The BEST cape dresses you can buy right now

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The BEST cape dresses you can buy right now

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The cape dress is flying into this season’s top trends, but before you get carried away with images of fancy dress costumes billowing in the wind, take a look at the celebs for cape dress inspiration.

Whether they're short or long-sleeved, mini or maxi, cape dresses are a flattering and sophisticated wardrobe staple for the season ahead. AND – thanks to the handy arm coverage - you won't need to stress about finding a jacket to match as the weather gets cooler.

Take a look at our pick of the best cape dresses you can buy right now:

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