Pumpkin Patch // Olive Jeans + Petite-friendly Poncho

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Maison Jules poncho sweater (similar here), Gucci soho disco bag, Vince Camuto boots (current version), 7FAM jeans (similar here or here in petite for under $100), Talbots striped tee (similar)

**Update** Check out my newer blog post reviewing four different adorable poncho sweaters that are each under $100!

The pumpkin patch at Tougas Farms last weekend was a bustling backdrop for photoshoots galore… babies, engagements, family portraits, you name it! I can’t blame anyone as the colors there were gorgeous and vibrant, reminding me of why this is my favorite season in Boston.

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After Nick and I shoveled some warm apple crisp (with vanilla ice cream, of course) into our faces, a sweet lady came up and said she had to know where this sweater was from, because it’s so darn frustrating finding ponchos for a shorter frame! I feel her pain, as the nature of these pieces is already roomy and oversized, so finding ones with the right length and amount of volume is key.

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This poncho sweater from Maison Jules fits nicely on my frame in XS regular. I paired it here with some old favorite pieces from years past! Ponchos in general are meant to be a little oversized for coziness – this sweater hits at my hips, and the sleeves are shorter plus can also be pushed up if you want to have a wider range of arm movement (and bonus: to show off a patterned tee underneath). The turtleneck is a long tube so I’ve folded it down twice here.

Most poncho sweaters actually come in grouped sizing like “S/M” or even “one size fits all” due to the unstructured style, so it might not hurt to try a size up if yours is sold out. Compared to ones I’ve tried from other brands, this felt true to size and well-proportioned for someone petite!
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32 Comments

  1. Susie wrote:

    Hey Jean!! I had a quick question for you, have you ever tried the Gucci girl's soho messenger bag (sort of a mini version of the Disco)? I'm considering it, but not sure if it's too small 🙂 thank you!

    Posted 10.18.16 Reply
  2. I love this outfit. I have a few ponchos but have still yet to wear them because I can never figure out a cute, weather-appropriate outfit. I'm definitely pinning this for later!

    amanda irel x thesensiblestyle.com

    Posted 10.8.16 Reply
  3. Anonymous wrote:

    Does the poncho sweater run big? My size S is sold out so going up a size wouldn't hurt?

    Posted 10.5.16 Reply
  4. Carla Krae wrote:

    With everyone's struggle to find appropriately-sized ponchos, I've been inspired to start making them!

    Posted 10.4.16 Reply
  5. Loving this look! That poncho fits you perfectly.

    Such a great spot for photos too–I'm not surprised you weren't the only ones there snapping pics!

    Style by Joules

    Posted 10.3.16 Reply
  6. I want to get to the pumpkin patch asap! Such pretty photos and I'm loving that outfit for the occasion 🙂
    xx Tess | Sequins are the New Black

    Posted 10.3.16 Reply
  7. Rachel wrote:

    These photos are too cute! Love the pumpkins. Your outfit is so perfect!

    xoxo
    Rachel
    http://thetrendytomboy.com/healthy-chocolate-chip-cookies/

    Posted 10.3.16 Reply
  8. April wrote:

    You look so pretty! I have that same sweater and can't wait to wear it.

    April | http://thebluehydrangeas.com

    Posted 10.3.16 Reply
  9. I love the striped shirt under the poncho! So cute!

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    Posted 10.3.16 Reply
  10. Cute post! Love your sweater!
    xx
    Mademoiselle Coconath
    http://mllecoconath.com

    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  11. Jen wrote:

    Love the color of this poncho and the fact that it has sleeves! Looks like it was a great day for pumpkin picking. x

    Jen | affecionada

    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  12. That sweater is fab!

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    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  13. Anonymous wrote:

    The xs is sold out 🙁 would the small be obnoxiously big you think? I'm 5'3

    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
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    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  15. Nicole wrote:

    Thanks for the tip! I've been searching for a petite friendly poncho. I went to Macy's today and snagged the only xsmall left in the tan. And all Maison Jules was an extra 40% off! 🙂

    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  16. Ev wrote:

    Such a nice place! 🙂

    http://www.evdaily.blogspot.com

    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  17. wow, such nice pictures! cannot wait for Halloween! I've been absent from blogging, but now I am back with a new outfit post!

    Saci
    Chocolate Fashion Coffee

    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  18. s wrote:

    love this post! i have been looking for a sweater similar to this one, can you do a blog post on slouchy sweaters for fall? thanks!

    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  19. BW02 wrote:

    Love your sweater 🙂

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    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  20. I have always wanted to go to a pumpkin patch, it looks so exciting! x
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    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  21. That pumpkin patch is so cute and so is that outfit!

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    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  22. These photos are so fun!
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    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  23. Anonymous wrote:

    these photographs are so lovely!
    Fash 'n' fudge
    Fash 'n' fudge

    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  24. La Bijoux Bella | by mia wrote:

    Simply beautiful! 🙂

    La Bijoux Bella | by mia

    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  25. Joy Meng wrote:

    Adore the look! I'm looking forward to the fall transition so much too! And I'm thinking about how my working closet could use a bit touch up of fall 🤔 As I've been wearing the pencil skirts you recommended over the summer, I need some new finds for the coming days. Would you do a blog on that too? Maybe pair with Loft or Ann Taylor?

    Love,
    Joy

    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  26. Kblossoms wrote:

    Beautiful pictures of the pumpkins, cute outfit http://www.kblossoms.etsy.com

    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  27. Jen wrote:

    Soooo cute! I'm gonna have to pick up that poncho myself. Looks so cozy!

    Posted 10.2.16 Reply
  28. Anonymous wrote:

    What color bootie do you recommend or prefer? Are the ones you have on a brown leather or suede?

    Posted 10.1.16 Reply
  29. Anonymous wrote:

    The pumpkin patch is the perfect back drop! I love the poncho, I remember you buying it last year and I am so glad its being sold again 🙂

    http://www.pennyanddash.com

    Posted 10.1.16 Reply
  30. Jean thanks a million for all your wonderful and detailed posts. You give me so much fashion inspiration. I'm not sure what I'd do without your recos. Please never stop what you're doing as you have help so many of us!

    Posted 10.1.16 Reply
  31. Almost every piece you mentioned has been sitting in my online shopping cart (I'm always waiting on great sales); so many pretty picks, as usual! This color poncho sold out in XS, unfortunately, but I managed to snag a similar Maison Jules one on eBay for $30!

    Posted 10.1.16 Reply

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