Poncho Blog


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...

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...

The Top Three Mexican Wrestlers of All Time

Mexican wrestling is an entertaining sport that has captured the hearts and minds of people all across the world. From its earliest days as a medley of Greco-Roman techniques to its current iterati...

Halloween 2014 Ideas - Mexican Style

Halloween 2014 Ideas – Mexican Style Halloween in Mexico might not be a Mexican holiday by rights, but Mexican culture has numerous holidays and traditions that revolve around the concept of dark h...

The Top Five Poncho-Making Countries

Some ponchos are rich with the cultural heritage of South America – a mixture of elements from traditional Aztec garb and Spanish conquistador uniforms. There are many kinds of ponchos: Fleece ponc...

Mexican Costumes and “The Simpsons”

The Mexican costume, the poncho and sombrero in particular, are forever enshrined in the halls of popular culture fame. Virtually every long-running series of American television has utilized the M...