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Foulard de la semaine

Scarf inherited from grand-mere again, this time with an Hermès chain d’ancre horn scarf ring.
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14 Comments

  1. September 18, 2009 / 2:13 pm

    That is a beautiful scarf. And, I must get a scarf ring.

  2. September 18, 2009 / 2:52 pm

    Lovely autumn colours — has this scarf been to Paris yet? will it soon be going?

  3. September 18, 2009 / 3:49 pm

    I love the scarf ring — so elegant — but is it bad it makes me think of something we used to use on our extra-long t-shirts back in the ’80s? 🙂

  4. September 18, 2009 / 7:38 pm

    Vintage is even better when a peice comes with a provenance.
    Perfect color for Fall.

  5. Kalee
    September 18, 2009 / 12:56 pm

    I really do love all your posts with you and the scarves. You make it look so easy. And they always look fabulous on you!

  6. Marsi
    September 18, 2009 / 1:22 pm

    I’ve really wanted one of those Hermes rings ever since I first saw all the things Mai Tai did with hers. Do you find it a useful ring, DP?

  7. September 18, 2009 / 8:45 pm

    Kalee – thank you! You’re too kind.

    Marsi – actually yes, I find this is my most-used scarf ring. The horn material is quite light, so it stays in place, and the color is neutral enough to wear with just about any scarf.

    Rita – thank you! Having a scarf ring or two really does expand the styling options.

  8. September 18, 2009 / 8:47 pm

    materfamilias – thanks, this one has not yet been to Paris. I may take it along on this trip.

    Lisa – thank you. Yes, it’s a very light silk chiffon. The scarf is at least 45 years old, maybe older. But it’s holding up well!

    WendyB – oh you’re right! I remember those!

  9. September 18, 2009 / 8:49 pm

    LBR – thanks! I love that ochre color, which for some reason is looking brighter yellow on my monitor than it actually is.

    Belle – thank you. And yes, this scarf will always be special, but I’m especially glad it’s in my favorite colors.

  10. September 18, 2009 / 10:00 pm

    Lovely scarf une femme, have you started ‘packing’ (in your mind at least) for Paris – will you do a post on clothing you are going to take? :-)(please!)

  11. September 18, 2009 / 10:00 pm

    Proof- 45 years’ worth- that scarves are investments. Lovely!

  12. Lisa
    September 18, 2009 / 3:36 pm

    Just beautiful and even more special because it belonged to your grandmother. Is it silk chiffon?

  13. La Belette Rouge
    September 18, 2009 / 4:57 pm

    That colour is so rich. It makes me think of butternut squash soup. It seems I am hungry. Well, your scarf is delicious.

  14. tiffany
    September 19, 2009 / 3:25 am

    I covet that scarf ring …

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