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She was wearing a tight-fitting emerald satin dress, several ropes of rubies, and an absolutely simple white mink cloak.

Fancy, expensive clothing, used usually to show off the wealth of either those wearing the clothes or who bought the clothes for them, because looking cool and/or pretty isn't cheap.

Sometimes these outfits are fancy enough to be Costume Porn, which can range between outfits that are elegantly simple, to outfits so overdone they become Impossibly Tacky Clothes (and some fancy clothes of the past can seem that way).

Or they can range from higher quality versions of normal clothes, to an Impractically Fancy Outfit.

Heck, in the past, even certain colors could make clothing opulent due to the rarity of natural dyes.

Now some of these tropes can include lower cost versions (which is common today in Real Life), but "the good stuff" is still opulent.

Compare Big Fancy Castle, Big Fancy House, Cool Car.


Tropes (where at least a majority of the examples are opulent clothes)


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