Capes Aren't Just For Superman! Try This Look Now.

Capes may remind you of Superman's iconic look, but the fashion set considers them a highly stylish alternative to coats. Slinging a cape over your outfit—be it a bold tartan check or a punchy animal print—automatically heightens the drama of your ensemble. It's no surprise that celebrities such as Lucy Liu and tastemakers such as Stella McCartney have been spotted out and about in them. Whether you style yours over a casual button-down and jeans or layer it over an elegant evening gown, click through our slideshow for some inspiration and shop our picks now.

Lucy Liu
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Rachel Zoe Cape with Faux Fur Collar and Removable Belt ($158)