Style Over Function

No longer an accessory for warmth, scarves have become statement pieces

Implications - While they still provide some warmth, scarves have blossomed in popularity as a fashionable, rather than functional, accessory. Men and women are wearing attention-grabbing scarves year-round, often serving no purpose other than sprucing up an outfit, particularly since they're seen outside as well.
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Knitted Chains - The Oversized Chain-Link Scarf Doubles As A Giant Necklace
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Warm 41,034 Clicks Pub: Jan 28, 09
Knitted Chains
The Oversized Chain-Link Scarf Doubles As A Giant Necklace
Yokoo is the Japanese designer behind these magnificent handmade scarves? Necklaces? Whatever they are, they are cool and different. They remind me of the 80’s and RUN DMC, or a mix of Viktor & Rolf… [More]
Scarves With Pockets - The Julian Scarf by Wintercheck Factory is Designed for Winter Convenience
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Average 22,820 Clicks Pub: Oct 24, 09
Scarves With Pockets
The Julian Scarf by Wintercheck Factory is Designed for Winter Convenience
By adding zippered pockets to an already comfortable scarf, Wintercheck Factory’s Julian scarves are great examples of the ever-popular combination of function and fashion. With such a simplistic idea,… [More]
Outrageous Feminine Neckwear - Christian Lacroix's Fashionable Frills, Scarves & Collars
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Mild 15,222 Clicks Pub: May 17, 09
Outrageous Feminine Neckwear
Christian Lacroix's Fashionable Frills, Scarves & Collars
For Fall 2009, Christian Lacroix sent his models down the runway with luxe neck coverings. From fur to ruffles and a simple tie, there was something for everyone. This Fall 2009 collection was a simplified… [More]
Stylish Scarves for Spring - Designers Show How to Wear This Affordable Accessory
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Mild 17,770 Clicks Pub: Mar 20, 09
Stylish Scarves for Spring
Designers Show How to Wear This Affordable Accessory
Scarves are hot for spring and designers have shown several ways to wear the accessory. The collections of Temperley London, Jill Stuart and Paul Smith Women showed the wraps worn as chic headwear, recalling… [More]
Colorful Draping Neckwear - 'Barely Knitted Scarves' by Young Designer Fnubbu
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Warm 26,149 Clicks Pub: Feb 19, 09
Colorful Draping Neckwear
'Barely Knitted Scarves' by Young Designer Fnubbu
Fnubbu is a young Danish design house of colorful and comfy lounge wear with a twist. Fnubbu is both feminine and playful, a spicy cocktail of knits and prints made with natural materials like wool, silk… [More]
Bathingsuit Scarves - Rogerio Mesquita's Versatile Fashion Photography
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Mild 17,542 Clicks Pub: Dec 3, 09
Bathingsuit Scarves
Rogerio Mesquita's Versatile Fashion Photography
When it comes to fashion and beauty photography, I feel that the more versatile you are, the better, as demonstrated with Rogerio Mesquita’s electrifying portfolio. Ranging from gritty portraits to more… [More]
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