(This post was originally published on WordPress, Oct. 2009)
Are vintage ponchos making a comeback? My fingers are crossed. (Okay, maybe “comeback” is overly optimistic. Unless the Olsen Twins start parading about in fringey ponchos, the part-blanket-part-sweater 70s throwback isn’t exactly a shoe-in for the next trend. But I can dream, right?)
Poncho look from ashevillestreetstyl.com
If you want to jump on the poncho band wagon, here’s a great place to start: The vintage coffers of Rusty Zippper, which offers ’60s, ’70s and ’80s models, raging from woolen wovens to cobweby crochets.
Chris Robinson of The Black Crowes in a 2009 concert; photo by LydiaSee.com
Vintage Trends includes 52 (count ‘em!) ponchos for purchase and on Monster Vintage a vintage fanatic can find everything from the psychedelic-bright Nordic patterns to a black and grey number with an elk motif.
Lily Gatins, Palais de Chaillot - Paris
9 months ago