With summer on a fast track out and minor signs of autumn beginning to show, there’s no better time to get prepared for one of fashion’s favorite seasons: fall! And whether or not you’ve gotten to experience the breezy temps just yet, we’re sure you will be soon.
Making modern updates to your outerwear is something that can easily elevate your wardrobe no matter the occasion, so why not try a more refined separate like a cape? Seen on Fall 2014 runways like Tadashi Shoji, Kate Spade New York, and more, cape jackets are the perfect way to bring in the seasonal transition effortlessly. Pair the statement piece with your favorite denim bottoms for a chic ensemble, or layer it over a dress to add polish to a night look.
Click ahead for 9 fashionable reasons on why you should test drive the cape jacket this fall season.