The cloak is made in a modified semi-circular pattern. Though we have evidence for the existence of true semi-circular cut cloaks, we also have experience in wearing them and fussing with them as they slide around. A simple modification for shoulders completely alleviates that issue so the cloak sits comfortably on the wearer's shoulders. I also added a hood to my cloak and arm holes. Arm holes are a convenience for grabbing things and generally moving around without having to fling your cloak open and invite all that cold air in.
The hood is a pretty simple 14th century style. The front buttons closed, and it is lined in faux fur.
More pictures to come! We did a photoshoot with these, along with the blue cotehardies from my previous post.