Capes are no longer just an accessory for super heroes. This trend has come and gone but will be back again with a slight twist. Seen on 2014 pre-fall fashion runway shows from designers Valentino, Missoni, Chloe, Celine and Monique Lhuillier the rediscovered cape trend ranges from short and simple to sweeping and mystifying. Most importantly the esthetics is tailored to perfection.
Comfort and modishness with a feminine yet edgy flair describes the newly designed capes. This trend is a luxurious way to add elegance and style to your wardrobe and a fun way to transition from the warm to cool weather. Perfect when paired with skinny jeans, riding pants or even an LBD (little black dress) the versatility of the cape provides you with fashionable and wearable options. Skinny jeans or pants that are more fitted will balance the appearance of the cape. With so many styles of the cape women of all sizes and shapes can take part in this trend. No longer are the days wear capes are only an option for those who walk a runway. Women who are a bit curvier look for options that will accentuate your waist by choosing capes that tie or by adding a belt.
The cape is the ultimate coat for the 2014 fall and winter season and with the modern revisions everyone is sure to find a favorite.
Written by: Fatima Tan’ia