Pagan and Witches Ritual Cloaks are generally dark colors and worn in Ritual for atmosphere raising energy and Protection from unknown forces. In olden times they were used as stealth to avoid persecution.
Many Wiccans, Witches and Pagans prefer to wear a cloak when coming together for ritual, celebration or working magick. Cloaks have long been used by the occult and magical practitioners as ritual garb, only to be worn for special affairs, to show a sign of respect for their craft. Magical attire such as cloaks help Pagan's and Wiccans separate the magical from the mundane. Being that some use their cloaks as meaningful ritual garb, it helps to put one in a magical state of mind, knowing that when one wears their cloak, they are typically performing a magical duty or practice.