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In defence of my Zara plaid scarf

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Friday, 8 November 2013

In defence of my Zara plaid scarf

As I mentioned already in my Krakow haul post here, I very recently got myself a large plaid scarf from Zara which is the cosiest, warmest thing ever ... and I know for a fact that I will be wearing it religiously for the months to come.

Now, this blessed scarf has met mixed reactions so far.  Well, two really and truly: one being my hyper-ventilated, over-excitement at the sight of it in the shop; the other being a raised eyebrow and a question, specifically being "is that a blanket?" or "have you come out with your blanket?" I've even had the tune from 'The Sound of Music' sung to me while wearing it! Since I am a good sport, and like to exert a good amount of self-irony, I feel I need to defend my dear plaid giant scarf.

I'm wearing: Zara plaid scarf; Zara patchwork coat; SuiteBlanco jeans; Massimo Dutti bag; Pat Calvin brogue boots; Yana's Jewellery ring

While I do understand that it does look a little bit like one of those blankets my family and I tend to snuggle under while watching TV ... it is most definitely NOT one.  And to prove this point, I've scoured the interwebs to bring you some other online fashionistas' take on this most misunderstood of scarves!
follow http://www.purelypeanut.com/

follow http://silviasdailycloset.blogspot.com/




Certainly one of my favourites must be how Jane from Toronto Shopoholic has styled hers by wearing it as a cape, belted up at the waist.  The girl surely has style!
follow http://www.torontoshopoholicblog.com/

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