Do you ever wear a HS as a headwrap as in H.com?

eagle1002us

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Over the past several scarf seasons, the scarf models for H.com have often been shown wearing scarves as a 70's style headwrap, a headband, or securing a ponytail hairstyle. The basic [diagonal] fold often demonstrated by SA's, or HS worn as ascots or girl-scout style tend not to be shown. Have the H.com models inspired anyone to wear HS as a head or hair wrap (excluding an Audrey Hepburn triangle tied under the chin)? Should the HS be modeled differently on H.com?
 

Fabfashion

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Not me. hehehe. I'm all thumbs when it comes to tying them regularly as it is. :P
I'd like to see it tied on the neck so I can get a better idea of how the patterns show when worn especially if I'm buying from H.com. Some of the pics shown them tied not only as a head wrap but as a belt which obscured the patterns even more.
 

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never. the silk just slides off my head anyway even if i tried and i'm definitely not going to put bobby pins on my silks.
 

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never. the silk just slides off my head anyway even if i tried and i'm definitely not going to put bobby pins on my silks.


That's my problem, too, loves. Silk just slides right off as a headwrap; only cotton scarves stay on.
 

eagle1002us

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Not me. hehehe. I'm all thumbs when it comes to tying them regularly as it is. :P
I'd like to see it tied on the neck so I can get a better idea of how the patterns show when worn especially if I'm buying from H.com. Some of the pics shown them tied not only as a head wrap but as a belt which obscured the patterns even more.


Good points Fabfashion.


Just about all the women I know spend a fortune putting highlights, lowlights, or hair extensions in their hair, plus of course keeping an attractive cut. Who would want to wad a scarf around their head unless they are at the beach?


The first thing I do when I get my hands on a HS at the boutique is to do the basic fold. If the HS looks good like that, it's halfway to being sold.
 

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I do . . . quite a lot. Usually I use the simple bias fold and knot underneath and it stays the whole day—indeed, it's the easiest way to deal with my hair. I plan on experimenting more this spring . . .

I love scarves in hair and am welcoming the H.com inspiration . . .
 

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I do . . . quite a lot. Usually I use the simple bias fold and knot underneath and it stays the whole day—indeed, it's the easiest way to deal with my hair. I plan on experimenting more this spring . . .



I love scarves in hair and am welcoming the H.com inspiration . . .

Wow, you are talented! I could never get the silks to stay in my hair - far too slippery. Gorgeous K, btw!
 

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Over the past several scarf seasons, the scarf models for H.com have often been shown wearing scarves as a 70's style headwrap, a headband, or securing a ponytail hairstyle. The basic [diagonal] fold often demonstrated by SA's, or HS worn as ascots or girl-scout style tend not to be shown. Have the H.com models inspired anyone to wear HS as a head or hair wrap (excluding an Audrey Hepburn triangle tied under the chin)? Should the HS be modeled differently on H.com?
I find it a bit hard to be inspired by any drawing :smile:

I prefer to see what it's like IRL, as on my own head, YKWIM? And on my own head no silk scarf ever stayed tied longer than one minute.....
 

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Oh dear! Throughout my 16 months as an H scarf wearer, I have not seen ONE person in my city wearing a scarf as a headband or headwrap!:nuts:
 

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I do . . . quite a lot. Usually I use the simple bias fold and knot underneath and it stays the whole day—indeed, it's the easiest way to deal with my hair. I plan on experimenting more this spring . . .

I love scarves in hair and am welcoming the H.com inspiration . . .
I wear mine in the 'turban' and got the idea from H - it hides the awful bits of my growing out hair. I do have to retie it maybe a couple times over the day though

You ladies look fabulous! For me, however, it's hard to pull off a headscarf without feeling like I'm channeling my grandmother, who used to wear one on days when her hair was not "done." :lol:
 

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I have not done so yet, but I do plan on wearing my Maxi Twillies in my hair this way during this Spring/Summer... hope it's not a galactic fail...
 

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I have not done so yet, but I do plan on wearing my Maxi Twillies in my hair this way during this Spring/Summer... hope it's not a galactic fail...


I think long hair is a big asset in using HS as headbands this way. I predict it's gonna look great on you.
 

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arabesques and mariaaa, I love how you both do the headscarf--so pretty. :smile: I use headbands on bad hair day or when grocery shopping, I wonder if H makes/ever made a silk headband? It'd be easier for me than having to wrap it myself and with my straight hair the silk will probably slip off.