Poncho Blog


What Makes the Perfect Summer Poncho

 Summer is fast approaching The time for you to shed your heavy winter clothes and put those bikini bodies on display is here. In summer, you certainly cannot do without a high-quality poncho, and ...

Why Every Woman Should Own a Poncho

Style is a matter of personal taste But there are some classics that work well for any woman’s wardrobe. The trusty poncho is just such an item, and this article is all about why every woman should...

What is a Mariachi Costume?

Mariachi music is far more than just a tourist attraction or strip-mall novelty  It’s a rich cultural tradition from Mexico that comes with its own lineage of costumes and designs. Mariachi music i...

Other Uses for your Cowboy Sombrero

Other Uses for your Mexican Sombrero Cowboy Hat So there you are, just back from your Spring Break trip to Mexico – and now the proud owner of a genuine Mexican sombrero.  Your cowboy sombrero is a...

The Origin of the Cowboy Bandana

The Origin of the Cowboy Bandana Have you ever seen a cowboy with bandana? While the cowboy hat and the poncho are hugely important parts of the Western wardrobe, the bandana is just as important –...

Top Ten Western Characters of All Time

Top 10 Western Movie Characters of All Time Throughout the history of cinema, the Western movie has had a powerful appeal for people around the world. The American Western is a genre of itself – a ...

History of the Poncho in Hollywood

From the earliest days of live theater all the way to present block-busting successes, Hollywood has been in love with the Mexican poncho.  The special place of the poncho in Hollywood is due, no d...

The Top Ten Clint Eastwood Western Movies

Clint Eastwood is an incredible actor and director His career has spanned the gamut from WWII biopics to incredible dramas.  The roles that Eastwood is most famous for, however, are his western mo...

Camping or Hiking? Make sure you bring your Poncho!

There is simply nothing more refreshing than a brisk hike in nature, but camping and hiking comes with certain risks. When you are participating in outdoor recreation, you need to be acutely aware ...

How to Tell a Good Poncho from a Bad Poncho

Like any high-value item, ponchos come in a wide range of qualities and types. Ponchos range from the ultra-high quality handmade Nepalese wool ponchos to the lower quality manufactured ponchos tha...

Why a Poncho is the Best Present for your Partner

If you're in a serious relationship, you know just how important gift-giving can be to express your appreciation of your significant other. Of course, gift-giving can also be a virtual minefield - ...

The History of Mexican Wrestling Masks

Mexican wrestling is so different from its counterpart in the United States that it might as well be a completely different form of entertainment. While the two types of professional wrestling shar...