Originally Posted by elgaz
Personally I thought the MOS costume was nigh-on perfect and doesn't need any changes. Superman doesn't really wear his costume primarily for armour purposes (like Batman, arguably) so it doesn't make sense that he would be continually tweaking or upgrading it.
Huh? He could change it for comfort or fashion. He could also change it if the original is damaged or otherwise unavailable. He could remove the cape if he ever feels the need to drop the regal whimsy for something more authoritarian that won't be a liability in a fight.