A poncho is exquisite outerwear and a mix of blankets and coats. It is usually sown in a rectangular or square shape with a cut in the middle for the head to pass through comfortably.
While looking for suitable winter outfits, we are sure that you must have bought a poncho with a likeness for its material, the cool and cozy cardigan feel or the color in which it comes, or even its design and versatile look and property.
But ponchos are often left in the closet for the longest of times because of lack of styling or our inability to find the appropriate mix for it.
As you read on, we will be showing you that there are several ways that the poncho lying in your closet can make a profound fashion statement and turn heads.
- Belt it up
When you are confused about how to make your poncho outfit fabulous, a belt always does the magic. In whatever style your poncho comes in, a little bit of waist definition goes a long way. So if you dare to stand out with a bold and daring look, you should try pairing your outfit with a wide belt and obvious buckle. But if you are the subtle type that doesn’t want huge details, you can opt for a thin belt with a simple buckle to give your waist the stylish definition. See Here
- Oversized but make it sexy.
Especially when the poncho comes in a jacket design, it always makes the highest statement when paired with an oversized shirt and a leather boot. This style looks most appropriate for a brunch date, and you would surely leave the right impression when you allow your cape-like poncho to drape over an almost knee-length oversized shirt paired with a high knee leather boot (could be high or mid-heel). This style is as trendy and chic as it is straightforward. See Here
- No-sleeve but stands-out
If you are a bit conflicted about what to wear to that casual meet and greet, but you have a plain sleeveless poncho, why not pick a flowery long-sleeved midi dress from your closet and allow your plain sleeveless poncho to sit pretty over it. This outfit choice is simple yet daring, especially when you pair it with either a heeled sandal or a high knee leather boot of the appropriate color to match. See Here
- Skinny love
The most common opinion for a poncho, no matter the design, is to pair it with a pair of skinny jeans and any top of your choice. This mix can be finished off with a pair of ankle leather boots or flat shoes; in fact, it can be paired with various types of footwear. This combination is known as the “OG” of poncho combinations, as it gives the smart, cool, and collected vibe, and it can also be worn anywhere and at any time. See Here
- Sweater infused poncho
Ponchos are versatile and one of a kind; they are a piece of clothing that goes with almost everything and can be worn over and with any outfit. Infusing your poncho of any design with a pair of leggings accompanied with a long-sleeve knitted sweater top is more comfortable if you are an outgoing person and need more flexibility and stretch to move around. Pairing this combination with an ankle leather boot will give you that extreme chic and beautiful look. See Here
- Cowboy/girl not in distress
Do you want to bask in the nice afternoon weather looking like a million bucks incorporated with the traditional cowgirl/boy look? Then this look is for you. This look includes a pair of light blue wide-legged jeans, a short sleeve knitted poncho, and leather heeled sandals. The cowgirl/boy look isn’t complete without the famous cowboy hat to complement the look and a small crossbody bag. Finish off this subtle look with a long neckpiece to accessorize and make it stand out. See Here
- Sweater dress
Sweater dresses are lovely to pair poncho with for ladies; it is warm, cozy, and comfortable to slip into during winter. This combination of sweater dress and poncho goes exceptionally well with any boot or heels, or keep it casual by rocking a pair of suitable sneakers. These dresses come in different lengths and styles, which gives you a wide range of designs to choose from and compliment your style. See Here
- Hat it up!
Take your style and taste up a notch by pairing your poncho with any form of a hat. Imagine combining your plaid poncho with light blue boyfriend jeans, which always come as an oversized pair of jeans or leggings and a grey fedora hat. This accessorizing with the fedora hat makes the outfit stand out while you finish the look off with a pair of cream Timberland boots. This style is for individuals who dare to be bold and enjoy the comfort of oversized outfits. See Here
- Formal poncho
Ever thought if you could rock a poncho to work and not look out of place? Well, yes, you can. There are several ways to wear a poncho to work and still look at the top of your game. You can style your poncho with a pair of pant trousers and a formal button-down shirt, accompanied by a pair of flat office shoes which would make you feel cozy while also feeling accomplished with your style and outlook. See Here
- Fringed-it look
If you have a poncho that is finished off with the fringe effect, you can style this particular poncho with either a dress or a pair of jeans. Pairing it with a dress, you would have to find a suitable color for the dress to go with it. If you have noticed so far, a poncho goes well with a pair of leather boots, so adding a leather boot to the mix would make the mix up a notch. See Here
A poncho cardigan or hoodie paired with ripped jeans is an evergreen street style. Especially when you pair this combination with an expensive pair of heavy sneakers, you are left strutting out to your event in style. So if you have a casual event or an informal party to be at, then this combination gets a yes from us. We would strongly advise finishing the look with mild accessories and a small crossbody bag to compliment the look. See Here
Have you ever had a pair of brogues suede shoes lying in your closet for a while, and you thought it was a bad investment just because you have not seen the perfect outfit to pair it with? But did you know that suede brogues are a lovely addition to your poncho outfit? When you wear your pair of favorite jeans or leggings underneath an adoring piece of a poncho and finish it off with your suede shoes, you would surely ask where this combination has been all your life. See Here
- Gothic style
If you are into gothic fashion and dare to be seen, this combination is for you. This mix includes black leggings or black jeans accompanied with a black or dark grey poncho, preferably a hoodie. Then complete the look with short black heels or black leather boots. As a form of a final gothic touch-up look, you can introduce the neck to a waist-length single neckpiece accessory. See here
- Beach style
When we said poncho could be worn anywhere, we meant it. Imagine yourself in a silky poncho strutting around the beach and basking in the cool breeze and appropriate amount of sun; it’s a great feeling. Either male or female, you can rock a poncho well draped over a white tank top and a blue or black shorts or bum shorts. This combination depicts the bo-ho look and looks fabulous yet simple on beach outings. See Here
- Spicy Skirt
Styling a poncho with a skirt might sound a little dicey at the sound of it, but it is actually very spicy. It can be worn to any event or outing, depending on how you compliment the look. Pairing a poncho with a long flowery skirt is perfect for soaking in the fresh air on a cool evening; pairing it with a short leather skirt and a pair of leather boots can suffice comfortably for an outing or casual event. While pairing the poncho with a proper almost knee-length skirt with a formal shirt and heels or office flats is a perfect combination for an office look. So whichever way you choose to wear it, you will always be in sync with your style and outing. See Here
As there are several types of ponchos made of different materials for the appropriate weather, they are also made into different designs; some as turtlenecks, hoodies, v-necks, round necks, some as jackets with zips or buttons, and some that look entirely like capes. Ponchos are not gender-specific, and while they can be a great addition to the collection, not knowing how to style it might leave it looking like a bad purchase.
So the next time the weather is poncho-favorable, you will know how to run a variety of combinations depending on where you are going.