1 Garb, 3 Looks: The Cape Coat

The cape coat is a classic, necessity for your fall/winter wardrobe.  While it’s not your typical winter coat, it can be worn for different occasions. It may not seem practical have a coat without an actual sleeve, but if you dress accordingly, you will be warm, cozy and stylish.  In purchasing a cape coat, know that you have so many styling options.  Whether you go dressy with heels or casual with sneakers or boots, your cape coat will prove itself to be the ultimate statement piece.


Need assistance styling your cape?  Check out 3 ways to wear a cape coat for a night out on the town, a casual day out and a day of errands.



River Island Brown faux-fur trim cape $150

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Look #1

For a sexy night on the town, pair your faux-fur cape with a black midi skirt.

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Look #2

You’re on your way to the mall, and you just want to throw on some jeans, Timberlands, a hat and your favorite coat.   You don’t always have to dress up when wearing a cape coat.  Show off your comfortable, tomboyish side!

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Look #3

Heading to a casual gathering? Skinny jeans, a simple color block sweater and black ankle boots will help you execute the perfect casual look with a cape coat.

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Marsha Badger

Freelance writer, fashion enthusiast and owner of MarshBar's Closet, Marsha Badger offers her spin on what's trending in the fashion industry. The Brooklyn native specializes in showing you how to look good for less. Specializing in event coverage, celebrity interviews and guidance on how to recreate celebrity looks, Marsha proudly contributes her insight to Kontrol Magazine.

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