Your Comprehensive Guide to Celebrities Wearing Capes

Their superpower = looking fly.

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Their superpower = looking fly.

<p>No, this isn't a skirt and matching blanket. It's a Balmain cape, mmmkay?</p>
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Kim Kardashian

No, this isn't a skirt and matching blanket. It's a Balmain cape, mmmkay?

<p>Is it a dress? Is it a turtleneck? Is it a Snuggie? Who knows, but we want one.</p>
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Nicole Richie

Is it a dress? Is it a turtleneck? Is it a Snuggie? Who knows, but we want one.

<p>Chic, classic, and effortlessly elegant. If you're going to wear a cape and your name isn't Wonder Woman, this is the way to do it.</p>
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Angelina Jolie

Chic, classic, and effortlessly elegant. If you're going to wear a cape and your name isn't Wonder Woman, this is the way to do it.

<p>For a more modern take on Angelina's classic sillouette, wear your cropped cape with wide-leg pants.</p>
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Hailee Steinfeld

For a more modern take on Angelina's classic sillouette, wear your cropped cape with wide-leg pants.

<p>The best part about Lady Gaga's white cape is that it's lined with embellished stars, lending an element of surprise to an otherwise simple—albeit striking—look.</p>
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Lady Gaga

The best part about Lady Gaga's white cape is that it's lined with embellished stars, lending an element of surprise to an otherwise simple—albeit striking—look.

<p>So, Sia's cape is basically the clothing equivalent of her hair, yes? <br></p>
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Sia

So, Sia's cape is basically the clothing equivalent of her hair, yes?

<p>This is less of a cape and more of a mulleted turtleneck, but either way 👌<span class="redactor-invisible-space">.</span></p>
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Solange

This is less of a cape and more of a mulleted turtleneck, but either way 👌.

<p>It's hard to put into words how we feel about this cape, but what <em>is</em> certain is that we want to take it off Katy Perry's shoulders and sleep in it.</p>
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Katy Perry

It's hard to put into words how we feel about this cape, but what is certain is that we want to take it off Katy Perry's shoulders and sleep in it.

<p>This cape has a "I just lunched at Eleven Madison Park, what did you do today?" vibe, so obviously it gets top marks.</p>
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Elizabeth Olsen

This cape has a "I just lunched at Eleven Madison Park, what did you do today?" vibe, so obviously it gets top marks.

<p>Because who says you can't wear a cape and a jumpsuit at the same time? No one, that's who.</p>
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Jennifer Lopez

Because who says you can't wear a cape and a jumpsuit at the same time? No one, that's who.

<p>No seriously, Jennifer Lopez feels really strongly about this whole cape-and-jumpsuit thing.</p>
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Jennifer Lopez

No seriously, Jennifer Lopez feels really strongly about this whole cape-and-jumpsuit thing.

<p>So, this is basically a straight-up superhero cape, which makes sense because #Madonna. </p>
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Madonna

So, this is basically a straight-up superhero cape, which makes sense because #Madonna.

<p>It's one part Phantom of the Opera, one part Hostess cupcake, and a million parts amazing. </p>
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Janelle Monáe

It's one part Phantom of the Opera, one part Hostess cupcake, and a million parts amazing.

<p>Kate debuted an Old Hollywood spin on the caped gown, showing up to the 2014 Academy Awards in shimmering Atelier Versace. Loving the padded shoulders.</p>
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Kate Hudson

Kate debuted an Old Hollywood spin on the caped gown, showing up to the 2014 Academy Awards in shimmering Atelier Versace. Loving the padded shoulders.

<p>Monica matched her cape to the carpet at the Met Gala, in a daring move that renders Red Riding Hood irrelevent. </p>
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Monica Bellucci

Monica matched her cape to the carpet at the Met Gala, in a daring move that renders Red Riding Hood irrelevent.

<p>Shay's cape has the appeal of wearing an over-the-shoulder blazer, without the constant fear that it will fall off.</p>
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Shay Mitchell

Shay's cape has the appeal of wearing an over-the-shoulder blazer, without the constant fear that it will fall off.

<p>This Prada gown is perfection, and unusual in that it's cape is teetering on the cusp of being an accessory and part of the actual dress.  </p>
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Emily Blunt

This Prada gown is perfection, and unusual in that it's cape is teetering on the cusp of being an accessory and part of the actual dress.

<p>Yep, it's a high-low cape. We've been waiting our whole lives for a moment like this.</p>
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Taryn Manning

Yep, it's a high-low cape. We've been waiting our whole lives for a moment like this.

<p>Capes aren't just for the red carpet. Here, Hilary channels Blair Waldorf and wears one in place of a jacket.</p>
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Hilary Duff

Capes aren't just for the red carpet. Here, Hilary channels Blair Waldorf and wears one in place of a jacket.

<p>If you look closely, this cape is actually two arm-wings and a long train. So basically, it's the cape all other capes aspire to be.</p>
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Carrie Underwood

If you look closely, this cape is actually two arm-wings and a long train. So basically, it's the cape all other capes aspire to be.

<p>Here, Kim employs the use of a cape to add length to her look, both highlighting her baby bump and making her appear several inches taller than she is.</p>
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Kim Kardashian

Here, Kim employs the use of a cape to add length to her look, both highlighting her baby bump and making her appear several inches taller than she is.

<p>Thought this was a giant shirt? Think again. That top-button closure has cape written all over it.</p>
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Keira Knightley

Thought this was a giant shirt? Think again. That top-button closure has cape written all over it.

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