While capes and ponchos are always in fashion, they are having a special moment this season. You can transform your outfit from basic to street style chic with the simple addition of one of these elevated outerwear pieces. Capes can be draped over your shoulders whereas ponchos are easily pulled over the head. The Cape Coat, a heavier version of a cape, is especially on-trend.

Ponchos and capes are versatile and can be effortlessly thrown over whatever else we have on. They are ideal companions for outside gatherings, and will hold a stylish place in your closet for many years. Here are my selections for on-trend ponchos and capes to help keep you warm and fashionable this winter.

Wrap yourself in a warm wool blend in this belted cape coat topped by a quilted collar that cinches with a drawstring to block out drafts. Also in taupe. 30% off right now at Nordstrom.

Quilted Collar Wool Blend Cape $164.90

This metallic-trimmed cashmere poncho from J.McLaughlin adds a swoosh of glamour to any outfit. In on-trend color block. Also in black/grey.

Noelle Cashmere Poncho in Color Block $298

This stylish Cape Coat has fringe detail for an on-trend look. 25% off through 12/14 with Bloomingdales Friends & Family.

Aqua Cape Coat $178.50

Bundle up for the cold with this plush, knit poncho with printed stripes from Michael Kors. 59% off right now at Nordstrom Rack.

Texture Metallic Stripe Poncho $39.97

Barefoot Dreams is a brand known for their cozy, plush styles and this Malibu wrap is no exception. On sale right now at Bloomingdales with Friends & Family for 25% off.

Barefoot Dreams Wrap $90.75

A calf-skirting length and a buckled throat latch elevate Lauren Ralph Lauren’s versatile Cape Coat, which is crafted from a rich wool blend. Almost half off right now in timeless camel.

Lauren Ralph Lauren Wool Cape $151.89

This faux fur trim ruana is in a beautiful burgundy shade. 60% off right now at Nordstrom Rack.

Just Jamie Ruana $39.97

A genuine dyed fox fur outlines a glistening rhinestone embellished poncho for a refined style. Also in black and navy. 60% off and selling fast.

La Fiorentina Embellished Genuine Dyed Rabbit Fur Poncho $169.97

An on-trend animal patterned wrap made from cozy cashmere is perfect for layering during the cold winter season. 57% off at Nordstrom Rack right now.

Quinn Leopard Print Cashmere Wrap $149.97

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