How are you styling your head scarf? A jaunty bow on the side? The classic bow at the nape of your neck? A sassy bow in the center that screams “smile.”
Oblong scarfs lend themselves to dramatic looks. They can wrap around twice and leave plenty of length for a stylish double knot. Not quite enough length for a full bow? Try a half bow.
Color is the winner. Use colors that accent your eyes or that make your complexion glow. You get a hint of color without makeup. The right color can make the highlights in your hair sparkle.
The Rarity of Polaroids
Almost everyone is fascinated with Polaroid cameras. People enjoy tangible objects more than just seeing them digitally. It is because there is a sense of connection to the instant photos that Polaroids produce, as it begins to develop by itself in your hand that very moment you take a photo. The physical image is ready instantly for the individual to enjoy immediately. Vintage lovers tend to adore Polaroids simply because they are retro, vintage, and rare to find or use anymore. Film and history lovers love Polaroids as well because it is a tangible piece of history!
Photography Available at Your Fingertips
In today's modern times, there is a demand for instant gratification. For modern digital cameras, the photos typically need to get edited and printed, which takes a bit of time. Polaroids were introduced in the late 1940s. While our digital technology has enhanced so much since then, it simply takes longer for photos to be ready. When one uses a Polaroid, the photo is ready instantly. This is why instant film is still a phenomenon to this day.
Rising Popularity of Polaroid Cameras
In 1948, the first Polaroid Land Model 95 camera was created. Little did the world know how popular this was going to become. Polaroid did not manufacture nearly enough copies of the first camera, as they severely underestimated the demand from consumers. The entire supply sold out in one day!
Polaroid and Edwin Land continued to move forward and improve instant photography ideas. Multiple different types of film became available, some of which have features containing ways to expose, develop, and fix a photograph for efficiently. Inside a Polaroid camera contains multiple color layers that are light sensitive. Specific chemical reactions to the photo occur when exposed to light. Those light sensitive layers are squeezed together with a bottom base layer of black and four more layers on top. Those additional top layers hold the photo together and distinguishes it from any other photo. It is how you know a photo is a Polaroid photo.
A Long History
Have you ever thought about the history of a fashion product? As in, the evolution of it and how it transitioned to the way it is styled today? Typically, trends come and go. But the scarf trend has not gone away and has been around since B.C. times. That goes all the way back to queen Nefertiti wearing a finely woven scarf topped by a conical headdress in 1350 B.C.! People used fashion as a way to show their class during those times.
More Than Just a Cloth
Scarves were not always worn as a fashion statement. Emperor Nero was rarely seen in public without his around his neck in 60 A.D. It was called his sudarium (or sweat cloth). This was practical and it showed his class, being multi-functional. There was some evolution going on with the scarf due to this. The scarf is now being seen as multi-functional.
Skipping forward many years later, people begin making and selling their own scarves. With more people populating the planet, that equates to businesses beginning. As we continue to include the scarf in fashion businesses in time, the scarf evolves a bit. It became a product people usually only wore in the winter to keep warm. Years pass, then it became something you can wear for anything, such as a headdress, headband, belt, bracelet, even a top, and so on.
A Multi-Functional Fashion Product
The scarf quickly became an even larger trend everybody wanted in on. Fashion retailers everywhere started buying and selling more scarves. The best part about scarves is that they are multi-functional in fashion and multi-functional for functional purposes. Today, you can find them all year around for this exact reason.
A popular fashion accessory from the 1920s to the early 1940s, bangles are often made from unusual materials and have interesting features. They gained popularity again in the 70s & 80s.
There are all kinds of bangles. Plastic bangles. Wooden bangles. Bamboo bangles. Metal bangles. Fabric bangles. Crystal bangles. Rhinestone bangles. The list goes on. What is your favorite material?
Stylish Bakelite bangles are highly sought-after _ particularly when hand carved or decorated with polka dots or zigzags_ as are early Lucite bangles in desirable period colors.
We collect and love bangles of all styles, sizes, colors, materials. They are an easy jewelry piece to wear and instantly upgrade your look.
Solo or stacked up, have fun wearing them!
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She wears what she loves, everyday!