Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Accessory Focus: Scarves

Accessory Focus: Scarves
A scarf is a piece of fabric worn around the neck, or near the head or around the waist for warmth, cleanliness, fashion or for religious reasons. 


Scarves may be a really simple accessory, as it is just a piece of fabric, but a scarf is so useful in so many ways! It can be used to keep you warm in cold weathers, keep you out of the sun when worn over your head, or just to add a pop of color to your outfits!
There are many kinds of scarf designs, even designer ones like Alexander McQueen's skull scarf priced at US$259 per piece.
Images taken from alexandermcqueen.com

It is of course not necessary for you to get designer scarves, that would be the last thing I would buy that is a designer one, as there are so many scarves in most of the clothing/accessory stores that are so much cheaper! But of course, you pay for what you get, in terms of the quality, as this skull scarf is made from chiffon which  is made from cotton, silk or synthetic fibres. Chiffons are smoother and more lustrous than other fabrics in general. 

Because of the simplicity of the scarf, there are almost unlimited ways to wear a scarf, you just need to be creative and think out of the box! Here are videos of ways to wear a scarf: 

Videos by MichellePhan on Youtube.

There are also websites teaching you how to wear a scarf, check this out: http://justwoman.asiaone.com/Just+Woman/Style+Guide/Fashion+Trends/Story/A1Story20071005-28611.html

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