Fall Trend Gallery: Capes & Ponchos

Swing your way into the chilly season with this selection of capes and ponchos, in knits, flannels, and wools—both plain and patterned.

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Swing your way into cooler temperatures with a hot cape. If you're looking for a more structured knit, we love the ASOS Military Knitted Cape with ribbed edges and shiny buttons all the way down the front. ($62.06, ASOS)
Urban Outfitters
French label Le Mont St. Michel offers a half sleeved cape with two buttoned bands across the top of its hooded wool poncho. ($495, Urban Outfitters)
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A Mexican serape-style hooded cape blends this season's rich camel hues with charcoal stripes. ($795, Striped Cape)
Need Suply Co.
This cropped cutie with wide pointy collar and subtle madras patterning puts some swing into it. ($270, Need Supply)
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The Let's Escape Ruffle Hooded Cape (a reference to Little Red Riding Hood, we wonder) is ultra feminine, but the earth-toned palette keeps it grounded. ($46.99, Ruche)
La Garçonne
A bit on the sinister side, this black T by Alexander Wang Hooded Poncho has bat sleeves and leather pouch pockets. ($245, La Garçonne)
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A camel take on a traditional seaworthy look, the Ultimate Military Cape, complete with anchor embellished buttons and buckled tab collar. ($190, Topshop)
Les Nouvelles
Not just military, but commander-in-chief, the Gryphon Sherlock Cape is absolutely regal, with gold appliqué details at the shoulders and gold buttons. ($645, Les Nouvelles)
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Lindsey Thornburg's Calloa Cloak brings Nordic patterning to the forefront of the season. We especially admire the horn closure -- it's vegan. ($900, Bona Drag)
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The Staring At Stars Marled Poncho could have been pulled right out of childhood photos, circa 1973. ($48, Urban Outfitters)
The boiled wool Nanette Lepore Get a Clue Cape with inverted back pleat is a cute collegiate addition to your fall look. ($398, Shopbop)
Steven Alan
This bold and playful plaid shortie with toggle closures and structured hood is by Fidelity Sportswear. ($268, Steven Alan)
La Garçon
Bring on the reindeer games. See by Chloe's V-neck sweater cape features hearts and a toggle clasp, too. ($760, La Garçonne)
The A.P.C. Fur-Trimmed Hooded Tweed Cape adds a touch of furry glam. Layer it over a chunky knit and slide on sleek knee-high boots. ($560, Net-a-Porter)
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Topshop's Bound Seam Duffle coat has traditional Belgian styling (woolen fabrication, wooden toggles) with a cape construction for flair. ($170, Topshop)
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