panchamss:

I love it when designers have pretty okay looking female armor (like maybe a some subtle boob dents and or it’s very very fitted despite being METAL) but the give her a thigh-high boots and leave that oh so precious strip of sexy, sexy leg flesh DIRECTLY where the femoral artery is

Like someone doesn’t even have to slash them she could easily just cut herself on her own armor and fucking die before going into battle someone please stop the nerds jfc

Exactly! We regularly laugh at the ubiquity of exposed thighs in female armor because of that.

Here are some highlights of that costume design trope from our ‘no pants’ tag:

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And let’s not forget about the ones which shamelessly display the double standard:

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Maybe fictional female warriors lack major blood vessels in their limbs just as often as they lack spines and vital organs in their torsos?

~Ozzie

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