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* [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses Princess Goleeta]] of ''WesternAnimation/GaltarAndTheGoldenLance'' wears a [[TrueBlueFemininity blue mini dress]] that is also armored.

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* [[EverythingsBetterWithPrincesses Princess Goleeta]] Goleeta of ''WesternAnimation/GaltarAndTheGoldenLance'' wears a [[TrueBlueFemininity blue mini dress]] that is also armored.

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* Jade Chung used to wear these almost exclusively, from Chinese dresses when she was managing, to mini skirts and tops when she was wrestling. Has since traded these in for more professional outfits.
* Leva Bates went from Blue Pants in NXT to The Librarian in AEW, and swapped her outfits to this trope. Leaves the skirt when she's wrestling, preferring to wrestle in shorts instead.


* {{Princess}} Amue/Romelle of ''Anime/GoLion''/''Anime/{{Voltron}}'' wears a [[PrincessesPreferPink pink dress]] in the climactic battle.

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* {{Princess}} Princess Amue/Romelle of ''Anime/GoLion''/''Anime/{{Voltron}}'' wears a [[PrincessesPreferPink pink dress]] in the climactic battle.


** In the modern era, Wonder Woman sometimes wears skirted variants of her costume, usually either for a "formal" occasion or when gearing up for a ''really'' big battle.

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** In the modern era, Wonder Woman sometimes wears skirted variants of her costume, usually either for a "formal" occasion or when gearing up for a ''really'' big battle.battle, although this often falls under LadyLegionnaireWear.


In comics it's not as popular as a LeotardOfPower or a SpyCatsuit, but other media take to it just fine, particularly MagicalGirl and MagicalGirlWarrior series. Either expect to see plenty of {{Panty Shot}}s or it will be a MagicSkirt. SkirtOverSlacks, ProperTightsWithASkirt or ModestyShorts aren't unheard of either.

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In comics comics, it's not as popular as a LeotardOfPower or a SpyCatsuit, but other media take to it just fine, particularly MagicalGirl and MagicalGirlWarrior series. Either expect to see plenty of {{Panty Shot}}s or it will be a MagicSkirt. SkirtOverSlacks, ProperTightsWithASkirt or ModestyShorts aren't unheard of either.



While fighting in any kind of skirt or dress is not the most practical idea ever, this trope does reflect reality a little in that A) it's hard to run or kick when you're wearing a tight skirt or dress that's knee-length or longer, and B) a looser, longer skirt or dress might catch on to something. If it is pleated and is wide enough, it will not be hard to run or kick when you're wearing is as with a tight skirt or dress that's knee-length or longer, and if it's short enough it might not catch on to something. Yet these outfits don't provide much protection, and still rely heavily on RuleOfGlamorous to work as well as they do.

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While fighting in any kind of skirt or dress is not the most practical idea ever, this trope does reflect reality a little in that A) it's hard to run or kick when you're wearing a tight skirt or dress that's knee-length or longer, and B) a looser, longer skirt or dress might catch on to something. If it is pleated and is wide enough, it will not be hard to run or kick when you're wearing is as with a tight skirt or dress that's knee-length or longer, and if it's short enough it might not catch on to something. Yet these outfits don't provide much protection, protection and still rely heavily on RuleOfGlamorous to work as well as they do.



* ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod'' - Yuri with a miniskirt, Androssi with a one piece.

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* ''Webcomic/TowerOfGod'' - Yuri with a miniskirt, Androssi with a one piece.one-piece.



* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' has a few, Chiu's current artifact costume (as well as the outfits Class Rep and Makie wore) fall under this most directly. Otherwise they often fall under this by wearing their uniforms into battle.

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* ''Manga/MahouSenseiNegima'' has a few, Chiu's current artifact costume (as well as the outfits Class Rep and Makie wore) fall under this most directly. Otherwise Otherwise, they often fall under this by wearing their uniforms into battle.



** In ''ComicBook/TheLegendOfWonderWoman2016'' the Wonder Woman suit Etta Candy designs for her friend includes a spangled skirt, which it is made clear is worn over a red sleeveless jupsuit with shorts for modesty.

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** In ''ComicBook/TheLegendOfWonderWoman2016'' the Wonder Woman suit Etta Candy designs for her friend includes a spangled skirt, which it is made clear is worn over a red sleeveless jupsuit jumpsuit with shorts for modesty.



* Wrestling/ChristinaVonEerie semi frequently wears them, especially when on ''[[Wrestling/ImpactWrestling TNA]] Impact'' as Toxxin, where they got very elaborate (for wrestling gear).
* Wrestling/PaigeTurner, the [[WrestlingDoesntPay wrestling librarian]] combines this with a downplayed PantyShot, since she is not promoted as a sexy character.

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* Wrestling/ChristinaVonEerie semi frequently semi-frequently wears them, especially when on ''[[Wrestling/ImpactWrestling TNA]] Impact'' as Toxxin, where they got very elaborate (for wrestling gear).
* Wrestling/PaigeTurner, the [[WrestlingDoesntPay wrestling librarian]] combines this with a downplayed PantyShot, PantyShot since she is not promoted as a sexy character.



* All of the female party members in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfDragoon'' (Shana's a completly straight example, Rose has a sort of petal skirt and Miranda has a skirt of the same length as Shana, but her boots make it ZettaiRyouiki).

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* All of the female party members in ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfDragoon'' (Shana's a completly completely straight example, Rose has a sort of petal skirt and Miranda has a skirt of the same length as Shana, but her boots make it ZettaiRyouiki).



* ''VideoGame/TargetOfDesireEpisode1'': Maia's skirt is creeping up on her like a pack of ninjas. (She wears a DangerouslyShortSkirt with her business suit for the entire episode, while fighting bad guys and riding motorcycles.)
* The Boxing Franchise/{{Pokemon}} Hitmonchan wears one... Despite the fact that [[OneGenderRace they're an all male species]].

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* ''VideoGame/TargetOfDesireEpisode1'': Maia's skirt is creeping up on her like a pack of ninjas. (She wears a DangerouslyShortSkirt with her business suit for the entire episode, episode while fighting bad guys and riding motorcycles.)
* The Boxing Franchise/{{Pokemon}} Hitmonchan wears one... Despite the fact that [[OneGenderRace they're an all male all-male species]].



* In ''Webcomic/KidRadd'', Sheena has a minidress, and does get more active when she's out of the game. Plus her counterpart in the second game has a SuperMode in a FrenchMaid outfit.

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* In ''Webcomic/KidRadd'', Sheena has a minidress, minidress and does get more active when she's out of the game. Plus her counterpart in the second game has a SuperMode in a FrenchMaid outfit.



* Lampshaded in ''Webcomic/M9Girls'': Karla reasons that, since they are becoming super heroines, they should all wear cute, short, costumes. Pato is not amused.

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* Lampshaded in ''Webcomic/M9Girls'': Karla reasons that, since they are becoming super heroines, superheroines, they should all wear cute, short, costumes. Pato is not amused.



* Dr. Girlfriend of ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'', when she went by that name, wore a pink minidress that suggested a sexied-up JackieKennedy -- the button arrangement resembled a medical doctor's smock.

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* Dr. Girlfriend of ''WesternAnimation/TheVentureBrothers'', when she went by that name, wore a pink minidress that suggested a sexied-up sexed-up JackieKennedy -- the button arrangement resembled a medical doctor's smock.


A short dress sported by an action protagonist to show she means business. Often comes with color-coordinated boots ending just below the knees.

While fighting in any kind of skirt or dress is not the most practical idea ever, this trope does reflect reality a little in that A) it's hard to run or kick when you're wearing a tight skirt or dress that's knee-length or longer, and B) a looser, longer skirt or dress might catch on to something.

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A short An ActionGirl, from minor to outright badass, wearing a mini dress, either as a one-piece dress sported by an action protagonist to show she means business. or as a top and miniskirt (BareYourMidriff optional). Often comes with color-coordinated boots ending just below the knees.

knee.

'''This requires being an action girl almost full time, not just wearing a mini dress, even as a uniform, or just having a few action girl moments.'''

Also, the length can vary from just above the knees to the equivalent to a DangerouslyShortSkirt.

In comics it's not as popular as a LeotardOfPower or a SpyCatsuit, but other media take to it just fine, particularly MagicalGirl and MagicalGirlWarrior series. Either expect to see plenty of {{Panty Shot}}s or it will be a MagicSkirt. SkirtOverSlacks, ProperTightsWithASkirt or ModestyShorts aren't unheard of either.

Sometimes the dress will be simple, and other times it will be a PimpedOutDress. It can even start out simple and turn pimped-out through FrillyUpgrade. If the dress is fancy enough, and the wearer badass enough, it can overlap with KickingAssInAllHerFinery.

While fighting in any kind of skirt or dress is not the most practical idea ever, this trope does reflect reality a little in that A) it's hard to run or kick when you're wearing a tight skirt or dress that's knee-length or longer, and B) a looser, longer skirt or dress might catch on to something.
something. If it is pleated and is wide enough, it will not be hard to run or kick when you're wearing is as with a tight skirt or dress that's knee-length or longer, and if it's short enough it might not catch on to something. Yet these outfits don't provide much protection, and still rely heavily on RuleOfGlamorous to work as well as they do.


** The [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] WonderWoman's original outfit often ''looks'' like a skirt, but is really a pair of culottes, in a style that was fairly common for athletic young women at the time. After two issues, Wonder Woman started wearing the tight walking shorts that would remain for over a decade.

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** The [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] WonderWoman's Franchise/WonderWoman's original outfit often ''looks'' like a skirt, but is really a pair of culottes, in a style that was fairly common for athletic young women at the time. After two issues, Wonder Woman started wearing the tight walking shorts that would remain for over a decade.


* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'': Amy Rose wears one of these.

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* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog'': ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog'': Amy Rose wears one of these.


An ActionGirl, from minor to outright badass, wearing a mini dress, either as a one-piece dress or as a top and miniskirt (BareYourMidriff optional). Often comes with color-coordinated boots ending just below the knee.

'''This requires being an action girl almost full time, not just wearing a mini dress, even as a uniform, or just having a few action girl moments.'''

Also, the length can vary from just above the knees to the equivalent to a DangerouslyShortSkirt.

In comics it's not as popular as a LeotardOfPower or a SpyCatsuit, but other media take to it just fine, particularly MagicalGirl and MagicalGirlWarrior series. Either expect to see plenty of {{Panty Shot}}s or it will be a MagicSkirt. SkirtOverSlacks, ProperTightsWithASkirt or ModestyShorts aren't unheard of either.

Sometimes the dress will be simple, and other times it will be a PimpedOutDress. It can even start out simple and turn pimped-out through FrillyUpgrade. If the dress is fancy enough, and the wearer badass enough, it can overlap with KickingAssInAllHerFinery.

While fighting in any kind of skirt or dress is not the most practical idea ever, this trope does reflect reality a little in that A) it's hard to run or kick when you're wearing a tight skirt or dress that's knee-length or longer, and B) a looser, longer skirt or dress might catch on to something. If it is pleated and is wide enough, it will not be hard to run or kick when you're wearing is as with a tight skirt or dress that's knee-length or longer, and if it's short enough it might not catch on to something. Yet these outfits don't provide much protection, and still rely heavily on RuleOfGlamorous to work as well as they do.

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An ActionGirl, from minor to outright badass, wearing a mini dress, either as a one-piece A short dress or as a top and miniskirt (BareYourMidriff optional). sported by an action protagonist to show she means business. Often comes with color-coordinated boots ending just below the knee.

'''This requires being an action girl almost full time, not just wearing a mini dress, even as a uniform, or just having a few action girl moments.'''

Also, the length can vary from just above the knees to the equivalent to a DangerouslyShortSkirt.

In comics it's not as popular as a LeotardOfPower or a SpyCatsuit, but other media take to it just fine, particularly MagicalGirl and MagicalGirlWarrior series. Either expect to see plenty of {{Panty Shot}}s or it will be a MagicSkirt. SkirtOverSlacks, ProperTightsWithASkirt or ModestyShorts aren't unheard of either.

Sometimes the dress will be simple, and other times it will be a PimpedOutDress. It can even start out simple and turn pimped-out through FrillyUpgrade. If the dress is fancy enough, and the wearer badass enough, it can overlap with KickingAssInAllHerFinery.

knees.

While fighting in any kind of skirt or dress is not the most practical idea ever, this trope does reflect reality a little in that A) it's hard to run or kick when you're wearing a tight skirt or dress that's knee-length or longer, and B) a looser, longer skirt or dress might catch on to something. If it is pleated and is wide enough, it will not be hard to run or kick when you're wearing is as with a tight skirt or dress that's knee-length or longer, and if it's short enough it might not catch on to something. Yet these outfits don't provide much protection, and still rely heavily on RuleOfGlamorous to work as well as they do.
something.


* Wrestling/CheerleaderMelissa, as a hangover from her cheerleading role.

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* Wrestling/CheerleaderMelissa, as a hangover holdover from her cheerleading role.



* Wrestling/ChristinaVonEerie semi frequently wears them, especially when on Wrestling/{{TNA}} Impact as Toxxin, where they got very elaborate (for wrestling gear).[[/folder]]

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* Wrestling/ChristinaVonEerie semi frequently wears them, especially when on Wrestling/{{TNA}} Impact ''[[Wrestling/ImpactWrestling TNA]] Impact'' as Toxxin, where they got very elaborate (for wrestling gear).[[/folder]]
gear).
* Wrestling/PaigeTurner, the [[WrestlingDoesntPay wrestling librarian]] combines this with a downplayed PantyShot, since she is not promoted as a sexy character.
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* Indigo from ''Outsiders''.

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* Indigo from ''Outsiders''.''[[ComicBook/BatmanAndTheOutsiders Outsiders]]''.


** Wonder Woman's mother, Hippolyta, was depicted as the [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] Wonder Woman in some modern stories, and "returning" to the role. She usually was depicted wearing a skirt.

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** Wonder Woman's mother, Hippolyta, was depicted as the [[UsefulNotes/TheGoldenAgeOfComicBooks Golden Age]] Wonder Woman in some modern stories, stories starting with ''ComicBook/WonderWoman1987'', and "returning" to the role. She usually was depicted wearing a skirt.


* WonderWoman, occasionally:

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* WonderWoman, Franchise/WonderWoman, occasionally:


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** In ''ComicBook/TheLegendOfWonderWoman2016'' the Wonder Woman suit Etta Candy designs for her friend includes a spangled skirt, which it is made clear is worn over a red sleeveless jupsuit with shorts for modesty.


* ''ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Mary Marvel,]] seen [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Captainmarveladventures18.JPG here,]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Black_Mary_in_DC_Countdown.jpg here.]]

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* ''ComicBook/{{Shazam}} Mary Marvel,]] ''ComicBook/{{Shazam}}'': ComicBook/MaryMarvel, seen [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Captainmarveladventures18.JPG here,]] and [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Black_Mary_in_DC_Countdown.jpg here.]]

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