5 awesome capes from the Burberry show

So pretty, they’re a work of art.

It’s safe to say the Burberry London Fashion Week 2017 show was unexpected and a true departure for the brand.

Inspired by British sculptor Henry Moore, the see-now-buy-later collection was modern and edgy, clashing with the usual English heritage vibes.

Oversized shirts, asymmetrical knits and utilitarian jumpsuits all featured, in a clean palette of beige and black.

But the biggest surprise of all was undoubtedly the return of the cape. We say return, because did you know that’s what the brand was most known for when it launched in the 1880s? Nice little fact there for you.

These were no ordinary capes either, embellished with Elizabethan ruffles, feathers and lace, they were true works of art, and we have to share our five favourites with you.

1. The lace cape

More of a traditional design, we can see brides rocking this look down the aisle.

burberry cape

2. The feather cape

Silver feathers and beading make this the perfect accoutrement for a black tie affair, perhaps teamed with a LBD.

burberry cape

3. The cast iron cape

To be honest, we really can’t think of a scenario where you could wear this, but isn’t it fabulous?

burberry cape

4. The pearl cape

I mean, who needs a necklace when you can own this beauty? It looks great layered over a sweatshirt too.

burberry cape

5. The Elizabethan cape

Taking vintage to whole new level, this cape is just what you need to elevate a pinstripe suit.

And with Kendall Jenner sporting this amazing knitted cape, we know which trend we’ll be buying into this season.

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