cape·​let | \ ˈkā-plət How to pronounce capelet (audio) \

Definition of capelet

: a small cape usually covering the shoulders

Examples of capelet in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That extraordinary walk and that wonderful fur coat—a capelet of some sort. Vogue, 26 Jan. 2022 To top it all off, the piece also comes equipped with a capelet for an extra splash of otherworldly drama. Alex Kessler, Vogue, 7 Jan. 2022 Getty Images Lopez went for a retro look in a dramatic Giambattista Valli gown and matching capelet the color of sunshine. Cady Lang, Time, 4 Jan. 2020 Featuring a sculptural bodice with a capelet neckline and a perfect midriff slit above the skirt, the dress gives the illusion of a crop top. Meagan Fredette, Teen Vogue, 22 May 2019 Several dresses were finished with matching veils, a head-to-toe look Chapman particularly loves, while others were styled with clever tulle robes or capelets to give a bride some styling options. Emily Farra, Vogue, 30 Apr. 2019 The actress donned an angelic, white high-low ballgown flecked in gold, and accessorized with a mantilla veil-meets-capelet trimmed in a luxe row of beading. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, 7 May 2018 Davy showed up to the wedding in a beautiful deep blue knee-length dress with a capelet, topped with a matching fascinator. Temi Adebowale, Harper's BAZAAR, 19 May 2018 Davy arrived to celebrate the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in a navy dress, matching ruffled capelet and a navy and black feathered fascinator. Cady Lang, Time, 19 May 2018 See More

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First Known Use of capelet

1912, in the meaning defined above

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“Capelet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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