The BINC Calloway Scarfettes are fashioned and inspired from a man and an era. Cab Calloway was one of the most successful entertainers of the 30's and 40's. Both his music and performances was an inspired explosion of jazz, big band, swing, scat and blues all in one. He was known to coin many phrases and wear the "zoot suit". Inspired by his music, spirit, and his extra-wide; visually stimulating, impactful neckties.
Leathers can be worn on either side for a sleek skin or soft suede. They can be fashioned in a multitude of ways; neck either wrapped or draped with the clip or without, hair or hat wrap, and waist wrap.
The Calloway is an unexpected accessory that adds a smidgen of sultry, both empowering and comfortable to wear. The gender bend in fashion, music and life has always been an influencer to me. Bowie forever…
"Hi-de-hi-de-ho" your way into alluring, androgynous, one of a kind fashion.
These neckties are fabricated from the most luscious leathers in choices from subtle tones, soft metallics and rich layers of color.
I tend to work with leather as a preferred medium for a multitude of reasons. The drape and shape that it allows when wrapping the neck and body is amazing!
Made from the finest leather skins available, some lamb others calf. Both skins are known for their luxurious finish and supple texture.
Both options: the leather or textile version (see listing for TEXTILE CALLOWAY) are structured and will "give" and wear naturally on your body yet uphold beautifully over time.
-Each CALLOWAY SCARFETTE measures app. 38-44", over 3 to almost 4 feet of wrapping pleasure (center to seed tip depending on the leather and how the grain is cut making it more fluid, the weave, etc.) unless you specify a different size. Tried and tested, these Scarfettes will cover an average woman's neck wrapped as single drape, double-wrap high at the neck, a slip knot or up to two times or large size and men still sexy as a single drape or slip knot options. Also for those who are able it can be cinched and clipped to be worn as a waist wrap.
1>Choose a leather color option from the swatch pictures.
2>Antique TIE CLIPS-I've been collecting for years a select group of exceptional ones in gold or silver options; simple or embellished. Convo to choose your clip (included FREE no extra charge).
3>I generally choose the the most complimentary Swarovski Crystals to embellish the tips to give weight and a tassel effect to compliment your chosen textile. If you have a specific idea in mind, I'll email a swatch-board of all the options and you can select your preferred crystal.
An unexpected accessory that adds a smidgen of sultry. Empowering and comfortable to wear. The gender bend in fashion, music and life has always been an influencer to me. Bowie forever…
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Thank you for the raw beauty of the unmistakable, supermodel Ève Salvail wearing a BINC bodyBAUBLES Calloway Scarfette in Silk Frosted Leaves print. Thank you to the incredible photographer Sergio Tuvé and archival Steppin Out Magazine shoot for the image. Also to William Clark photography for the powerful image of Emily running with varied BINC pieces including the Bridal Lace Calloway in the final frame...
Thanks to Alberto Machuca for makeup artistry that compares to none.
. . . thank you for letting me share myself with you!
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