[[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.
Capes, and other outfits heroes and villains wear.
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.
Want to emphasize how dastardly you are? Try this gesture.
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 cloak.
A cape is great to wear while traveling, or to do the traveling itself.