Miroslava Proves Petite Ladies Can Rock A Sandwich-Board Cape

When it comes to petite style, there's a fine line between an oversized silhouette and something that swallows you whole. Tailoring helps, and so does a little clever inspiration courtesy of one of the most fearless fashion personalities we know. One who stands tall at only five feet: Miroslava Duma.
The Buro 24/7 creator has been a staple at the couture shows over the past few days, as she is at most Fashion Weeks around the globe. And, just as ubiquitous were her large-proportioned capes. We've seen at least three different versions on Duma so far, with varying lengths and widths. But, while a massive overcoat like this may be dominating for a runway model, these actually look right at home on Mira's diminutive frame.
The trick comes down to how she wears the sleeveless, cocoon-like tops. Ahead, three examples that may just convince you to embrace oversized in a big way.
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Seen here in a blanket cape, Mira uses super-slim jeans and nude pumps to define her figure and balance the part that's all covered up.
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This wider, half-moon shape with a cropped hem calls for a looser pant leg. Here's to pairing baggy silhouettes on top and bottom in a chic, sophisticated way.
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This cape is long, rectangular, and looks like Mira has cut the sleeves off of a T-shirt for a person five times her size. And, really, that's kind of what we love about it.

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