Released in 2015 by Bethesda, Fallout 4 is known as one of the best RPG games of all time. While everything on the game is on-point, many fans agree that the clothing in Fallout 4 could be better. To fix that, we bring to you the best Fallout 4 clothing retexture mods that massively improve the colors, textures, appearance, and sharpness of all clothing items.
While Fallout 4 remains one of the best roleplaying games of all times, it has been around long enough to need updates. Overall, the vanilla, gameplay, arsenal, armors, characters, and everything else in the game is spot on. However, those with an eye for detail would agree that the clothing in Fallout 4 could use a little boost of freshness.
Although the vanilla clothing and armor in Fallout 4 are the best ones yet in the Fallout franchise, they still lack attention to detail, HD textures, and vibrancy. To fix that, we have compiled a list of the best Fallout 4 clothing retexture mods that massively overhaul the vanilla textures of clothing and armor.
So let’s take a look at these new clothing mods, shall we?
12 Best Fallout 4 Clothing Retexture Mods of All Time [Ranked]
#12 Raider Armors Retextured
This is a retexture mod for Raider Armors in Fallout 4. It currently retextures the following items of the Raider armors:
- Leather Coat
- Sack Hoods 1, 2, and 3
- Raider Armor
- Buttressed Armor
- Raider Harness
- Raider Leathers
- Road Leathers
- Spike Armor
- Long Johns
- Gas Mask with Goggles
- Welding Goggles
- Cage Armor with Helmet
- Traveling Leather Coat
- Tattered Field Jacket with Gas Mask and Wrapped Cap
#11 WX Clothing and Armor
The WX Clothing and Armor mod adds a new texture for all the armor and clothing in Fallout 4. Every single clothing and armor item has been edited with a new texture in the vanilla game. This includes alpha issues, glossy diffuse maps, odd color changes, strange shadows, and over-sharpening.
So if you are looking for a one-stop clothing and armor retextures mod, this is the one for you!
#10 4K Silver Shroud Outfit Retexture
As you can tell from its name, this is a retexture mod for the Silver Shroud outfit in Fallout 4. It transforms the leather outfit into a more dark brownish hue and adds more signs of wear and tear to make it look realistic. It adds more dirt marks, better fabric textures, stains, and tear marks all over the outfit, retexturing it into a more realistic one.
The mod also comes in a 4K version with more changes to the texture. There is also an option to add a dark green scarf to the whole outfit. So get your hands on this mod to massively improve the Silver Shroud outfit texture.
#9 Better Piper Outfit
This mod adds a better version of the Piper’s outfit to Fallout 4. It basically retextures the vanilla Piper’s outfit to make it look more detailed and less blunt. It is an HD retexture of the outfit with an alternative scarf color and color correction for the entire outfit. It also adds high definition Normal Maps as well as enhanced Speculars.
So if you are looking for a better-looking Piper’s outfit, this is the mod for you. Your piper doesn’t have to wear boring and mundane clothes anymore.
#8 Vault Suits (Recolors for Male and Female)
The Vault Suits mod is a recolor of the male and female versions of the Vault Suit in Fallout 4. The mod adds over 30 variations in total for the male and female characters. There is also a bonus super dope Black Mechanic Jumpsuit that you can find under Misc. files. What’s more, it adds multiple 10 Number color variations, an optional file to erase the 111 number, and optional Specular’s to make the suits appear less glossy.
Here are all the suit colors that this mod covers for males and females for the Vault Suit:
- Full Black
- Black with Red, Blue, Cyan, Green, White, Purple, Grey, Indigo, or Orange accents
- Grayish brown
- Forest camo
- Red with black accents
- Yellow with black accents
- Navy with grey or vanilla accents
- Golden with black accents
- White with blue, golden, or black accents
- Pink with black accents
- Cobalt blue with yellow accents
- Fallout 3 Turquoise style
- Lavender with white accents
So many options, right?
#7 Thaylar’s Armor and Clothing Enhanced
Thaylar’s Armor and Clothing Enhanced is a clothing and armor retexture mod that tweaks all the in-game textures for power armors, clothes, and armors to make them more vibrant. It makes them appear more cleaner and sharper, while also updating all of them in 4K quality. To do so, the mod author tweaked all the curves in all the armor, power armor, clothing, and pip-boy items.
As a result, you will have richer colors and better details. The mod has also fixed specular maps and enhanced the saturation in each of these items to make them appear more vibrant.
#6 d BA2
Thaylars AIO Clothing mod is an AIO version of the clothing, armor, and power armors retexture mod that comes packed in BA2 format with better loading times and performance. It also adds a rusty variant of all the power armors for Fallout 4 and all of its DLCs.
#5 Real Leather HD – Armor and Clothing
This mod retextures all the leather gear in Fallout 4 with 2K and 4K textures. It uses real photos of leather to retexture all the leather gear and make it look more realistic and get a unified aesthetic. However, it makes the leather gear appear more realistic all while sticking to the lore and the vanilla color scheme. It has two options for the new retextures: a matte finish and a shiny finish.
If you are looking for a less shinier finish, there are also some alternate spec maps. It covers all the makes and finishes of leather armor, including raider leather, the harness, longjohns, and the road leathers. The mod also adds some black variants of the harness and armor pieces. It also overhauls the leather harness so that it matches the brown hues of the default armor.
Moreover, the raider leathers and road leathers have also been battered to look more worn-out and complement the shadowed armor. The mod also adds an Atom Cats jacket and a greaser jacket. So if you are looking for a leather overhaul mod, this is the one for you.
#4 SavrenX HD Vanilla Clothes
This mod enhances all the vanilla clothes in Fallout 4 in the highest quality but in a smaller file size. This is a Fallout 4 clothing retexture mod that adjusts every single clothing item in the clothes folder by adjusting their normal maps, specular, and plastic effects. This even includes the glasses, hats, and other accessories. However, it does not include the armor.
The mod author has used 2K and 4K normal maps, specular, and diffuse to make the clothes look as detailed as possible. For instance, the Institute Cloth now looks more realistic and less bright. It won’t have the same overly-bright appearance that it used to have in the vanilla game.
So if you are looking for the best clothing mods that cover every single clothing item, this is the one for you!
#3 Fallout Texture Overhaul Power Armors UHD 4K
As you can tell from its name, this is a texture overhaul mod for all the Power Armors in Fallout 4. This mod completely revamps the power armor by adding new textures for them. It includes all the paint jobs and also has super cool features like Baked Quality Normal with the right compression, Ambient Occlusion, and physically correct and highly detailed diffuse.
You have the option to choose 2K and 4K textures for all the power armors. Everything has been created from scratch and there is even 8x resolution for some models of the power armors. It is a lore-friendly mod with realistic power armors.
#2 Synth Overhaul – C.A.S.T
The Synth Overhaul mod revamps all the Synths in Fallout 4 by adding over 77 new helmets, 42 new uniforms, 70 new armor sets, and 2 new Synth weapons. All the vanilla weapons, uniforms, and armor pieces have been retextured in 2K and 4K to give them a fresh look. It uses multiple textures for every single Synth uniform, armor piece, and weapon and adds new Glow, Cube, Specular, Normal, and Diffuse maps for them in 2K and 4K.
The mod aims to use every retexture. So unlike other mods that only use one texture, this one uses all of them to give you 70 unique armor sets in multiple colors, glow effects, and chrome. These items also use a combination of different skeleton, full-skin, and partial skin Synths with heavy, medium, and light armor pieces.
For institute Synths, there are undamaged versions of the uniforms and armor. Whereas the Wasteland Synths will get to wear damaged and worn-out versions of the Synth armor.
The color options for these armor pieces, helmets, and uniforms include:
- Blue Metal
So if you are looking for a one-stop overhaul for the synths in Fallout 4, get your hands on this mod today!
#1 Proto Vault Suit
This mod is a retexture of the Vanilla Vault Suit in Fallout 4 that comes in multiple color options. It replaces both the male and female Vault Suit with a retextured version. You can even make your own preset for this suit by installing the CBBE Vanilla Outfits mod. It comes with a Vault111 suit mesh in bodyslide that you can customize according to your liking.
So that’s all, folks! This list sums up some of the best clothing and armor retexture mods for Fallout 4. Check them out and introduce some opulent outfits for your characters in Fallout 4. These mods are bound to satisfy the fashion diva in you. Give your characters a fresh new look.