Foulard de la semaine - une femme d'un certain âge

Foulard de la semaine

This is a slightly exaggerated version of a method of tying I observed frequently in Paris, done with the oblong or shawl-style scarves. If a larger scarf, it’s often wound several times around the neck so that the ends don’t hang down very far.
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  1. October 27, 2009 / 1:18 pm

    I find drawing the eye up (for those of us with definite busts) very flattering. Love your hair colour!

  2. October 27, 2009 / 2:06 pm

    I like that tie very much, but maybe even more, I love the colours in that scarf (although they’re not colours I can usually wear). What a fresh take on plaid!

  3. October 27, 2009 / 3:15 pm

    Dear D.P.,

    You forgot to tell me about the Lancel bag. I love it. Saw and recorded for posterity the other of course.

    OK, tell me how you can tie a scarf and photograph the process at the same time. BTW, merci encore for your little trick with my scarf in the middle of my chocolat chaud. I slipped it off over my head so it would stay the way you tied it.

    In your “moving picture” of your visit in Paris I noticed you brushed or finger combed your hair back. I think it looks stunning and shows off your pretty face to great advantage.


  4. October 27, 2009 / 5:56 pm

    Pretty scarf and I will definitely try this way to tie mine too – thank you….

  5. Sal
    October 27, 2009 / 1:08 pm

    LOVE it! I am definitely gonna try this tie, and soon.

  6. metscan
    October 27, 2009 / 2:14 pm

    I find that tie v e r y casual, and something I could manage too; ). What a coincidence that the chap on the Sartorialist is Finnish and I happen to have met his sister!

  7. What a Splurge
    October 27, 2009 / 2:22 pm

    So soft and flattering. Great pictures for letting me try it myself.

  8. Lindy
    October 28, 2009 / 11:34 pm

    You are a pro!

    [BTW, I was at Talbots last week and saw your pretty “Paris” scarf is now on sale, for those who waited.]

  9. Sher
    October 29, 2009 / 2:55 pm

    Now I MUST try this. Thank you!

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