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Army Clothing

To dream of army clothing or army fatigues represents the personality being very serious about defending itself. The personality is highly aggressive about a rigid stance on an issue. Feelings about life situations where you are focused on surviving or conflict. The personality is heavily focused on standing up for itself.

Army clothing may sometimes be confused with camouflage clothing.

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Camouflage Clothing

To dream of camouflage clothing represents your personality during a time where you are trying to conceal your true feelings or intentions. You may also want to avoid standing out to other people. Experiencing conflict situations where you feel it's important to disguise your true intentions. Surviving. Deception. Emotional struggle. Attempting to defeat opposition in stealth. A stealth attempt to outsmart someone. Dishonestly trying to hide your true intentions to help only yourself. The personality that feels it must defend itself.

To dream of a camouflage car or vehicle represents a decision or a direction in life that's attempting to conceal true feelings.

Camouflage in any other manner simply points to concealment.

Example: A man dreamed of wearing camo fatigues. In waking life he was bored with job and was trying to conceal his efforts to look for another job while still working. He didn't want other people to learn of his intentions to leave the company as quickly as he could for something better out of fear of being fired.

Example 2: A man dreamed of seeing folded camouflage pants. In waking life he noticed he didn't need to defend himself so seriously anymore, but still had doubts.


To dream of clothing represents how the personality is being expressed or portrayed in various situations. Clothing can symbolize different aspects of your character, current emotional state, and the roles you assume in a situation. Consider the style, value, and color of the clothing for additional meaning.

To dream of buying new clothes may represent a desire for change, self-improvement, or a shift in how you want to present yourself to others. Embracing new experiences, attitudes, or roles in your life. This might reflect a new job, a change in relationship status, or simply a desire for personal growth. Feeling incharge of who you are and trying something new.

To dream of receiving clothes as a gift could suggest that someone in your life is trying to influence or support your self-image, or that you are accepting a new role or responsibility bestowed upon you by others.

To dream of someone wearing your clothes may represent feelings of your identity, personal traits, or characteristics being adopted or imitated by someone else. This could indicate that you feel someone is trying to emulate you or take on your role in a particular situation. It might also suggest a sense of being replaced or losing your individuality. Feelings about other people living roles that you feel are normally yours. Alternatively, it could reflect admiration from others who are inspired by your qualities or actions.

To dream of being well dressed may represent feelings of confidence, competence, and self-assuredness in your abilities or self-image. You may feel that you are presenting yourself in a positive light, looking your best, or that you are successfully portraying a certain role or persona to others. Feeling good about yourself. Feeling attractive, smart, or like a winner in a waking life situation. Enjoying a role you are assuming.

To dream of changing clothing represents a change of attitude, behavior, interest, or feelings toward a situation or your self-image. It may indicate that you are altering your approach to a problem, embracing new ideas, or adapting to new roles and responsibilities. Changing how you act or feel. Approaching a situation differently or choosing to change. A change in your personal life, career, or relationships, as you adjust to new circumstances and adopt new perspectives. A change in the role you are assuming.

To dream of clothing that is too tight represents feelings of restriction, confinement, or being limited in the role you are assuming. Experiencing difficulties adapting to a new role, responsibility, or situation in your life. Feeling self-conscious, insecure, or uncomfortable with how you are presenting yourself to others. You may feel unable to fully express yourself or embrace your true identity due to external pressures or self-imposed limitations. A lack of confidence or belief in your abilities, or feeling constrained by societal expectations or the opinions of others."

To dream of being unable to find your clothes for an important occasion may represent feelings of feelings of being unable to meet the obligations, demands, or expectations of others. Anxiety, unpreparedness, or vulnerability in your waking life. It might suggest that you are worried about not being able to meet expectations, feeling ill-equipped to handle a specific situation, or concerned about how others will perceive you. Self-doubt or fear of failure, as you question your own abilities, competence, or self-image. A fear of being exposed or judged by others, especially if you are entering a new phase or facing a significant event in your life.

To dream of wearing tattered or dirty clothing represents feelings of low self-esteem, inadequacy, or a lack of self-worth. You may feel ashamed, unworthy, or unattractive in a waking life situation. This could also reflect a fear of being judged, criticized, or rejected by others. Wearing tattered or dirty clothing in a dream may be a sign that you need to work on building your self-esteem, addressing feelings of insecurity, or changing negative self-perceptions.

To dream of black clothing represents the personality being fearful or excessive. Ask yourself where in your life you are afraid or obsessed. Fear, ambition, or negative intentions are out of balance. Alternatively, black clothing represents the personality or a role being professional.

To dream of dark green clothing may represent the personality being too concerned with itself. An aspect of your personality that is greedy, arrogant, or totally preoccupied with the self. Suicidal thoughts or strong jealousy are sometimes reflected by dark green.

To dream of light green clothing represents the personality that is healing or improving. It may also reflect jealousy or the hint of jealousy.

To dream of white clothing represents the personality being genuine or having good intentions. The personality being focused on being perfect all the time. Alternatively, white clothing may represent the personality being focused on purification of bad habits or a negative area of your life. A role that is focused on a fresh start.

To dream of pink clothing represents the personality that is sensitive about other people's feelings or very focused on women. Negatively, dreaming of pink clothing may represents the personality being lustful, having strong sexual desire, or consumed by sexual thinking. Pink clothing may be a sign that you should be careful not to rush anything. Embarrassing yourself with a woman who is being nice to you.

To dream of taking off layers of clothing represents feelings of discarding unpleasant or unneeded characteristics about yourself. Shedding inhibitions, opening up, or revealing your true self to others. Personal transformation or changes in your life that require you to be more open and authentic. People who dream of taking off layers of clothing are often experiencing significant weight loss. The dreams are most likely a reflection of the feelings of shedding their "fat person" personality characteristics.

To dream of second hand clothing represents feelings about your personality or role not being as impressive as you'd like, but it works to do what you need to do. Feelings about your personality influenced or constrained by external factors, such as family values or expectations from others. The influence of family, tradition, or past experiences on the dreamer's life or current role. Feeling the role you are taking isn't as impressive as you'd like, but not minding it because it works. Feeling that you can afford something in your life by repeating the past. The dreamer's perception of how others struggle with the expectations placed upon them by family, society, or past experiences.

To dream of getting dressed may represent feelings of preparing yourself for a particular situation, role, or event in your waking life. This might indicate that you are getting ready to face a challenge, take on new responsibilities, or adapt to new circumstances.

To dream of having difficulty getting dressed represents feelings of struggle or frustration in preparing yourself for a specific situation or role in your waking life. Feeling unprepared, inadequate. or having anxiety about meeting the standards you had set for yourself. Anxiety about presenting yourself as a person of integrity and high standards, and fear of not being able to live up to expectations. Facing obstacles or challenges in adapting to new responsibilities, situations, or expectations. Having difficulty projecting a certain self-image, persona, or characteristic to others, possibly due to self-doubt, insecurity, or a lack of confidence in your abilities.

To dream of old clothes may represents feelings of nostalgia, familiarity, or comfort with aspects of your past or previous roles you have assumed. It could also symbolize outdated attitudes, beliefs, or self-image that may no longer be relevant or beneficial to your current situation or personal growth. Old clothes might suggest that you are holding onto past experiences, relationships, or patterns of behavior that are no longer serving you, and it may be time to let go and embrace change. Remembering how different your personality currently is compared to how it used to be because you've changed. Behavior or personality traits that you no longer identify with or respect. Outdated style of thinking or behaving. Feeling that you don't have to think of yourself in an older way anymore.

See the themes section for clothing for a more in-depth look at clothing symbolism.

Example: A woman dreamed of having clothes that were ragged and had holes in them, and she decided to throw them away. In her waking life, she had left the hospital and was recovering on her own, no longer needing the help of others. In this case, the act of throwing away the old clothes with holes may have reflected her desire to let go of her old victim or helpless personality and take control of her own life. It could also represent a willingness to move forward, leaving behind the past and embracing a new chapter in her life.

Example 2: A woman dreamed of her boyfriend wearing her clothes and being annoyed by it. In waking life, she had moved in with her boyfriend and felt out of place as she adjusted to her new home. In this case, the boyfriend wearing the dreamer's clothes may have reflected her unease with the changes that come with moving in with a partner and sharing personal space. The boyfriend may have been a assuming a role inside the home that she usually assumes is hers. The dream may have been a sign that she needs to assert her own boundaries and establish a sense of autonomy in the relationship.

Example 3: A woman dreamed of trying to get dressed and having difficulty. In waking life, she was preparing for an important spiritual conference but felt insecure about being unable to project an image of integrity and high standards of service. In this case, having difficulty getting dressed may have reflected her struggle to present herself as she wanted to be seen at the conference along with her feeling unprepared or inadequate to meet the standards she had set for herself.

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Graduation Cap And Gown

To dream of a graduation cap and gown represents feelings of the successful completion of a phase or stage in your life with confidence, intelligence, and experience from everything you have had to learn or worry about. Personal growth, learning, and development, as well as the culmination of your hard work and dedication towards reaching a goal. A sense of pride in your accomplishments and the confidence to move forward with new opportunities and challenges. A sense of transition, closure, or completion as you move on from one phase of your life to the next.

Negatively, a graduation cap and gown in a dream might indicate feelings of anxiety or fear about an upcoming change, uncertainty about the future, or feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt about whether you are truly prepared for the next phase of your life. Not knowing what to do with the rest of your life after ending a phase of learning or experience.

Alternatively, dreaming about a graduation cap and gown may represent your feelings or anxieties about a real graduation. Post graduation insecurities or anxieties.

Example: A woman dreamed of being at her college graduation in green graduation gowns. Everyone has a different style of white collar more fashionable their hers. In waking life, she was unpaid leave from her employer of 20 years. She was considering starting a side business for about 2 years, but due to hectic job/work schedule she never had time to. In this case, the green graduating gowns may have reflected her feelings of finally having the opportunity to pursue her side business, marking the end of one phase and the beginning of a new chapter in her life. The different styles of white collars could represent her feelings of comparison or insecurity about her own abilities and preparation compared to others who may seem more destined for success in their pursuits.

Leopard Skin Clothing

To dream of leopard skin clothing represents a bold personality. Not caring what anyone else thinks. You may be doing something, or taking chances that most people wouldn't.

Plaid Clothing

To dream of plaid represents the personality being focused on working hard or feeling that it's important to be noticed working hard. Feeling good working hard. Alternatively, plaid clothing may reflect the personality wanting to look good being noticed as a consistent person.

Example: A woman dreamed of seeing her daughter wearing a plaid coat. In waking life her daughter was in the hospital in a coma and she was eager to stay by her side 24 hours a day. She didn't want to look like she wasn't a perfectly caring mother.

Victorian Clothing

To dream of Victorian clothing represents the personality thinking it's an expert at being a better person than everyone else. The personality that is wiser at nothing with appearances being embarrassed at all. The personality feeling it has no choice, but to be a perfect example of being a better person that other people all the time. A personality that is an expert at being rich or living rich. Feelings about the important of maintaining excellent personal or professional appearances.

Negatively, Victorian clothing may represents the personality thinking it's an expert at being a better person than everyone else. The personality believing it needs or deserves to be a better person than other people all the time. The personality being oversensitive about properness or uptight about absolutely nothing embarrassing it with appearances. The personality being arrogant about being a beautiful adult that never gets told it's a child. Obsession with positive habits with little regard for anything negative. You or someone else may be very focused on higher standards of morality, maturity, principles, etiquette, or fairness. Behavior that is uptight about doing absolutely every single thing proper. Feelings about yourself or someone else being a rich snob.

Victorian clothing may also symbolize an attitude of being better or more positive than someone else.

Example: A woman dreamed of fearing being forced to wear Victorian clothing. In waking life she was unemployed and looking for a job. In this case the Victorian clothing she feared wearing may have reflected her feelings about fearing getting a job that was too obsessed with maintaining personal or professional appearances.


To dream of graduation represents achievement. You are transitioning to a higher level. You be experiencing the completion of a difficult phase, or the end of a time of anxiety or uncertainty. You may have proved yourself in some way.

Example: A man dreamed of being at a graduation ceremony. In waking life he had just completed a very difficult spiritual test.


To dream of the brand Adidas represents feelings the combined qualities of competition, originality, and confidence in one's abilities. Comfort that not a single person saw you once without confidence in whatever you are doing. It may also symbolize a relaxed, youthful, and creative approach to life or dealing with situations. Maintaining a sense of confidence and coolness.

Negatively, dreaming of Adidas may reflect an excessive focus on the combined qualities of competition, originality, and confidence in one's abilities. This can manifest as arrogance, overconfidence, or an unhealthy obsession with proving oneself to others. It may indicate that you are placing too much emphasis on outward appearances and neglecting other important aspects of your life, such as personal growth and relationships. In such dreams, the Adidas symbolism serves as a reminder to maintain balance and self-awareness, ensuring that your pursuit of success does not overshadow other essential aspects of your well-being.

To dream of the classic Adidas shoes with 3 stripes may represent an approach to a situation that is comfortably feeling no pressure. Approach to a life situation that comfortably never believes anything is a problem. A approach to life situations that is relaxed, youthful, not a robot, or creative. A "happening around nothing scares you" approach to life or dealing with situations. Confidence and comfort with walking past difficulties and moving on.

Adidas dreams may be common to people attending a post secondary education possibly to reflect feelings about wanting to be a top student confidently deserving of a better job than someone else. Pursuing education or academic goals with confidence, a competitive spirit, and a sense of originality.

Example: A young man dreamed of researching "Adidas" on the internet to find out that it was a cat that won a speed race. In waking life , he was preparing to enter graduate school. In this case, the cat named Adidas may reflect the contrast in feelings with being easily scared or pressured to apply for graduate school early against the his feeling of being competitive, original, and confident for attending school after he was accepted with the goal of being a top student.

Example 2: A young man dreamed of a Adidas backpack. In waking life, they were attending university. In this case, the Adidas backpack may have reflected his feelings about carrying the responsibility of his academic pursuits with confidence, originality, and a competitive spirit while attending university. It may also reflect self-reliance and responsibility for one's own success while maintaining a sense of coolness at school.


To dream of an apron represents commitment, or a willingness to do whatever it takes to think, feel, or act in a certain way. You or some aspect of your personality is very focused and willing to endure sacrifices to stay focused and on task. You may not care how messy or difficult it gets.

An apron suggests a strong interest in what you are thinking and maintaining it. Secrecy, over-protection, or sacrificing less important or interesting things to keep thinking in a certain way.

Army Beret

To dream of an army beret represents an attitude or mindset that cares about except doing what you feel you have to do. Unwillingness to stray from your responsibilities no matter what. A preoccupation with a duty.

Asian Rice Hat

To dream of an asian rice hat represents a conservative mood or attitude that rejects progress. It reflects a resistance to new ideas or opportunities. You think what you are currently doing is good enough.

Baby Clothes

To dream of baby clothes may reflect the personality and how it behaves when involved with a new or developing area of your life. How you choose to project yourself when discussing new achievements.

Negatively, baby clothes may reflect the personality involving sensitive problems that require a lot of attention. How you project yourself to others with sensitive issues you need to take care of.

Alternatively, baby clothes represent former ways of thinking or old habits which you have outgrown. A sign that you have matured or moved past an issue.

The color and style of the baby clothes reflect how your intentions or feelings apply to this situation.

Refer to the themes section for colors and clothing for more insight.


To dream of a backpack represents self-sufficiency and self-reliance keep to yourself until it's important. It reflects an area of your life where you are independently handling things. This may include dealing with problems on your own or pursuing your own goals. The backpack may also symbolize hopes, desires, and secrets that you prefer to keep to yourself until it's important. Taking responsibility for her own enjoyment and fulfillment. Feeling that you are not ripping yourself off for why you would do something yourself.

Negatively, dreaming about a backpack may represent sense of independence and self-sufficiency in pursuing her own interests and desires, despite the disapproval or lack of support from others. Being capable of handling a problem situation on your own without communicating about it to other people which may result in getting caught or future arguments. Feeling that people are too serious about not allowing you to handle situations on your own.

Not feeling exceptional for why you need to be self-sufficient or self-reliant while keeping it yourself.

Example: A woman dreamed of hiding a laptop in her backpack. In real life she was making plans to see a concert that her boyfriend didn't want to see. The backpack in this case reflects the dreamer's sense of independence and self-sufficiency in pursuing her own interests and desires, despite the disapproval or lack of support from others. The backpack serves as a symbol of her ability to carry the things she needs on her own and to take responsibility for her own enjoyment and fulfillment. It may also suggest that she is keeping her plans and desires hidden or secret until the right moment to reveal them, indicating a sense of caution or strategic thinking in pursuing her goals because it may end up in a fight with her boyfriend to openly discuss her plans. The backpack reveals her willingness to "go it alone" and make plans for the concert anyway.

Example 2: A woman had a dream of finding a black backpack at work and then walking home with her husband behind her following her home asking her where she was going. In waking life the woman was very focused on paying bills. In this case the backpack may have reflected her self-reliance and self-sufficiency in managing her finances and the money needed to pay bills. The husband following her home may symbolize external pressures or concerns about her financial situation, but the dreamer's focus on the backpack and the money in it suggests that she is capable of handling it on her own.

Ballet Shoes

To dream of ballet shoes represents an approach to a situation that requires staying balanced. You don't want to make any mistakes or are trying to be perfect. A sign that you are well aware of the risks involved in making a mistake.

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