This is the very inexpensive silk scarf I picked up last fall at Printemps department store in Paris. It didn’t take long to figure out why it was moins chèr; the color began rubbing off in some spots almost immediately. Still, I really love the colors, print and texture of this scarf (it’s incredibly lightweight), and am able to fold it so that the “bald” spots aren’t visible. This is a good lesson to remember when shopping for vintage or used scarves: don’t let a little stain or some color bleeding stop you from buying something you otherwise love if the price is right. You can always find ways to wear it to hide the flaws.
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