“What it all comes down to for me is silhouette. You have to have the right balance,” says Susie Crippen, a devotee of cropped pants, former creative director of J Brand, and a designer of her year old-label, Crippen.
Chloé's wool-blend felt cape first caught our eye on the runway in Paris. The cropped front and longer back are attached by an internal harness, ensuring a secure fit without compromising on fluidity. Layer this mid-weight piece over a classic white shirt, as seen at the Fall '13 show. Shown here with: Chloé top and pants, Dominic Jones ring, Gianvito Rossi shoes, Lanvin bag.