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[[caption-width-right:350:How many costume tropes can you spot here?\\
[[note]]So far, BareYourMidriff (look closely at [[Disney/{{Aladdin}} Jasmine]]), ClothesMakeTheLegend (still basically their iconic dresses), CoolCrown, CostumePorn, ErmineCapeEffect, EverythingsSparklyWithJewelry, FormFittingWardrobe, GemEncrusted, GiantPoofySleeves, GoldMakesEverythingShiny, GorgeousPeriodDress, HairDecorations, HappyHolidaysDress, HighClassGloves, HollywoodCostuming, IconicOutfit (just pimped out even more), ImpracticallyFancyOutfit, NiceShoes (can be seen in the full length pictures), PimpedOutCape, PimpedOutDress, PrettyInMink, PrincessesPreferPink, RequisiteRoyalRegalia, SymbolMotifClothing (shells on [[Disney/TheLittleMermaid Ariel's]] dress), TrueBlueFemininity.[[/note]]]]

->''"Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society."''
-->-- '''Creator/MarkTwain'''

Yes, things you wear can be tropes. Time, place, setting, characterization, situation, symbolism, and what the costumer/artist feels like, can all dictate what characters wear.

These tropes can be included in works for several reasons, such as:
* GarnishingTheStory: The writers just thought including these would help make the story more appealing.
* MeaningfulAppearance: A piece of clothing can be worth a thousand words of {{Exposition}}
* {{Spectacle}}: The costume department just wanted to show off.
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!!General Costume Tropes (see sub-indexes for more)
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Related:
+ AnatomyTropes
+ TheBeautifulTropes
+ CosmeticsTropes
+ NudityTropes
+ PowerMakeover
+ RuleOfGlamorous
]
[[index]]
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Categories:
+ BejeweledTropes
+ TheCapedIndex
+ CharacteristicClothingColors
+ ClothingReflectsPersonality
+ CoatsAndJackets
+ CraniumCoverings
+ DisguiseTropes
+ DressesGownsAndSkirts
+ FanserviceCostumes
+ GlassesTropes
+ GloveTropes
+ GoodGuysGarb
+ ImprovisedClothes
+ LetThisIndexBeYourUmbrella
+ MinkBecomesThisIndexMost
+ OpulentOutfits
+ PartialNudityTropes
+ StandardSuperheroSuits
+ StockCostumeTraits
+ {{Stripperiffic}}
+ StrippingTropes
+ SwimsuitIndex
+ TheseTropesAreMadeForWalking
+ TropesInPants
+ TropesInShiningArmor
+ UniformTropes
+ {{Unmentionables}}
+ VillainousFashionSense
+ WhoWasThatMaskedIndex
]
* ActionFashionista
* AdaptationalModesty
* AdventurerOutfit
* AgeInappropriateDress
* AmmunitionBackpack
* AndYourRewardIsClothes
* AntiGravityClothing
* AppropriateAnimalAttire
* ArsenalAttire
* AwesomeAnachronisticApparel
* AwesomeBackpack
* BadassBandolier
* BandageMummy
* BetaOutfit
* BlindfoldedVision
* BraidsBeadsAndBuckskins
* BubblePipe
* BulletproofFashionPlate
* CantTieHisTie
* CasualSportsJersey
* ChainedByFashion
* ChangedMyJumper
* ChangingClothesIsAFreeAction
* CharmPoint
* ChestInsignia
* ClarkKentOutfit
* ClassyCravat
* ClingyCostume
* ClothesMakeTheLegend
* ClothesMakeTheSuperman
* ClothingAppendage
* ClothingCombat
* ClothingSwitch
* CollaredByFashion
* ContainmentClothing
* ConvenientColorChange
* {{Cosplay}}
* CostumeDrama
* CostumeEvolution
* CostumeExaggeration
* CostumeInertia
* CostumeTestMontage
* {{Costumer}}
* {{Crossdresser}}
* CultureEqualsCostume
* DoomedNewClothes
* DorkInASweater
* DraggedIntoDrag
* DramaticDangling
* DressCode
* DressCodedForYourConvenience
* DressUpEpisode
* DressedAllInRubber
* DressedInLayers
* DressesTheSame
* DressingToDie
* EarnedStripes
* EmbarrassingAnimalSuit
* EmbarrassingButEmpoweringOutfit
* ExposedToTheElements
* ExpressiveAccessory
* ExpressiveShirt
* EyepatchAfterTimeSkip
* EyepatchOfPower
* FanserviceWithASmile
* FashionDesigner
* FashionDissonance
* FashionHurts
* FashionModel
* FashionableAsymmetry
* TheFashionista
* FashionsNeverChange
* FeatherBoaConstrictor
* FlungClothing
* ForcedIntoTheirSundayBest
* FullFrontalAssault
* FullyDressedCartoonAnimal
* FunTShirt
* FutureSpandex
* GadgetWatches
* GenderedOutfit
* GiantPoofySleeves
* GiantWaistRibbon
* TheGirlWhoFitsThisSlipper
* GoofySuit
* GorgeousGarmentGeneration
* GorgeousPeriodDress
* GratuitousUseOfTheTallit
* GravityIsAHarshSeamstress
* HawaiianShirtedTourist
* HazmatSuit
* HellBentForLeather
* HollywoodCostuming
* HollywoodDressCode
* HomemadeSweaterFromHell
* HypnoTrinket (many are something worn)
* IWantMyBelovedToBeFashionable
* IWasQuiteAFashionVictim
* AnIceSuit
* IconicItem
* IconicOutfit
* ImpossiblyCoolClothes
* ImpossiblyTackyClothes
* IncongruouslyDressedZombie
* InstantCosplaySurprise
* InstantCostumeChange
* InstitutionalApparel
* ItsACostumePartyISwear
* JacobMarleyApparel
* JewelersEyeLoupe
* KillerOutfit
* KimonoIsTraditional
* LabcoatOfScienceAndMedicine
* LadyInAPowerSuit
* LatexSpaceSuit
* LimitedWardrobe
* LivingClothes
* LoafingInFullCostume
* {{Loincloth}}
* MagicalAccessory
* MagicallyRegeneratingClothing
* {{Meido}}
* MenswearGhetto
* MobBossSuitFitting
* MysticalHighCollar
* NecktieLeash
* NerdInEvilsHelmet
* NoDressCode
* NoNewFashionsInTheFuture
* NooseNecktie
* OfficialCosplayGear
* OneSizeFitsAll
* OutdatedOutfit
* OverallsAndGingham
* PajamaCladHero
* PantslessMalesFullyDressedFemales
* PauperPatches
* PeopleInRubberSuits
* PersonWithTheClothing
* PlotPants
* PoppingButtons
* RainbowPimpGear
* RecursiveCrossdressing
* RingAroundTheCollar
* RipTailoring
* RummageSaleReject
* RussianFashion
* SameClothesDifferentYear
* ShockCollar
* ShrunkInTheWash
* SkeletonsInTheCoatCloset
* SlaveCollar
* SpaceClothes
* StarSpangledSpandex
* SuitUpOfDestiny
* SuppressedMammaries
* SymbolMotifClothing
* TackyTuxedo
* TanLines
* TechnicallyNakedShapeshifter
* TextileWorkIsFeminine: All those costumes come from somewhere, you know.
* TooManyBelts
* UnderdressedForTheOccasion
* UnlimitedWardrobe
* UselessAccessory
* UtilityBelt
* VirtualPaperDoll
* WaistcoatOfStyle
* WardrobeFlawOfCharacterization
* WardrobeWound
* WeWillNotHavePocketsInTheFuture
* WearingAFlagOnYourHead
* WetSariScene
* WetTShirtContest
* WhiteShirtOfDeath
* WhoWearsShortShorts
* WholeCostumeReference
* WidowsWeeds
* WTHCostumingDepartment
* ZipMeUp
* {{Zipperiffic}}
[[/index]]
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