[[caption-width-right:350:Even a [[WinterRoyalLady "Goddess of the Arctic"]] is [[BackgroundHalo more grand]] with a [[PrettyInMink pretty cape]].]]
->''Carmens bullfighter lover made the cape popular. Wrong.\\
Sherlock Holmes? Guess again.\\
Little Red Riding Hood? Sorry.\\
Sir Walter Raleigh? You're way off base.''
->''The cape was born of necessity to protect man and his mate from the cold and rain and to use as a cover when sleeping...''
->''They came in all materials, lengths and styles; unadorned, furred and bejeweled. They hid secret documents, lovers' trysting notes, stolen chickens. In a more romantic vein they were indispensable groundcovers for picnics and flashy backdrops for Errol Flynn's swordplay.''
-->-- [[http://www.fabrics.net/joan202.asp "Oh, Those Huggable, Cape-able Shoulders"]]
Whether capes, cloaks, or mantles, these are favored garments of superheroes, royalty, vampires, and fantasy adventurers.
Visually, they are a great way to draw attention to characters, due to their size and potential for movement, especially with DramaticWind. There's a reason the tropes TheCape and ErmineCapeEffect have this word in their names, despite neither trope actually requiring capes.
Capes, but with sleeves.
A great garment to wear under the cape.
Goes great with a cape, especially if you're a hero.
Superheroes like capes.
Wind just exists to blow capes around dramatically.
Also goes great with a hero's cape.
If capes could fly.
The truly mysterious and awe inspiring way to wear a cape.
Because fighting in capes is just RuleOfCool.
Also includes a robe or long coat.
Even a giant robot looks good with one.
Why you don't wear a rip-proof one.
You don't have wind to billow your cape? Try this instead.
You cape is like a portable plane.
Don't have a real cape, just put on your coat like one.
Makes villains look truly stylish.
Bling out your cape, to look as grand as a king.
Need some protection from the upcoming jump scares.
A royal cape is one such regal garment.
Nothing says superhero like a super cload.
A cape is great to wear while travelling, or to do the travelling itself.