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[[caption-width-right:350:She's not asking anyone out. [[RuleOfGlamorous It's just to look pretty.]]]]

When a '''humanoid person''' has a peacock tail, is wearing a bunch of feathers arranged as though it was a peacock tail (actually not a tail, but a separate group of feathers known as a "train"), or just has peacock feathers in some way (even around the shoulders or as a headpiece).

This is common on girls in fiction, [[AnimalGenderBender yet the peacock train is a feature of male peafowl]] in RealLife (females -- pea''hens'' -- lack the train and, at least in the case of the Indian (Blue) peahen, are rather drab in color (the Green peahens are much more colourful, only slightly less so than the Green peacock)); but such a flamboyant thing on a human guy would be, well, [[AmbiguouslyGay flamboyant]]. So it's often human girls that have this, although a guy having one isn't entirely unheard of.

A SubTrope of either LittleBitBeastly or FluffyFashionFeathers, depending on whether this character actually has a tail or is just wearing one.

Compare WingedHumanoid, GiantWaistRibbon.

Not to be confused with women who work for Creator/{{NBC}}, or with AgentPeacock.


* An ad for Marshall's featured a photo shoot with dozens of PeacockGirl models, each with a different pair of shoes.
* The literal peacock girls from the Advertising/{{Orangina}} ad.

[[folder:Anime & Manga]]
* In ''SaintSeiya'', the (male) god Hypnos' armor has stylized peacock feathers and a quasi-HolyHalo. This is ShownTheirWork since Hypnos would be depicted as a peacock in paintings.
** The anime also had a enemy from the peacock constelation, and he was a male (but, 99% of the cast was)
* On one of the original ''Anime/FushigiboshiNoFutagoHime'' pages, Altessa is shown wearing a peacock-inspired dress, with the plummage as part of her tiara. You can see it [[http://futagohime.jp/original/weekly/weekly002_tu07.html here]].
* The peacock outfits from {{Bizenghast}}.
* Turned about in ''PetShopOfHorrors'', where the peacocks are of course males. In their human forms, however, they appear to be drag queens and mingle with Count D's human drag queen friends.
* One of the shows in ''SakuraTaisen'' had outfits with this.
* The Zuka club in ''OuranHighSchoolHostClub'' has a set of outfits with this, as a ShoutOut to {{Takarazuka}}.
* [[Anime/TengenToppaGurrenLagann Cytomander]] has peacock feathers on his back. It's to be expected; he's a [[PettingZooPeople peacockman.]]

[[folder: Comic Books]]
* John "King Peacock" Corbeau of TopTen wears a rather flamboyant outfit, a large plume of peacock feathers and purple paisley trousers. The peacock motif comes from his religion, Yezidism, which teaches that the universe is governed by seven angels, foremost of which is Melek Taus, the Peacock Angel.

* The end of ''Imogene's Antlers'' has the titular girl drop the antlers she mysteriously grew, only to grow a peacock's tail.
* A Peacock Boy appears in ''Coldheart Canyon'', and has a very squicky origin. [[spoiler: He's a cross between a live peacock and a female human ''ghost''.]]
* An entire kingdom of Peacock People (both men and women) appears in Madame d'Aulnoy's FairyTale ''[[http://www.surlalunefairytales.com/authors/aulnoy/1892/princessrosette.html Princess Rosette]]''. The kingdom's ruler, the aptly-named King of the Peacocks, wears a peacock train as a crown.
* A woman in John Patrick Lowrie's sci-fi novel ''Dancing With Eternity'' is one of these. She's been augmented so the peacock tattoos on her arms fan into a feathery peacock tail.

[[folder:Live Action TV]]
* In ''HerculesTheLegendaryJourneys,'' Hera was usually represented with a pair of peacock feathers overlapping humanoid eyes. See {{Mythology}} below for the [[ShownTheirWork source material]].
* In ''Series/GoseiSentaiDairanger'', Kujaku, the incarnation of the Peacock Buddha wears an appropriately peacock-esque outfit complete with a feathered headdress and tail.
* In ''Series/KamenRiderOOO'', the title character's red Body Medal is the Peafowl, which generates an aura resembling the classic peacock feathers - except OOO can [[MacrossMissileMassacre fire the "eyes" at enemies]].

* KatyPerry wears a showgirl outfit with the tail made of pink feathers in "What Happens in Vegas".
** And for "Peacock", she wears... [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Katyperry-cdt-peacock-edit.jpg guess it.]]
* Music/WeirdAlYankovic dresses as a peacock briefly in his "Perform This Way" video, and wears said costume in [[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2GUm0WFhwN0 live performances]].
* MileyCyrus wore a corset-dress with a giant peacock tail in her video "Can't Be Tamed".
* One or two shots in the video for "Leaving Las Vegas" by SherylCrow has some showgirls with huge fan tails.
* The cover of {{Goldfrapp}}'s ''Supernature'' album is cropped from a picture of Alison Goldfrapp [[http://farm1.static.flickr.com/17/92960608_ecd2fd98ac.jpg wearing a peacock tail]].

* In Greek myth, the peacock was sacred to Hera, Queen of the Gods who was sometimes shown wearing peacock feathers. According to myth, the blue eye spots on the peacock's feathers were Hera's way of honoring a guard who died defending her golden apple tree.
* Any depiction of [[HinduMythology Krishna]], ever (whether he's two years old and stealing butter or being his usual {{Bishonen}} TheCasanova self), ALWAYS has him with a single peacock feather in his headpiece.

[[folder:Tabletop Games]]
* In ''VampireTheRequiem'' supplement ''Shadows Of Mexico'' the clan splat portrait for [[VampiresAreSexGods the Daeva]] is wearing a designer outfit with a peacock feather train on her back.
* The mimir.net fan-expansion of ''{{Planescape}}'' has [[http://mimir.net/cagerattlers/peacocklord.shtml the Peacock Lord]], a refugee from the Beastlands.

* {{Takarazuka}} shows love this. Many numbers have just about everyone with a peacock tail on their costumes. It doesn't matter if it's a {{Bifauxnen}} in a suit or a lady in a PimpedOutDress.
* In RealLife, there is a showgirl accessory like this called a "fan tail".
* ''Amaluna'' plays with this, featuring the Peacock Goddess and female backup dancers with smaller, more mobile peacock trains, but only the males have the full-size erectable trains.

[[folder:Video Games]]
* In ''BatenKaitos'', every character is a WingedHumanoid who has "wings of the heart". These wings vary in appearance; [[DefrostingIceQueen Savyna's]] are peacock plumes.
* Cyber Peacock from ''VideoGame/MegaManX4'', Which he weaponizes by having them erupt from the floor, and use as homing missiles. Interesting case in that he's appropriately male, but acts a little camp.
* VideoGame/{{Bayonetta}}'s [[spoiler: Father Balder]] and [[spoiler: Father Rodin]] have golden peacock wings.
* ''VideoGame/{{Skullgirls}}'' has... well, Peacock, a cyborg girl whose mechanical additions and cartoony powers take on a peacock motif. Quite a bit.
** Her cybernetic arms each have three eyes on them that resemble the tail feathers of the bird, and one of her attacks has her hat turn into a peacock head while an array of eyes line up behind her, fanning out and looking even more like a peacock's tail. She also has a sidekick named Avery, a tiny peacock who stays in her hat.
** There's also a mythology reference with Peacock: Her cyborg parts are called the Argus System, in reference to the hundred-eyed giant Argus of Greek myth whose eyes were placed onto the tail of the peacock as a memento after his death. Her super attack with the peacock tail shaped eyes matches this: She shouts either "Argus Agony" or "Eyes of Argus" when performing it.

* Penelope from ''{{Zoophobia}}'''s design is based around a white peacock, and also wears their feathers in her hair. Or possibly ''has'' their feathers for her hair, as it's implied she's an Avian, a shapeshifter that can move between a human form and a bird form.
* Subverted in ''{{Pandect}}'': Venus, a peahen Ace, is SharingABody with her colorful {{Bishounen}} peacock brother Theo; Venus's own human shape was a relatively ordinary brunette girl.
* In the "Birdmen" storyline of ''Webcomic/{{Oglaf}}'' (seriously NSFW!), [[ManlyGay Kronar, Son of Man,]] is seduced by a burly peacock-man with a magnificent tail.

[[folder:Western Animation]]
* Peek-A-Blue from ''WesternAnimation/SheRaPrincessOfPower'' has a tail, and the [[EyesDoNotBelongThere eye-like spots]] on her tail have [[{{Seers}} vision powers]].
* Ro's PimpedOutDress in ''WesternAnimation/BarbieAsTheIslandPrincess'' includes a peacock tail, that is made of tail feathers given to her by her peacock friend (which [[RuleOfGlamorous somehow]] change from green to {{pink| means feminine}}).
* In ''DisneyPrincess Enchanted Tales: Follow Your Dreams'', Jasmine is briefly dressed up in a peacock getup for a portrait. She sheds it for the song "Not a Peacock Princess".
* [[BigBad Coco LaBouche's]] wedding dress at the end of ''RugratsInParis''.
* One of the disco dancers during ''Galaxy Goof-Ups''' {{Disney Acid Sequence}}s.

[[folder:Real Life]]
* This [[http://www.amazingluxurylife.com/15-million-wedding-dress-made-from-peacock-feathers/ wedding dress]] with a peacock feather skirt.
* While not nearly as elaborate as the above example, MargaretCho took inspiration from {{Bjork}}'s infamous swan dress and wore a peacock feather gown to the Grammys when she was up for Best Comedy Album. She recounts in ''Assassin'' that she didn't win the Grammy, but she ''was'' named Worst Dressed. This was met with cheers from the audience, since it came after a rant on how everyone at awards ceremonies dresses the same and that those named Worst Dressed are actually the best, since they're creating their own look.