Hi everyone!!

I thought I would write a blog post on something that it seems a lot of our customers struggle with….which cape to go for!

From the experience so far I have gathered quite a strong understanding of which colours suit and which do not.

Let’s start with our Navy Grace

Our Navy Grace is a striking multi-hued blue with black running through it. I am a blonde so I tend to wear this one quite a lot especially for more formal events such as weddings but it is very much suited to dark haired ladies.

If you’re looking for something subtle and elegant – this is a great pick.

Best for: Vivid features or skin w/ blue undertones
Dark or brown hair
Dark brown/black or Bright blue/green eyes

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The fab Jilly St John rocking her Navy Grace with her stunning red lips, auburn hair and rocker chic style

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A pic of me with my blonde hair in my Navy Grace.  You can see how it contrasts quite sharply.

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The lovely Christina rocking her Navy Grace on the streets of London

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The Sienna Mix

The Sienna Mix – a word of warning – this colour is not for people who like to blend in with the crowd. The Sienna shouts “look at me” and if you are wearing it – be prepared for some attention and to answer the question “Where is that from” many times……

The Sienna is ideally suited to lighter hair – blondes really rock it as do warmer toned reds.  It also works really well with olive or bronzed skin as it tends to enhance the ‘glow’.

I would also suggest this one for anyone lover of vintage fashion as it really has quite a vintage feel to it.

Best for: warm skin colouring or tan skin
Blondes, warm red heads, honey colours
All eye colours

Here are a few pics of some customers in their Sienna Mix….

A fabulous blonde in her Sienna Mix

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A gorgeous dark haired customer rocking hers!

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A fabulous vintage loving customer wearing hers in Vancouver

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The Hepburn Earth

Our Hepburn is fast becoming the top selling colour with our petite version being totally out of stock already.

The colour is quite green-brown and feels like the most “country-side” tweed that we have.
There are so many colours running through this one that it makes all hair colours look fab in it.

I would say warm hair colours would suit this colour the best – think browns, deep reds, caramels.

Best for: Warm skin colouring
All brown hair, dark hair colours, bright blondes
All eye colours but even better with brown/hazel or green eyes

Have a look below at some of our beautiful customers

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Last but not least…..our Birkin Dusk

The Birkin Dusk is a grey toned cape with a fab striking red stripe that runs through it. I would say this is our cape that can be dressed up with a dress underneath or worn casual to the shops – it is very versatile!

I wear this one a lot more now that at the beginning (when I was obsessed by the Sienna!)

This colour is perfect for blondes and dark hair customers – browns will also look good in this one but not as much as darker hair colourings or bright blondes.

Best for: Cool & warm skin colouring
Blondes, red heads, honey colours, dark hair
All eye colours

Here are a few customers in theirs:

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I hope this has helped some of you to decide what would suit them best!
I am always here if you need any further advice on the right cape for you! My email address is sara@cocoonluxe.com

Please do remember that your cape when it arrives needs a few wears before you feel comfortable as Harris Tweed needs to loosen a little. Please have a look at my blog post on wearing your cape here http://cocoonluxe.com/blog/

Keep sending in your pics – we absolutely love seeing you all rocking your capes!!

Sara Hall xox
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