Designers have rediscovered the cape for fall, working the traditional topper in a variety of modern ways, from short and sweet to sweeping and mysterious.
From left: Raoul’s wool and suede cape and Adeam’s silk shirt and silk and wool pants. Paule Ka arm warmers; Shourouk necklace; Rachel Comey boots. Yigal Azrouël’s wool and cashmere cape, silk twill blouse and wool and Lurex pants and Pink Tartan’s cashmere sweater. Shourouk necklace. Red Valentino’s stretch wool jacquard and velvet cape and Jordan Wolk’s viscose, cotton and elastane pants with leather trim. Paule Ka gloves. Mulberry’s leather cape, cashmere and silk sweater and leather skirt. Mulberry gloves and shoes. Etienne Aigner’s wool cape with leather sleeves and belt and Rachel Roy’s embroidered wool trousers. Shourouk ring.
This story first appeared in the March 18, 2013 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
MODEL: ZUZANA/TRUMP; HAIR BY DAKOTA HEMAN; MAKEUP BY CABIRIA ROSADO; PHOTO ASSISTANT: CIARA CROCKER; FASHION ASSISTANT: BLAIR STARK