November 14, 2014 - Easy Outfits, Style, Trend Watch

The Next Thing You Need | Ponchos and Wraps

Ponchos and wraps are an easy way to update your fall and winter basics. Throw one on as the top layer over your favorite jeans and top and you’ll instantly look put-together and on trend.  They look great with skinny jeans and riding boots or ankle booties, layered over a button down or long-sleeved t-shirt.  Add a printed scarf and you have an outfit formula that’s sure to be one of your new favorites.

This fall, I’ve been living in this ruffled wrap.  It adds just the right amount of cozy warmth on the days when I don’t need a heavy coat.

Black and Beige Outfit Full 2

[Ruffle Wrap:  c/o Wallis]

Here are some other Pin-spired ways to wear ponchos and wraps.





[Black and Cream Wrap]

[Stone Ruffle Wrap]

[Cream Cowl Neck Poncho]

[Ribbed Poncho]

[Asymmetrical Fleece Wrap]

It’s Coming…

Want even more ways to style a poncho or wrap for winter? Then you won’t want to miss the Winter/Holiday 2014 Style Me Pretty Challenge.  We’ll be styling ponchos, leggings, fur scarves, embellished sweaters and much more.  Stay tuned for a winter challenge announcement on Monday!

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  • So I totally just clicked over and purchased that Wallis wrap….LOVE it!!! I also have the asymmetrical fleece wrap and it is just as wonderful as all the reviews online say! You look great and keep the great finds coming!

    • Thank you Michelle. Keep enjoying the asymmetrical fleece wrap. Let me know about the Wallis wrap once you get it! Can’t wait to hear what you think. 😉

  • Susie LaBelle

    Darling outfit!!! Details on your scarf and boots? 😀

    • Thanks so much Susie! I got the scarf from Leslia NYC and the boots are from Loft, two years ago.

  • I don’t have a poncho, but I want one! In fact, I ordered a black and white one from Nordstrom (junior’s department) about a month ago, but then I got a notification that my order had been canceled. Boo! I need to find another one stat!

    • Order canceled? Nooo! I’ll keep my eyes open for a poncho for you!

  • Amy Ann

    I keep seeing other people pull these off so well, but I am just not sure I can do it. Great inspiration photos.

    xo, Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

    • I know you would look stunning in one Amy Ann. 🙂

  • Kim S

    I love this on you! I actually bought a similar one a few days ago! And now that I see YOU wearing it, I feel more confident pulling it off! I was worried that I was too short (5’3″) but think I remember that you aren’t that much taller than me! Thanks for the inspiration!

    • You’re right, Kim! I’m 5’4 1/2″ (because the 1/2 inch counts!). You will love it!

    • Would love to see a picture of you wearing it Kim!

  • I have that assymetrical fleece wrap from Nordstrom, and I absolutely LOVE it! It’s so darn comfortable and fashionable. You can’t go wrong!

    • It is SO cozy Ashley! I wore mine this week when the weather turned cold and it kept me really warm. Love it!

    • Isn’t it so cozy, Ashley!? Have a great weekend!

  • Yes, yes, and yes! I am living in ponchos lately! I love your ruffled one and I may need to add that cream colored asymmetrical one to my wardrobe. Have a great weekend Alison!
    xo, Whitney and Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

    • It’s beautiful in person Blaire! You will LOVE it! Have a great weekend as well.

  • Lisa D

    love the wrap you are wearing only that stone color does not look good on me ;-( you look great though and Im glad to read you are 5′ 4 1/2″…so am I… so we can pull this off! thx for the inspiration Have a blessed day

    • Yes, you can Lisa! Would love to see a picture of you wearing it!

      • Lisa D

        ooohhh, it comes in black! yea, i can do black…just ordered it!! yippee!!

        • I’m tempted to get black too! I honestly wear it all the time. You’re going to love it!

  • Karen Spencer

    Alison that is very pretty on you! You always look so nice 🙂

  • Kathleen

    I love this look. I have been looking at the asymmetrical fleece wrap and I am just overwhelmed at all the colors. I was wondering if you could steer me to which colors would be good to order. I am new to your website and I absolutely love it and so happy that I have joined the email list. Thanks for your help. I really appreciate it.

    • A neutral color for the asymmetrical fleece wrap would go great with everything and this will help when layering your clothes during the colder months. I love my wrap from Wallis!

  • Linda Fravel

    Unrelated to wraps, but wanted to share Forever 21 has wonderful scares for super low prices. Most are $8.00, including two choices of leopard. Also purchased for $12.00, a wonderful, warm plaid one.

  • I just LOVE ponchos.. my husband hates them though and always tease me that I need a sombrero to pair them with! Probably I was Mexican in my previous life LOL! I say it again I LOVE PONCHOS!

    • Ponchos are so fun!! 🙂