Cape Crusades

  • 18th September 2013

You do not need to be a superhero to don a cape this fall!  The best part is, that like their superhuman counterparts, the cape has many iterations in the form of a dress, coat, blazer, top, even jumpsuit!

 

Bluemarine Vogue Japan

Bluemarine Vogue Japan

Balenciaga, Vogue Collections Paris

Balenciaga, Vogue Collections Paris

 

 

Derek Lam Vogue Collections Paris

Derek Lam Vogue Collections Paris

Burberry, Vogue

Burberry, Vogue

 

 

We take a peek at the most divine in all price ranges from the extraordinary to the more down-to-earth.

 

The Cape Top:

 

 

Dior Cape Top, Saks Fifth Avenue
J Brand Cape Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dior Cape Top, select Saks Fifth Avenue stores, $2700.00

J Brand Ready-to-Wear Cowley Crepe Top, nordstrom.com, $395.00 (available on pre-order)

 

 

 

Levi Cape Shirt

 

 

Levi’s Cape Shirt, levi.com, $78.00

 

 

The Cape Dress:

 

St. John Cape Dress Saks Fifth Avenue
Yes Clothing Cape Dress

 

 

 

 

 

 

St. John Cape Dress, Available at select Saks Fifth Avenue stores

Inset Cape Two-Tone Dress, yesstyle.com, $122.00

 

 

Bohemian:

 

anthropologie cape

 

 

Alpine Paisley Cape, anthropologie.com, $168.00

 

 

Uber Sleek:

 

Victoria Beckham Blazer Style Cape
Diane von Furstenberg Cape Sleeve Jumpsuit

 

 

 

 

Blazer-Style Cape, Victoria Beckham, mytheresa.com, € 2,275.00

Diane von Furstenberg Lucy Crepe, Cape Sleeve Jumpsuit, bergdorfgoodman.com, $425.00

 

 

 

 

Carey Mulligan looks sharp in Victoria Beckham's Cape Suit.

Carey Mulligan looks sharp in Victoria Beckham’s Cape Suit.

 

 

Structured-Boxy:

 

Marni Glenn Check Cape
Moschino Cape

 

 

 

 

 

Marni Glen Check Cape, barneys.com, $1535.00

Moschino Cape, yoox.com, $515.00

 

Military:

 

La Fiorentina Military Cape
Aran Knit Cape with Leather Buckles

 

 

 

La Fiorentina Military Cape, nordstrom.com, $78.00

Aran Knit Cape with Turtleneck and Leather Buckles, massimodutti.com, $135.00

 

 

 

Wearing Coats as Capes:

 

The how-to for a nonchalant, chic (because it’s just so easy) look!

 

Coats as Capes

Photo Courtesy of Vogue UK

 

 

 

Vintage Chic Look:

 

Cape and beret combination.  Photo courtesy of: Vogue Russia

Cape and beret combination. Photo courtesy of: Vogue Russia

 

 

 

 

 


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