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Jenny Joseph wrote a poem entitled Warning. Many women are probably familiar with the first line ‘When I am an old woman I shall wear purple’. This appealing verse addresses the issue of restrictions resulting from living responsibly stating this is what we can successfully do as we age. The list includes “childish” things such as eating those samples displayed in stores, releasing the alarm, wearing our slippers outdoors when it rains, picking other people’s flowers and wearing the color purple.

These thoughts surely cross the minds of many women as they bustle about “doing the right thing.” Yet, the poem is also a battle call. It is a reminder that we don’t have to wait until we are old and considered eccentric before we enjoy some aspects of life. Among these things is wearing bright colors.

A quick glance around reveals some older women do seem to be more colorful now. They, like so many youngsters, used to play it safe wearing a solid color, like black, from tip to toe. Today, they absolutely seem to flaunt brilliant shads of oranges, reds and even purples. Yet, while the woman in Ms. John’s verse is looking forward to clashing her purple dress with a red hat, these women tastefully combine their stunning shades. They wear them with grace and style. They carefully and elegantly dare to celebrate all the magnificent colors found in nature.

Women who decide to wear bright and bold colors do not have to abandon good taste. In certain accessories, for example, silk scarves and shawls the right mix of colors looks absolutely stunning. It does not matter whether the design is floral, abstract, checkered or striped hand dyed scarves and hand painted shawls consist of brilliantly harmonized colors. They always succeed in providing an air of chic sophistication and style to anyone who wears them. What is also important is this. You do not have to wait until you are old. These stunning accessories look superb on females of any age.  As long as you team them with the right outfit, the effect, whether matching or contrasting both discerning and stunning.

It is incorrect to say only the old can wear hand painted silk scarves and shawls and the color purple. They are suitable for both young and old females. They rate high as a must-have fashion item for your closet. The vast availability of gorgeous distinctive designs, provide something for everyone. Whether you are 18 or 80, traditional or highly celebrity fashion conscious, you can find one to suit your needs to quickly transform your outfit.

Julie-Ann.

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Casual and workday attire may be inexpensive and cheerful, yet, when it comes to those special evenings out, this simply will not do. While shelling out more pending money for these outfits may seem to be the answer, we still run the risk of turning up in an identical outfit someone else is wearing. Designer garments are not a fool proof method of avoiding the clone syndrome.

You can make a strongly individualistic statement while showing off your style, elegance and grace without spending tons of money on a supposedly original gown. Simply take an inexpensive outfit and team it with a truly unique women’s silk scarf or shawl. This is relatively simple if you avoid those mass-produced accessories found in retail outlets or even the printed limited repetitive printed patterns of designer scarves. Instead look to online suppliers with their seemingly endless supply of individually-designed artist-fashioned accessories. These truly unique items have no double anywhere.

One advantage of silk scarves and shawls is the variety of size and shape. You can purchase some truly amazing, rare examples come in larger sizes. You can use them as cover-ups. They can conceal the less expensive dress beneath. What someone sees instead is the magnificent beauty of the luxurious silk shawl or scarf. Even if someone appears in an identical gown, no one will remark or even notice. Your shawl or scarf will draw all eyes.

While in the past, silk was very expensive and exclusively worn by the well-to-do, this is no longer the case. Easier transportation and the opening of large markets have decreased the overall price of this opulent and expensive material.  You can now purchase an exclusive, unique, 100% pure silk scarf or shawl for less than or equal to that of a designer’s accessory.

The quality and the uniqueness of hand-painted silk scarves and shawls lie in the centuries-old process. They are not mass-produced, thereby avoiding the trap of repetition, running or fading colors schemes and poor quality. If you desire high quality and proper draping, do not purchase designer or mass-produced items. These printed accessories quickly lose their flow, softness and shape quickly. Their colors fade, leaving them lifeless. Hand-painted and hand died silk scarves and shawls suffer from none of these problems. Their colors remain vibrant longer. They retain their softness and drape beautifully. If you want to avoid the cost and complications of possible duplication while making a very vibrant statement of style and individuality, do not spend a small fortune on a designer evening gown. Instead, invest in a remarkable silk scarf or shawl.

Julie-Ann.

Interested in Women Scarves and Shawls, Cashmere, Pashmina or Hand-Painted Silk Scarves? Visit WomenClothingToday.com to browse a gorgeous collection of scarves and shawls.

Also,  Visit our eBay Store for the Great DEALS and FREE WORLD WIDE SHIPPING!

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