Turban!!!

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It’s no longer news that Turbans have hit the fashion scene with a big bang. Marc Jacobs showed us so many ways how to style it on the SS18 runway show.
It adds a bit of glamour to your look.You could wear a turban countless ways. I suggest experimenting wearing the turban with many styles, from the office to a night out in the city. It could be worn with jeans, suits, dresses, leggings, coats, sports jackets, sneakers. Rachel Zoe’s immortal words: “I would wear a turban to Whole Foods”.
Gucci and Missoni have beautiful pieces in different colors and fabric.
Ever since the arrival of the turban in the 17th century, it has become a staple piece in every classy woman’s wardrobe.
Though originated as a religious accessory for the Eastern African men, women have adopted the turban fashion, revitalizing and renovating it to suit the present day fashion.

The History of the Turban:

Although the turban, which became a fashion “it” piece for the Hollywood divas in the 1950s, continued to be worn by some very elegant fashionistas throughout the decades, the legendary garment continues to make a come back yet again and again!
Islamic Culture: the turban was useful to protect the people in the Middle East from the sand in the desert and was used as a symbol of devoutness.

Rastafari:
for practitioners of this religion, a turban became a symbol of wisdom and a way to cover long hair, which was a sign of long life experience. Also, the Rastafarians believe that turban should be worn when meditating.

Indian-Hindu Culture:
the turban is used to indicate the socioeconomic status of a person. There are a variety of textiles for turbans; fabrics range from the most exclusive materials to plain towels that farmers wear.

The turban reached its peak during the 1960s, which was a decade where major Hollywood stars wore them on the red carpet and even used turbans while filming movies or television series.

Be brave! Try new things!

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