The cashmere poncho

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

This blog is the first in a series shot by the incredibly talented 
Emily O'Brien Photography at The Merchant, a stunning new hotel in Salem, MA.  
Emily and I had a blast shooting outfits in such a beautiful setting. 

When you want to be comfortable and chic, add a poncho to the mix. This cashmere piece came 
from Purple Poppy, a boutique in Mashpee, MA (Cape Cod!).   They also sell online and this poncho comes in tons of beautiful colors! 

How simple is this outfit? It's so easy to put together! I'm wearing a black sweater with black jeans---the splash of color spices things up.  I love the luxurious feel of cashmere, plus it it can be worn all year round! I'll be wearing it right into the summer with white jeans (perfect for a cool night!).

Instead of wearing a necklace, I opted for large chandelier earrings. These came from
TJ Maxx, but here are some similar styles (all inexpensive too!) HERE HERE and HERE (love!!).

A leather clutch adds the finishing touch. This one is by Sondra Roberts...similar HERE.

Black pumps dress things up, but you could easily substitute
  flats for a more casual look.

I fell in love with these chairs at The Merchant. Isn't the fabric incredible?

Hope you're having a wonderful week!
XO Susan

BIG thank you to my very talented friend Emily O'BrienThe Merchant Hotel and Lark Hotels.

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  1. Beautiful poncho! Wonderful color! Love the earrings, too!

    And the hotel is gorgeous!

    1. Thanks's one of my favorite colors. The earrings were a TJ Maxx bargain for $14.99 :)

  2. Love this outfit, Susan! The color is gorgeous!

    1. Thanks for posting Pam! This color looks good on just about everyone! Hope you are well XO

  3. I love this outfit, Susan. It looks great on you, and the blue is such a gorgeous color! You can't go wrong with cashmere - so cosy. xx

    1. LOVE cashmere soft and luxurious. This is such an easy piece to wear...just throw it on and go! Thanks for the sweet comment XO

  4. What a lovely poncho! Looks so cozy and adore the color!

    1. Thanks so much Lori! It really is pretty cozy! Have a wonderful weekend.

  5. Love that poncho, especially the color! The cashmere must make it incredibly comfortable, too!


    1. Thanks so much Hailey! I love the color too--one of my favorites!