Lifestyle, Fashion and Beauty

22 March 2016

7 Fun ways to Rock the Cape Trend with Ethnic wear

The cape trend was first spotted on Sonam Kapoor when she made an appearance at Cannes Red carpet in a cape saree and ever since capes have been see here there and every where in the Indian fashion scene.

Want to get noticed without trying too hard at the next wedding you attend? cape is your answer. Pairing a cape with lehenga or saree is the most effortless way to stad out without coming across as looking to upstage the bride.  This is one trend which will bring eye balls on you and all in a good way

 Here are 7 fun ways to rock the amazing cape trend.

Reinvent the Saree with cape:
Want to up your saree game, make it look contemporary with a traditional touch? try the cape saree trend.
Drape your saree the normal way and add a sheer cape in contrasting colour over it. Easy peasy, no accessories requied you are good to go. You can even add a necklace like Sonam did at cannes.


cape on a lehenga:
When it comes to weddings lehengas are etrenal favourites. Add a dash of sash to your lehenga look by skipping the dupatta and opting for a cape . Tada! blend of modern and tradition.




Keep it cool in cape and dhoti pants:
Free flowing silhouttes are super welcome in summers. Pair your breezy dhoti pants with a cape and go indo western the chic way.



Sharara and a cape:
Shararas and Palazzos are coming back in trend , so why not go a step ahead pair wo hot trend ? the cape and the sharara can be paired to bring about a unique ethnic look. See how sonali gupta pairs this yellow cape and sharara for inspiration.




 An anarkali cape:
Anarkalis are pretty much everywhere so the best way to stand out when wearing an anarkali is to bring in variations. You can pair a cape with your anarkali.but this has to be done very carefully or it will end up looking  funny.
If the anarkali has work at the bust area, go for a sheer capeto show off the work yet be different. if the anarkali is plain in the neck area adda solid cape in contrasting colour . You can even add a cape in rich fabric like raw silk to bring about a regal feel.
If all this feels too much of an experiment for you then just buy an anarkali with an attached cape.




Dramatic cape twist to your gown:
Indo western gowns got more drama and layer thanks to the addition of capes. Zuhair Murad has been churning out gowns with cape details and there is no reason to not wear this combination to an indian wedding




Sheer Delight:
The best way to really pair a cape with ethnic wear is to keep it sheer. This works well if you have tones arms and flat belly, show them off in style. !




Which way will you be rocking the cape trend?


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