Capes and Ponchos: Picks for Fall

Capes and ponchos are no longer strictly reserved for Halloween costumes... or Snuggie jokes. Stay stylish in the cold with this cozy and practical trend.

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Modcloth
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Nordstrom
For a classic nautical look, opt for MARC by MARC JACOBS’<a href="http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/marc-by-marc-jacobs-wool-poncho-nordstrom-exclusive/3191148?origin=category&cm_ven=Linkshare&cm_cat=partner&cm_pla=10&cm_ite=1&siteId=J84DHJLQkR4-D1V2itNvwY7svCRsQGbrew" target=blank>wool poncho</a> ($258) which comes in both camel multi and Normandy blue. The ribbed wool poncho features a face-framing hood that's as easy to throw on as it is versatile. <b>GET IT:</b> <a href=”http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/marc-by-marc-jacobs-wool-poncho-nordstrom-exclusive/3191148?origin=category&cm_ven=Linkshare&cm_cat=partner&cm_pla=10&cm_ite=1&siteId=J84DHJLQkR4-D1V2itNvwY7svCRsQGbrew” target=blank>Nordstrom.com</a> or Pentagon City.
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Bluefly
No superhero emblem here. Qi’s <a href=”http://www.bluefly.com/Qi-black-cashmere-blend-belted-funnel-neck-cape/COLOR_CROSS-SELL/312871701/detail.fly” target=blank>cashmere-blend funnelneck cape</a> ($159) is sure to add a touch of sophistication to any winter ensemble. Pair the cape, complete with a belted accent, with a pair of skinny jeans for a dramatic but simple look. <b>GET IT:</b> <a href="http://www.bluefly.com/Qi-black-cashmere-blend-belted-funnel-neck-cape/COLOR_CROSS-SELL/312871701/detail.fly" target=blank>Bluefly.com</a>.
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Bluefly
Portolano’s <a href=”http://www.bluefly.com/Portolano-nile-brown-cashmere-ruffle-trim-shawl/COLOR_CROSS-SELL/300375803/detail.fly” target=blank>cashmere ruffle trim shawl</a> ($240) proves that ponchos can be both easy to wear and luxurious. The ultra-soft knit includes a feminine ruffle trim detail. <b>GET IT:</b> <a href="http://www.bluefly.com/Portolano-nile-brown-cashmere-ruffle-trim-shawl/COLOR_CROSS-SELL/300375803/detail.fly" target=blank>Bluefly.com</a>.
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Modcloth
Not ready to fully embrace the cape trend just yet? Fool onlookers with Modcloth.com’s <a href=”http://www.modcloth.com/Modcloth/Womens/Outerwear/Coats/-Stylish-in-Stockholm-Cape" target=blank>Stylish in Stockholm cape</a> ($99.99) which looks like a coat, but isn’t. The flapped side pockets and onyx buttons add for a serious fashion statement. <b>GET IT:</b> <a href="http://www.modcloth.com/Modcloth/Womens/Outerwear/Coats/-Stylish-in-Stockholm-Cape" target=blank>Modcloth.com</a>.
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Saks Fifth Avenue
Get crafty in a patchwork knit with Ella Moss’ <a href="http://www.saksfifthavenue.com/main/ProductDetail.jsp?FOLDER<>folder_id=2534374306574775&PRODUCT<>prd_id=845524446439911&R=886392502830&P_name=Ella+Moss&N=306574775&bmUID=jb1V_PM&site_refer=AFF001&siteID=J84DHJLQkR4-kmcfhsx5nioupKhIBYc3iA&LScreativeid=1&LSlinkid=10&LSoid=228018&LSsid=J84DHJLQkR4" target=blank>nEvie fringe poncho</a> ($268). The free-flowing silhouette features an asymmetrical hem perfect for lazy winter days. <b>GET IT:</b> <a href="http://www.saksfifthavenue.com/main/ProductDetail.jsp?FOLDER<>folder_id=2534374306574775&PRODUCT<>prd_id=845524446439911&R=886392502830&P_name=Ella+Moss&N=306574775&bmUID=jb1V_PM&site_refer=AFF001&siteID=J84DHJLQkR4-kmcfhsx5nioupKhIBYc3iA&LScreativeid=1&LSlinkid=10&LSoid=228018&LSsid=J84DHJLQkR4" target=blank>SaksFifthAvenue.com</a> or Tysons Corner.
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Asos
Be daring -- combine color and stripes in with this soft knit <a href=”http://us.asos.com/Evil-Twin-Dont-Look-Back-Stripe-Knit-Poncho/wu1cx/?iid=1787624&MID=35719&affid=2135&siteID=J84DHJLQkR4-gDU6jY9.gGMhDQAk9E_8zg&r=2&mporgp=L1Byb2Qv#ctl00_ContentMainPage_mainImage2" target=blank>Evil Twin ‘Don’t Look Back’ stripe knit poncho</a> ($160.63).<b>GET IT:</b> <a href="http://us.asos.com/Evil-Twin-Dont-Look-Back-Stripe-Knit-Poncho/wu1cx/?iid=1787624&MID=35719&affid=2135&siteID=J84DHJLQkR4-gDU6jY9.gGMhDQAk9E_8zg&r=2&mporgp=L1Byb2Qv#ctl00_ContentMainPage_mainImage2" target=blank>Asos.com</a>.
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Piperlime
Sabine’s <a href=”http://piperlime.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=64807&pid=891665&scid=891665002&mlink=64807,3758549&clink=3758549" target=blank>cashmere blend cable cowl poncho</a> ($129) is not your grandmother’s average knit . This posh update on the poncho comes in three fashion-forward colors, including granite, oak and autumn wine. <b>GET IT:</b> <a href="http://piperlime.gap.com/browse/product.do?cid=64807&pid=891665&scid=891665002&mlink=64807,3758549&clink=3758549" target=blank>Piperlime.com</a>. <i>Gallery by Jade Polay</i>
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