The simplest way to describe a poncho is usually a large sheet of fabric with an opening in the center for the head and often it has an extra piece of fabric serving as a hood.
Ponchos have been used by the Native American people of the Ande since pre-Hispanic time, made with blankets or wool to keep the body warm.
Ponchos are designed as fashion pieces. Same shape but different cuts and material. The look is fashionable, provides warmth while remaining breathable and comfortable. Take a look at a few styles below.