How wonderfully wonderful is this cape from Apart.com? And the best part is, it's FAUX! Yes, it's true, I support animal rights. I recently became FULLY vegetarian (before I was a Vegetarian minus chicken) and I have stopped buying leather products. It was something I have been thinking about for a while, but I recently heard a Temple Grandin interview on the radio (sidebar - How many awards did Claire Danes win for playing her on the HBO special this year??).
Faux-Fur Lined Capelet, $218.00, Apart
She is an autistic woman who fights for animal rights, especially for animals that are raised as food, and she said some pretty freaky stuff. I won't repeat here, because it's frankly gross, but let me just say that I won't be buying leather or fur anymore. For real!!! Well, I'll try.
It can be a real challenge to get high-quality, durable, nice-looking and nice-feeling clothing and shoes that are animal-friendly, but the thrill-of-the-chase is underrated. Anyway, before I get too preachy, here are some more views of this gorgeous, faux-fur cape.
ps - the above quote is from Rachel Zoe. Obviously.
pps - check out APARTSTYLE.COM for some really great, on-trend, affordable pieces! Can you say "studded sweaters?"