To Honor Solange's Wedding Dress, 12 Times Capes Absolutely Killed It On The Red Carpet

Can you believe Solange wore multiple capes for her wedding? I mean, how awesome is that? There was her ultra-regal (and ever so slightly cult-ish) ceremony cape, and her fun, not-so-casual bike ride in the city cape after. There's a reason why Kim Kardashian's characteristically obnoxious #breaktheinternet campaign has started to catch on for Solange's coolest-ever wedding photos.

Anyway, capes are kind of the ultimate statement piece, so what could possibly be better for your big day? They're always going to be high-impact; fancy and superhero-esque, with a dash of Game of Thrones glam factored in for good measure. So, in honor of Solange's supremely awesome wedding pics, I think it's time to pay tribute to the cape dress.

Solange Knowles at Cannes

Solange has long been a fan of the look — she even wore it to Cannes back in 2013.

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Amy Adams at Cannes

In fact, they kind of were the trend at Cannes last year. Case in point: Amy Adams.

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Fan Bingbing at Cannes

Heck, they were also sweeping across the red carpet at Cannes 2012!

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Fan Bingbing at the 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' World Premiere

Or maybe it’s just the fact that Fan Bingbing really likes capes.

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Fan Bingbing at Paris Fashion Week

Really likes capes.

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Lupita Nyong'o at the Academy Awards


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Kate Hudson at the Academy Awards

Not quite so iconic, but still really, really pretty.

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Gwyneth Paltrow at the Academy Awards

…And, if we’re mentioning capes at the Oscars, we kind of have to pay homage to Gwyneth here.

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Florence Welch at an Event at VH1

Florence Welch is another huge cape fan: She wears them on and off the red carpet (particularly when she’s performing).

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Rooney Mara at the Rome Film Festival

Odd, but cool (which is kind of Rooney in a nutshell, no?).

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Elizabeth Banks at the World Premiere of 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1'

The cape dress to end all cape dresses.

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Elsa in 'Frozen'

No, wait — THIS is the cape dress to end all cape dresses.

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