Shop the Trend: Fall's Ponchos

fall ponchos

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Fall 2011 poncho looks from Rag & Bone, DKNY, and Chloé

It's not quite jacket weather but our bare shoulders are getting the chills. Perhaps it's wishful thinking that fall's cool weather is approaching (and along with it, a chic new wardrobe). Instead of donning our leather and sweating away, we're pining for the season's cape and poncho trend. From polished to boho, the look is effortless yet so very cool. Chloé's colorful patchwork blanket touches upon the Southwest trend. DKNY opted for an office-appropriate look—who needs a boyfriend's blazer? Rag & Bone was all fringe and fun with their marching band themed look. Feeling the itch to buy a poncho now? Us too. Which is why we rounded up six looks in stores now. Cover up and look sexy while doing so.

fall ponchos

Photos: Kirna Zabete, Net-a-Porter, Farfetch

Fall poncho looks from Stella McCartney, Maline Birger, and Gucci

Ponchos and capes had a decidedly boho feel this season. Pair this Stella McCartney Geometric cape with brown knee high boots and you're ready for just about anything. $1,275; kirnazabete.com. Feeling really Navajo inspired? Try Maline Birger's wool poncho, $660; netaporter.com. A little fringe, fur, and silk adds luxury to even the most tattered denim. Gucci Survie Poncho, $550; farfetch.com.

fall ponchos

Photos: La Garconne, Topshop, and Barneys

Fall poncho looks from Tsumori Chisato, Topshop, and L'Agence

For a more polished look, slip on Tsumori Chisato's hooded cape. It's oversize and perfect to transition seasons. $895; lagarconne. Military inspired coverups are always in style. Topshop's contrast piping cape comes with military buttons and a detachable hood, $170; topshop.com. Fancy something you can throw on before just leaving the house? Try L'Agence's fringed cape. Made from flannel wool with a leather trim, it's relaxed enough for a daily coverup, but polished enough for an evening wrap. $595; barneys.com.

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