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'''Basic Trope''': A SharpDressedMan. Who happens to be a {{Badass}} too.

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'''Basic Trope''': A SharpDressedMan. Who happens to be a {{Badass}} badass too.


*** ...alternatively, he's wearing a Columbian bulletproof suit.

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*** ...alternatively, he's ** He's wearing a Columbian bulletproof suit.



%%* '''Implied''': ???
%%* '''Plotted A Good Waste''': ???

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%%* '''Implied''': ???
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*** ...alternatively, he's wearing a Columbian bulletproof suit.


* '''Averted''': Graves [[CaptainObvious doesn't wear a suit.]]

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* '''Averted''': Graves [[CaptainObvious doesn't wear a suit.]]


* '''Downplayed''': ???

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* '''Downplayed''': ???Graves spends a few scenes in his suit, but when he's heading into combat he puts on more appropriate gear.


* '''Subverted''': Graves wears his suit, then [[MuggedForDisguise mugs a guard for his disguise]]…
* '''Double Subverted''': … Graves then walks into the base, past the guards, and promptly strips off his disguise to reveal an identical suit.

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* '''Subverted''': Graves wears his suit, then [[MuggedForDisguise mugs a guard for his disguise]]…
disguise]]
* '''Double Subverted''': Graves then walks into the base, past the guards, and promptly strips off his disguise to reveal an identical suit.



* '''Discussed''': "I don't care what Series/BurnNotice says. I'd rather wear a [[BadassLongcoat greatcoat]] than a sharp-looking suit."

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* '''Discussed''': "I don't care what Series/BurnNotice ''Series/BurnNotice'' says. I'd rather wear a [[BadassLongcoat greatcoat]] than a sharp-looking suit."



** [[SayonaraZetsubouSensei "I'm in despair! My suit has been damaged!"]] *cue RoaringRampageOfRevenge*

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** [[SayonaraZetsubouSensei [[Manga/SayonaraZetsubouSensei "I'm in despair! My suit has been damaged!"]] *cue RoaringRampageOfRevenge*


* '''Subverted''': Graves wears his suit, then [[MuggedForDisguise mugs a guard for his disguise]]
* '''Double Subverted''': Graves then walks into the base, past the guards, and promptly strips off his disguise to reveal an identical suit.

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* '''Subverted''': Graves wears his suit, then [[MuggedForDisguise mugs a guard for his disguise]]
disguise]]…
* '''Double Subverted''': Graves then walks into the base, past the guards, and promptly strips off his disguise to reveal an identical suit.



* '''Discussed''': "I don't care what BurnNotice says. I'd rather wear a [[BadassLongcoat greatcoat]] than a sharp-looking suit."

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* '''Discussed''': "I don't care what BurnNotice Series/BurnNotice says. I'd rather wear a [[BadassLongcoat greatcoat]] than a sharp-looking suit."

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** ''Agent'' Graves happens to work for the Secret Service, TheMenInBlack, or another branch of the government that holds him to a strict dress code and has high recruitment standards.


* '''Downplayed''': ???



* '''Deconstructed''': Graves is sorely defeated as his suit restricts his movements, and his suit can't protect him from a few bullets to the head.
** Grave's suit doesn't stay nice for very long. His cleaning and/or wardrobe costs are ''astronomcal''.
* '''Reconstructed''': Graves's suit is modified to use bulletproof fabrics, and he intentionally loosens the suit so that it wouldn't restrict his movements so much. As a final touch, he hides a few weapons in there. Just in case.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Graves kicks ass with his own suit, but as he moves through the BigBad's base, he uses parts of his outfit to kill Mooks or removes them such as when he gets to the BigBad's lair, he is a WalkingShirtlessScene. Just before he enters, he strips a suit from a defeated foe, so that he looks sharp and ready for the final showdown.

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* '''Deconstructed''': Graves is sorely defeated as his suit restricts his movements, and his suit can't protect him from a few bullets to the head.
** Grave's suit doesn't stay nice for very long. His cleaning and/or wardrobe costs are ''astronomcal''.
* '''Reconstructed''': Graves's suit is modified to use bulletproof fabrics, and he intentionally loosens the suit so that it wouldn't restrict his movements so much. As a final touch, he hides a few weapons in there. Just in case.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Graves kicks ass with his own suit, but as he moves through the BigBad's base, he uses parts of his outfit to kill Mooks or removes them such as when he gets to the BigBad's lair, he is a WalkingShirtlessScene. Just before he enters, he strips a suit from a defeated foe, so that he looks sharp and ready for the final showdown.



* '''Deconstructed''':
** Graves is sorely defeated as his suit restricts his movements, and his suit can't protect him from a few bullets to the head.
** Grave's suit doesn't stay nice for very long. His cleaning and/or wardrobe costs are ''astronomcal''.
* '''Reconstructed''': Graves's suit is modified to use bulletproof fabrics, and he intentionally loosens the suit so that it wouldn't restrict his movements so much. As a final touch, he hides a few weapons in there. Just in case.





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** Graves just happens to have telekinesis, which he uses to [[MundaneUtility keep his suit clean]] while he kicks ass.

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** Grave's suit doesn't stay nice for very long. His cleaning and/or wardrobe costs are ''astronomcal''.


* '''Inverted''': Graves sneaks in as a hobo.

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* '''Inverted''': Graves sneaks walks into a TuxedoAndMartini society ball dressed in as camouflage gear, a hobo.bandolier and a red headband.



* '''Averted''': Graves decides not to go in as a OneManArmy. He instead calls up a real army, and proceeds to storm the base.
* '''Enforced''': Graves is actually a mercenary, and his mission is to storm the base, in a suit that would make James Bond jealous. He reluctantly takes it on, because he has to.
* '''Lampshaded''': One of the soldiers remark that the suit looks extremely good on Graves. He smiles, then takes him out anyway.
* '''Invoked''': Anybody in a sharp suit, and not here on official business is immediately assumed to have bad intentions.

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* '''Averted''': Graves decides not to go in as [[CaptainObvious doesn't wear a OneManArmy. He instead calls up a real army, and proceeds to storm the base.
suit.]]
* '''Enforced''': Graves is actually a mercenary, and his mission is "And now, back to storm the base, in a suit that would make James Bond jealous. He reluctantly takes it on, because he has to.
''Shallow Graves'' -- sponsored by Armani".
* '''Lampshaded''': One of the soldiers remark remarks that the suit looks extremely good on Graves. He smiles, then takes him out anyway.
* '''Invoked''': Anybody Graves is actually a mercenary, and his stated mission is to storm the base, in a sharp suit, and not here on official business is immediately assumed to have bad intentions.suit that would make James Bond jealous. He reluctantly takes it on, because he needs the money.



* '''Defied''': Graves wears a suit and walks in. He's immediately captured, before he can kick any ass.

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* '''Defied''': Graves wears a suit and walks in. He's immediately captured, before he can kick any ass."Oh, I don't ''fight'' in this. No, no, it'd ruin the stitching..."


* '''Justified''': Under that suit, Graves is wearing a bulletproof vest, and he knows that he stands a better chance. He also knows that the fact that he isn't wearing what enemies expect him to wear will give him a slight advantage.

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* '''Justified''': '''Justified''':
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Under that suit, Graves is wearing a bulletproof vest, and he knows that he stands a better chance. He also knows that the fact that he isn't wearing what enemies expect him to wear will give him a slight advantage.



* '''Played For Drama''': [[SayonaraZetsubouSensei "I'm in despair! My suit has been damaged!"]] *cue RoaringRampageOfRevenge*

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* '''Played For Drama''': Drama''':
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[[SayonaraZetsubouSensei "I'm in despair! My suit has been damaged!"]] *cue RoaringRampageOfRevenge*

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** Graves was at a formal event when the enemy attacked him.

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