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Must Haves: 14 Of This Season’s Chicest & Coziest Cape Coats

I don’t know what it is about a cape that looks so sophisticated, but every time I put one on I feel like some classy winter minx who wears leather gloves and saunters around the Met every weekend. Freezing in winter weather doesn’t have to be¬†all¬†miserable, right? Capes make outerwear a bit more fun — and maybe even make you feel like you can fly like some tweed-covered superhero.

Must Haves: 10 Blankets Masquerading As Coats And Capes To Swaddle Yourself In This Winter

As I’ve previously noted, there are few things I am just doing to NEED in order to make it through another bitterly cold New York winter, among them, a BLANKET coat or cape. A blanket coat/cape is just what it sounds like — a large piece of fabric that is ostensibly something you’d have draped over your couch or on your bed, only with two arm holes. Sometimes there may be a belt or a hood or even a scarf attached, but the basic construction is that of a blanket, not a ton of bells and whistles. And who doesn’t want to walk around all winter swaddled like a newborn baby? Here are 10 I’m dreaming about…

Fall Must Haves: 10 Cute Cape Coats

Want to be a stylish superhero this fall? Reach for a retro cape coat! They’re cute, cozy, and look especially awesome with skinny jeans and boots, which happens to be my fall uniform. I found 10 fabulous cape coats in a variety of cuts and fabrics, starting at just 27 bucks. Click through to check ‘em out!

An Imagined Conversation With This Furry Model

Me: I like your cape.

Model: Thank you.

Me: It’s very Empire Strikes Back.

Model: What is that supposed to mean? Keep reading »

Do Not Want: Bed Sheet Cape

I’m all for capes, whether they be plaid wool or nylon with a Superman logo, but this gray jersey version by Kirrily Johnston is a dead ringer for the bed sheet I wrap around myself when I have the flu. If that wasn’t bad enough, it’s inexplicably being modeled with a see-through shirt and camel toe. Suddenly, I don’t feel so good. [$80, Shopbop] Keep reading »

Style Stealer: Myleene Klass Knows How To Work A Rainy Day

British musician and TV presenter Myleene Klass has solved the age-old fashion dilemma of what to wear when it’s gloomy and rainy so you don’t look like a soggy mess. She started off with a cute cape that blocked her pleated skirt and stripe T-shirt from the elements. Then, she added a pair of knee-high boots that keep legs and feet from getting soaked, but are so much cooler than Wellies. Myleene chased away gray clouds with a bright red lip. See how you can get a similar look, after the jump. Keep reading »

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