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Article: Silk Scarves: The How, When and Why

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Silk Scarves: The How, When and Why

Stylish women everywhere know that a beautiful silk scarf can instantly transform everyday wardrobe basics into a chic designer fashion look.

Take our gorgeous Mainie Desert Country scarf shown above. Paired with classic cream separates, this exquisite pure silk scarf perfectly embodies the feminine allure that has always defined eternal style icons like Audrey Hepburn.

A true fashion investment, our handcrafted Desert Country scarf features an authentic Aboriginal Dreamtime design and is destined to become a timeless and treasured heirloom.

At Mainie, we believe in creating meaningful ‘wearable art’ pieces that will be loved and cherished for a lifetime.

Our signature pure silk chiffon scarves are generously sized at 180 centimetres (70 inches) in length and offer almost infinite styling versatility. Wrap, tie, drape, sash, or knot – there are so many ways that a Mainie scarf can add an individual touch of class and elegance for any occasion, day or evening.

Our Mainie Desert Country silk scarf captures the glorious, natural colours of the Australian Outback, and will effortlessly transition from Summer to Winter and back again, year after year. No matter how much fashion trends may change over time, a luxurious Mainie silk scarf is guaranteed to never go out of style.

The Desert Country design is based on an original artwork Ngapa Jukurrpa – Water Dreaming by traditional Warlpiri artist, Rosina Naparrurla White.

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Artist: Rosina Napurrurla White

Original Artwork: Ngapa Jukurrpa – Mikanji (Desert Country Dreaming)

Rosina paints with the world acclaimed Warlukurlangu Artists, an Aboriginal owned art centre located on the tribal homelands of the Warlpiri people in the remote Tanami Desert region of Central Australia. Rosina’s paintings depict ancient Dreamtime stories that have been handed down to her through many generations of her Warlpiri ancestors over tens of thousands of years.

Mainie committed to supporting Aboriginal women artists to earn an independent income from their own work and preserve their unique cultural heritage for future generations.

The original artworks in the Mainie fashion collection are ethically acquired from Aboriginal-owned, community-based art centres and reproduced under licence in accordance with the Indigenous Art Code. Royalties are paid to the Aboriginal artists and their families.

Mainie is a Supply Nation verified Indigenous owned business and an Indigenous Art Code approved dealer member.

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