Samantha Pleet, eco-friendly capes, eco-friendly cloaks, eco-friendly ponchos, eco-friendly outerwear, sustainable outerwear, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

WITCHCRAFT & WIZARDRY

Cocoon yourself in Samantha Pleet’s floor-sweeping “Shadow” cloak, made in the U.S.A. from sumptuous Shetland tweed and dramatic without being ostentatious.

+ Shadow Cloak $418.60 at Anthropologie

+ Samantha Pleet

Nicole Bridger, eco-friendly capes, eco-friendly cloaks, eco-friendly ponchos, eco-friendly outerwear, sustainable outerwear, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

INTO THE WOODS

Make Red Riding Hood jealous with a scarlet cape by Canuck designer Nicole Bridger, who crafted the traffic-stopping topper from 100 percent certified-organic wool and AZO-free dyes. Watch for wolves.

+ Nicole Bridger

Rogan, eco-friendly capes, eco-friendly cloaks, eco-friendly ponchos, eco-friendly outerwear, sustainable outerwear, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

TAKE COVER

Ponchos may be just a step up from a Snuggie, but trust us, nothing about Rogan’s cotton-fleece poncho screams “domestic-goddess-cum-media-mogul fresh out of prison for securities fraud.” It’s a good thing.

+ Wroncho $310

+ Rogan

Crowns Clothing, eco-friendly capes, eco-friendly cloaks, eco-friendly ponchos, eco-friendly outerwear, sustainable outerwear, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

GREAT ESCAPE

Take that, Slanket! From New Zealand’s Crowns Clothing comes a toggle cape pieced together from actual blankets—locally sourced, 100 percent wool, and authentically vintage.

+ Madeline Winter Cape $249

+ Crowns Clothing

Stewart + Brown, eco-friendly capes, eco-friendly cloaks, eco-friendly ponchos, eco-friendly outerwear, sustainable outerwear, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

PULLED TOGETHER

Look effortlessly put-together with Stewart + Brown’s boiled-wool Duncan coat, which features a waist-tie to whip its voluminous silhouette into shape.

+ Duncan Cloak Coat $178 (originally $348)

+ Stewart + Brown

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FIRST AID

Clad in thick, black wool and stitched with a felt-trident emblem on its left shoulder, this wartime beaut is in enviable age for its age. An inner breast pocket provides a hint of its past: the initials “MM” neatly embroidered on the fabric.

+ Vintage World War II Nurse Cape $248

+ Bread & Butter Vintage

Prairie Underground, eco-friendly capes, eco-friendly cloaks, eco-friendly ponchos, eco-friendly outerwear, sustainable outerwear, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

A-HAUNTING WE WILL GO

Don’t be spooked by Prairie Underground’s Hemp Ghost poncho. The cozy sable number is made domestically from sustainably grown hemp, then lined in plush organic-cotton fleece.

+ Hemp Ghost Poncho $156 (originally $224) at Arcadia Boutique

+ Prairie Underground

H. Frediksson, eco-friendly capes, eco-friendly cloaks, eco-friendly ponchos, eco-friendly outerwear, sustainable outerwear, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

CREATURE OF THE NIGHT

Constructed in New York City from 100 percent reclaimed wool tweed and lined in reclaimed acetate, the batwing coat by H. Fredriksson is more Sophie, Countess of Wessex than Count von Count.

+ Batwing Coat $215 (originally $506) at Desquval

+ H. Fredriksson

Gina Michele, eco-friendly capes, eco-friendly cloaks, eco-friendly ponchos, eco-friendly outerwear, sustainable outerwear, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

SWING VOTE

A sartorial afterthought we wouldn’t mind having, Gina Michele’s organic-cotton “Gimme Shelter” cape boasts a New York Garment District provenance and one-size-fits-all tailoring.

+ Gimme Shelter Cape $58 at FashionStake

+ Gina Michele

Fidelity Sportswear, eco-friendly capes, eco-friendly cloaks, eco-friendly ponchos, eco-friendly outerwear, sustainable outerwear, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

RAD IN PLAID

Give tartan its moment with the plaid duffle cape by Fidelity Sportswear, which has been cranking out outerwear—for military and civvies alike—from its Boston-based factory since 1941.

+ Plaid Duffle Cape $268 at Steven Alan

+ Fidelity Sportswear

Blue Canoe, eco-friendly capes, eco-friendly cloaks, eco-friendly ponchos, eco-friendly outerwear, sustainable outerwear, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

SUN SALUTATION

A cazh-er option for après-yoga, Blue Canoe’s organic-cotton “Zip” cape features a breezy silhouette and a two-way zipper that makes suiting up a cinch.

+ Zip Cape $76.95

+ Blue Canoe

Layla Racy, eco-friendly capes, eco-friendly cloaks, eco-friendly ponchos, eco-friendly outerwear, sustainable outerwear, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

RACY LADY

A 100 percent washed-silk lining amps up the luxe quotient of Layla Racy’s hooded poncho, made in the good ol’ U.S. of A. from rich indigo-dyed wool.

+ Hooded Poncho $280 at Opening Ceremony

+ Layla Racy

ASOS Africa, eco-friendly capes, eco-friendly cloaks, eco-friendly ponchos, eco-friendly outerwear, sustainable outerwear, eco-fashion, sustainable fashion, green fashion, ethical fashion, sustainable style

CAPE OF GOOD HOPE

Brighten up fall’s earthy palette with a fluorescent-yellow cape-coat by ASOS Africa. Each one is fairly made in Mombasa, creating vital jobs for Kenya’s underprivileged communities.

+ Oversized Pocket Cape Coat $137.21

+ ASOS Africa