The Latest Fashion Trend of Capes in India

Over the last few years, the capes fashion is trending in India as much as it is in the Hollywood and United States. Now girls and Indian women are not shying away from flaunting those ever enchanting and beautiful capes that can be worn with almost any and every women’s wear. Hollywood celebrity Kim Kardashian donned a dark black Valentino cape gown at the recent red carpet event. Not only that, India’s own Deepika Padukone, the ace Bollywood actress, has also appeared with a black cape in her recent outing at a filmy event. 

Cape adds that extra amount of spark to your persona with whatever you are wearing in. Be it a traditional or ultra glamorous outfit like the mini skirt or sleeveless V neck gown, cape perfectly caters to the need of every woman. This elegant piece of cloth demonstrate the beauty of your curve and as well as your figure to optimum level. Obviously, it is for this very reason the fashion of capes is ruling the hearts of women fashionistas worldwide.

Fashion designers are also cashing in on the opportunity well making the best out of it. The legendary Japanese fashion stylist Tadashi Shoji has almost grabbed the attention of entire audience when he launched the trend-setting fashionable capes at fall winter 2015 runaway show at New York Fashion Week in New York City last year. Since then, this styling has almost become an indispensable element from women’s fashion.

Draping Capes in Style: Important Tips


  • Colors: Unlike other dresses, you have to make sure that the cape you are wearing in should be effervescent and stunning. Dark colors usually don’t go well with Capes but some Bollywood divas rocked in those colors. As a beginner, go for light-colored capes. White and Browns could be a good choice.


  • Wardrobe: While putting on a piece of stylish cape to enhance your fashion statement, do ensure that your gown or Saree-Blouse, whichever you choose, must be of single color.
  • Shoes Styling: When you wish to put on a cape as a fashion add-on, make sure that you are also having a good quality footwear in your legs. A Stylish pair of shoes with laces is an awesome idea to make your fashion statement more glimmering.


When to Wear Capes


This attire can really bring out the fashion quotient in you at any time of the year. Even a simple costume such as Saree or gown looks much more glamorous when you accompany the same outfit with a piece of cape. A lot of Bollywood actresses including the likes of Katrina Kaif, Deepika Paduokone, Sonam Kapoor among others have flaunted this trend quite a number of times. It makes you look chic, elegant and attractive all the time.

Especially in spring, when the weather has a tint of cool atmosphere and sweet sunlight, a charismatic cape can be worn as a jacket over your dress. Big brands such as H&M and Zara have a wide and exciting range of Capes available online at reasonable and best buy price.


Interestingly, cape can be worn as an official wear too. You can put it on over your top along with a cropped jean to look splendid. Similarly, at an important function or event at home, you can try wearing a cape over your choli or blouse to captivate the hearts of people with this stunning fashion statement.