The Embrace of a Lifetime
The inspiration comes from traditional
triangular ponchos popular with the native peoples of central
In this interpretation, however, the front
has been opened up into two panels so that it resembles the
South American Ruana.
My Abrazo is much less cumbersome to wear
and sits calmly on the shoulders without slipping, drooping,
or sagging toward the back as the heavier, poncho-like ruanas
tend to do.
The proportion and size of this garment
comes from the width of the fabric on the loom:
|Recommended for petite sizes under
||A good average for women 5' to 5'7".
||Generous and dramatic.
||Can give that special theatrical sense
to the tall or large woman over 6'.