Capes were huge on the AW2012 runways.
If you have one, dig it out now.
If you dont, there are ways of faking it.
|L to R: Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana|
|Giambatistta Valli, Alexis Mabille Couture, Stephane Rolland|
|Elie Saab Couture Spring 2013|
|Giambatistta Valli Couture Spring 2013|
|Chanel Couture Spring 2013 - not actually a cape, but referencing a cape|
|Surprisingly sedate leather cape for Kate Moss|
Brocade & arty capes
|Brocade is huge for winter - both for capes & other garments.|
|Ferragamo, 3.1 Philip Lim & Alexander McQueen|
|Donna Karan main line|
|Cosy & practical|
|Veronique Leroy - How to make an impression without trying|
Colour my world
|Speaks for itself|
|Add the colour to the accessories|
White is right
|with those Givenchy boots|
Traditional Camel & Taupe
The only requirement: Make sure you know whether you have cool tones (pick taupe) or warm tones (pick camel).
|Dolce & Gabbana|
|Trench inspired cape|
|Lovin' camel cape with pale pink|
|Haider Ackermann AW 2012 - keep the cuts sleek, & loose with minimal closures|
|Kimmy in J Crew - wear a jacket over your shoulders & voila, instant cape|
|Elizabeth Olsen with a large wrap which is looking like a cape|
|Throw the coat over your shoulders & instant cape|
Unforgettable stuff south of the ankles by Alexander Wang,
And the girl that started it all.....
|at the 1961 Inauguration Ball|
and more recently,
|in Tom Ford at the 2012 Oscars|
and her friends that followed her....
|L to R: Calvin Klein, Naeem Khan, Tom Ford|
|L to R: Altuzarra, Dolce & Gabbana & Naeem Khan|