Sitting here writing this post with my snuggie on, I begin to think about how this spring is still holding tight to Old Man Winter's hand. As I try to speculate how long this brisk weather will last before spring temperatures emerge, I think about how great it would be to see a few more capes worn in my area. Capes are the cozy outerwear accessory that make you feel good like a snuggie but you still get to rock a killer look in the process.
What Makes A Cape Great?
In my humble opinion, capes are the perfect outerwear accessory to wear on brisk, not bone-chilling, days. On these windy days, a luxurious, wool cashmere cape can make you look like a fashionista even if you just have a turtleneck and blue jeans on underneath. They are an outfit game changer. Even the faux pas of wearing your pajamas out in public can be obscured when worn under a stylish cape.
Styles of Cape I Am Fond Of
Fur Trimmed: This type of cape I like for making a statement. It is the introduction for the head-turning ensemble worn underneath it. Head-turning does not always mean flashy. For me, I tend to look good in knit dresses that outline my pear-shape. A simple charcoal gray or cream turtleneck dress with a pair of calf-high black leather boots is a good combination that is sexy but not overdone.
Plaid: What can I say? I prefer capes in wool. To me plaid and wool go together like peanut butter and jelly. A wool plaid cape is one I would wear on the weekend over some casual slacks and a soft sweater.
Do you like capes?
Which type of cape have you had your eye on?
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