I like this. I think it's because wearing a big black poncho lets you walk down the street in over the knee boots without looking like a street walker. ...I have over the knee boots but never feel right in them. Maybe to pair it with bulky modest top is the ticket.
Oh to mimic the faux bob on Downtown Abbey. I love this look....Downton on the High Street: Blouse, £49, viyella. Palazzo pants, £15, dorothyperkins.com. Feather hair clip, £18, accessorize.com. Gloves, £69, aspinaloflondon.com