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Questions about the clothing worn by characters in a work of science fiction or fantasy.

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Did Frodo and Sam wear the same clothes during their journey to Mordor?

I would like to know if Sam and Frodo wore the same clothes during their entire journey to Mordor.
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Who was the first sci-fi/fantasy character to be betrayed by their cape?

When you are a sci-fi/fantasy character, hero or villain, you might be tempted to wear a cape. Capes are cool. You look cool with a cape, you can hide secret weapons in it, and depending on your ...
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How many times has the Doctor worn this orange spacesuit?

In the TV series Doctor Who, there's a particular orange spacesuit that the Doctor pops up wearing time and time again, often in 'base under siege' episodes. This isn't restricted to one regeneration ...
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What is the color of Luke Skywalker's Hoth attire? [closed]

I am just curious of the color of his outfit during the Battle of Hoth. I am referring to the moment when he is mounted on his tauntaun, and when his body was upside in wampa's lair.
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Does anybody recognize this superhero t-shirt description?

I was in Dollar Tree the other day and passed a woman in a (formerly-) Marvel Comics tee which actually impressed me. Unfortunately, I neglected to immediately ask its origins and when I did come back ...
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Where did the space-suit design used in Mobile Suit Gundam by the Zeons originate, or did it originate from Gundam?

As the title says. I swear I've seen sci-fi art from before then that had similar suit designs, seen here, and I'm curious of who came up with it originally. It's sort of difficult to find other ...
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When and why does an away-team member wear native clothing during negotiation?

In "Angel One," Commander Riker dons the clothing of Angel I before negotiating with Mistress Beata. He tells a snickering Deanna Troi and Tasha Yar, "On Kabatris, I had to wear furs to meet with the ...
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What's the deal with Guinan's hat?

Guinan dons two hats, if I recall correctly (pictured below). My question is: are these hats something special to El Aurians, something special to 24th century bartenders, or something else? I don't ...
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Is there really "No Underwear In Space?"

In Carrie Fisher's one-woman show, “Wishful Drinking,” she mentions that George Lucas wouldn’t let her wear a bra with her white costume in Star Wars: A New Hope because there was “no underwear in ...
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Why are these characters dressed the same?

Adrien from Miraculous Ladybug and the Thirteenth Doctor are dressed almost exactly the same. Why?
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Why did Darth Sidious wear a cloak?

As we all know, Darth Sidious/Emperor Palpatine appeared throughout The Empire Strikes Back and The Return of the Jedi sporting his signature hooded cloak. And a handsome devil he was too. I'm ...
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Spock's wardrobe malfunction

In season 1 episode 4 "Where No Man Has Gone Before", why is Spock clearly wearing a command uniform when he's a Science Officer? Also, why does he look like he has got deep space jaundice?
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How effective was Charlie's fireproof balaclava?

Charlie has a fireproof balaclava which he presumably uses as part of his work with dragons. Charlie was darning a fireproof balaclava. (Goblet of Fire, Chapter 10, Mayhem at the Ministry). ...
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What is the deal with Daniel Jackson's sweater?

During Season 6 of Stargate SG-1 after Daniel Jackson has died and ascended, he appears multiple times in a variety of episodes. In the vast majority of these appearances he is wearing a cream/beige ...
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Can supremacist Purebloods (like the Malfoys) be seen wearing Muggle clothes in the books?

First of all I only mean books, not the movies please. To begin with, here is related question - it doesn't reflect Draco's case though. I do not ask what he wears under his robes, I ask if he can be ...
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Does anyone from Team Iron Man wear caps?

I saw this picture showing a bunch of Team Cap wearing caps. I'm wondering how accurate this is. Does anyone from Team Iron Man also wear caps?
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Have there ever been 25 or more stars on Wonder Woman's "panties"?

In Epic Rap Battles of History: Wonder Woman vs Stevie Wonder, Stevie Wonder (played by T-Pain) concludes his first verse with I'm the ceremony master blaster with the bars And I got more Grammies ...
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How do Wizards get their house colours?

In Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, during the sorting ceremony, all the new students were wearing plain black robes with black ties. These were bought in Diagon Alley prior to their arrival ...
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Why does Rey wear the same outfit in different environments?

In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rey can be seen wearing the same outfit wherever she goes. She wears it on a desert planet: On an ice planet: On a jungle planet: Why is this? Shouldn't different ...
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Why does the Doctor wear a different suit in "Hell Bent", and where did he get it?

At the end of Heaven Sent, the Doctor So why, at the very beginning of Hell Bent, But is that a continuity error or purposefully done ?
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Did hobbits go without shoes even in Caradhras? [duplicate]

As per question title. We all know hobbits don't wear shoes (and their feet are more adapted than ours to walking without protection), but was this true even in a chilly climate? I find just a bit ...
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Why do so many kids in Digimon wear gloves?

In the first season of Digimon, five of the eight kids wear gloves (Sora on the far left wears them, but they are not visible in this picture). This is despite them wearing summer camp clothes when ...
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Do students wear muggle clothing while not in classes at Hogwarts (like they do in the films)?

In the Harry Potter films, Harry, Ron, Hermione, and the other students wear muggle clothing while not in classes at Hogwarts: Even "purebloods" like Draco Malfoy wear muggle clothes, albeit more ...
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Would the other Picard Maneuver work in the Star Wars universe?

The joking comment in response to this original question Would the Picard Maneuver work in the Star Wars universe? is: Sure, tugging on either side of your uniform shirt to straighten it ...
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When did the coloured shoulder pauldrons on stormtroopers first appear?

I was watching A New Hope on Netflix, when I noticed that in the scene with the stormtrooper riding a dewback, we see some of the other stormtroopers wearing the coloured shoulder pauldrons that ...
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What's up with the Gentleman's clothes?

In the TV series the Gentleman with the Thistledown Hair is depicted as wearing vaguely contemporary clothes and having contemporary mannerisms. I am not an expert on this, but I feel as if his style ...
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Jake Sisko: Space Cosby?

Did Jake Sisko ever wear this remarkably ugly sweater on screen, or was it just for a this photoshoot?
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Does the novel "Tarkin" include an obscure reference to Peter Cushing's wardrobe problem from Episode IV?

In the book Star Wars: Tarkin by James Luceno, we find this passage (emphasis mine): THE DOOR TO TARKIN’S QUARTERS whooshed open, disappearing into the partition, and out he marched, dressed in ...
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Where does the accepted image of fantasy clothing come from?

When I picture characters in a "medieval" fantasy setting like Lord of the Rings or D&D, I tend to think of them looking kind of badass - lots of hooded cloaks, leather armour, and improbable ...
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What's the difference between witches' and wizards' robes?

this question is about the Harry Potter BOOK canon (including Pottermore and other Word of God-type information), not the movies. Is there any data about the difference between witches' and wizards' ...
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How is Gollum dressed in the books? [duplicate]

In Jackson films, Gollum is dressed in loincloth. What was his manner of dress (in Hobbit/LOTR timeframe) in the books?
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Why wear formal wear to go to space?

At the end of the movie Gattaca, when Vincent finally gets to go to space, he and the other astronauts wear business suits: However, we see the rockets taking off several times earlier in the film, ...
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Where did the Weasley children learn how to dress like Muggles?

In The Goblet of Fire, Uncle Vernon asks Harry what the Weasleys will be wearing when they pick him up, and that he's seen what wizards wear. 'I've seen the sort of stuff your lot wear. They'd ...
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Why did Marvolo Gaunt think that Bob Ogden was Muggle-Born?

In The Half-Blood Prince, Harry Potter and Albus Dumbledore take 'a trip down Bob Ogden's memory lane'. Bob comes up to the Giants door, 'wearing the strange assortment of clothes so often chosen by ...
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Do Elsa and the snow queen never change clothes?

In the TV show Once Upon a Time - Elsa, mother snow queen and the pirate don't ever seem to change clothes. I can think of several possibilities: They wear the same attire every day. They have magic ...