Can Karlie Kloss Make Capes Happen? Our Guess Is Yes

When it comes to packing for Fashion Month, Karlie Kloss is strategic. After all, this isn't her first rodeo — and it's certainly unlike any "work trip" we've ever taken. You're in a different city every week, constantly rushing from one venue to the next, changing outfits in a variety of venues and contexts. Karlie has proven herself to be a skilled packer, which is no surprise given her seniority in the biz. Kloss prefers knit skirts and cropped trousers to the industry-favored skinny jean, and she has donned an array of outerwear options that range in style and level of warmth. Now, Kloss' latest topper is inspiring us to shed our go-to winter jacket and embrace a trend that's been creeping up on us for a couple of seasons now: the cape. A model's wardrobe is all about efficiency; Karlie understands this and keeps her base layer simple and versatile. But, she takes bigger risks with her outer shell. The checked, Salvatore Ferragamo cape Kloss donned at Milan Fashion Week not only emphasized the model's tendency towards more sophisticated silhouettes — it also marked her biggest departure from the off-duty moto-jacket look, putting Kloss in a different league than her leather-clad colleagues. Sure, she may have borrowed the look from BFF Taylor Swift, but we're betting that if anyone can make capes happen, it's Karlie Kloss. See how you can steal Karlie's look below. 
Photo: XPOS/AKM Images/GSI Media.
Karlie is wearing a Salvatore Ferragamo cape, Balenciaga bag, and Stuart Weitzman Lowlands. 

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