The LibrainFormer professional school librarian, now retired through chronic illness. Trying to keep cheerful by reading, drinking lots of tea, blogging my new life, and my love of bling!
- Monday post 20/03/23: Mothers’ Day treats
- Friday post 17/03/23: what I would have worn!
- Reading roundup 15/03/23
- Monday post 13/03/23: with this and that
- Friday post 10/03/23: with a gorgeous treat!
- Reading roundup 08/03/23
- Monday post 06/03/23: return of The Librain!
- Taking another break: update 27/02/23
- Taking another break: update 20/02/23
- Taking another break 08/02/23
Tag Archives: scarf ties
Outfits of the week 15/04/22
I am looking out of my bedroom window at a beautiful sunny day, but I am stuck indoors again. This morning, I have been feeling even more ill than usual but have recovered enough to write a very basic post. … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged criss-cross knot, Hermès, MaiTai, pink, Regina, scarf knots, scarf rings, scarf ties, silver Leave a comment
Scarf of the moment: Hermès Story
Well, I thought that I had finished with the Spring/Summer 2022 Hermès scarf season when I purchased Le Premier Chant. None of the other scarves had caught my eye or imagination. The colourways didn’t appeal. But then I made the … Continue reading
Posted in Scarf of the moment, Scarves Tagged Hermès, Hermès Spring/Summer 2022, Hermès Story, Jonathan Burton, scarf knots, scarf profiles, scarf ties 1 Comment
Scarf of the moment: Le Premier Chant
It is always an exciting time for scarfie fans when a new season’s Hermès scarves and shawls begin to appear online. This new season, Spring/Summer 2022, started to show a couple of months ago. Many of us pore over the … Continue reading
Outfits of the week 05/03/21
I tried two small experiments this week: I wore two scarves by the same artist and used the clever reversible scarf ring by MaiTai with each of them in different ties. The two scarves were Les Secrets de Minos and … Continue reading
Posted in Clothes, Outfit of the day, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged asymmetric wrap, blue, criss-cross knot, Halcyon Days, John Lewis, Lands' End, Les Secrets de Minos, MaiTai, navy, Persepolis, red, scarf knots, scarf rings, scarf ties, Sophie Koechlin, turquoise Leave a comment
Update 23/10/20 with my new scarf rings
A while ago I wrote here that I would show you my new MaiTai scarf rings in action! First of all, here is a reminder of the rings – Anno Infinity in gold and a large size Classic in teal … Continue reading
Posted in Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged A L’Ombre des Pivoines, Cosmographia Universalis, Hermès, MaiTai, scarf knots, scarf rings, scarf ties Leave a comment
Update 17/02/20 with a different kind of review!
I haven’t been well since Friday afternoon, really, so I will only manage a short post today about a new scarf app by MaiTai. I have been following MaiTai’s wonderful blog, MaiTai’s Picture Book, for some years – it happened … Continue reading
Posted in Scarves Tagged apps, Hermès, MaiTai, reviews, scarf knots, scarf ties 2 Comments
Scarf of the moment: Musique des Dieux
Those of you who have been following this blog for a while will know that I have an interest in the ancient world dating back to my student days, when I read Ancient History and Archaeology at university. My particular … Continue reading
Posted in Scarf of the moment, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Claudia Stuhlhofer-Mayr, Hermès, Musique des Dieux, scarf knots, scarf profiles, scarf ties Leave a comment
Update 20/12/18 with more about my new Hermès scarf
Yesterday morning I felt well enough to actually get dressed and take some modelling photos with my gorgeous new Hermès scarf: À L’Ombre des Pivoines. I wore my mid grey cashmere short sleeved top and lighter grey cashmere cardigan, with … Continue reading
Posted in Lifestyle, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged A L’Ombre des Pivoines, Hermès, scarf knots, scarf ties 2 Comments
Scarf of the moment: Coup de Fouet au Bloc
Some months ago, when I bought my gorgeous Massaccesi Victoria handbag in amethyst pebbled leather, I decided that I wanted to enhance it with a bag charm or a twilly. I had a look around and consulted the lovely members … Continue reading
Posted in Scarf of the moment, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged colourways, Coup de Fouet, Coup de Fouet au Bloc, Florence Manlik, Hermès, scarf knots, scarf ties, twillies 2 Comments
Scarf of the moment: La Femme aux Semelles de Vent
I have already told the story of how I came to own this amazing scarf. The real tale goes slightly further back in time. In 2014, I started down the slippery slope of Hermès scarf ownership and very soon started … Continue reading
Posted in Scarf of the moment, Scarves, Wardrobe Tagged Aline Honoré, Hermès, La Femme aux Semelles de Vent, scarf knots, scarf ties 7 Comments