Would You Wear... a Cape?

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As you all know, summer is coming to a close and fall weather is rapidly approaching. And the change of seasons means exciting wardrobe changes: boots, jackets, sweaters, and leggings will come out of hiding and resume their places in our everyday clothing rotation. So for today's article, I chose to focus on a rather non-traditional fall piece that will soon be seen everywhere: the cape.

Capes are predicted to be one of fall 2010's hottest trends. They showed up on many of the Fall 2010 runways in every style imaginable: While some barely covered shoulders, other capes were long and cozy. They are easy to layer over everything you own - throw a wool one on over your outfit for a brisk morning walk to class or rock a cute crochet poncho for a weekend shopping trip with the girls.

Due to its versatility, this cover-up can easily make the transition from fall to winter. Not sure? Here are two ways to bundle up with a cape this fall!

As a cover-up on a cool fall day...

Cape Sample Outfit 1

Product Information: Tank - Delias, Cape - Topshop, Shorts - Jane Norman, Tights - Modcloth, Shoes - American Eagle, Earrings - Dorothy Perkins, Bracelet - Modcloth

For a chilly day of running errands...

Cape Sample Outfit 2

Product Information: Cape Coat - Oli, Tights - Modcloth, Boots - Endless, Bag - Forever21, Ring - Boohoo, Earrings - Zappos

Tell us - would you wear a cape?

What are your thoughts on capes? How would you wear them? Leave a comment below and let us know your thoughts on this upcoming fall trend!