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That's a Wrap!

Hope you all enjoyed the Indian summer Montreal experienced this past weekend, because today is the start of a new week, one that’s headed straight for Frankenstorm. I say this to make sure you’re all perfectly bundled up and ready to face the elements in style, of course. And what better way to do this than wrapped up in a scarf! Luckily, The Backroom has your best interests at heart. From Lanvin to V-Franz to ‘no-name’, we’ve got the scarfs to keep you hot in the cold months ahead.

Beginning with the Kerchief Scarf: Simply fold the square scarf in half to form a triangle. Place the long edge along your neck with the triangle pointing downward. Finally, wrap the ends around your neck and tie a knot. Voila!

[caption id="attachment_230" align="aligncenter" width="470"] The Kerchief Scarf[/caption]

The Bundled Scarf: Begin by wrapping the scarf around your neck, then drape it over your shoulders and tuck the end piece into the top back of the scarf.

[caption id="attachment_231" align="aligncenter" width="470"] The Bundled Scarf (V-Franz)[/caption]

The Traditional Scarf: Fold the scarf in half and hold it across the back of the neck. Wrap the scarf around the front of the neck and pull the end pieces through the loop. Adjust accordingly.

[caption id="attachment_232" align="aligncenter" width="470"] The Traditional Scarf (D&G)[/caption]

The Brigitte Bardot Inspired Scarf: Take a square scarf and fold it into a triangle. Fold the triangle in until in meets with the straight line. Put the scarf under your hair and tie the ends (into a bow preferably) at the top and to the side of the head.

[caption id="attachment_233" align="aligncenter" width="470"] The Brigitte Bardot Scarf[/caption]

The Pretty Bow Peep Scarf: Using a long and thin scarf, tie it into a bow and keep the ends long. Place the bow at the front of the neck.

[caption id="attachment_234" align="aligncenter" width="470"] Pretty Bow Peep Scarf[/caption]

The Circle Scarf: This scarf is versatile and can be worn many ways. 1. Double up the circle and place around the neck. 2. Double up the circle (or leave it as is) place around the neck, then haul up on the back of the scarf to create a hood. 3.

[caption id="attachment_235" align="aligncenter" width="470"] 1. The Circle Scarf (V-FRANZ)[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_236" align="aligncenter" width="470"] 2. The Circle Scarf Hood (V-FRANZ)[/caption]

[caption id="attachment_237" align="aligncenter" width="470"] 2. The Circle Scarf Hood (V-FRANZ)[/caption]

The Lanvin Scarf: Preferably using a Lanvin scarf, wrap the scarf around the neck so that the ends are at the back. Tie a large bow and place it to the back and to the side.

[caption id="attachment_238" align="aligncenter" width="470"] The Lanvin Scarf[/caption]

There you have it, a how-to-guide on wearing scarves with style! So don't let the cold months get you down; instead, get wrapped up in scarves and have fun with style. For more scarves visit us in The Backroom.

A special thanks to our model/intern: Brigitte Griffiths and Photographer Dominique Lawrence at D-CONSTRUCT. xx

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