How to Change Clothes in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: A Complete Outfit Guide

Wear your desired student attire as you travel the Paldean region by knowing how to change clothes in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet!

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Changing clothes is a common feature among the recent generations of Pokemon games.

Since Pokemon X and Y, customizing your character’s appearance is becoming more convenient each time a new mainline game is released.

Having a fashionable character, after all, provides every player a sense of distinction and allows them to become more immersed in the game’s environment.

If you’re new to Scarlet and Violet and you want to change your clothes, here is a definitive tutorial to do just that, as well as other helpful information that will help you discover more outfit options.

How to change clothes in pokemon scarlet and violet

How to Change Clothes in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

To change your clothes in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, all you have to do is press the left directional button of your controller to open the Outfit Menu.

Outfit menu pokemon scarlet and violet

In the Outfit Menu, you will see a list of options containing a list of things you wear, as well as the type of bag you carry and the current design of your Rotom phone case.

Under the Clothes option, you will be given a set of four seasonal uniforms, which will affect the entirety of your character’s appearance:

  • Spring Uniform
  • Summer Uniform
  • Autumn Uniform
  • Winter Uniform

Pokemon Scarlet’s Naranja Academy and Pokemon Violet’s UVA Academy will each have their own designs of these base uniforms.

To try a particular clothing or uniform in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, use the directional buttons to select the uniform that you want and press A.

Outfit preview pokemon scarlet and violet

To have a better look at your character wearing your chosen uniform, use the Y button. You can even rotate your character with the right joystick.

Unfortunately, you won’t be allowed to wear or buy any civilian clothing for both games, since you are playing as a student at your chosen academy.

Pokemon scarlet and violet fashion street

You can, however, obtain more outfit by buying socks, footwear, gloves, bags, hats, and shades from various shops around Paldea, specifically in places like Mesagoza, Levincia, and Cascarrafa.

How to Get More Uniforms in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

The hidden treasures of area zero pokemon scarlet and violet

While you don’t have much choices when it comes to your clothing, you can still have another set of four uniforms, thanks to Pokemon Scarlet and Violet’s DLC, The Hidden Treasures of Area Zero!

New uniform set pokemon scarlet and violet

If you have the two parts of The Hidden Treasures of Area Zero expansion pack, you will unlock the new uniform set, which is comprised of the same four base uniforms with completely different designs.

Socarrat trail pokemon scarlet and violet

That way, you will have exactly eight school uniforms to choose from, and you can change your clothes to match the season of the place you’re visiting, such as the Winter Uniform for the Glaseado Mountain, the Summer Uniform for the Asado Desert, and the Autumn Uniform for the Socarrat Trail!

Apart from the additional uniforms, you can also get a new school hat and backpack from the latest DLC of Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.

FAQs About the Clothes in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet

Where to buy clothes in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet?

You can only buy certain types of clothing items such as socks, footwear/shoes, hats, and shades in the game across various clothing stores in Paldea.

To find the shops that offer clothes, open your map and zoom in every city with the ZR button. If you zoomed in enough, you should see different symbols, which indicate the locations of shops in the area.

To go to a specific clothing shop, point the cursor to the shop with the dress symbol, and set it as destination.

Can you change your outfit in Scarlet and Violet?

Yes, and you can access the Outfit or Clothing Menu through the left button on your D-pad.

How do you change your appearance in Scarlet and Violet?

If you’re already good with your outfit in Scarlet and Violet, you can also change the way you look by sporting a new hairstyle.

Hairstyling shops pokemon scarlet and violet

Like clothing shops, hairstyling shops are also open in different places in Paldea. To spot them on the map, look for the scissors symbol.

Inside a hairstyling shop, you will be offered a service of changing to a new hairstyle and hair color for a cost of 3,000 Pokedollars.

Haircut pokemon scarlet and violet

The following hairstyles are the ones that you can try in Scarlet and Violet:

  • Standard Short Cut
  • Typical Side Braid
  • Side Fade
  • Short Bob
  • Long and Straight
  • Side Part
  • Slicked Back
  • Long Bob
  • Ponytail
  • Medium Curls
  • Cornrows
  • Romantic Tuck
  • Pompadour
  • Pigtails
  • Soft Curls
  • Curly Bob
  • Short Crop
  • Pixie Cut
  • Two-block Cut
  • Bowl Cut
  • Short Curls
  • Space Buns
  • Short Dreads
  • Asymmetrical Bob
  • Tousled Crop

Here are the colors that you can have together with your hairstyles:

  • Black
  • Gold
  • Dark Brown
  • Ash Brown
  • Light Brown
  • Platinum Blond
  • Pink-Brown
  • Wine Red
  • Green
  • White
  • Pink
  • Blue
  • Red
  • Smoky Pink
  • Blue-Green
  • Lavender
  • Violet
  • Scarlet
  • Silver
  • Ash Purple
  • Ash White
  • Ash Blond
  • Ash Green
  • Dark Denim Blue
  • Denim Blue
  • Light Denim Blue


Now that you have the knowledge of how to get clothes in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, you should have no trouble in changing your character’s outfit in any way or any time you want.

Changing clothes only takes a few seconds (a few minutes if you’re picky), and it’s designed by the devs to be as easy as possible so you can focus more on your Treasure Hunting adventures and discover the beauty of Paldea.

In case you’re getting sick of your outfit, you can always visit clothing shops and see if you can buy any new accessories that match your fashion statement.

We hope this article helped you to become a better-looking trainer! If you want more tips and tricks for Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, feel free to read more of our articles here at Pokemoncoders:

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