Poncho: Fashion Statement

Poncho: Fashion Statement

About Poncho and Its Origin
A poncho is a cloak kind outwear garment originated in South and Central America. It’s a rectangular or circular shaped cloth with an opening in the centre for the head and hangs loosely from the body. Traditionally there were woollen poncho to provide warmth and protection. It was worn by men, women and children and was considered as a practical garment because it has a basic design, was easy to make and wear. The colours and designs of poncho was an indicator of their social status.

Types of Poncho

Crochet Poncho:
Crochet poncho can be worn during both warm and chilly weather. In summers it helps to provide another layer over a skimpy top or may be to turn a boring dress more glamorous!

Crochet offers variety of patterns and is done by either yarn or thread. The thread crotchet poncho is perfect for summers whereas a yarn crochet poncho is good for cooler months.


Knit Poncho:

These are great for winters! When crotchet poncho fails to provide the protection, knitted poncho comes to rescue! Trendy and warm and best for chilly winters.



Silk Poncho:

Silk poncho

Silk poncho is very light weight. And with summery colours it’s perfect for summers! Use it as an accessory to your outfit or the poncho itself can be the outfit. :waytogo:

Embroidered Poncho:

Embroidered Poncho

These are traditional poncho designs and are available in variety of patterns and styles. They come in variety of fabrics and are very elegant. For both warmer and chilly weathers, depends on the fabric.

Woolen Fabric Poncho:

Woolen Poncho

woolen poncho2

It’s again a winter poncho. It’s not knitted but is made up of warm woolen fabric. Warmth depends on the fabric, and can be worn in both extreme and moderate weather.

Hooded Poncho

Hooded Poncho

Hooded Poncho2

Poncho with a hood! Remember the one we had when we were kids! 😀 well you can still enjoy the hooded poncho, after all we all love hoods! It adds extra warmth to the chilly weather.

Turtleneck Poncho:

Turtleneck Poncho

A cozy turtleneck to adds warmth and comfort in winters.

How to Wear Poncho:

• You can wear them over dresses. A simple dress can look chic with a crotchet poncho over it :yes:
• Pair it with a nice denim.
• Wear it over a tube top or may be a camisole.
• For office, stick to black and blue.
• A long poncho will look great with a pair of leggings! :thumbsup:
• Hooded poncho for a casual look.

Knitted Poncho

My mommy :teddy: knit a crochet poncho for me last year :happydance: :happydance: :happydance:

All images have been taken from Google Images.

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39 thoughts on “Poncho: Fashion Statement

  1. I used to hve many ponchos at one point of time and now dnt have a single one. 🙁 I guess i will get one this winters,.. :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo:

    1. get it for sure :yahoo: I absolutely love them since mom made one for me last year, I keep showing her new designs online so that she makes another for me this year 😛

  2. The first one, exactly that one in black color, my elder sis has, I didnt get that anywhere, asked her to gift me, nehi diya usne mere ko 🙁 She said next time she would gift me, and that next time never came ! :toothygrin:

  3. i love Poncho and this goes never out of fashion……….i have 2…….but still i wanna new designer poncho…….like that Turtleneck :teddy: :teddy:

      1. kashmiri work poncho was sooo much in fashion that time na! :woot: poncho never goes out of style :jalwa:
        And thanks Taps for replying the query :-*

  4. wwooowww… :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: :yahoo: I love Ponchooooosss.. :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: :woot: I so wanna have themmm…Me will ask my mum to make one for me.. :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1: :jiggy1:

  5. Ponchos…………..how I love them, but in hyd’s climate….only in winters, I can dare to wear them…….good post Gargi :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo: :waytogo:

  6. love this style pr didnt knew its name thanx gargi :puchhi: :puchhi: :puchhi: …
    ma typ is hooded n crochet poncho… 😀 😀 😀

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