What are hip chicks wearing around their neck ? ...it's called "Faux-a"?
What is this feathered neck couture? Well let me give you a little hint.... it is a scarf made from re-cycled 70's fabric and clothes. The fabric is cut into strips and assembled with a feathered look.
Thrifty housewives have always found practical uses for tired or tattered clothing, especially during hard times such as World War II. Women were encouraged to mend and save. Well today, up-cycling is back in style and a Connecticut artisan is adding a new twist to the phrase "rags to riches" with the introduction of "Faux-a" scarves made from old fabric and re-cycled apparel.
Retro Cool Chicks Wear "Faux-a" Scarves.
If you are a Retro cool chick and you like to look
m a r v e l o u s ...than you must and I mean must accessorize with a "Faux - a".
"Faux-a" Rhymes With Boa
Now close your eyes and listen to the word "Faux-a" ....what does that sound like....yes a feathered boa. Remember back in the day when women wore boas made from Ostrich, Turkey and Marabou feathers? Well now, a local designer, Mike Dennan is making whimsical scarves made from "feathered" up-cycled material.
Better Giving By
Fun, Fabulous, Fashionable, Functional
Kipling is wearing a black and white "Faux-a "...doesn't she look like a glam gal? These scarves are quite popular because they are "fun, fabulous, fashionable and functional"!
Mike Dennan's Fauxas also available from his studio showroom/ Farmington Valley Arts Center, 11A. By contacting Mike at dennan2cr8 (at) aol (dot) com. New spring colors for brightening your transitional season's needs!
C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café.To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at firstname.lastname@example.orgVisit my website, CDianneZweig.comDianne is a member of:The American Society of Journalists and AuthorsThe Society of Professional Journalists