Scarves

Discussion of fashion elements and looks that are traditionally considered somewhat "femme" but are presented in a masculine context. This is NOT about transvestism or crossdressing.
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Scarves

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I usually wear a woman's scarf with a dress or skirt and at this time of year I really appreciate the warmth. Men's scarves are too scratchy and it would make a huge difference to male comfort if they accessed the range of scarves and wraps marketed to women. Though a few men go there it is still quite rare. You even see men (including this one) from time to time wearing one on his head.
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You aren't referring to an Ascot - just a simple neck scarf to insulate the open flesh around the neck opening ?
Wrapped once and if long enough twice around loose ends left in the front or tucked in - - -
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Well a skirt will do in a pinch!
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Heh. I have an absolutely exquisite silk scarf with beaded peacocks on it that I'm afraid to wear simply because it's so beautiful. Perhaps I need to screw up the courage to do so! (And not lose it, because it weighs practically nothing.)
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Just be not wearing a scarf around moving machinery - least you become the end of your wearing said scarf
-OR-
spinning off yonder like a top

Wearing a turtle-neck or mock turtle-neck shirt would be a suitable replacement for the scarf but may be not so much in vogue.
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I rarely wear scarves as a good turtleneck suits me just well.
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I was thinking more of the long rectangular ones in soft - not necessarily silky - materials. I have plain and patterned ones. I tend to wear them loose of with a simple knot but there is a huge variety of ways of tying them. I only have a couple of square ones and these are the ones I wear as a Man in a Skirt - tied at the back of the head pirate style, not under the chin. I am rarely near machinery in my life and would be very wary of doing an Isadora Duncan. Not too keen on polo necks or turtle necks - and if it gets too warm the scarf can be removed or tied differently. Scarves, wraps and cardigans allow layering more easily than conventional male clothing.
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I own three separate so-called 'Foil Scarves'.

They are incredibly warm given how thin the material is. They can add to the overall look when wearing a Dress.

They also help to conceal my rather large Adam's Apple.
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I think I have three scarves. My mom made each of them...

What is the difference between a "womens scarf" and a "men's scarf"?

Google images has them looking about the same to me.

Anyway, I usually only wear them when it gets REALLY cold, but boy to they hold the heat in!
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moonshadow wrote:
Mon Dec 05, 2022 12:55 am
What is the difference between a "womens scarf" and a "men's scarf"?
The women’s scarf wraps to the left, while the men’s wraps to the right :lol:.
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I like the joke. Scarves marketed to women tend to be in softer material and in a wider range of colours. They also come in a wider range of shapes and sizes so all in all they are more versatile.
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Men's scarves: https://soho-scarves.com/

I have no idea what they are like, this was just the top search result.
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skirtyscot wrote:
Sun Dec 11, 2022 3:56 pm
Men's scarves: https://soho-scarves.com/

I have no idea what they are like, this was just the top search result.
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