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* Lampshaded in one ''ComicBook/BeetleBailey'' strip, where Beetle is dragged before a group of generals and high-ranking officers to be lambasted for not wearing his uniform tie properly. The officers all wear all sorts of unusual decorations, strange hats and other deviations from a proper uniform (because they rank high enough that nobody can tell them what to wear), but none of them even consider this hypocrisy when they express their disapproval over Beetle's "unacceptable" clothing.


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* Lampshaded in one ''ComicStrip/BeetleBailey'' strip, where Beetle is dragged before a group of generals and high-ranking officers to be lambasted for not wearing his uniform tie properly. The officers all wear all sorts of unusual decorations, strange hats and other deviations from a proper uniform (because they rank high enough that nobody can tell them what to wear), but none of them even consider this hypocrisy when they express their disapproval over Beetle's "unacceptable" clothing.


* When the ComicBook/FantasticFour were temporarily remodeled as the Future Foundation, the group wore black and white body suits similar to their original F4 designs. The Thing and SpiderMan both had different costumes that accomodated their powers and past costumes while Reed and Susan Richards had identical suits with their chest emblems slightly different. Their children had gender-based uniforms.

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* When the ComicBook/FantasticFour were temporarily remodeled as the Future Foundation, the group wore black and white body suits similar to their original F4 designs. The Thing and SpiderMan ComicBook/SpiderMan both had different costumes that accomodated their powers and past costumes while Reed and Susan Richards had identical suits with their chest emblems slightly different. Their children had gender-based uniforms.

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* Kanade "Majime" Ninomae from ''Manga/WastefulDaysOfHighSchoolGirls'' never buttons or tucks in her shirt, thus showing an orange T-shirt underneath. In addition, she usually wears crew-length socks while other students wear knee-highs.


->''"Okashi City Junior High School's Dress Code Manual, Guideline #5A states, and I quote, 'Ladies, if they elect to wear socks, must wear the appropriate school-provided socks or a comparable white or black store-bought version. Otherwise, ladies must wear stockings instead of socks.' These, I feel I should point out once again, are stockings, and the manual says nothing about what type of stockings one is allowed to wear. So, as you can see, I am fully within the guidelines determined by the dress code."''
-->-- '''Tristan''', ''Webcomic/AngelMoxie''

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->''"Okashi City Junior High School's Dress Code Manual, Guideline #5A states, and I quote, 'Ladies, if they elect to wear socks, must wear ->''"I know the appropriate school-provided socks or a comparable white or black store-bought version. Otherwise, ladies must wear stockings instead of socks.' These, I feel I should point out once again, are stockings, and the manual says nothing about what type of stockings one dresscode here is allowed to wear. So, as you can see, I am fully within the guidelines determined by the dress code.kinda lax... but I'm still pretty sure they're breaking it."''
-->-- '''Tristan''', ''Webcomic/AngelMoxie''
'''Zoe''', ''Webcomic/SleeplessDomain''


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* ''Webcomic/SleeplessDomain'': While Future's Promise, the MagicalGirl school, ''does'' have uniforms, every single named character finds a way to wear it slightly differently. Zoe lampshades that the dress code is lax, but she's still pretty sure that [[MeaningfulName Team Outrageous]] is breaking it ''somehow''.


** Basically: Worf's sash is okay, but initially Ro's earrings are (initially) banned. Note that Bajoran extras in the movies and Deep Space Nine are seen to wear them, which implies that the wearing of cultural items is a privlege, not a right, and Ro's was denied because of her previous court martial and imprisonment. Also note that, despite the earrings being religious in nature, Ro doesn't follow the Bajoran religion yet wears them anyway.

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** Basically: Worf's sash is okay, but initially Ro's earrings are (initially) banned. Note that Bajoran extras in the movies and Deep Space Nine are seen to wear them, which implies that the wearing of cultural items is a privlege, not a right, and Ro's was denied because of her previous court martial and imprisonment. Also note that, despite the earrings being religious in nature, Ro doesn't follow the Bajoran religion yet wears them anyway.


* In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'', during the field exam Seed cadets are required to wear their uniform. Squall wears his jacket unzipped and keeps his Griever necklace, while Zell wears combat gloves and has his sleeves rolled up. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in the latter case, as the gloves are his primary weapons and the rolled sleeves possibly enhance mobility in hand-to-hand combat.

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* In ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVIII'', during the field exam Seed cadets are required to wear their uniform. Squall wears his jacket unzipped and keeps his Griever necklace, while Zell wears combat gloves and has his sleeves rolled up. [[JustifiedTrope Justified]] in the latter case, as the gloves are his primary weapons and the rolled sleeves possibly enhance mobility in hand-to-hand combat. Seifer, in his arrogance, doesn't even bother to wear the uniform at all, wearing his normal outfit instead. Probably didn't help his disastrous performance review...

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* ''Series/{{Chilling Adventures of Sabrina}}'': The Students of the Academy of Unseen Arts witches wear mostly dresses and skirts, all black, grey, dark purple, or burgundy, dressy tops and long sleeves, while warlocks wear dress pants and button ups or sweaters, also in black, grey, burgundy or white. Also, almost all the girls wear high heels.

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* In ''Film/WhenEvilCalls'', the 'cool kids' tend to have modified their uniforms in a variety of ways; especially the girls, who invoke CatholicSchoolgirlsRule. Kirsty sports weird sunglasses, Daniel goes around with no blazer and his shirt seleeves rolled up to show his tattoos, etc. The girls also wear high heels that would not be permitted in any school in Britain (and may very well be banned at Wilburn, but discipline is shown to noticably lax).


* Hayasaka from ''Manga/KaguyaSamaLoveIsWar'' removed the collar from her school uniform, and cut the skirt short. She notes that it's "more or less within the loopholes in the regulations" when Kaguya points it out.

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* Hayasaka from ''Manga/KaguyaSamaLoveIsWar'' removed the collar from her school uniform, and cut the skirt short. She notes that it's "more or less within the loopholes in the regulations" when Kaguya points it out.out (it still ends up getting her in trouble with the public morals commitee despite this... or rather it would if Miko wasn't such a pushover). It's implied that even though she describes her garb methodically describing femininity as a "weapon", Hayasaka is very much enjoying the perks of youth by wearing it, and was just pandering to Kaguya.


** This gets ramped up in ''Series/UchuuSentaiKyuranger'', where out of team of around a dozen heroes, nearly ''everyone'' gets extra personalization on their suits that would normally be reserved for a Sixth. Red, Yellow, and Green wear just the basic suits, but Black and Gold are robotic and sport an armored look. Pink and Orange have extra extremities attached (wings for Pink, a scorpion tail for Orange), Silver has a snake-scale pattern on his suit, Blue's is fur-lined with claws on the gloves and boots, and Skyblue has mittens and a ScarfOfAsskicking. Violet has gold trim on his suit to reflect that he fills the traditional SixthRanger role, and he gets a BadassLongcoat when he fully powers up from "Violet" to "Commander".

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** This gets ramped up in ''Series/UchuuSentaiKyuranger'', ''Series/UchuSentaiKyuranger'', where out of team of around a dozen heroes, nearly ''everyone'' gets extra personalization on their suits that would normally be reserved for a Sixth. Red, Yellow, and Green wear just the basic suits, but Black and Gold are robotic and sport an armored look. Pink and Orange have extra extremities attached (wings for Pink, a scorpion tail for Orange), Silver has a snake-scale pattern on his suit, Blue's is fur-lined with claws on the gloves and boots, and Skyblue has mittens and a ScarfOfAsskicking. Violet has gold trim on his suit to reflect that he fills the traditional SixthRanger role, and he gets a BadassLongcoat when he fully powers up from "Violet" to "Commander".


* ''VideoGame/MassEffect2'' comes at this from the other direction. As your characters become loyal, they change their colors and swap out a few accessories here and there to make what was originally a totally unrelated hodge-podge of outfits into a black/white/gold Un-Uniform. In the case of Garrus, he literally just repaints his armor, retaining the damage it sustained earlier in the game.
** ''VideoGame/MassEffect'' has [[MemeticBadAss Shepard's]] iconic N7 armor. It is not as flashy as some of the other examples on this list and [[SpaceMarine Shepard]] [[JustifiedTrope wears it]] [[TrainingFromHell for a reason]] but still, it ''is'' a pimped-out version of the standard [[BadAssArmy Alliance]] uniform.

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* *''Franchise/MassEffect'':
** Throughout the original trilogy, there is [[MemeticBadass Shepard's]] iconic N7 armor. It is not as flashy as some of the other examples on this list and [[SpaceMarine Shepard]] [[JustifiedTrope wears it]] [[TrainingFromHell for a reason]] but still, it ''is'' a pimped-out version of the standard [[BadAssArmy Alliance]] uniform.
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''VideoGame/MassEffect2'' also comes at this from the other direction. As your characters become loyal, they change their colors and swap out a few accessories here and there to make what was originally a totally unrelated hodge-podge of outfits into a black/white/gold Un-Uniform. In the case of Garrus, he literally just repaints his armor, retaining the damage it sustained earlier in the game.
** ''VideoGame/MassEffect'' has [[MemeticBadAss Shepard's]] iconic N7 armor. It is not as flashy as some of the other examples on this list and [[SpaceMarine Shepard]] [[JustifiedTrope wears it]] [[TrainingFromHell for a reason]] but still, it ''is'' a pimped-out version of the standard [[BadAssArmy Alliance]] uniform.
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* The military of the [[{{Theatre/Tsukiuta}} Tsukino Empire]], or, the fleets of Tekigousha BondCreature partners at least. Besides that the leaders all have fabulous capes to swish, Gravi and Procella have slightly different jackets and pants, and some of the members, such as Aoi and Kai, have fluttery short capes. But the fourth fleet - the [=SolidS=] and Quell members - really have distinct costumes. Rikka's fluffed out peplum jacket, Tsubasa's multi-piece BadassLongcoat, all of their amazing boots, it goes on and on.


** Basically: Worf's sash is okay, but initially Ro's earrings are banned. Note that after that Bajoran extras in the movies are seen to wear them, making it likely there was some sort of change. Also note that, despite the earrings being religious in nature, Ro doesn't follow the Bajoran religion yet wears them anyway.

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** Basically: Worf's sash is okay, but initially Ro's earrings are (initially) banned. Note that after that Bajoran extras in the movies and Deep Space Nine are seen to wear them, making it likely there which implies that the wearing of cultural items is a privlege, not a right, and Ro's was some sort denied because of change.her previous court martial and imprisonment. Also note that, despite the earrings being religious in nature, Ro doesn't follow the Bajoran religion yet wears them anyway.


* Music/DestinysChild made this their signature look. In a MusicVideo or live performance, the girls' outfits always had the same theme, but the specifics were different for each girl. For example, if the theme was a red shirt and black skirt, one might wear a tank top, another would wear a tube top, another would wear a halter, and when there were four members, the fourth might wear a baby tee or crop.

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* Music/DestinysChild made this their signature look. In a MusicVideo or live performance, the girls' their outfits always had the same theme, but the specifics were different for each girl. For example, if the theme was a red shirt and black skirt, one might wear a tank top, another would wear a tube top, another would wear a halter, and when there were four members, the fourth might wear a baby tee or crop.


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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'':
** Beacon's uniforms in general are pretty lax. While everyone is given a matching set of black dress clothes (with skirts for the ladies), they also have their own unique personalized outfits that they are expected to wear in battle. Ruby in particular wears her iconic red hooded cloak on top of her uniform.
** At one point, we see students from all four Kingdoms lined up wearing their uniforms. Vacuo's boys stand out, because it's clear their "uniform" is just "[[WalkingShirtlessScene we put shirts on, what else do you want?]]"
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* ''WebAnimation/{{RWBY}}'':
** Beacon's uniforms in general are pretty lax. While everyone is given a matching set of black dress clothes (with skirts for the ladies), they also have their own unique personalized outfits that they are expected to wear in battle. Ruby in particular wears her iconic red hooded cloak on top of her uniform.
** At one point, we see students from all four Kingdoms lined up wearing their uniforms. Vacuo's boys stand out, because it's clear their "uniform" is just "[[WalkingShirtlessScene we put shirts on, what else do you want?]]"
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