Gem features one standout piece from a local shop. Whether it's a jacket, necklace, or handbag, it's on our have-to-have list.
What: To wear a cape well is no easy feat. There's the association with superhero costumery, Little Red Riding Hood and James Brown connections, and its use as a royal cover-up. Even if you shake off all that imagery, there's a good chance the outerwear simply won't flatter you.
That's not the case with this vintage capelet. In warm wool with a neutral plaid color scheme, the coat could read Betty Draper throwback or modern-day chic.
Where: Petit joy Vintage
See also: - Hard Goods: Designs and Concrete Goods by Local Artists in Uptown Phoenix - Target + Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection: The Good, The Give-Aways, and The Gimmes - Gem: BB Dakota Belted Coat at Lilly
Style It: We imagine taking this cape for a chilly, winter walk, latte in hand. Counter the voluminous cape with tapered leg pants from Burberry Prorsum, pleated with a paperbag waist for visual texture should the cape be worn open, and Loeffler Randall wedge booties to lengthen the legs, further balancing the silhouette. Tuck into those a plum top from Chinti and Parker. Accessorize in the coat's neutral tones with Rag & Bone driving gloves, a Madewell tote in leopard print, and a pair of crystal and pearl Bijoux Heart earrings that look like they could be tree toppers.
If you like this story, consider signing up for our email newsletters.
SHOW ME HOW
You have successfully signed up for your selected newsletter(s) - please keep an eye on your mailbox, we're movin' in!