oh yes, this excellent cape is definitely on the heavy side for tucking into your handbag - 835g according to my kitchen scales.
It was also a bit of a puzzle:
What were the short lengths of stretchy fabric under each sleeve?
Why didn't the poppers match up?
Where was the zip for neck ventilation, per the label?
And a front map pocket....?
- we soon realised the back is longer than the front with extra poppers presumably for shortening the cape. The stretchy fabric bits then lined up with the poppers to create a ring about 1 1/2 " diam - what is this for?
I went onto Gelert's website, no Calais cape. I gave them a call and… Read more