It is a cult accessory of the '50s and' 60s divas, the scarf is a square and light handkerchief that can be made of various materials such as silk, wool or viscose and which can present innumerable colors and patterns.
Very versatile, it can be worn and knotted in countless ways: around the neck, used as a headgear, top or belt and to luxuriously decorate your bag. The modern headscarves, intended not only with a practical function but also as an accessory for the most elegant and refined looks, was born in the twentieth century and in particular since the thirties.
Hermès is the first fashion house to market it, thus becoming the icon of the headscarf for excellence.
Also, other prestigious fashion houses created numerous scarves for their collections, including Dior, Saint Laurent, Chanel and Givenchy in France, while in Italy Gucci, Ferragamo and Roberta di Camerino.
The fashion of the Fifties and Sixties suggested to wear it for every occasion: for example, it was customary to wear it on the head tied under the chin paired with a pair of sunglasses, as did and the first lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.