Deck out in drapes


A touch of gathered folds here and there can make all the difference. By Shea Rasol.

Drape top

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Vince draped cashmere cardigan | $547 |
Sportmax light pink draped silk chiffon cover up | $230 |
By Malene Birger Saheli draped dress | $316 |

When going for a draped top, the best way to pull it off is to pair with a fitted pair of pants or skirt. The looseness on top will ensure that you’re well-covered – perfect for a casual stroll around the park or even a semi-casual event.

Drape skirt

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Vero Moda loose maxi skirt | $51 |
Helmut Lang jersey asymmetric skirt | $238 |
Issey Miyake draped skirt | $306 |

Draped skirts fall in just the right way with every step. Whether you’re going for fitted or loose drapes, you can rely on these skirts for parties and ceremonies.

Drape pants

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Balmain black silk draped side pants | $1,435 |
No large pocket pants | $1,368 |
Jean Paul Gaultier asymmetric trouser | $716 |

Made for the bold, draped pants may come off as a bit too much for some. The drapes around the hip area can be a bit tricky to style. So know your figure well before trying this one.

Drape dress

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H&M draped dress | $39 |
Vivienne Westwood Anglomania Redman draped front dress | $535 |
Marni draped satin-crepe dress | $1,300 |

An extended version of the draped skirt, a drape dress works well for formal events because of its sophistication. A cotton version could also work as everyday wear if paired with a casual outerwear and sandals.

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