Women's Capes & Shawls


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Our Ladies' Irish Knitwear collection features authentic Irish wool capes, shawls and ponchos. All of our items are carefully curated and handmade in Ireland. Look no further than Gifts of Ireland for a special Irish gift for women. Discover our handmade Women's Irish capes, shawls, stoles and ponchos from Studio Donegal to Bernie Murphy, manufactured with only the finest materials such as cashmere, velvet, and other Irish materials. Treat the lady in your life to a stunning Mucros Weavers or Jimmy Hourihan women's wool cape, or any piece from our extensive range.

What is the difference between a cape and a shawl?

A cape is a sleeveless outer garment that typically covers the shoulders and extends down to the hips or beyond. It often features a front closure. On the other hand, a shawl is a large piece of fabric, usually draped over the shoulders or wrapped around the body. It lacks closures and offers more flexibility in styling.

Are shawls comfortable?

Yes, shawls are generally comfortable to wear. They are made from a variety of materials, such as wool, cashmere, silk, and more, which can provide warmth, softness, and a cozy feel. Shawls are versatile accessories that can be draped or wrapped in various ways to suit your comfort and style preferences.

What to wear with cape?

Capes can be paired with a variety of outfits to create stylish and cozy looks. Consider wearing a cape over a sweater and jeans for a casual yet chic ensemble. For a more formal appearance, layer a cape over a dress or tailored pants. They also complement leggings and boots for a trendy fall or winter outfit. Experiment with different colors and textures to achieve the desired aesthetic.