Tuesday, March 8, 2011

The new cardie-cape

Meet the new cardie-cape. It picks up where autumn/winter's capes leave off, providing a lightweight cover-up to throw over spring/summer's dresses and vest tops.

A fine cotton knit with chiffon panels, it's part cardie, part cape thanks to popper fastenings under each arm that create batwing sleeves of sorts. I love the ditsy floral print of the chiffon – it works this season's romantic floral trend, while the pale nude and circular shape of the cardie-cape gently nudges the 1970s vibe, too.

It looks oh-so cute over my new white lace dress below (yet another French Connection sale buy), but I can see it with contrasting florals, too – the more ditsy, the better! And, come summer, you'll be wanting this cardie-cape to go over your swimsuit or bikini, too.

Also available in blush-pink and dove-grey, it's just £19.99 at New Look. Sweet, eh?


  1. That cape is fabulous!! I need someting quirky like that in my wardrobe! :)

  2. This new cap is looking so wonderful.It is such a nice designs.I just love this creation.

  3. Love the cape- it's very pretty!

  4. New to your blog! lovely style, i always seem to steer clear from capes, but it looks great on you, the blush pink one sounds nice x


  5. These are amazing outfits it looks awesome.I was pleased to see this amazing outwear.You looks fabulous in this trendy outfits.

  6. Ooh, glad the cardie-cape is such a hit! Thank you for your lovely comments.

    I hope you went out and bought one! I recommend it ;)

    Elastic Cloud,
    A big bargainista welcome to my blog! I hope you like and keep coming back :)

    Bargainista Fashionista x x x

  7. I never see n these type of designer cap it looks so amazing thanks for the sharing this with us.
    nyc oak



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