Fall 2009 Fashion Week Trend: Capes and Capelets

February 17th, 2009

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Photo Credit: NYMag.com
Capes and Capelets at Jeremy Laing, Y-3, and Tuleh.


Style tip?  Capes and Capelets add a posh, Euro chic touch to any outfit.  They’re a great layering piece and can add texture (as at Tuleh), a sleek sophistication (as at Jeremy Laing), and warmth (as at Y-3).  Capelets are lovely on petite women, while full length capes are better worn by taller women.

What do you think?  Would you wear a cape or capelet?  Share your thoughts in the comments!

Entry Filed under: Runway Reviews, Trend, Trend Predictives, What's In and What's Out, Women

5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Lulu  |  February 18th, 2009 at 1:44 pm

    I really can’t imagine myself wearing a cape or capelet. It doesn’t seem very practical and the superhero/vampire look is not what I’m after…

    Am I overlooking the potencial of a good cape/capelet?

  • 2. Chloe  |  February 27th, 2009 at 12:22 am

    I have a hip length wool cape I absolutely love! I always get tons of compliments on it, and haven’t really seen anyone else wearing one… I highly recommend them. Sleeves are overrated. :o)

  • 3. Trisha  |  March 2nd, 2009 at 9:22 pm

    Sounds gorgeous, Chloe!

  • 4. Martina  |  November 10th, 2009 at 3:42 am

    I bought me a cape from Burberry a few weeks ago. I love it and wear it every day in the moment. It is absoluty comfortable and keeps warm on the cold days. I like it most with my overknee-boots.

  • 5. H.P  |  December 26th, 2009 at 6:13 am

    Wear a capelet on your way to the New Year party.

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