Category: scarf

  • Chain Link

    Chain Link

      I found this vintage scarf a few months ago at a flea market. I love a print with interlocking chain links – they have an old school feeling that makes me think of vintage Gucci and Hermes. Many of these types of prints are equestrian inspired but I especially like chain prints that are…

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  • The Wonderful Patterns of Alexander Calder

    The Wonderful Patterns of Alexander Calder

    I have been keeping my eye out for one of the three scarves that Vera Neumann made as an homage to her friend Alexander Calder (see past post: ). Last weekend I unexpectedly found this amazing scarf by Calder himself which was released by The Calder Foundation in 2001. It is based on his design…

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  • Memphis


      This vintage scarf is a complete mystery to me – no idea about the designer, manufacturer, etc.  All I know is that the colors and design are wacky – and totally remind me of the work from the Memphis group. I know many people do not like Memphis as an art period or “look”…

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  • Greek Prepster

    Greek Prepster

      Since it seems everyone is traveling the Greek islands this summer I thought this vintage scarf was appropriate! I love the pink and green combination – it’s a preppy interpretation of classic Greek motifs.

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  • La Mendola

    La Mendola

      This is another case of finding a vintage scarf that leads me to learn about an amazing fashion line I had never heard of before: La Mendola. I was drawn to the bold jungle colors of this parrot scarf at a thrift store. Researching the signature from the bottom corner led to discovering that…

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  • Vintage Hermes Scarf

    Vintage Hermes Scarf

    This delicate chiffon scarf is by Hermes. I haven’t been able to identify the artist or designer but it is a sweet spring vignette of birds and frolicking squirrels.

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  • The Eye Scarf – Kenzo

    The Eye Scarf – Kenzo

    I bought this scarf a couple of years ago at the Kenzo boutique when I was in Paris for the Maison & Objet show. Their name for it is “Eyes Allover” and it is one of my absolute favorite scarves. The eye as design motif seems to be having a resurgence lately in fashion and…

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