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Top 10 Fall Capes

Be a cold weather superhero with a trending cape!

Be a cold weather superhero with a trending cape!

As the fall temps start to drop, layering becomes imperative. A day in the 60s can turn into a night in the 40s, so how’s a girl to dress? Enter the cape: throw it over a multitude of wears for a chic and never sloppy brisk weather look! This editor-approved silhouette is literally everywhere, and we’re sure you’re wondering which is right for you. No sweat, we've done the dirty work for you. So browse through our list of the best and buzziest capes of the season, and (almost) never stress about the weather again.

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October 9, 2014

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The Rankings


Rachel Zoe Regina Toggle Cape

Our Score

Black, wool, and with some good looking toggles: this cape from Rachel Zoe is a flawless addition to any wardrobe lacking a good fall wrap.


Nasty Gal English Nights Cape

Our Score

A neutral camel hue makes this hooded and feminine cape effortless to pair with all your other fall wears. This fully lined charmer's roomy body can seamlessly take you into winter as well.


Burberry Brit Wool Blend Blanket Wrap

Our Score

A super soft feel and geometric print make this investment worthy cape from Burberry Brit one to notice. Throw this bad boy on to instantly elevate your fall layering game.


Theory Structured Danijo Cape

Our Score

This classically comprised cape is a faultless choice for petit women wanting to rock the trend. Taller ladies will find this structured favorite easy to layer as well.


Milly Sienna Belted Cape Coat

Our Score

A flattering belted waist and thick gold tone front zipper make this stylish wool number a welcome addition to any winter wardrobe. It lies somewhere between a coat and a cape, and we can’t help but love its versatility.


Vince Leather-Trimmed Cape

Our Score

This might just be the modern, leather trimmed cape your skinny jeans can’t function without. In the trending color of the season, somewhere between olive and forest green, you’ll find yourself as chic as you are warm.


The Limited Plaid Cape

Our Score

Up your Gladiator game in this limited edition, Olivia Pope-inspired cape from the Limited. Elegant is an understatement. 


C. Wonder Herringbone Belted Cape

Our Score

A wide swing and cinched silhouette make this textured and zip front stunner super versatile and necessary.


BCBGMAXAZRIA Cape Blazer

Our Score

With the crisp and sleek tailoring of a blazer, but all the layering capabilities of a cape, this might just be the fall wrap you can’t live without.


Calvin Klein Tweed Cape

Our Score

An oversized, fold over collar ups the chic factor of this double breasted, tweed cape from Calvin Klein. From fall to winter, this number’s got you covered.

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