are [[GirlyBruiser the girliest pirates you'll ever see.]] Aika says the cabins look like 'a honey moon suite'.
* ''Franchise/MassEffect'' introduces the character Ashley Williams in a pink uniform. Since it's a ''uniform,'' and Femshep doesn't wear pink, the color probably indicated unit affiliation rather than gender or [[NonuniformUniform fashion choice]], and Ashley's lost unit ''all'' wore pink.
** It could also be a manufacturer's mark, since all armour made by that particular manufacturer is in the same pink-and-white colour scheme.
* Amy, the first playable female in the ''SonicTheHedgehog'' series, doesn't wear pink. She ''is'' pink. Wherever possible she also incorporates pink into her vehicles and stage design.
* The entire menu and user interface of ''{{Persona 3}}'' is changed from blue to pink in the PSP version's female protagonist route.
* Claire in the second ''PuppetPrincess'' game, and Etoile's sprite in the first game.
* Bad Girl of ''NoMoreHeroes'' wears pink, but given her {{Badass}} nature, this seems to be just to keep up her Sweet Lolita image.
* Vanille's [[BareYourMidriff pink top]] in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyXIII''. Serah, who also has pink hair also dresses almost entirely in pink, in nearly all her outfits save for the ''Mass Effect'' cosplay DLC and the Style and Steel cosplay, which are both black instead.
* The [[SnakePeople Lamias]] in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyIX'' act really dainty (save for attacking the party) have pink scales, pink hair, and pink FluffyFashionFeathers for their headdress and GiantPoofySleeves.
* Maria's dress in ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaRondoOfBlood''.
* Annie in ''VideoGame/WildGuns'' wears a pink dress by default.
* Virginia's dress in ''VideoGame/{{Wild ARMs 3}}'' is purple in artwork, but fuchsia in-game.
* Natalie's pink armor in ''RadiataStories''.
* Momo Karuizawa in ''VideoGame/RivalSchools''.
* In addition to [[PrincessesPreferPink Peach]], the ''SuperMarioBros'' series has [[DaddysLittleVillain Wendy Koopa]] and Toadette.
* Josephine of ''SuikodenV''.
* Kairi in ''VideoGame/KingdomHeartsII''.
* The Queen of all Cosmos in ''KatamariDamacy''.
* Sakura of ''SakuraTaisen'' wears pink in her uniform.
* Princess Zelda wears pink in a few of her incarnations, most notably ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaOcarinaOfTime''.
* Flora, ProfessorLayton's adopted daughter, prefers this palette. She's first seen in a formal portrait, wearing a red velvet gown; later she wears a white dress with dark pink accents, and in the second and third games of the series she wears a peach-pink dress with dark pink or red accessories.
* Some ladies in ''VideoGame/{{Tekken}}'' wear pink.
** Ling Xiaoyu's outfit in ''5'' is mostly pink, save for the white shorts and [[FluffyFashionFeathers white feathers]].
** Alisa Bosconovitch's outfit is half pink half blue.
* [[CuteMonsterGirl Sveta]] from GoldenSunDarkDawn dresses in an outfit of mostly pink and purple, while she [[CuteBruiser beats people to death with her bare hands.]]
* Almost every StarFox character that's female so far has either worn pink, or is pink. Two didn't; Miyu and Fay from Star Fox 2 wore clothes just like the rest of Star Fox. However, their game was cancelled and they never got to see the light of day, so if they count is debatable.
* ''VideoGame/{{Something}} series'':
** The Rip Van Fish are female in Something because they are pink and their [[CatchingSomeZs Zs]] are replaced with [[SayItWithHearts hearts]].
** The Pokeys are female in Something Else because they have large pink lips and their spikes are also pink.
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[[folder:Webcomics]]
* In ''Webcomic/AngelMoxie'', Alex's MiniDressOfPower is primarily pink (with touches of white and light blue).
* This is true for Myari of ''Webcomic/EarsForElves'', [[http://www.earsforelves.com/archives/610 along with hearts, swirls, flowers, and possibly a butterfly]].[[note]]Elon just wrote an essay.[[/note]]
* In ''{{Homestuck}}'', played straight with Roxy and [[PrincessesPreferPink Feferi]], who are both pretty girly, but averted with [[spoiler:Meenah, who is actually a tomboyish {{Punk}}.]]
* In ''Webcomic/TheNonAdventuresOfWonderella'', Wonderita turns down a RingOfPower because [[http://nonadventures.com/2011/06/18/we-cant-have-nice-rings/ it only makes green things, not pink things]].
* In ''Webcomic/{{Inverloch}}'', thief-catcher Lei'ella has daggers with pink hilts and matching belt. It's {{Lampshade}}d later when she replaces them with normal-looking ones; turns out her old boss and non-fiance-turned-stalker Berard had them made for her.
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[[folder:Web Original]]
* NeoPets changed the Altador Cup team colours of Faerieland from pink and purple to green and purple/pink to symbolise the land's landing (it was airborne previously), but also to make it less of a "target group 5-year-girls" team.
* Commented on by WebVideo/TheNostalgiaChick in her video about {{Distaff Counterpart}}s a couple of times.
-->"And she's paaaaaaaaaaaaaaank!"
** The Makeover Fairy (an AlphaBitch [[TheFashionista fashionista]]) wears nothing ''but'' pink.
** For [[http://8.i.blip.tv/g?src=Tgwtgnchick-NostalgiaChickTheWorstAndLeastAwfulFemaleSuperheroMovie994.jpeg&w=460&h=260&fmt=jpg the splash image]] for her video [[http://blip.tv/nostalgia-chick/nostalgia-chick-the-worst-and-least-awful-female-superhero-movies-6316048 about superheroine films]], Chick is wearing a pink LeotardOfPower.
* When WebVideo/TheNostalgiaCritic was writing on his bed like a teenage girl, we saw for the first time that his bedroom has pink curtains.
* [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OrMT8Wv9mI This video]], featuring a young girl named Riley spelling out how toy marketers put girls toys in pink boxes, became a viral hit around Christmas of 2011.
* [[http://akaichounokoe.deviantart.com/gallery/?q=doki#/d5khpr9 Doki's]] signature color is pink and her pet [[http://akaichounokoe.deviantart.com/gallery/?q=doki#/d56vzag cat's collar and bow is pink]] and [[http://akaichounokoe.deviantart.com/gallery/?q=kid#/d4yybki Britani's color is also pink]].
** So is [[http://akaichounokoe.deviantart.com/art/Vielle-398785245 Vielle]]'s
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[[folder:Western Animation]]
* In ''WesternAnimation/TheTransformers'':
** Arcee the female Transformer was ''all'' pink (okay, there were white highlights.)
** Elita-One, the leader and most visible member of a team of girl Autobots, was also pink and white.
** DownplayedTrope in ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'', in which Arcee is mainly blue with pink highlights.
* Robert Mandell's best-known creations, ''WesternAnimation/AdventuresOfTheGalaxyRangers'' and ''WesternAnimation/PrincessGwenevereAndTheJewelRiders'', were distinct contrasts on this trope. In the first, Niko was only shoved into a pink dress ''once'' (while she and Doc were heading to a BadGuyBar), protesting all the while. The latter cartoon was designed for a girl's toy line, and virtually ''everything'' was pastel, with the lead character rarely seen in any other color than pink.
* Larke and Bianca of ''WesternAnimation/BeverlyHillsTeens'' have a bunch of pink things, including Bianca's LimitedWardrobe outfit.
* Amy from ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'' wears a pink, midriff-baring sweatsuit a lot. However, "Into the Wild Green Yonder" reveals that it's actually a boy's sweatsuit.
* Quinn from ''WesternAnimation/{{Daria}}'' wears pink in many of her outfits.
* Ashley A. from ''WesternAnimation/{{Recess}}'' usually has pink in all of her outfits.
* Dot from ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' wears a pink skirt.
* The Chipettes in ''Franchise/AlvinAndTheChipmunks'' have a lighter color scheme than the chipmunks, Brittany wearing pink.
* Charlotte [=LaBouff=] from ''Disney/ThePrincessAndTheFrog'' is obsessed with the color pink, since she never grew out of her PrincessPhase, and because PrincessesPreferPink.
* Disney/{{Mulan}}'s matchmaker dress is colored pink while she is given tips about being a HouseWife.
* Pink is a common color for MinnieMouse and Daisy Duck of the ''ClassicDisneyShorts''.
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Dinosaucers}}'':
** Sarah wears pink tights.
** Teryx, the only female Dinosaucer, has pink skin and darker-pink armour.
* Inverted in ''WesternAnimation/{{HeyArnold}}''. Helga's usual attire is a pink dress and bow, she writes poetry in pink books, and most of her clothes are either pink or white; however, she is easily the most tomboyish female character in the show.
* Pre-Black Cat Felicia Hardy wore a pink skirt in the 90s animated Spider-Man series.
* Megara from ''Disney/{{Hercules}}'' wears a light pink dress with a slit on the side with a dark pink sash around the waist.
* Jean in the 90s ''WesternAnimation/{{X-Men}}'' had a few pink outfits, like a pink evening mini dress, and in the FairyTale episode, her [[ShowWithinAShow fictional]] {{Princess}} counterpart wore purple and pink.
* When WesternAnimation/DarkwingDuck traveled to an AlternateUniverse, Gosalyn's counterpart was [[TomboyAndGirlyGirl feminine compared to the regular Gosalyn's tomboy]], and she wore a pink, frilly dress.
* Penelope of ''WesternAnimation/ThePerilsOfPenelopePitstop''.
* Jessie of ''WesternAnimation/JonnyQuestTheRealAdventures'' gets pink clothing, whether a shirt or StylishProtectionGear.
* [[ThoseTwoGuys Katie and Sadie]] from ''[[WesternAnimation/TotalDramaIsland Total Drama]]'' both wear pink [[WhoWearsShortShorts short shorts]] and high heeled sandals. In ''Revenge of the Island'', Dakota's regular outfit is entirely pink.
* Clara from ''WesternAnimation/TheNutcrackerPrince'' has a pink bow and pink [[PrettyInMink fur-trimmed]] winter coat.
* Kim in ''WesternAnimation/TheCareBearsMovie'' has a pink hair bow and sweater.
* Milli from ''WesternAnimation/TeamUmizoomi'' has a pink dress with flowers, a matching helmet, pink tights/stockings and pink shoes as her default outfit. She's an action girl, so it's a subversion.
* In ''WesternAnimation/BarbieInAChristmasCarol'', Eden's best friend Catherine wears a pink and white PimpedOutdress. In a BadFuture, Catherine is as mean as Eden, and has an EvilCostumeSwitch to a purple dress.
* [[SweetPollyOliver Surprisingly Curvaceous Pirate]] in ''WesternAnimation/ThePiratesInAnAdventureWithScientists'' wears a pink and white striped shirt.
* While Blossom is the only member of WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls whose attire is pink, the girls' bedroom in general is pink.
* Subverted with WesternAnimation/ThePinkPanther, who is male. Clothing merchandising has attempted to feminize him.
* Another X-Men/Jean Grey example - in the {{Flashback}} episodes of ''WesternAnimation/{{Wolverine and the X-Men}}'', as a teenager Jean Grey was shown wearing a pink shirt (with purple and blue hair bands).
* Caitlin from ''[[WesternAnimation/{{Sixteen}} 6teen]]'' often wears pink in her outfits and has several pink accessories, including her cell phone.'
* ''WesterAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'':
** Averted with Pinkie Pie, the pinkest pony of the main cast, who isn't particularly girly.
** Played straight with Fluttershy, who is very feminine and has a pink mane and tail, as well as a partially pink cutie mark.
** Proper pink princess Cadance... who is nonetheless badass enough to singlehandedly defend her kingdom for weeks without sleep, and with assistance from her husband sent an enemy army flying over the horizon. Studio B likes to play with tropes, can you guess?
** Played straight with the males. Although there are mares of every single color imaginable, there has yet to be a pink stallion.
* In ''Disney/SleepingBeauty'' Flora and Merriweather row over what colour Aurora's dress is to be. Naturally the more feminine Flora insists that it must be pink, though the dress spends most of the film blue.
* Played straight for Flora in ''WesternAnimation/WinxClub'', she is very feminine and many of her fairy forms are primarily pink.
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[[folder:Real Life]]
* AngieHarmon wore a pink PimpedOutDress with [[FluffyFashionFeathers a feather skirt]] to the 2011 {{SAG}} awards.
* There's an anti-pink campaign run by some people who are sick of girls being "'pinked' to death". [[http://pinkstinks.wordpress.com/ Pink Stinks]] Here is a [[http://www.rousette.org.uk/blog/archives/the-campaign-against-pink/ Synopsis of it]].
* An ExploitedTrope use of this is making pink the color for breast cancer research. Although it's not an exclusively female disease, is has helped in getting attention for cancer treatment.
* This trope is explained [[http://desktoppub.about.com/cs/colorselection/p/pink.htm here]].
* JayneMansfield loved this color, and had a lot of her house colored pink, and [[PrettyInMink even had furs dyed pink]].
* Mary Kay Cosmetics frequently rewards its top salespersons with pink cars. The Mary Kay/pink association was lampshaded in a ''BloomCounty'' arc where Opus tries to locate his mother among the test animals at Mary Kay's cosmetics labs, only to be cornered by the Mary Kay Commandoes; "Even their Uzis are pink!"
* Before the forties it was Inverted with pink being a boy's color and blue being a girl's color.
* ‘Pink’ is sometimes used as a slang term for, ahem, a certain part of the female anatomy.
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