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post #61 of 172
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Screw it, let's all just buy capes!

 

I like your humor.........YES!!

post #62 of 172
I can't believe no one has made a "Cape Crusader" joke yet.
post #63 of 172
I have one, sort of an Inverness-y, black and brown tweed.

Last year I wore it once.

It is a strong and esoteric style, and mine is done up in heavy cloth, so its utility is limited.

I hope this winter we actually get some cool weather so I can wear it more.
post #64 of 172
You and a cape seem very Nosferatu.
post #65 of 172
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Okay, thank you.  You are probably rigth. But remember :

Most capes shown in this thread or my pictures ( profile) are for Fall/ Winter 2012.
If you should like for instance a Dolce & Gabanna cape you will have to wait until summer is over.
Then the Fall/ Winter collection will be available.

After summer they will be probably sold in specialised shops ( "google" for this to search a specialised shop in your environment)

My environment is currently Inner Mongolia, Northern China. I actually had a look on Taobao, there are women's capes but no men's ones. Thing is I could probably wear a cape here though and think nothing of it, most people around here would just think that's what Englishmen wear.
post #66 of 172
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But if "utility" is the only criterium : then let 's not only forget about the capes, but also the hats, the ties, the pochets etc.
Hats protect you from sun and rain, much better than baseball caps or your own hair do.
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( If everybody wear capes, then they will become probably boring and then,
capes will be no longer a fashion-item you can distinguish with.
So let's  hope that will never happen.)
Snobbish.
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I should say to them :" some people are gay, and...........? " We live in 2012, you really need some help : its time to get over that." 
What does the year has to do with it? Is it the end of the world as we know it?
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Have a look at the pictures of the capes designed for this fall and winter and you see only  young men wearing them!
WOW, I didn't notice! But wait!... aren't those young men being PAID to do so?


Capes have been out of fashion for decades, why do you suddenly embark on a crusade for its return?
post #67 of 172

People don't wear capes for the same reason people no longer wear knee breeches or oversized, ruffled sleeves. 

 

They are out of style and come across as costume-y. 

 

Can you wear a cape? Of course. They are typically the domain of eccentric, older men, however.

 

A younger person doing it would be viewed as "trying too hard" or ridiculous. That's why I imagine people don't do it. 

 

Men don't wear umbrella hats on their head in the summer either though it makes a lot of sense.

 

If I was an older man maybe I'd wear a cape just for the hell of it as it would undoubtedly get lots of attention.

post #68 of 172
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People don't wear capes for the same reason people no longer wear knee breeches or oversized, ruffled sleeves. 

They are out of style and come across as costume-y. 

Can you wear a cape? Of course. They are typically the domain of eccentric, older men, however.

A younger person doing it would be viewed as "trying too hard" or ridiculous. That's why I imagine people don't do it. 

Men don't wear umbrella hats on their head in the summer either though it makes a lot of sense.

If I was an older man maybe I'd wear a cape just for the hell of it as it would undoubtedly get lots of attention.

Dangerous too biggrin.gif

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M68ndaZSKa8
post #69 of 172
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No capes!

CYStyle,

We think alike!
post #70 of 172

I personally wouldn't wear one because I think they look ridiculous. It's on par with the Victorian-era crowd, Fedora Lounge dressers, etc. You simply look out of place, and like you're on your way to a carnival, theme party or something. 

 

Other than that, they're pretty much associated with geeks over here. 

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Edited by Whitepigeon - 7/18/12 at 11:38pm
post #72 of 172
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I can't believe no one has made a "Cape Crusader" joke yet.

Boring and too predictable....................!

post #73 of 172
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I can't believe no one has made a "Cape Crusader" joke yet.

 

You mean Batman?

There was a Batman parody YouTube video embedded in an earlier post nod[1].gif

post #74 of 172
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CYStyle,
We think al the same !
 

Love your "Incredibles"...........absoluteley good humor............YES!!

post #75 of 172
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You mean Batman?

There was a Batman parody YouTube video embedded in an earlier post nod%5B1%5D.gif

It is always Batman or Zorro : too predictable and therefore a little bit poor I think...........!

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