Categories / Books, Women's Fashion

Scarves by Nicky Albrechtsen and Fola Solanke

If you were interested in the Ascher pop up studio we featured earlier in the year, this new book on Scarves by Nicky Albrechtsen and Fola Solanke should provide plenty of fashionable inspiration. 

Published by Thames and Hudson, the book looks at 250 examples of women's scarves designed and produced over the course of the twentieth-century, especially when scarves reached the height of their popularity in the Forties and Sixties. The 304 page book contains pieces by huge fashion names ranging from Paul Poiret and Elsa Schiaparelli to Gucci, Zandra Rhodes and Hermes. Through its colourful photographs, the illustrates a slightly different take on fashion in the last century. 

The book is currently on sale for £19.75 from Amazon.

Categories / Art and Photography, Design and Interiors, Women's Fashion

Cléo Ferin Cleopatra Scarf


This chic silk scarf from London-based designer Cléo Ferin reinvents an iconic film image as a luxe-fashion item. Featuring Elizabeth Taylor in 1963's "Cleopatra" surrounded by intricate black and blue swirls and gold embellishment it has a charming naive style that references the classic Hermès tradition.

Ferin designs clothes, accessories and patterns and this scarf is from her "Six Female Icons" collection. It's 100% silk with hand-rolled edges, measures 65cm x 65cm and comes packaged in a foiled gift box.

It costs £65 and you can buy it here.