Cape Blazers: The Sleeveless Wonders

Cape blazer: c/o SheIn  |  Faux leather leggings: Forever 21 (similar here and here)  |  Black d'orsay heels: Anne Klein (similar here)  |  Sunglasses: Tory Burch (similar here)  |  Rose gold bangles: Forever 21 (similar here)

Do you have a flair for the dramatic and a secret desire to resemble a superhero? Well, do I have the blazer for you! Cape blazers provide all the chicness of a regular blazer with all the pizazz of a caped crusader. As soon as one of these babies is atop your shoulders, you'll notice an insistent desire to perch on a rooftop overlooking the city or to stride confidently around in a pair of knee-high pleather boots.

But seriously, this cape blazer is pretty fantastic. As much as I love blazers, and I own about a dozen of them, the one thing I don't appreciate is their restrictiveness. You don't often see someone in a blazer doing yoga, ballet, or aerobics. And I'm sure the one and only reason (other than the plethora of other reasons) is that it is approximately five billion times more difficult to raise your arms above your head wearing one of those shoulder constrictors.

Enter the cape blazer. In a world of range-of-motion reducing jackets, this sleeveless wonder is a welcome deviation from the norm. Its sleevelessness also makes it completely suitable for warmer weather. And as a girl who loves her layers and experiences layer withdrawal for half the year, this pleases me immensely.

Now I realize that I purchased my cape blazer on the cusp of summer's completion so this benefit won't help me for long. But I know I still won't regret my purchase with the impending decrease in temperature.  You know why? Because this structured, shoulder-padded beauty will pair perfectly with... a turtleneck! And if you read this post then I'm sure you can understand why I'm more than a little enthusiastic about that.

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  1. What a cool piece! It's so structured and classic. Love the crisp ivory colour you got too! (I can totally see this with a turtleneck!)

  2. Great post,great photos,great sleeveless blazer so quit regretting this purchase because yeah it will look great on a turtle neck,a long sleeves turtle neck xoxo,Bing.

  3. love cape blazers! You look great!

  4. Ooh I DO love the dramatic and want to look like a superhero! Love how you described the cape blazer :) It really is such a great twist on the classic blazer, and I love how you styled this one simply so it can really stand out!
    Shea |

  5. You look so chic, babe!

    God bless,
    Xo, Claire

  6. I LOVE the blazer/cape!!! Stunning! What a great look, so chic!!


  7. That cape is gorgeous! I do love the drama it adds and it just makes you look so classy.

    Alicia | Between the Pearls

  8. That blazer is fab! Love the black and white look. Have a great Thursday!

  9. I feel like I've always wanted a cape coat. A big thick wool one in either navy or green. Yet I have no idea if I could actually pull it off. Who knows, maybe I'll feel like Wonder woman myself? (;

  10. So lovely! I like this look on you Sierra!
    Rachel xo

    Garay Treasures

  11. Classy yet edgy - the blazer is awesome!!


  12. I love cape blazers- this one is killer. Love the b+w palette, too- so chic!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  13. I just think a cape blazer elevates any look, and this one is fabulous!! Such a stunner -xx


  14. I just think a cape blazer elevates any look, and this one is fabulous!! Such a stunner -xx


  15. All you need is the bat signal and your look is complete! I want one of these blazers so badly!!! This black and white look is so sophisticated- it makes it look like you're ready to tackle the world! Which, I guess, is kind of what superheroes do, right?:)

  16. Ok I seriously need that cape!! Stunning on you Sierra, you are one hot mama!

  17. What a great cape blazer. I didn't know I needed on until seeing this one on you!

    Thank you for joining TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you next week. Have a great weekend!


  18. You look so pretty in this business chic outfit! :)

    The white and black motif looks great!! :D

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  19. This look is super chic! That cape blazer is an absolute dream!
    Red Reticule

  20. These are so stylish! I'd never be brave enough to try them but you look great!
    Morgan |

  21. Wow! I looove this look! A lot of structure and so glam for something so simple. :)

    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane

  22. Gorgeous polished look! Love the leather leggings with white blazer - such a stylish outfit

    Happy Medley

  23. The cape blazer is such a unique piece.

  24. I am so in LOVE with this outfit! I will feature this look of yours on my Friday’s post, 10/9. I run different themes everyday and that day is called They Got It Right!
    Take care and keep in touch!
    Please stop by today for Color and Grace Fashion link up!

  25. Love this look, that blazer is such a perfect piece and I agree that it will pair perfectly with a turtleneck.

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