All about scarves

Scarves are great clothes accessories. It can enhance the plainest top or dress into a cool stylish outfit. There are summer scarves of thinner material and winter scarves to keep you warm around the neck.

You may or may not know that scarves originated from Ancient Rome.  Their original name was “sudarium” which is latin for Sweat cloth.  The scarves were used to wipe sweat from ones face and was worn for hygienic purpose then.

Roman soldiers wore red scarves to identify their ranks. Over the years scarves become more and more popular both for adornment and for the more practical purpose as protection from the cold.

From the 19th century it was popular to use the scarf to show one’s political leanings.  Scarves have been used to display club membership and part of uniforms since the beginning of the twentieth century. The most prominent example being the boy scouts.

Original scarves were made of cloth and in 17th Century they evolved to become made of silk in China. Wool scarves didn’t become popular until the 20th century.

Wrap up your look with one easy piece.

Let’s check out a few out of numerous ways to tie a scarf.


Overload Alert via Daily Prompt

“Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense.” — Gertrude Stein

Do you agree?

I would say that to keep your common sense, you chose and pick what you deemed to be useful information and remember only those.

Today I am sharing with you all about scarves so you will choose to remember the origin of scarves or only register in your mind the ways you like most how to tie your scarf.


Everything you wanted to know about scarves but too afraid to ask




8 thoughts on “All about scarves

    • This topic came to me after I attended a talk on some fashion launch. I always admired those with scarves so neatly wrapped around their necks and not really knowing how to handle mine. It was helpful information to me and I thought I’d share with all. I’ve had my fun this winter (it’s now officially spring here) so now it’s your turn. Smiles. 🙂 🙂

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