Sherlock Holmes? Guess again.
Little Red Riding Hood? Sorry.
Sir Walter Raleigh? You're way off base.
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 Dramatic Wind. There's a reason the tropes The Cape and Ermine Cape Effect have this word in their names, despite neither trope actually requiring capes.
- Coats and Jackets
Capes, but with sleeves.
- Dresses, Gowns and Skirts
A great garment to wear under the cape.
- Glove Tropes
Goes great with a cape, especially if you're a hero.
- Standard Superhero Suits
Capes, and other outfits heroes and villains wear.
- This Index Blows
Wind just exists to blow capes around dramatically.
- Who Was That Masked Index?
Also goes great with a hero's cape.
- Winged Tropes
If capes could fly.
- All-Encompassing Mantle
The truly mysterious and awe inspiring way to wear a cape.
- Badass Cape
Because fighting in capes is just Rule of Cool.
- Black Cloak
Also includes a robe or long coat.
- Caped Mecha
Even a giant robot looks good with one.
- Cape Snag
Why you don't wear a rip-proof one.
- Cape Swish
You don't have wind to billow your cape? Try this instead.
- Cape Wings
You cape is like a portable plane.
- Coat Cape
Don't have a real cape, just put on your coat like one.
- Flourish Cape in Front of Face
Want to emphasize how dastardly you are? Try this gesture.
- Ominous Opera Cape
Makes villains look truly stylish.
- Pimped-Out Cape
Bling out your cape, to look as grand as a king.
- Puddle-Covering Chivalry
Using your coat or cloak to cover a puddle so a lady can cross it.
- Raincoat of Horror
Need some protection from the upcoming jump scares.
- Requisite Royal Regalia
A royal cape is one such regal garment.
- Superheroes Wear Capes
Nothing says superhero like a super cloak.
- Teleport Cloak
A cape is great to wear while traveling, or to do the traveling itself.