How to Wear a Cape
by Natalie Matthews
There's a not small subset of people that have been wearing their outerwear in this odd new way-draping pea coats over their shoulders, abandoning the armholes of their trench coats-like they want things that are by definition not capes to be capes. So obviously it begs the question: why not just get a cape?
I guess the worry is that a cape is this dramatic, niche item that wouldn't mesh well with the other things already in your closet-but that's just not true! Capes are versatile and a breeze to style, as these girls prove. Click through above to see them all: five shining examples of how capes can easily integrate into your cold weather wardrobe, whether your planning a fancy cocktail party outfit or just a casual-but-cooler daytime one.