Sophisticated, aristocratic and with a bit mysterious: the cape is a garment known since the ancient times that originally comes sleeveless and hooded. This coat, worn by nobles since the Middle Ages and corresponding with the feudal order, is the star of the winter season and has become one of the must-have items.

Outerwear is back in fashion with a contemporary twist: the length shortens, sleeves are added, and it comes in a variety of fabrics: wool, cloth, rabbit, angora, waterproofed materials etc. Great alternative to parkas and coats, the cape is suitable to be worn all day with different combinations: pants, mini dresses and jeans. This is a great way to play with classic style and wear one of the many varieties because this season designers had fun transforming women into ladies. Here are some suggestions on how to wear the cape.

The cape is perfect to wear for a casual and simple outfit: young girls can combine it with a pair of ripped jeans and, after 30, you can go with more traditional, but always stretch jeans. In both cases you can complete the look with a plaid shirt. This outfit is ideal for a day around town.

Black pants and white shirt is the perfect combination for a more formal outfit and are perfectly suited to a day at the office or for a working lunch. With only these three pieces – pants, shirt and a cape – you will be good-to-go.

Over the weekend, for a walk to the park or to go shopping, wear cape with jeans and a simple T-shirt. Complete with sneakers and you will be perfectly at ease in the comfort to spend free time.

The cape is perfect to wear with the clothes and the result will be extremely refined and sophisticated. Just pay attention to the length: the girls with slender and long legs and can choose a mini dress with knee-high  boots. Otherwise, you should choose longer dress, but also the length of the cape must not be shorter than the dress you wear.Winter is the perfect time to play around with outerwear and to wear your cape like a true street fashion star.