Poncho is an outer garment designed to keep the body warm.

Kashmiri Ponchos are handcrafted with beautiful embroidery on wool, cotton, silk and other fabrics which go with any apparel and can be worn in any season. The Ponchos are an example of dexterous craftsmanship.
Pheran is the prominent attire for Kashmiri men and women. Usually made of woolen fabric.

The one worn by women tends to have embroidery on the bodice or on the borders. Men tend to wear the plain versions of it.