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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Sarongspiration - Modest Street Fashion

As we embark on our Sarongspiration quest, we're discovering a ton of fashion ideas from across the globe that reaffirms the versatility of a sarong. With our focus on sarongs + inspiration, we want to travel and expand our horizon by researching the different ways a simple large piece of cloth called 'Sarong' can not only be functional but also fashionable. Be it at the beach or in the city, tropical summer or cold winter, whatever the conditions may be - we're convinced to have sarongs for ALL - all over the world, anytime and any day!


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One of the infinite ways to use a sarong or scarf would be to cover a woman's hair or head, most commonly known as a head wrap, scarf or turban - usually for fashion styling or social consciousness (bad hair day?) or weather conditions (hot day VS. cold night) or hygiene purposes (dusty roads?) and in some cultures, for religious reasons also known as "hijab" or "tudung". If you're uncertain or simply a newbie to this way of tying a sarong, it's time to get inspired and learn! We're happy to share our most recent sarongspiration:

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We got our eyes glued on our recent find - Modest Street Fashion , it is an amazing project of "a fashion-photography-documentary of the ever growing trend & culture of modest street style". Not only are we impressed by the variation of outfit and styles and mostly intrigued by the modern version of a "faith driven style". These women are beautifully dressed up with their own sense of style as a form of character expression.

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'Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.' - Coco Chanel
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'Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn' ― Orson Welles

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Have you already learned the technique on how to tie a sarong as a head wrap? Following the inspiration from Modest Street Style, we're discovering even more stylish ways on tying a sarong as a head wrap. Be it at the city or on a hot summer day out at the beach, we simply love the idea of getting creative with a simple sarong. With a range of design prints and colors, simply take your pick from our sarong collection and try on this look today!


'Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak.' – Rachel Zoe

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'If I can have any impact, I want women to feel good about themselves and have fun with fashion' - Michelle Obama
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We're feeling really inspired by the different ways to tie a sarong or scarf as a head scarf and we're also in love with the choice of clothing colors and designs that are being used to match with a simple head scarf. Take a quick look at their video that was shot in Miami, Florida. We're happy to see the modest street style within a coastal city!

 

What are your thoughts on using a scarf or sarong as a head wrap? We would love to get your fashion ideas, so if you have outfit photos of yourself with a sarong wrapped around your head, we would like to invite you to submit them to us via email at style@1worldsarongs.com and help us spread the love on all things sarongs!
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