Outfit of the Day: New Look Blanket Cape

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New Look Cape


Blanket Cape – New Look | Velvet Leggings – New Look | Bag – River Island | Heels – Primark

I have expressed my love of blanket capes on numerous occasions. In fact, I think they are probably the best things that have ever been invented. I wore mine out the other day, and while yes, it did billow behind me like I was Severus Snape striding around, I WUVVED IT.

I think they’re quite a hard one to put an outfit together with though. You don’t want to wear anything too casual, in case someone genuinely mistakes you for a hobo. Equally, it’s not exactly like you can wear a blanket on a night out (however much we want to when the snow starts, and we have to totter about risking hypothermia). Anywho, I wore this one shopping and I was pretty happy with the overall look. At the moment, I physically can’t get these velvet leggings off of my legs. They’re such a winter staple, and thick enough to keep your legs from falling off. I also popped on my favourite leather look tee from F&F and these HUGE, HOLOGRAPHIC HEELS. Heavens and blimey, they are so beautiful. They kill my feet, but who the hell cares. They were in the sale in Primark, and only cost me £8. BAZINGA.

What do you think? Are blanket capes your new thang?

Autumn/Winter 2014 Mini Trend: Blanket Scarves

This year is the year that I can be truly happy. I don’t know about you guys, but I have been wanting to go out in public in a blanket for some time. There have been so many cinema trips, train journeys and general outdoor pursuits that could have been vastly improved if I had only had a blanket with me. And this year, I can actually do this without being horrifically judged and/or mistaken for a tramp. And sweet Lord, it is good.

I can say without hesitating that blanket scarves are going to change my life. Not only do they look really, really adorbs but they also look incredibly comfy. In fact, just last night I was having a lovely chat on Twitter about how they are possibly going to make this winter the cosiest time in the entire world. So, while I am desperately waiting for winter to arrive (piss off Indian summer), I’ve put together a little wish list of blanket scarves that I need to get in my life. Pronto.

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ASOS Fringed Blanket Cape | New Look Blanket Wrap | New Look Dogtooth Blanket|

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Topshop Blanket Coat | Red Blanket Cape New Look | Aztec Print Blanket Cape

New Look seems to be the place to go for blanket capes this autumn/winter! They have such beautiful prints and capes, and I really think they are upping their game on the jacket/coat front this year. They’re not too pricey either, around the £20 mark, so won’t break the bank. I was going to try and pick my favourite, but I LOVE THEM ALL.

Happy blanketing!

Which are your favourites? Are you going to be rocking the blanket cape this autumn/winter?