The project involves making and tagging scarves, hats and gloves and tying them in public places to trees, railings and fence posts, for instance for people who need them to take. They decided to hit the YWCA, Reed says, after she heard the Womens Winter Shelter was looking for winter wear for its residents. We dont necessarily donate to organizations that way, but I thought we could scarf-bomb that location, she says. Anyone who needs an wholesalescarvescity item can take it. +4 Demi Thomas, left, and Lily Donecker from the Knitting Club at Reidenbaugh Elementary School tie a scarf to a tree

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Selecting something simple and sweet Brenda Vecchiarelli thinks about climate, style and what women want when she stocks her scarves for the season. Girls in California love scarves, but they need something that will transition through the day, she said. Its cold in the morning then warm in the afternoon. Vecchiarelli recommends an open-knit crochet style infinity scarf. These you can just throw on over an outfit and it falls into place in perfect disarray. Taller women can wear a longer infinity scarf, or loop it twice around the neck. Perfect Pear also carries chevron style prints, leopard

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At the University of Missouri St. Louis, the Muslim Student Association encouraged undergrads and anyone interested in wearing a hijab on World Hijab Day. 'So hijab is basically to protect our modesty,' says Alaa Saffaf, Muslim Student Association President. 'We wear it to show that there`s more than meets the eye. It`s not all about our looks. It`s about what`s on the inside.' For the past five years, February 1st has marked World Hijab Day. It`s estimated 140 countries take part in show of solidarity. 'We definitely wanted to come out and support our Muslim students and show solidarity,'

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