Everyone loves the timeless look of a peacoat to keep warm in the winter and to add a layer of sophistication to any outfit, but recently capes have been making their mark on the runway as well as the city streets. This CollegeFashionista shows us how to bundle up while still looking cute and chic.
Underneath the dark plaid patterned cape, this Fashionista is wearing a bold, royal blue shirt dress. To add more shape to the dress she accessorizes with a tan leather belt embellished with a gold metallic clasp. The outfit is also pulled together with camel leather cowgirl boots and satchel. The final layer is really what gives an extra bit of elegant ease to the ensemble. The dark plaid of the cape is a striking contrast against the brightly colored dress and neutral accessories. The wide fit of the cape also lays well over the formation of the dress, pulled into shape by the belt.
To get a look similar to this Fashionista’s, start with a solid colored dress like this fluid blouson dress from Gap, pair it with either flats or riding boots, and top the outfit off with a cape like this Classic Cape Coat from Forever 21. A cape is an easy outer layer to wear over just about any outfit. The best part is they can be as simple or exciting as desired, like this Bird's Eye Poncho from Madewell.
To keep warm this winter, throw on a cute and comfortable cape. Suitable for any look, it can make all outfits refined and remarkable.