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Whether you're looking to inject some serious drama into your wedding day look or if you're just in need of some added coverage, a cape is perfect for the bride looking to enhance her wedding dress and fend off chillier weather. Capes have become the modern alternative to the veil and a statement-making trend with bridal capes ranging from the ultra-glamorous to the demure.
For those unabashed by extravagance and drama, you'll love details like allover embellishments, bold color, and exaggerated lengths. If a minimalist vibe is more your speed, sheer silk, and tulle options are on offer both in full-length silhouettes and cropped capelets.
Thinking of wearing a cape on your wedding day? Here we've rounded up the best bridal capes to suit any bridal style.
Jenny Packham Semi-Sheer Sequin Cape
Typically an embellished cape will have a little more weight to it, meaning it will stay in place for photos if there is a light breeze. But, what to do if you're not into loud embellishments? Opt for a cape with subtle details like this cape adorned with sheer sequins.
Monique Lhuillier Brie Crystal-Embellished Swiss-Dot Cape
If you're worried about any added bulk when it comes to a bridal cape, fear not! This swiss-dot tulle cape boasts a slim fit across the shoulders and gathered pleating to keep it in place. We are also loving how the crystal-embellished neckline looks like a piece of sparkling jewelry.