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Pink Valentine’s Day Scarves

In 2012 Fashion Trends, About Scarves, Bridesmaid Pashmina Shawls, Fashion Scarves, Get the Look, Pashmina Scarves, Pashmina Shawls and Scarves, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on February 6, 2012 at 8:24 pm

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner so if you are looking for the perfect gift or for the perfect accessory, here are our picks for the special day: pink scarves and pashminas!

Wrap yourself with love!

Pink Holes Scarf, $14.95

pink holes scarf shawl salmon

Pink Pashmina Shawl, $24.95

pink pashmina shawl pink scarf

Vibrant Red & Pink Stripped Lycra Viscose Scarf, $18.45

red and pink stripes scarf

Light Pink Pashmina Shawl, $24.95

light pink pashmina shawl

Pom Pom Ruffle Scarf , $14.95

pom pom ruffle scarf pink

Pale Pink Pashmina Shawl, $24.95

pale pink pashmina shawl

Which one of these pink scarves and pashminas will be your Valentine?

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10 Most Popular Scarf Styles

In 2011 Fashion Trends, 2012 Fashion Trends, About Scarves, Bridesmaid Pashmina Shawls, Fashion Scarves, Infinity Scarves, Pashmina Scarves, Pashmina Shawls and Scarves, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on September 21, 2011 at 7:53 pm

There is no fashion accessory like a gorgeous high-quality scarf. Offering both warmth and great style, this women’s accessory can liven up your outfits in an instant. And let’s not forget about its versatility: wear it as a neck warmer, as a shawl, as a turban or as a headscarf.

Thanks to its popularity the scarf has been constantly reinvented and is now featured in a multitude of styles, ranging from classic pashmina to modern infinity scarves.

Here are the ten  most popular scarf styles from which you can choose the ones that you like best:

Cashmere Pashmina Shawls or Pashminas


Classic and elegant, Cashmere Pashmina Shawls  are the perfect choice in fashion accessories and the perfect gift for any occasion, especially for bridesmaids. These also offer an incredibly soft feel and exceptional look so if there’s one accessory that should not be missing from your wardrobe that’s the pashmina.

Double Layered Silk Print Scarves

Ultra chic and stylish, the silk scarves are another classic style that goes in the category of wardrobe must-haves. Use them to add a touch of glam to your everyday look.

Handmade Crochet Scarves

Inspired by the romantic and relaxed vibe the boho-chic look promotes, the handmade crochet scarves are a great addition to your scarf collection. They are light enough to be worn during the summer but they also offer the right amount of warmth for winter. The ways one can wear this scarves are unlimited, from shawl-style to sarong style.

Ruffle Scarves

The satin ruffle scarves the “It” item in fashion. Incredibly elegant and radiant, these scarves are very fashion-forward and can add the ‘x’ factor to every outfit.

Infinity Scarves

The Infinity Scarves are a modern take on a classic fashion accessory, the overly popular scarf. Being one of the most versatile women’s fashion accessories, the infinity loop scarf  can be wrapped around for a cowl-neck effect, or simply draped around for a more dramatic touch.

Lycra Viscose Scarves

Fun and colorful, the lycra viscose scarf is a great accessory for the modern woman looking to liven up her look.

Pom Pom Ruffle Scarves

Now this is the cutest scarf style ever! Adorable ruffle details and little pom pom balls add a flirty feel to each scarf irresistible.

Light Weight Scarves

This type of scarf comes available in two styles: the plain lightweight scarves and the silver dots scarves. Scarf enthusiasts will love both styles as they are both characterized by light transparency which adds elegance to the overall look of these lovely shawls.

Patterned Knit Scarves

One of the hottest winter scarves are, without any doubt, the patterned knit scarves. The great look, the warmth and the comfort this style has to offer makes them irreplaceable during the cold season.

Keyhole Scarves

For a secure fit, the scarf features a discrete keyhole slit to slide through one end of the scarf. This style is perfect if you are looking for a great accessory for your coats and jackets. Just throw a keyhole scarf on and you’re ready to go!

Which scarf style is your favorite? Leave us a comment with your choice!

 

Everlasting Style: Classic Pashmina Shawls

In 2011 Fashion Trends, About Scarves, Bridesmaid Pashmina Shawls, Fashion Scarves, Get the Look, Pashmina Scarves, Pashmina Shawls and Scarves, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on August 29, 2011 at 4:36 pm

Fashion trends appear and disappear on a daily basis; most of them barely lasting a couple of weeks. However, there are styles that are forever trendy, always beautiful and always fashionable. One of those timeless styles is the pashmina shawl. Classic and elegant, the pashmina is one of the most popular women’s accessories. Ever since its appearance on the fashion scene and up to this day, this wardrobe staple has remained a classic. There are certain prints, fabrics and styles that will go out of style after a while, but you can rest assured that the pashmina isn’t one of those.

What makes the pashminas so special? The soft feel, the warmth they offer, the style and the effortless elegance, all these contribute to the appeal of the scarf. But that’s not all that is special about pashminas. They are also extremely versatile items that can be easily dressed up or dressed down; they can be worn both during summer and winter and they go well with pretty much everything else in your wardrobe.

It’s well worth investing in a classic pashmina shawl; you’ll see that it will soon become your most valuable fashion accessory. Here are the top classic cashmere pashminas every woman should own:

A black pashmina shawl

A chocolate pashmina shawl

A nude pashmina scarf – this would also make a gorgeous bridesmaid gift. Plus, the warm cafe-au-lait color is hard to resist!

A gray pashmina – whether you opt for light gray or a dark shade, this is an absolute must-have. A celebrity favorite, the gray pashmina has been worn by Jessica Alba, Kim Kardashian and Gwen Stefani, just to name a few.

A pink pashmina shawl – take a cue from Jennifer Aniston’s look book and update your scarf collection with a beautiful pink pashmina.

A white pashmina shawl – soft and beautiful, the white pashmina will make a nice addition to your everyday wardrobe. If white isn’t your favorite, try another classic, the cream pashmina shawl.

These classic scarves will never fall out of style and that is what makes them an absolute must-have to every woman who loves beautiful fashion accessories.

Tell us about your favorite classic scarf styles!

Real Wedding Inspiration: Bridesmaid Pashmina Shawls

In 2011 Fashion Trends, Bridal Fashion, Bridesmaid Pashmina Shawls, Fashion Scarves, Get the Look, Pashmina Scarves, Pashmina Shawls and Scarves, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on July 27, 2011 at 10:56 pm

Bridesmaid pashmina shawls are the ideal gift and wedding accessory for bridesmaids, mother-in-law and mother of the bride. The elegant pashmina shawls are extremely versatile and easy to wear so your bridesmaids will be able to use them even after the ceremony is over.

Some of our wonderful customers were kind enough to send us their wedding day pictures and today we’re sharing them with you so you can find some real wedding inspiration for your bridesmaids’ gifts. Plus, in case you are having trouble picking out a pashmina shawl to match your bridesmaids’ dress, these photos might help you with the matching process!

The pashminas were the perfect gift! We got the Mouse Gray color and they went perfectly with the dresses and I know they have all used them since as well. – A. Strauss (Denver, CA)

* The Mousse Gray Pashmina Shawl is currently unavailable, but we suggest the lovely Green Gray Pashmina Shawl instead.

I got married in Key West in January. It was barely 60 degrees the day of our wedding, so the pashminas were an absolute lifesaver! The girls wore them all night. They also added a beautiful pop of color to our party. – W. Johnson

If you’re opting for metallics when it comes to your bridesmaids’ dresses, accessorize them with a shawl in a rich, vibrant color. We recommend the Deep Burgundy Pashmina Shawl, the Bubblegum Pashmina Shawl or the Cranberry Pashmina Shawl

These shawls will add a much needed pop of color to any dress and will keep your bridesmaids warm in case the weather gets chilly!

The pashminas were perfectly priced and absolutely gorgeous. My bridesmaid dresses were black, and the pashminas added the perfect pop of color. They also helped keep my bridesmaids keep warm on a cooler night. One of my bridesmaids (who has been in many weddings) told me that the pashmina was the best bridesmaid gift she had ever received! – E. Leman (Naperville, IL)

Baby blue is one of the loveliest pashmina colors and will beautifully compliment your bridesmaids’ dresses.

I ordered my bridesmaids the coral pashminas from La Purse as a gift for being in our wedding. We got married on a horse farm in Kentucky in October. I chose traditional fall colors for the flowers and since the bridesmaids were wearing chocolate brown I thought coral would be the perfect accent color. The pashminas were great especially since there was a little chill in the air that day. The quality of the pashminas were wonderful and I received my shipment in a very timely manner. Thank you so much! – R. Blair, CA (Lexington, KY)

A coral pashmina will look fabulous matched against a chocolate brown bridesmaid dress as the ones pictured above.

For more inspiration and gorgeous wedding photography, please visit our Gallery.

La Purse Shawl & Scarf Giveaway

In Bridesmaid Pashmina Shawls, Fashion Scarves, La Purse News, Pashmina Scarves, Pashmina Shawls and Scarves, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on April 18, 2011 at 6:52 pm

Big news, scarf loving fashionistas! We’re having another amazing GIVEAWAY!!!

This time, we have teamed up with the lovely Shauna, owner of The Adventures of My Family of 8, and she will be hosting the giveaway on her amazing blog.  THREE of Shauna’s  lucky readers will win a beautiful pre-selected scarf!

Here are the three scarves we’re giving away:

1. Orange Dots Double Layered Silk Print Scarf

2. Light Brown Holes Scarf

3. Black Pleated Scarf with Sparkling Detail

What do you have to do to enter the contest? It’s simple! Got to The Adventures of My Family of 8 and enter the La Purse Shawl & Scarf Giveaway! Once you land on the page, you’ll notice that Shauna also did a review on two of our products, the blueberry Pashmina shawl and the lavender Silk Metallic Dots Scarf .

Don’t miss out on your chance to win THREE stylish La Purse scarves! The Giveaway ends May 1st 2011 at 9am CST so go ahead and make your entry!

For more info and the contest rules, click here.

Good luck to all the contestants!

P.S Make sure that after you enter the La Purse Shawl & Scarf Giveaway, you browse Shauna’s blog. She has a few more awesome giveaways going on!

We Love:Polka Dots Bridesmaid Dresses

In 2011 Fashion Trends, Bridal Fashion, Bridesmaid Pashmina Shawls, Fashion Scarves, Summer Scarves, Women's Scarves on April 13, 2011 at 3:23 pm

The cute and girly polka dots trend has taken over fashion world this season! And we couldn’t be more happy! The polka dots trend is definitely one of our all time favorites because it adds a touch of femininity and cuteness to any look.

The best thing about polka dots is that they can be worn to any event, any occasion, from morning  ’till dawn. Not to mention your bridesmaids can continue wearing the dresses even after the ceremony is over. Since the wedding season has already begun, here’s a set of adorable polka dots bridesmaid dresses for inspiration!

The Classic Black and White Polka Dots Dress

These fun and flirty dresses will look perfect on your bridesmaids! They’re feminine, easy to wear and compliment all body types.

From let to right: Black and White Polka Dot Dress available at  Betsey Johnson for $149.00 and Chiffon Dot Print Tiered Dress available at White House for $168.00.

Vibrant and Colorful Polka Dots Dresses

Perfect for a spring/summer wedding filled with color! Your bridesmaids will feel like school girls wearing cute and colored polka dots dress.

Left to right: Calvin Klein Polka Dot Stretch Cotton Dress from Nordstrom, 118.00, Polka Dot Dress $44.50 from dELIAs.com and Luc by Lucy – Abstract Polka Dot Dani Dress in Mint Polka from  CoutureCandy.com, $64.00

Of course, we couldn’t leave out the accessories! Here’s a set of lovely polka dots jewelry and accessories you and your bridesmaids might love:

Left to right: Betsey Johnson In The Navy Flower Bangle Bracelet, $60.00, Betsey Johnson In The Navy Tear Drop Earrings, $35.00, Polka Dot Flower Sash $38.00 from WhiteHouseBlackMarket.com, White/Black LLERENA scarf $18.00  from ALDO,  Women’s Lightweight Polka-Dot Scarves $10.99 from OLD NAVY and Orange Dots Double Layered Silk Print Scarf $18.95 from La Purse

What do you think about the polka dots trend? Would you have your bridesmaids wear polka dots dresses to your wedding?

The Patchwork Scarves Have Arrived!

In 2011 Fashion Trends, About Scarves, Bridesmaid Pashmina Shawls, Fashion Scarves, La Purse News, Women's Scarves on March 9, 2011 at 5:54 pm

We are happy to announce the arrival of our new collection of Patchwork Scarves!

We believe the patchwork scarves are the ideal spring time scarves: light, soft, feminine and stylish! This is a collection we have paid a lot of attention to with hopes that women everywhere will love the patchwork scarves just as much as we do. The design, the fabric, the embroidery, all was created with your comfort and style in mind. That being said, we invite you to browse our new collection which actually consists of two sub-collections: Fancy and Lace!

FANCY PATCHWORK SCARVES

The “Fancy” patchwork scarves collection consists of five feminine pieces that ooze creativity and style. Available in tones of blue, iridescent, salmon, purple and brown, this collection just screams fancy!

LACE PATCHWORK SCARVES

Lace is a huge trend right now. Not only that, lace is the expression of grace and femininity in fashion world. For these reasons and because we wanted to create wonderful feminine scarves, we have launched the Lace Patchwork Scarves collection. Consisting of three lovely scarves, beige, brown and purple, the collection provides women everywhere with the much needed dose of effortless elegance!

We’d love your opinion on the new Patchwork Scarves Collection!

St. Patrick’s Day Fashion: a Pinch of Green

In 2011 Fashion Trends, Bridesmaid Pashmina Shawls, Fashion Scarves, Pashmina Scarves, Pashmina Shawls and Scarves, Women's Scarves on March 7, 2011 at 1:12 pm

Little time left until St. Patrick’s Day, the time for all people to celebrate all things green and Irish! It’s also the perfect occasion for you to wear green; or else you’ll get pinched a lot! Still, it doesn’t mean you have to get dressed in green from head to toe, that would be a fashion paux, but to add a touch of green to your holiday fashion.

So, if you are wondering what is the best way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style without looking like a little leprechaun, La Purse offers the solution: add a pinch of green with one of our fashionable scarves! Not only you’ll add the much needed pop of green to your outfit, but you’ll also be looking tres chic without having to spend a fortune on your St. Patrick’s Day look. Plus, the scarves are versatile items so you’ll be able to enjoy them even after the celebration is over.

Here are our very practical and fashionable ways to sprinkle a pinch of green into your St. Patrick’s Day wardrobe:

1.Kelly Green Pashmina Shawl $24.95

2.Reversible Olive and Green Shawl $29.45

3.Green Pashmina Shawl $24.95

4. Silk Metallic Silver Dot Green Scarf $24.95

5. Spring Green Pashmina Shawl $24.95

6. Green Pom Pom Ruffle Scarf $14.95

All you need now are your lucky charms!

If you liked our St. Patrick’s day scarf picks, we invite you to browse the rest of our collections for more shades of green and loads of eye-catching colors!

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

P.S Don’t forget to tell us about your St. Patrick’s Day fashion!

How to Wear a Pashmina: Women’s Fashion Tips and More!

In 2011 Fashion Trends, Bridesmaid Pashmina Shawls, Fashion Scarves, Pashmina Scarves, Pashmina Shawls and Scarves, Women's Scarves on February 18, 2011 at 3:35 pm

The pashmina is one of the most versatile fashion accessories for women. The ways it can be worn and used are equally numerous and amazing! From a fabulous fashion accessory to a nursing blanket, the pashmina covers not only your ever-day fashion needs but also some of the basic needs of a new mommy.

First, we present you with a video tutorial on how to wear the pashmina shawl. You’ll discover new stylish ways to tie your pashmina shawls or scarves. Enjoy!

Second, the pashmina shawl is the perfect alternative for airplane blankets. During a long flight it is mandatory that you get your rest and we all know that airplane blankets aren’t the softest, most comfortable in the world. Instead of enduring the discomfort of an airplane blanket, why not pack up you own cashmere pashmina and wrap yourself in softness every time you feel the need to take a quick nap! The pashmina shawl is easy to carry around as you can either wear it to achieve that stylish airport look or simply pack it in your bag as it won’t take up any of the space.

Third, the pashmina shawls make wonderful nursing blankets.

And the versatility and functionality of the pashmina shawls doesn’t stop here. Another great way to use the pashmina shawl is as a baby carry-on. We present you with a great video tutorial on how to create your own baby carry-on. The video is in Polish, but the images are self-explanatory so we are sure new moms will find it extremely helpful. Enjoy!

The Cashmere Pashmina Shawl is the perfect choice in fashion accessories and the perfect gift for any occasion. Made from a blend of 70% finest cashmere and 30% luxurious silk, our beautifully colored cashmere pashmina shawls are not only the best quality you can get on the market but they also offer an incredibly soft feel and exceptional look. Available in a rainbow of more than 90 amazing colors, the elegant cashmere and silk pashmina shawls will add the perfect final touch to any outfit, whether it is during the day, as an evening shawl or as a soft nursing blanket!

What other ways to wear/use a pashmina shawl are you familiar with?

Celebrating The Charity Wedding and Valentine’s Day Giveaway!

In Bridal Fashion, Bridesmaid Pashmina Shawls, Fashion Scarves, Giveaways & Contests, La Purse News, Pashmina Scarves, Pashmina Shawls and Scarves, Women's Scarves on February 4, 2011 at 8:35 pm

You are going to love this announcement!!! We are having a fabulous Valentine’s Day Giveaway!!!

Before presenting you with the giveaway details, we’d like to say that we are very happy to have met a lot of wonderful people via social networking over the past year. We are very grateful for that and hopefully our online presence will only continue to grow and we’ll continue meeting amazing people who inspires us and hopefully, who are inspired by us as well.

As you know by now, we are extremely passionate about fashion, especially fashion scarves and bridesmaid pashminas. For that reason we search the web for interesting wedding blogs to serve as inspiration in our quest to providing brides and bridesmaids everywhere with great gifting options. This is how we came across The Charity Wedding Blog,  a wonderful blog that perfectly blends matrimony and philanthropy, “all in the name of love”.

This week we found out that the blog celebrates its one year anniversary so we had to be a part of the celebration! Along with the lovely Alicia, the blog’s owner, we are giving away not one, not two, but 4 beautiful fashion scarves !!! The giveaway takes place on her blog!

Magenta Scarf With Rose Detail

Reversible pink blush and pink shawl

Cable Knit Infinity Scarf in your choice of color

The fourth scarf is a surprise!

To enter the giveaway, head over to The Charity Wedding !

* Contest rules are available at The Charity Wedding !

Good luck to all the participants!