Last year bandanas and neckerchiefs (when was the last time you heard that term?) started showing up during fashion week and also on some of the street-style stars and fashion bloggers. If you aren’t aware of this, trends that start with high fashion or during fashion week sometimes die off and never hit the real street (us). However, I have now been seeing neckerchiefs showing up around town and on the web. This is a trend that I absolutely love. I mean, is there anything more classic than a chic little scarf to add polish to a casual outfit?
Scarves are one of the most versatile clothing items you can own. I love how a cold weather scarf can keep you warm, a bandana can add some earthiness, a silk scarf can add a little French style, and a pashmina can be used as a wrap when you are dressed up. I can’t think of very many clothing items that have such versatility. And they’re timeless. When you see them in an old movie, or on an old movie star (like Grace Kelly, below), they still hold up. They don’t look dated. They’re classy, and classic.