The humble and stylish Beret has roots all the way down to the Bronze Age, when they were worn by Minoans, Etruscans and Romans. It is that old! The beret stays in use even today and it’s a proper artist’s hat; you can’t even imagine a Parisian artist without one.
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. (more…)