It is just amazing to see how a rectangular piece of cloth, with a hole at the center for your head to go through, makes a statement among the celebrities. Poncho originated from the Native Americans who used the ponchos to keep them warm. There are many designers who have come up with various designs of the poncho and capes designs. They were also designed with waterproof material and used as rain gears, back in the early culture of the Latin Americans.
They are popular because of their versatility. It’s only the fabric that needs to change, and they can be worn in any season. The best advantage of having a poncho is that you don’t have to worry about size, comfortable to wear, safe when traveling, it can be worn with anything and also easy to accessorize. Available in many colors just what suits you and also it’s not expensive this gives all classes a chance to try poncho.
Ponchos have made a remarkable come back from their old image that they were known for like of the Vietnam era. They are simple but what makes them tricky is how to wear them to bring out a statement look. The bottom wear must be minimal because if it’s not mixed and matched correctly, it may look bulky. They best work if you wear them with shorts, cropped pants of fitted jeans.
Ponchos need some practical considerations, when choosing or just designing a poncho
A poorly made poncho can restrict your arms; just take caution on the agility when tailoring. So for those long ponchos giving them side slits is important so that they don’t restrict your arms.
This is where many tailors make mistakes. Giving the ponchos to much fabric can make you just look stupid and at the same time dangerous because the corners will look like climbing stairs. To avoid all this just look for someone that knows what he/she is doing.
The best thing about ponchos nowadays is their availability in many stores and boutiques. They are available in many patterns, colors, fabric, and size the best thing about this you can just go and choose what fits you.
During the past few years, women craved for something new and any popular form of a shawl, something that was good looking, that has patterns, different colors and can also be easy to carry even in hot seasons. Ponchos come to justify the craving which has proved to work and also easy to take anywhere. It has made women look classy and also given a chic appearance still feeling comfortable inside no matter what they have underneath the poncho.