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* ''ComicBook/WonderWomanAndTheStarRiders'': Dolphine wears a short pretty much transparent lace skirt underneath a pleated blue skirt that covers essentially nothing in front but gets as low as her ankles in back.


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Compare BareYourMidriff, ShesGotLegs, LadyLegionnaireWear.

Contrast AllEncompassingMantle.

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Compare BareYourMidriff, ShesGotLegs, LadyLegionnaireWear.

LadyLegionnaireWear. Contrast AllEncompassingMantle.AllEncompassingMantle.





Usually a SubTrope of ImpracticallyFancyOutfit, and almost always a kind of {{Fanservice}}.

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Usually a SubTrope of ImpracticallyFancyOutfit, and almost always a kind of {{Fanservice}}.
{{Fanservice}}. Could also result from an [[ActionDressRip Action Dress Rip]] if the "action dress" would normally have two skirts and the outer one looks like this. In more futuristic examples this can also serve as a distaff counterpart to the [[OpenShirtTaunt unbuttoning of a shirt]] or [[TheCoatsAreOff taking off a badass long coat]] because the underskirt is secured with buttons or ties that are easily undone. This is often used to reveal that the [[ActionGirl heroine or villainess]] is [[WalkingArmory packing serious heat]].


Florenz Zeigfeld is probably partially responsible for developing this style with his ''Zeigfeld Follies'' showgirls "glorifying the American girl" from the late 19th C and early 20th C.

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Florenz Zeigfeld Ziegfeld is probably partially responsible for developing this style with his ''Zeigfeld ''Ziegfeld Follies'' showgirls "glorifying the American girl" from the late 19th C and early 20th C.


* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Transformers}}'', any female Transformer will have her kibble become this while in robot mode.

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* In ''WesternAnimation/{{Transformers}}'', ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'', any female Transformer will have her kibble become this while in robot mode.


* In ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'', Shion's uniform at Angel Mort has this. Ryukishi07 seems to have a thing for them...

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* In ''VisualNovel/HigurashiWhenTheyCry'', Shion's uniform at Angel Mort has this. Ryukishi07 Creator/Ryukishi07 seems to have a thing for them...


* Signum's Barrier Jacket in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaAs''. Fate also wears one in hers.

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* Signum's Barrier Jacket in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaAs''. Fate also wears one in hers.hers, as does her Material counterpart [[VideoGame/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaAsPortable Material-L/Levi]].


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* Signum's Barrier Jacket in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaAs''.

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* Signum's Barrier Jacket in ''Anime/MagicalGirlLyricalNanohaAs''. Fate also wears one in hers.



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* The prostitutes' dresses in ''{{Series/Westworld}}'' work as this once they take off the main skirt and only the bustle remains, most notably seen on [[LadyInRed Maeve]] and [[TrueBlueFemininity Clementine]].

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* The female Kulve Taroth armor set from ''VideoGame/MonsterHunterWorld'' is this. In fact, the whole armor set looks more like a fancy chainmail ballgown (albeit with horns).

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* ''Webcomic/GirlGenius'':
** Agatha wears a clockwork themed dress with a long crescent skirt in the back and a short skirt for modesty in the front in the Cinderella filler story.
** When Agatha shows up at Martellus' masquerade in Paris she's fashioned herself a sparkling white dress with a long skirt in back and a short draped panel in front that has actual glowing and shining elements she built herself since she had to steal everything she's wearing on her way there.

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* ''Webcomic/BoundAdventures'': Princess Irina has an [[PrettyInMink ermine-lined]] train she wears for official moments.
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* Misty's magician's assistant outfit in ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' is based on Goldeen (a pokémon like a goldfish), and [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/misty_may_001.jpg has the tails draping to form such a skirt]].

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* Misty's magician's assistant outfit in ''Anime/{{Pokemon}}'' is based on Goldeen (a pokémon like a goldfish), and [[http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/misty_may_001.jpg has the tails draping to form such a skirt]].skirt.]]


* In ''The Marriage Of Series/{{Hercules|TheLegendaryJourneys}) And Series/{{Xena|WarriorPrincess}}'' comic, Xena is under a HatePlague to kill Hercules (they faked a wedding to find out about a local curse on newlyweds), and is given a red [[HellBentForLeather leather]] outfit with a brown fur skirt.

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* In ''The Marriage Of Series/{{Hercules|TheLegendaryJourneys}) Series/{{Hercules|TheLegendaryJourneys}} And Series/{{Xena|WarriorPrincess}}'' comic, Xena is under a HatePlague to kill Hercules (they faked a wedding to find out about a local curse on newlyweds), and is given a red [[HellBentForLeather leather]] outfit with a brown fur skirt.

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