15 Cape Dresses That'll Make It Acceptable To Dress Like A Superhero For Your Holiday Parties

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Cape dresses have been making a splash lately, thanks to the celebrities who have been embracing this chic trend in the past few years. Gwyneth Paltrow stunned at the 2012 Oscars in a white Tom Ford cape dress; Lupita Nyong'o managed to make an off-the-shoulder cape dress an actual thing when she wore this red Ralph Lauren dress at the 2014 Golden Globes; Solange Knowles wore three caped ensembles for her wedding last month; and Angelina Jolie wore a demure white Ralph and Russo cape dress to the November 25 premiere of Unbroken and another, more relaxed black cape dress on Tuesday.

This regal style isn't just for celebrities (or superheroes). Since capes have been gaining in popularity, it's now possible to find a caped dress for almost every budget. If you've been looking for the perfect dress to make you stand out at all of your holiday soirees this winter, look no further than this slideshow. The first six dresses are under $100, and the rest are all under $500 — except for one very special dress at the end. Click on through.

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