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Tokyo Fashion Week and Wool

As the popularity of wool continues to fluctuate around the world, Japan is one country that is embracing this fashion trend. Wool in this country can both be spotted on the catwalk and on the high street in abundance. When it comes to the catwalk and wool it is actually men who are turning the most heads with their outfits. Fashion Week has just taken place in Tokyo and many fantastic and futuristic designs were brought into the spotlight for the first time. Continue reading

The History of Scarf Fashion

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The scarf is a popular fashion item around the world and has been such throughout history. Although the scarf has its origins in more practical uses, it has evolved over time and is now used both to keep warm and to look good.

Scarves began to be mass produced by fashion houses in the early 1800’s. Silk was usually the fabric of choice as it was held in high esteem for its soft feel. Over the years demand for scarves increased as the trend caught on and they started to be made with cheaper fabrics. This meant that women who could not previously afford them were able to add this garment to their wardrobes. Continue reading