28 Refined Wedding Capes That Are Worth Trying

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There are many trends in modern wedding world, and unique accessories is one of them. We all got used to floral crowns, statement earrings and stuff like that but to look really trendy you need to try something like shoulder jewelry, for example, or maybe wear a cape over your wedding dress. A cape covers chest, arms and shoulders and can be long or shorts, it can be used as a coverup in any season and can highlight even the simplest dress or become a unique accessory. It’s a vintage clothes piece and was used for many years, so now it’s a gorgeous idea to add some vintage charm or even feel a fairy-tale princess in it! Capes fit many bridal styles, actually any style, from boho to art deco, everything here depends on the design. If you are interested, it’s high time to have a look at some examples.

Short Capes

A short cape is a chic and refined idea, such a piece isn’t used for warmth, it’s for a beautiful look. It can be extremely short – just on your shoulders, or maybe longer so that the back was a bit covered too. A very popular idea is a sheer cape with heavy beading, pearls or rhinestones, this is perfect for art deco and vintage glam weddings. Lace and lace applique capes can accentuate a sleek wedding dress or match it in detailing and colors.

sheer champagne-colored wedding cape with beading looks really wow

sheer champagne-colored wedding cape with beading looks really wow

vintage champagne lace capelet with pearls looks refined

vintage champagne lace capelet with pearls looks refined

a spaghetti strap wedding dress with a sheer cape on top to cover up for a church ceremony

a spaghetti strap wedding dress with a sheer cape on top to cover up for a church ceremony

embellished lace applique capelet for a sleek modern wedding dress

embellished lace applique capelet for a sleek modern wedding dress

Chantilly lace turtleneck cape over a deep V-neckline minimalist wedding dress

Chantilly lace turtleneck cape over a deep V-neckline minimalist wedding dress

a vintage lace cape will highlight your simple dress and make it play out in new colors

a vintage lace cape will highlight your simple dress and make it play out in new colors

intricate beading short cape over a simple dress to make a gorgeous statement

intricate beading short cape over a simple dress to make a gorgeous statement

rhinestone art deco cape to accentuate a sleek wedding dress and to sparkle

rhinestone art deco cape to accentuate a sleek wedding dress and to sparkle

Long Capes

Long capes may be not only decorative, they may save you from cold, and here faux fur and just warm capes are number one: you will feel cozy outside, even if the ceremony or shoot is long and you will look like no other! If you want to accentuate a sleek wedding gown, there’s nothing better than an ethereal lace wedding cape, which contrast your plain dress. There are wedding dresses with attached capes on the back, they look unique and will let you not to part with the precious accessory during the whole day. Of course, long lace capes are very popular, just sheer ones, the latter may double as a veil, so you can decide what you like more and wear it properly.

a blush wedding dress with embroidery and beading and a matching cape for a chic look

a blush wedding dress with embroidery and beading and a matching cape for a chic look

a chic flowy sheer wedding cape with heavy embellishments for a statement look

a chic flowy sheer wedding cape with heavy embellishments for a statement look


a minimalist spaghetti strap wedding dress and a cape over it for a statement

a minimalist spaghetti strap wedding dress and a cape over it for a statement

a modern wedding dress and a sleek cape for a feminine yet simple bridal look

a modern wedding dress and a sleek cape for a feminine yet simple bridal look

a sheer veil that doubles as a cape is needed - choose what you like more and wear it accordingly

a sheer veil that doubles as a cape is needed – choose what you like more and wear it accordingly

a stylish jeweled cape perfectly fits the wedding dress detailing

a stylish jeweled cape perfectly fits the wedding dress detailing

faux fur cape for outdoor wedding shoots and ceremony in the winter

faux fur cape for outdoor wedding shoots and ceremony in the winter

blush beaded wedding dress with a matching tulle cape with lace appliques for a unique look

blush beaded wedding dress with a matching tulle cape with lace appliques for a unique look

elegant open back wedding gown with an embellished cape to make it stand out

elegant open back wedding gown with an embellished cape to make it stand out

ethereal blush cape attached to the back and shoulders of the dress

ethereal blush cape attached to the back and shoulders of the dress

ethereal lace applique cape makes a minimalist wedding dress more feminine

ethereal lace applique cape makes a minimalist wedding dress more feminine

ethereal lace cape looks amazing with a sleek minimalist spaghetti strap wedding gown

ethereal lace cape looks amazing with a sleek minimalist spaghetti strap wedding gown

fit and flare embellished wedding dress with an illusion neckline and a matching cape

fit and flare embellished wedding dress with an illusion neckline and a matching cape

lace applique and embellishement cape attached to the shoulders of the dress

lace applique and embellishement cape attached to the shoulders of the dress

Solange Knowels's moderst wedding dress with a cape attached to the shoulders

Solange Knowels’;s moderst wedding dress with a cape attached to the shoulders

spaghetti strap lace applique wedding dress and a see through cape that reminds of snow

spaghetti strap lace applique wedding dress and a see through cape that reminds of snow

strapless mermaid lace wedding dress and a Chantilly lace wedding cape a for an ethereal spring bridal look

strapless mermaid lace wedding dress and a Chantilly lace wedding cape a for an ethereal spring bridal look