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Compare PoliteVillainsRudeHeroes; PrivilegedRival; SensibleHeroesSkimpyVillains, UglyHeroGoodLookingVillain, PuttingOnTheReich.

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Compare PoliteVillainsRudeHeroes; PrivilegedRival; PoliteVillainsRudeHeroes, PrivilegedRival, UglyHeroGoodLookingVillain, PuttingOnTheReich. Contrast SensibleHeroesSkimpyVillains, UglyHeroGoodLookingVillain, PuttingOnTheReich.which is usually used for females, not males like this trope.



* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Coco}}'', Héctor's clothes are tattered and torn, and he wears a flaking straw hat, while [[spoiler:Ernesto de la Cruz wears a sparkling mariachi suit complete with a silver ribbon bowtie.]][[/folder]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Coco}}'', Héctor's clothes are tattered and torn, and he wears a flaking straw hat, while [[spoiler:Ernesto de la Cruz wears a sparkling mariachi suit complete with a silver ribbon bowtie.]][[/folder]]
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* Despite the Beast from ''Disney/BeautyAndTheBeast'' being a ''prince'', his initial outfit is a cape and a pair of tattered pants. Despite adding a shirt later in the movie, he is still much more shabbily dressed than [[BigBad Gaston]].
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* ''WesternAnimation/TheIronGiant'': Hogarth wears typical attire for a 9-year-old in the 50s. Kent Mansley works for the government. And all that that implies.


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* ''WesternAnimation/RecessSchoolsOut'': Lampshaded on both ends by Dr. Benedict, who wears an Italian raw silk suit and calls T.J. a "rude and badly dressed little boy".



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* The hero of ''Film/Oldboy2003'', Oh Dae-Su, is a fugitive and vagabond, leaving him to wear whatever he can scrounge. The BigBad Woo-jin always wears fine or at least trendy-looking clothes, and makes a point to shower and put on his best suit the night of [[spoiler: his planned suicide.]]

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* ''WesternAnimation/CodenameKidsNextDoor'' has the members of the Kids Next Door wear regular clothes or battle armor made from junk. The Delightful Children From Down the Line, on the other hand, are always dressed in school uniforms.


* ''TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess'' has [[TheHero Link]], who wears a patched and repaired green tunic over thin chainmail. [[TheHeavy Zant]] wears long black robes with an elaborate helmet, and [[spoiler: Ganondorf]] wears an ornate set of armor with a cape.

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* ''TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess'' ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaTwilightPrincess'' has [[TheHero Link]], who wears a patched and repaired green tunic over thin chainmail. [[TheHeavy Zant]] wears long black robes with an elaborate helmet, and [[spoiler: Ganondorf]] wears an ornate set of armor with a cape.


Countless stories depict heroes wearing casual clothes or serving as living embodiments of the RummageSaleReject, if not outright decked out in rags, while the villains dress as stylish and/or high-end as they come. There are many ways to display this trope: The RebelLeader may wear a patchwork cloak while the villain wears a jewel-encrusted cape, or the WorkingClassHero may wear a pair of overalls [[LimitedWardrobe every day]] while the villain has a closet full of suits. No matter what, the general class difference that fuels this trope is always present - possible explanation is that heroes are LaResistance against the villaionous establishment.

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Countless stories depict heroes wearing casual clothes or serving as living embodiments of the RummageSaleReject, if not outright decked out in rags, while the villains dress as stylish and/or high-end as they come. There are many ways to display this trope: The RebelLeader may wear a patchwork cloak while the villain wears a jewel-encrusted cape, or the WorkingClassHero may wear a pair of overalls [[LimitedWardrobe every day]] while the villain has a closet full of suits. No matter what, the general class difference that fuels this trope is always present - possible explanation is that heroes are LaResistance against the villaionous villainous establishment.


Countless stories depict heroes wearing casual clothes or serving as living embodiments of the RummageSaleReject, if not outright decked out in rags, while the villains dress as stylish and/or high-end as they come. There are many ways to display this trope: The RebelLeader may wear a patchwork cloak while the villain wears a jewel-encrusted cape, or the WorkingClassHero may wear a pair of overalls [[LimitedWardrobe every day]] while the villain has a closet full of suits. No matter what, the general class difference that fuels this trope is always present.

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Countless stories depict heroes wearing casual clothes or serving as living embodiments of the RummageSaleReject, if not outright decked out in rags, while the villains dress as stylish and/or high-end as they come. There are many ways to display this trope: The RebelLeader may wear a patchwork cloak while the villain wears a jewel-encrusted cape, or the WorkingClassHero may wear a pair of overalls [[LimitedWardrobe every day]] while the villain has a closet full of suits. No matter what, the general class difference that fuels this trope is always present.
present - possible explanation is that heroes are LaResistance against the villaionous establishment.

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* One episode of ''WebVideo/EpicRapBattlesOfHistory'' has Frank Sinatra against Freddie Mercury. Guess which one is portrayed in a more positive light.
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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Coco}}'', Héctor's clothes are tattered and torn, and he wears a flaking straw hat while [[spoiler:Ernesto de la Cruz wears a sparkling tuxedo complete with a silver ribbon bowtie.]][[/folder]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Coco}}'', Héctor's clothes are tattered and torn, and he wears a flaking straw hat hat, while [[spoiler:Ernesto de la Cruz wears a sparkling tuxedo mariachi suit complete with a silver ribbon bowtie.]][[/folder]]


** ''Film/ThorRagnarok'': While searching for Odin on Earth, Thor dresses in simple, worn workman's clothes, while Loki sports an all-black suit.

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** * ''Film/ThorRagnarok'': While searching for Odin on Earth, Thor dresses in simple, worn workman's clothes, while Loki sports an all-black suit.

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** ''Film/ThorRagnarok'': While searching for Odin on Earth, Thor dresses in simple, worn workman's clothes, while Loki sports an all-black suit.


* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Coco}}'', Héctor's clothes are tattered and torn, and he wears a flaking straw hat while [[spoiler:Ernesto de la Cruz wears a pressed tuxedo complete with a silver ribbon bowtie.]][[/folder]]

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Coco}}'', Héctor's clothes are tattered and torn, and he wears a flaking straw hat while [[spoiler:Ernesto de la Cruz wears a pressed sparkling tuxedo complete with a silver ribbon bowtie.]][[/folder]]


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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Coco}}'', Héctor's clothes are tattered and torn, and he wears a flaking straw hat while [[spoiler:Ernesto de la Cruz wears a pressed tuxedo complete with a silver ribbon bowtie.]][[/folder]]


Compare PoliteVillainsRudeHeroes; PrivilegedRival; SensibleHeroesSkimpyVillains, and PuttingOnTheReich.

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Compare PoliteVillainsRudeHeroes; PrivilegedRival; SensibleHeroesSkimpyVillains, and UglyHeroGoodLookingVillain, PuttingOnTheReich.


This can overlap with RummageSaleReject, LimitedWardrobe, HomelessHero, ManOfWealthAndTaste, WickedCultured, and/or SlobsVersusSnobs. This is a SubTrope of DressCodedForYourConvenience. Compare PoliteVillainsRudeHeroes; PrivilegedRival; SensibleHeroesSkimpyVillains, and PuttingOnTheReich.

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This can overlap with RummageSaleReject, LimitedWardrobe, HomelessHero, ManOfWealthAndTaste, WickedCultured, and/or SlobsVersusSnobs. This is a SlobsVersusSnobs.

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SubTrope of DressCodedForYourConvenience. DressCodedForYourConvenience and SlidingScaleOfShinyVersusGritty.

Compare PoliteVillainsRudeHeroes; PrivilegedRival; SensibleHeroesSkimpyVillains, and PuttingOnTheReich.
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