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The History of Scarves

From fashion accessories to a simple necessity in cold climates, scarves are pretty ubiquitous. But did you know that the scarf dates all the way back to Ancient Egypt, when Queen Nefertiti wore one in 1350 B.C.? Thanks to practices originating in China and Croatia, scarves were associated with military rank for centuries. It wasn’t until the 19th century that they became a fashion accessory. When Hermes designed the first graphic silk scarf in 1837, a trend was born! Over the years, designers have experimented with different materials and patterns, so no matter what you’re looking for in a scarf, chances are you’ll be able to find it!

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