Why aren't all clothing items listed as "wearable"?

Many clothing items were created and released long before Neopets were able to enjoy customization. This means that not all items that look like clothing will be able to be worn by your pet. Wearable items show up in your inventory with a blue background and a convenient "(wearable)" message beneath them.

We try our best to make older clothing items wearable from time to time so check the New Features page daily for updates!