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Was weighing up the odds of buying a cape, not a coat style one, but more of the thin, lightweight wrap variety to wear over bulky jumpers with skinnies and boots or to just throw on when going out in car to do school run rather than wearing a coat. Am I deluding myself that they look ok or will I just look like I have picked up the nearest blanket and slung it over my shoulders??? TIA
I have a black wool cape which I was given by my mother-in-law and I love it. However I have no idea and I don't really care (much) whether people think I look like I have slung a blanket around my shoulders!!!!!! I think I look glamorous and I am warm (possibly deluded though!!)
Shop thanks - the glamorous look was what I was hoping for, but fear it may not be the reality!! Have seen a few people wearing them and on them, it looked smart and chic. Just thought it may be a little more practical too with a thicker jumper rather than trying to squeeze into a coat and look like the Michelin woman.
Frugal, yes - would suit my lifestyle and bag preferences - maybe I should just go for it and buy one in the sales.
MrsWelly sorry x-posted - so didn't see your reply. I have poncho too, which is possibly what started me off thinking about a cape, as have had a suprising amount of wear from it - but tend to wear it more as an extra layer instead of a cardigan or jumper, whereas a cape would definitely be a coat substitute.
I just made a beige wool cape and I think it looks fabulous with skinnies and boots. I posted a pic of it on my Facebook page and a couple of ladies who are really glamorous have asked me to make them one too so clearly capes are 'in'.