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129/366- TI: I "TI" Too Hard On PB

2012.05.08
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Isn't she stylish and so beautiful in this shot? Holy Mackeral - I sure think so!

Lesson Learned: Beauty is in our heart - but a well worn scarf keeps the heart warm and "stylish".

Note: Too little sleep last night. Read below to have this make any sense at all.

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Seeing Scarves

I have seen many posts on PB where women are wearing big neck scarves. I guess that is what they are called. Yesterday I asked a friend if the wearing of neck scarves was a “European thing” because I did not recall noticing it as a big style in Philadelphia. I did not yet receive an answer from my friend as of the writing of this piece.

Actually, I am hoping that the question was lost in cyberspace because I had the answer provided loud and clear last evening during a photo shoot in the city with my PB friend Jeff Cornish. I now know that the question was a dumb one.

Why a dumb question you ask? Well as I walked the streets last evening, I began to notice that so many women and a few men were indeed wearing beautiful scarves. I even saw dummies in store windows wearing them.

How is it that I missed this fashion’s populatity until last evening? Maybe I am not as good an observer as I fancy myself? Not the astute people watcher I have been alleged to be perhaps?

I hope that the friend who this fashion question was directed to will not think me foolish for asking it. It was simply a lapse in my otherwise keen observation skills.

It is a beautiful style. The women looked so attractive and “European”. The men looked cool and confident. If I was more daring, I would wear one - maybe.

As you might suspect from this story, I was really TI-ing to come up with something to write for today’s post. And – I was super struggling coming up with a way to illustrate this week’s Tuesday Inspiration. It was really a lot of TI. Very hard TI. In many ways, writing a daily poem or story has become a job for me. Just plain hard TI. I need a day off from TI.

djr 5/8/12
28 Comments
Ryana Hehe, we also were them a lot ... and no, it's not a European thing Dan. ;o)
You look at people's eyes and to women their ... long legs ... therefore you do not see the fashionable scarves Dan.
Ryana · 2012-05-08: 05:26
Annbramwell Daring Dan! You would look good in a scarf... I think you should try it... Go on Dan... Do it!
Annbramwell · 2012-05-08: 05:31
Sridhar Yes she is stylish... nice capture Dan...
Sridhar · 2012-05-08: 05:32
helys Nice candid
helys · 2012-05-08: 05:56
marilynx Oh Dan ... I must have over 100 scarves!! I love them and your model is looking perfectly draped.
It's how you wear the scarf that's important.
Badly draped they do not enhance a look, beautifully draped they add that "je ne sais quoi"!
Learning to tie them correctly is indeed TI
marilynx · 2012-05-08: 06:00
borogovoi Yes...Like this portrait Dan !
borogovoi · 2012-05-08: 06:10
karmankwarner Nicely Done. :) Sometimes having to "ti" for something to write stretches the mental muscles. :)
karmankwarner · 2012-05-08: 06:15
????? my daughters wear a lot of scarfs. i bought them like 2 dozen last august in new york. sorry, i have no idea of the TI
????? · 2012-05-08: 08:09
lookagain I like scarves....very versatile, but not comfy on a hot day!
lookagain · 2012-05-08: 10:35
EvaLizette I Love my scarves!! Only girly thing I wear! :)) and you would look very sophisticated in a scarf my Dear Dan :)
i think you would look very artistic!
and yes she looks mmm amazing!
EvaLizette · 2012-05-08: 10:41
mrmeliska I have notice the scarf thing also....Great TI Shot...
mrmeliska · 2012-05-08: 10:50
jeffcornish This is what you noticed on our photoshoot Dan. The use of scarves and color. I think you are more of an ascot type of guy! Great shot and post!
jeffcornish · 2012-05-08: 11:04
DancingDolphin Nice! I see "confidence" ... which adds to beauty don't you think??
DancingDolphin · 2012-05-08: 11:50
Eiram What?! You don´t wear scarfs, Dan??
Eiram · 2012-05-08: 13:43
lelle Fantastic portrait.
lelle · 2012-05-08: 13:48
photodeclair beautiful portrait !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
photodeclair · 2012-05-08: 13:52
jennyLit hahaha nice shot! almost every person i see now a days wears them:)
jennyLit · 2012-05-08: 14:42
Dropblue Exellent portrait, nice scarf, well done !!
Dropblue · 2012-05-08: 15:43
girafferacing Yes, we wear them too! You'd better go and have a lie down now after all that hard TI!! ;-)
girafferacing · 2012-05-08: 16:09
Wasichseh Selective perception:-)). Great for the TI!
Wasichseh · 2012-05-08: 17:00
digitalideas No Time At All Today Working Late, Just Passing By To Say Great Set & Ill Catch up To You All Soon
digitalideas · 2012-05-08: 17:19
MoMac You desreve a well earned rest from Ti .
Scarves are a passion well mine and I'd say my daughter's too we have so many and swap often . But a simple practical reason they keep us from catching a sore throat when there are blasts of cold air around.
It is a gift I personally never tire of receiving.I think it completes the even plainests of outfits.
MoMac · 2012-05-08: 17:52
liveandletlive I think you'd look damn dapper in a scarf Dan! Dapper Dan!
I love scarves.
My bar pilots left Philadelphia in their new helicopter last Thursday and it finally got here. They had to go south to avoid some weather first. I wish I could have gone with. I'd have just showed up at your door. lol
liveandletlive · 2012-05-08: 20:11
paintbox Maybe the reason that you never noticed them before is that scarves don't call attention to themselves, they just make a woman (or man) look more put together. This is a very nice shot and beautiful woman.
paintbox · 2012-05-08: 20:18
joycephotography I have been wanting to write this for awhile but I always forget. "Book 'em, Danno."
Great post as usual..............
joycephotography · 2012-05-08: 23:57
breizh Nicer than queen elisabeth's hats ...
Nicer than yasser arafat's keffieh ...
Nicer than a hijab or niqab ...
... Not so nice as a "véritable cathat" .... :-)))
breizh · 2012-05-09: 04:06
honzicek Nice capture Dan!
honzicek · 2012-05-09: 10:31
Keryl Oh, somehow you don't strike me as a scarf man. More like a bandanna around your head!
You've captured a lovely woman here and I don't know what the ti is.
Keryl · 2012-05-09: 21:28
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