'''Basic Trope''': A woman whose attire and/or dance style is similar to that used in belly dance.
* '''Straight''': [[InnocentFanserviceGirl Alice]] is often seen with a [[BareYourMidriff bare midriff]], a bra-like top, and a long skirt or harem pants.
* '''Exaggerated''': Alice's outfit includes copper coins meant to express movement, a veil, and lots of bangle bracelets. And she wears this outfit all the time.
* '''Downplayed''': ???
* '''Justified''':
** Alice is, in fact, a belly dancer.
** The setting is a {{Qurac}} of the variety where this is common.
** Alice has been taken into GoGoEnslavement
* '''Inverted''': Alice wears jeans and a turtleneck sweater, sweatpants and a hoodie, a nun's habit, etc.
* '''Subverted''':
** Alice appears wearing a long coat.
** Alice takes belly dance lessons, but doesn't enjoy them and displays no talent for bellydancing.
* '''Double Subverted''':
** But when she takes this off, she is has a bare midriff, a short top, and harem pants.
** Until her boyfriend reveals that he likes bellydancers, and encourages her to stick with it. She becomes a good bellydancer because of this.
* '''Parodied''':
** Alice shimmies and hip-snaps everywhere she goes, rather than walking normally.
** She even wears her outfit whilst pregnant.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Sometimes, she is seen wearing clothes like this, other times not.
* '''Averted''': Alice does not wear anything comparable to belly dance attire.
* '''Enforced''': {{Fanservice}}
* '''Lampshaded''': "Was their a sale of harem pants last week or what?"
* '''Invoked''':
** Alice takes belly dance lessons
** Alice is taken by the BigBad for GoGoEnslavement
* '''Exploited''': Releasing her choice of outfit just happens to makes her look like one anyway, Alice hides with a group of belly dancers to avoid pursuit.
* '''Defied''': Alice refuses to wear anything this revealing.
* '''Discussed''': "So what is the appeal of belly dancing to you, Alice?"
* '''Conversed''': "And the belly dancers arrive. According to this shoe, it's Arabia's leading export after oil and sand."
* '''Deconstructed''':
** Alice comes from a [[StrawmanPolitical very conservative]] family, who don't approve of belly dancing. As a result, Alice has to take lessons in secret, all the while feeling a little guilty.
** Alternatively, Alice's status as a belly dancer earns unwanted attention from some boys at school.
** Alice's family is poor, and she has to help put bread on the table. Unfortunately, the venue she performs in attracts a rather seedy crowd. Alice has had many close calls with various perverts.
* '''Reconstructed''': Alice's parents realize that they were being too strict on their daughter, and allow for Alice to continue her dancing, provided that she doesn't [[PowerPerversionPotential abuse her abilities.]]
* '''Played For Laughs''': The one [[DisguisedInDrag dressed like this]] is [[FanDisservice Bob]].
* '''Played For Drama''': Alice has been taken into the harem of [[BigBad Emperor Evulz]] against her will and [[GoGoEnslavement forced to dress like this and dance for him]].
Belly dance back to BellyDancer
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%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???