'''Basic Trope''': In fiction, invisibility tends not to affect items the character touches, such as clothing.
* '''Straight''': The hero becomes invisible, but not his clothing, which appears as if it's floating in midair.
** The invisibility doesn't work ''at all'' if the hero is wearing anything.
** The character must stay religiously clean and avoid eating things before a mission, as grime and food in the digestive tract are visible.
** The invisibility never wears off, leaving the hero BlessedWithSuck.
** Or: Only the skin is affected by the power, so every time he uses it his skin turns invisible but everything else (organs, muscles, bones, etc) is perfectly visible, inside the clothing.
* '''Downplayed''': The hero's [[MySuitIsAlsoSuper suit is also super]]. However, his suit is only a pair of very brief briefs, so he's still not quite decent without the invisibility.
* '''Justified''': The ability affects the character's skin, and thus it's reasonable that clothing wouldn't be affected.
** InvisibilityCloak, when the ''clothes'' turn the ''hero'' invisible.
** Or an Invisible Cape that's exactly that, and nothing else! It doesn't affect the user nor anything else besides itself.
** The hero becomes invisible, but quickly discovers a way to make invisible clothing.
** The hero was taking a shower and thus was naked for unrelated reasons before becoming invisible, rather than stripping down to use his ability.
* '''Double Subverted''':
** The hero has invisible clothing, but loses them because he can't see them.
** He still needs to be naked to use his ability.
** "What are you talking about? [[LiteralGenie I promised to make you invisible. I did.]] You said nothing about your pants."
** It turns out you don't need to be nude to become invisible...But no-one told Alice.
** Bob thinks that if he strips down he'll become invisible. He's wrong, to the delight of Alice and horror of Dave.
* '''Zig Zagged''': The magic that turns the character invisible lasts significantly longer if the character doesn't wear clothing.
* '''Averted''': The invisibility is caused by a [[MySuitIsAlsoSuper special suit of clothing]].
* '''Enforced''': "What, invisible clothing? What a complete waste of resources."
** "Let me guess. [[ButtMonkey Someone]] has to sneak in while invisible and turn off the MacGuffin machine." "Yup." "Sigh, hold my dress."
** "How does it feel being invisible?" "Kinda drafty, actually."
** The hero could make invisible clothing, but doesn't care enough, probably because (s)he'd have trouble ''finding'' said clothes.
** Alice doesn't technically need to be naked, but hey, like anyone's going to notice.
** The BigBad uses a PowerNullifier to embarrass the hero by making him suddenly visible.
** Everyone expect this trope to be in effect when it actually isn't. Alice strips to use her power most of the time, but suddenly goes invisible with her power whilst fully clothed, allowing her to catch people off-guard.
* '''Defied''': "Ah, let me guess, "Vanishing Cream." I'll rub this on myself and then poof, I'm invisible, my dress isn't, and I'll be stuck that way until someone makes an antidote. I. Think. Not."
* '''Discussed''': "She's invisible, right? But... we can't see her clothes. So she's... wearing... Oooh! Sweet!"
* '''Conversed''': "How come every G or PG movie has the invisibility potion turn the hero's pants invisible? You'd think a potion would just kinda leave ''him'' invisible, ya know what I mean?"
* '''Deconstructed''': The hero quickly learns that being unable to wear clothing while outside is very dangerous and painful, and he must avoid eating or drinking for hours or days before he plans on being outside.
* '''Reconstructed''': The hero learns that being unable to wear clothing while invisible is dangerous and painful, but also discovers that most people will leave him alone if he wears sufficient clothing.
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