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Basic Trope: Showing your bare belly for Fan Service.
- Straight: Alice wears a midriff-bearing outfit.
- Exaggerated: All of Alice's clothing-or even all women's clothing everywhere in the setting-is designed with midriff-baring in mind.
- Downplayed: Alice wears an outfit that reveals her belly button, but not much more.
- Alice wears a skimpy outfit that exposes everything except for her midriff.
- Alice wears an outfit that exposes her chest, not her midriff.
- Subverted: Alice's shirt looks like it bares her midriff at first, but closer examination reveals that part of the shirt as skin-colored...
- Double Subverted: ...until that part gets ripped off due to Clothing Damage or Rip Tailoring.
- Parodied: Ms. Fanservice Alice wears a sexy midriff-bearing outfit, as do Walking Shirtless Scene Bob and Fat Bastard Fred, much to the other characters' (and the audience's) horror.
- Alice comes from a very conservative family that punishes her when they learn that she wears a midriff-baring outfit.
- Alice's midriff-baring outfit attracts the attention of some boys at her school.
- Reconstructed: Alice's family realize they were being strict on her, so they let her keep wearing them, provided she doesn't do it too much.
- Zig Zagged: Alice starts wearing a midriff-baring outfit (Straight). However, it's because there's a heat wave going on in her city (Justified). In the middle of the heat wave, Alice switches to a skimpy outfit that reveals everything above her groin except her midriff (Inverted). After the heat wave, Alice simply decides to ditch the outfit (Averted).
- Averted: Alice simply doesn't expose her midriff.
- Enforced: School or military etc uniforms show her midriff.
- Lampshaded: Bob calls attention to Alice's bare belly.
- Invoked: Alice gets a new navel piercing and specifically wears a midriff-bearing outfit to show it off.
- Exploited: ???
- Alice intentionally picks an outfit that won't expose her midriff, for that very reason.
- See most schools in Real Life.
- Discussed: Alice and her friends discuss how midriff-bearing outfits are gaining popularity.
- Conversed: ???
- Played for Drama: Alice is captured by the Big Bad, and he forces her to wear a sexy midriff-revealing outfit.
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