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Paul & Joe Embroidered Cape

Paul & Joe Cape in White

White embroidered cape

In April 2016, the Duchess of Cambridge debuted a beautifully embroidered cape by French label Paul & Joe.

Kate Middleton in Bhutan

Kate wore the brand’s LYRISME cape with a purple skirt, inspired by the Bhutanese kira.


About the cape:

The cape is made from 100% wool and features intricate hand embroidering.  Here’s a closer look at the stitching:

Hand embroidery

The cape jacket features bottom arm slits and a silk/satin lining, for easy removal.

Paul and Joe Cape worn by Kate Middleton

Buying the cape:

After Kate wore the cape in Bhutan, it quickly sold out at Net-A-Porter, where it retailed for $520 / £340.

However, at the time of writing (14 April 2016) it is still available at Boutique 1 for £393 (approximately $556 USD). Also sold out.


About Paul & Joe:

French designer Sophie Mechaly started the Paul & Joe label in 1995, naming it after her two sons.

Where Kate wore her Paul & Joe Embroidered Cape

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