ootd: poncho power

by - 8:17 AM

[disclaimer: this post features many firsts; my new JB-inspired bangs, my first attempt at an outdoor photoshoot and your first peek at my backyard. You. are. welcome.]

A few weeks ago, in the midst of a massive thrifting spree, my lovely friend Amanda and I discovered a new section of the store: pochos & shawls. It may have been the fatigue or overwhelming hunger that caused us to buy matching shawls, but I like to think the thrifting gods smiled upon us! {and our closets}

To the untrained eye, this might just look like a giant fringed squared-shaped blanket, but with a belt and a bit of patience it turned out to be the perfect knit cocoon of style. YUM. Plus it's so fun to twirl around in.

Yesterday's weather was perfect for some black-and-red shawl action, and I paired it with a pair of knee high black leather boots and leggings for a comfy and cosy autumn outfit. Fringe + reversible weave + comfy cotton make this the most fashionable blanket you'll ever wear. 








Kimono sleeves.



Action shot.
The end. 



I love how I can wear it as a shawl, or wrap a belt around and turn it into a jacket of sorts. Plus, the intarsia weave makes it reversible..twice as many options!

xox,


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14 comments

  1. I have one like this but on black and grey, such a cute look.

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  2. I love this so much! how cute! I do the same thing with larger scarfs!
    Where did you get your leggings from? Im new to the legging world and am affraid I'll look like a total goof..or fatty :/

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  3. Love the pattern of this - it does look carpetlike, but like a very COOL carpet, so don't worry! xx
    http://lifeisunplanned.blogspot.com

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  4. Looks so nice and comfy! Thanks for following and your lovely comment! I'm now following!

    Xox Soph

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  6. absolutely LOVING this poncho! The color is great and your outfit looks so fall-appropriate!

    xoxo
    molliee

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  7. Love shawls, so good for fall!

    Jax
    http://galacticnoise.com

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  8. Such diverse wear-ability! Loving this entire look <3

    And you're interested in FIT, as well? Are you a senior this year?

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  9. I feel like poncho and cape are huge this season. Love how you put a belt around it. xoxo

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  10. Gorgeous poncho, girl.
    And you're right...it's so versatile.

    <3

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  11. Nice photos and really nice outfit, you look great, I love your pants, what a great shape and that poncho is awesome, the perfect touch to the outfit; your boots also rock! Your blog is awesome by the way and I am a new follower! Hope you will like my blog and follow back!

    Pop Culture&Fashion Magic

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  12. Such a beautiful poncho, I love it!!

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