23 February 2010 – To Infinity

February 23rd, 2010 § 12 comments

23 February 2010 – To Infinity, originally uploaded by academichic.


  • Infinity scarf: courtesy of Kangaroo Knits
  • Cardigan: Target
  • Jeans: thrifted, skinnied by me
  • Boots: Banana Republic

End Notes:

I wore essentially this same outfit back in December. It’s a collection of neutral basics that form the perfect backdrop for a focal point scarf. Last time I used two colored scarves to add some brightness, but today I stayed monochrome and used this thick infinity scarf, sent to us by the gracious Margie of Kangaroo Knits, to add such volume and texture.

23 February 2010 – To Infinity, originally uploaded by academichic.

This reversible scarf — black with a silvery gray edges — has a wonderfully substantial feel and it is dangerously addictive as a plaything. There are an astonishing number of ways to wrap and tie the scarf, and I waffled between a lush cowl or a more tightly wrapped collar.

23 February 2010 – To Infinity, originally uploaded by academichic.

Either way, it’s a fantastic, multifunctional accessory and cozy to boot and I wish I could keep it permanently. Yes, it’s true. This infinity scarf will be up for grabs as our final Friday giveaway of scarf month so be sure to check back to enter.

(Of course, if you can’t wait til then, Margie has some gorgeous colored versions available as well! Saffron! Turquoise! Salmon! Gah!)

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§ 12 Responses to 23 February 2010 – To Infinity"

  1. Vanessa says:

    Super cool scarf! I love it!

  2. Luinae says:

    Love the silouhette with the skinny heans and drapy scarf!

  3. Clare says:

    Ooh, LOVE that infinity scarf!

  4. ohh i love infinity scarves!! i have one and i hardly ever take it off my neck–so comfortable and cozy!

  5. Teri says:

    Could you give a tutorial on how you “skinnied” your jeans? Love the scarf!

  6. Sally says:

    Mmmm, it looks marvelously cozy!

  7. EmilyKennedy says:

    I so want an infinity scarf. They are gorgeous, and as in this outfit, they nicely balance skinny jeans or vertical lines.

  8. Whatiwore says:

    Adorable outfit and what a lovely picture of it too!

  9. Trisha says:

    Gorgeous scarf! Reminds me to pull my varigated turquoise infinity scarf out of the closet before the weather gets too warm to wear it. :)

  10. [...] As sad as E. is to say goodbye, we’re thrilled to offer this infinity scarf from Kangaroo Knits for our fourth scarf month giveaway. The long, circular scarf is black acrylic yarn and has silver gray crocheted edges. It is double knitted, making it reversible, and it is approximately 8” wide and the circumference is approximately 88”. [...]

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