History Main / ErmineCapeEffect

20th May '17 10:41:49 AM nombretomado
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* In several ''Franchise/{{Ultima}}'' games, Lord British is apparently so fond of his ermine coat and golden crown that he wears it ''in bed''. He does admittedly have only one sprite like everyone else, but it still looks rather funny.

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* In several ''Franchise/{{Ultima}}'' ''VideoGame/{{Ultima}}'' games, Lord British is apparently so fond of his ermine coat and golden crown that he wears it ''in bed''. He does admittedly have only one sprite like everyone else, but it still looks rather funny.
11th Feb '17 5:32:46 AM shonengirl
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[[PropagandaMachine This effect]] is [[InvokedTrope deliberate]], which is why it is used even by writers who know it doesn't hold in RealLife. It just doesn't seem right if the king dresses like a slob while he is being his royal self. How can you put your faith in the divine right to rule when the king walks around in a tattered bathrobe and fuzzy slippers? No, the king [[TheBeautifulElite must create the image of majesty]] whenever possible. TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask must do it even more.

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[[PropagandaMachine This effect]] is [[InvokedTrope deliberate]], which is why [[TheCoconutEffect it is used even by writers who know it doesn't hold in in]] RealLife. It just doesn't seem right if the king dresses like a slob while he is being his royal self. How can you put your faith in the divine right to rule when the king walks around in a tattered bathrobe and fuzzy slippers? No, the king [[TheBeautifulElite must create the image of majesty]] whenever possible. TheWomanWearingTheQueenlyMask must do it even more.
27th Nov '16 3:20:38 AM Morgenthaler
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* Averted in ''RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead'' -- in the film version the Queen's already pulling off her fancy earrings after the royal audience is over and preparing to put on more serviceable day-wear (for medieval times, anyway).

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* Averted in ''RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead'' ''Theatre/RosencrantzAndGuildensternAreDead'' -- in the film version the Queen's already pulling off her fancy earrings after the royal audience is over and preparing to put on more serviceable day-wear (for medieval times, anyway).
20th Sep '16 8:04:28 AM Willbyr
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* ''TheFiveStarStories'' gets this one right, too. While the androgynous God-King Amaterasu is known for making public appearances wearing unbelievably elaborate costumes, when he's hanging out with his closest associates at his floating palace it's not uncommon for him to be seen in nothing more than jeans & a wifebeater. In fact, most characters who are expected to wear some sort of regalia at formal events are rarely seen in it the rest of the time, & sometimes they even neglect to wear it when they're supposed to. One particularily memorable example is when Sir Voards shows up at a banquet in cargo pants & a black t-shirt.

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* ''TheFiveStarStories'' ''Manga/TheFiveStarStories'' gets this one right, too. While the androgynous God-King Amaterasu is known for making public appearances wearing unbelievably elaborate costumes, when he's hanging out with his closest associates at his floating palace it's not uncommon for him to be seen in nothing more than jeans & a wifebeater. In fact, most characters who are expected to wear some sort of regalia at formal events are rarely seen in it the rest of the time, & sometimes they even neglect to wear it when they're supposed to. One particularily memorable example is when Sir Voards shows up at a banquet in cargo pants & a black t-shirt.



* Somewhat averted in ''TearsToTiara''. [[spoiler: Arthur]] only wears a full red ermine cape and crown during his coronation in the last episode. But the fact that [[spoiler: he wears a [[PrettyInMink fluffy fur collar]] as part of his outfit for the entire series]] hints that this coronation would be coming. Also, his name and any basic knowledge of mythology.
* Subverted in ''OnePiece''. King Cobra Nefertari invites the Strawhat crew to his bathhouse, where he bows deeply to them and thanks them for all they've done. His aide, Igaram, tries to stop him, as "a king should not bow his head to anyone," but Cobra responds, "Power is worn over clothes; a king is never naked."

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* Somewhat averted in ''TearsToTiara''. [[spoiler: Arthur]] ''VisualNovel/TearsToTiara''. [[spoiler:Arthur]] only wears a full red ermine cape and crown during his coronation in the last episode. But the fact that [[spoiler: he wears a [[PrettyInMink fluffy fur collar]] as part of his outfit for the entire series]] hints that this coronation would be coming. Also, his name and any basic knowledge of mythology.
* Subverted in ''OnePiece''.''Manga/OnePiece''. King Cobra Nefertari invites the Strawhat crew to his bathhouse, where he bows deeply to them and thanks them for all they've done. His aide, Igaram, tries to stop him, as "a king should not bow his head to anyone," but Cobra responds, "Power is worn over clothes; a king is never naked."
18th Jul '16 7:37:10 PM MagBas
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*** Jack is also gay, so this might be a case of UnfortunateImplications.
15th Jul '16 6:26:47 AM isolato
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** Male monarchs usually wore their military uniforms with varying degrees of embellishment (Wilhelm II of Germany and Nicholas II wore uniforms studded with medals despite never being in combat, whereas Franz Josef and Karl of Austria wore considerably less elaborate ones) from the 18th century until after World War One.

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** Male monarchs usually wore their military uniforms with varying degrees of embellishment (Wilhelm II of Germany and Nicholas II of Russia wore uniforms studded with medals despite never being in combat, whereas Franz Josef and Karl of Austria wore considerably less elaborate ones) from the 18th century until after World War One.
30th Jun '16 10:35:16 PM siberia82
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* ''Film/XMenApocalypse'': In the prologue, En Sabah Nur and his Four Horsemen are decked in elaborate gold headdresses and fancy robes as they head towards the pyramid surrounded by rows of peasants bowing to them.
19th Jun '16 10:39:23 AM res20stupid
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* Averted and played straight in ''VideoGame/Dishonored''. Empress Jessamine was wearing a practical suit when she was murdered, but she was more of an outlier compared to the rest of Dunwall's DeadlyDecadentCourt who prefer to spend their days wearing extravagant outfits and having balls. [[spoiler: It also acts as a clue as to why she was murdered - she was investigating the Plague of Rats in the city and almost exposed the [[BigBad Lord Regent's]] plan to KillThePoor.]]

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* Averted and played straight in ''VideoGame/Dishonored''.''VideoGame/{{Dishonored}}''. Empress Jessamine was wearing a practical suit when she was murdered, but she was more of an outlier compared to the rest of Dunwall's DeadlyDecadentCourt who prefer to spend their days wearing extravagant outfits and having balls. [[spoiler: It also acts as a clue as to why she was murdered - she was investigating the Plague of Rats in the city and almost exposed the [[BigBad Lord Regent's]] plan to KillThePoor.]]
19th Jun '16 10:32:28 AM res20stupid
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* Averted and played straight in ''VideoGame/Dishonored''. Empress Jessamine was wearing a practical suit when she was murdered, but she was more of an outlier compared to the rest of Dunwall's DeadlyDecadentCourt who prefer to spend their days wearing extravagant outfits and having balls. [[spoiler: It also acts as a clue as to why she was murdered - she was investigating the Plague of Rats in the city and almost exposed the [[BigBad Lord Regent's]] plan to KillThePoor.]]
24th May '16 7:03:30 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* Even in her uniform or jumpsuit, Princess Fala (Allura) of ''Anime/GoLion'' (''{{Voltron}}'') still wears her dainty crown.

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* Even in her uniform or jumpsuit, Princess Fala (Allura) of ''Anime/GoLion'' (''{{Voltron}}'') (''Anime/{{Voltron}}'') still wears her dainty crown.
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