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20 February 2010

Toque Love

Good morning, ladies & gents. I'm in a bit of a blah mood today -- the weather, the lack of sleep -- you know how it is.

So! To get myself out of this funk I wanted to share with you one of my favourite things about winter -- despite all the grey and the dreariness.

The toque!

According to our dear friend Wiki, "a toque is a knitted cap, originally of wool though now often of synthetic fibers, that is designed to provide warmth in winter. Most toques are tapered, they sometimes have ear-flaps, and may be topped with a pom-pom, this style of toque is sometimes referred to as a sherpa. Toques may have a folded brim, or none, and may be worn tightly fitting the head or loose on top although the latter is considered more standard. The term originated in Canada and is an essential piece of any Canadian winter wardrobe."

So Canadian & SO CUTE! Here are just a few that are making me all giddy inside.



Ah, MUCH better!

Here's to warm ears & toasty têtes! Adios, mes amis.

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3 Comments:

Blogger nicole said...

so canadian!

February 20, 2010 at 10:26 AM  
Blogger Elly Rarg said...

LOVE the green hat with the bobble! So cute! :)

February 21, 2010 at 3:50 PM  
Blogger Rachel Elizabeth said...

I have one of these but it got dirty and when I washed it, it shrunk. Now its to small for my fat head. Sad face. I love the green one!

February 25, 2010 at 10:41 AM  

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