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Silk Scarfs for men? ... Help

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by sylove76, Jun 30, 2007.

  1. sylove76

    sylove76 New Member

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    Hello,

    i have a question, theres always to kick up some ones outfit. now, i have a question, i was looking at hermes silk scarfs and i am deff interested in purchasing one, but for some reason, i dont think a "straight" male would actually wear one, unless its the hypebeast look where you tie it around your kneck.. now i was wondering if its alright for one to wear one? and any ideas or pictures where it looks very STYLISH.. Thanks in advance.
     
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  2. evilgeniusdan

    evilgeniusdan Well-Known Member

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    i dont think a "straight" male would actually wear one,
    Everything will make you look gay. Especially the velvet blazer you're wearing.
     
  3. Arethusa

    Arethusa Well-Known Member

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    In what scientists are calling "totally gay", I'm reading this thread.
     
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    Erm... the velvet jacket sounds Gay/Prince kinds, but I cannot think of how a silk scarf wont either! But pray why would u need to insist the scarf be silk ?
     
  5. Augusto86

    Augusto86 Well-Known Member

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    In all seriousness - I think it depends on the scarf. I have a black silk/cashmere scarf I snagged in Turkey and it's subdued enough that it doesn't look too flamboyant except to those who will think I'm flaming already.

    This confuses me:
    Where do you tie your scarves??
     
  6. Arethusa

    Arethusa Well-Known Member

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    Around my penis so that no one thinks I'm gay.
     
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    I have a McQueen scarf, I'll try to post a pic later.

    I think we all know it probably won't happen but it's nice to say.
     
  8. Bergdorf Goodwill

    Bergdorf Goodwill Well-Known Member

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    I used to wear silk scarves quite a bit, in a pretty lol phase of my life that did, in fact, include a great deal of velvet.
     
  9. Slamdog

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    i want to see a guy sporting all the feminine styles all at once. the scarf, the man purse, and the deep V cut sweater.
     
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    i want to see a guy sporting all the feminine styles all at once. the scarf, the man purse, and the deep V cut sweater.

    I have a friend who does exactly that. He is utterly flaming.
     
  11. JLibourel

    JLibourel Well-Known Member

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    You can fold it and tie it around your neck tucked into your shirt so it looks like an ascot. I think both Cary Grant and Fred Astaire were fond of this. At least one author on such matters considers a scarf so worn incomparably more elegant than a "regular" pre-fabricated ascot, which he regarded as cheesy--on the order of pre-tied bowties. I recently got some cotton scarves that I sometimes wear in this fashion.

    However, I don't exactly see an Hermes silk scarf as "streetwear," however it's worn!
     
  12. Jared

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    Given that tattered cotton scarves are in, I'd be interested to see a tattered silk scarf.
     
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    QuarantaLocatel Well-Known Member

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  15. il_colonnello

    il_colonnello Well-Known Member

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    Pure silk, probably not, as pure-silk scarves tend to give off a "I'm-wearing-this-purely-as-a-decorative-(non-functional)-accessory" vibe.

    Silk blended with cashmere/wool/cotton/whatever as a means to keep warm against the cold in winter, I have tons of that, including by Hermès. No gay glances so far, only admiring comments. (I admit I don't wear them with velvet blazers though.)
     
  16. needhelp123

    needhelp123 Well-Known Member

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    saint Laurent scarves are the best, the baby cat silk one or the red and black striped long wool wone, or fair isle scarf
     
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  17. QuarantaLocatel

    QuarantaLocatel Well-Known Member

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    Ok...if you are an artist is different... the silk scarf gives you a good light...
    Mario Stefano Pietrodarchi musician with the Armenia's youth orchestra...

    [​IMG]
     
  18. QuarantaLocatel

    QuarantaLocatel Well-Known Member

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    If a pure silk scarf is large, you can fold it. The look is different than a chachemere-silk scarf, sometime it may be more elegant, if well matching your dress, Folded, silk it's surprisingly warm in the winter. If you use it in a more free way, if you can fold less, it may be more fresh.
    Silk is a surprising matherial and not so many people know it.

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