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Holdfast, liked the second picture more. 

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Sorry, no cape.






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Originally Posted by Frankie22 View Post

I think your main issue/challenge might lie on the fact that you are on here pushing capes.

No. I am pushing nothing.

I have always said : If you don't like them, do not wear them.

I only wondered what kind of obstacles men who do like to wear capes have to confront

when they want to buy one or they want to wear one. That 's all.

I am not here to convert people.

I was directing myself to men who  already do think in  the same ( positive ) way 

about the re - styling and the re - introduction of the mancape by famous fashiondesigners in Europe.

It was not my intention to involve forummembers who have nothing with the issue.

 

I should say : if it is really  not your subject, please be so courteous not to interfere.

And try to be a gentleman and do not  make things all the time ridiculous.

 

Some members of the forum here likes to present the whole issue as a personal hobby of me.

They do not even seem to know about the recent developments in the big European fashionhouses.

I do not think they even want to know.

They only want to hear and want to see what they already believed : capes are out of time and ridiculous.

If you keep on telling that to yourself and others, it becomes a belief.

This belief here has its own life and do not dare to say or to show other things about it :

So may be its better to let people stay in their own belief and perception of reality.

It will make them feel probably much more comfortable.

 

I hope you did get your reply.

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Originally Posted by F. Corbera View Post

As a man with a regal bearing myself.

Wait.... what?
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As a counterpoint to F. Corbera's recent post of the painting of the Earl in a cape, here is a modern incarnation.

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Excellent drape, and there appears to be a good bit of handwork. Also, considering the beautiful specimen in the left background, what about modern use of parasols?
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I'm waiting for Eric Glennie's FW12 capes to drop
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Originally Posted by F. Corbera View Post

Brooks Brothers anticipated the rising craze for capes and ponchos on StyleForvm by producing ones this year for their exclusive Black Fleece/Straight to Gilt Groupe line:
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The first, as you can see, graces a black tie ensemble.


Brooks Bros? Really? REALLY?!?!?!?
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Originally Posted by gdl203 View Post

I'm waiting for Eric Glennie's FW12 capes to drop

I think they're on Gilt.
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The best part is one user's review
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When Daisy first presented the poncho to me, I truly thought she had overpaid. How much better could it be than the Bulldog-emblazoned poncho I had purchased at a recent rainy Yale-Dartmouth game. But when I first broke out the Brooks Brothers poncho during the rainstorm that hit our July 3 celebration, I felt full on the difference. Whereas the unlined Yale poncho had left me feeling sticky with my own perspiration, the BB poncho left me dry and did not hamper my movements in any way. Further, the military rank motif (both enlisted and general officer) provided an appropriately patriotic look for the occasion. Lastly, the color went much more appropriately with my linen jacket and lobster shorts than the Yale Blue.
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Originally Posted by dieworkwear View Post

The best part is one user's review

Sounds like someone who interviewed to write product descriptions for J. Peterman but was denied the position.
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Originally Posted by Christian B View Post


Best I could do:
700

More of the same. Not interesting.

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Originally Posted by gdl203 View Post

I'm waiting for Eric Glennie's FW12 capes to drop

When they do, they will drift gracefully from aloft and alight on one's shoulders.

Try that with an overcoat.
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Originally Posted by NakedYoga View Post

Sounds like someone who interviewed to write product descriptions for J. Peterman but was denied the position.

I'm pretty sure that Keggy the Keg wrote that review, and that it wasn't a real Yalie.
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BTW, starting now through COB tomorrow, I only want to see caped* looks in this thread.

Thanks.


* Ponchos okay as well.
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Originally Posted by Holdfast View Post


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Beautiful Outfit Sir, not wacky at all IMHO. In fact I think it has a lot of class TBH.
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