What to wear and how to wear it
Photos and illustrations of common headcoverings, in history and today, because there are as many different ways to cover your head as there are heads to cover.
NOTE: For more information and links on the WHYs of wearing head coverings, please refer to the Those Headcoverings homepage.
...to web sites that illustrate various types of head coverings around the world and through time
|The Christian Woman’s Head Covering Through the Centuries- by David Bercot|
|Headcovering Customs of the Ancient World - by Michael Marlow|
Muslim and Middle Eastern Clothing, Jewelry, Make-up by Horace Mann
|Roman Catholic Nuns - Photos - by Cultural Catholic .com|
Sales and Tips
Links to web sites that sell head coverings, and post pictures, and/or "how to" guides - look in descriptions for patterns. NOTE - This is a listing and small photo illustrations are copied and provided here to help you in your research. None of these websites has provided compensation to me for their mention here. (If you are the owner of a site below, or if you own another site, and you would like to pay for a real advertisement on Those Headcoverings, please consider contacting me, because I would thoroughly enjoy receiving material compensation for directing the paying customers to your page; thanks.)
Covering Our Hair - Another Family Spot - a collection of patterns and links to patterns to make various headcoverings, and some tips. Huge variety of styles.
Christian Coverings - veils, caps, bonnets, other hair accessories, and patterns too
She Maketh Herself Coverings - hand made veils, lace mantillas, snoods, doilies, scarves, hair accessories,patterns. Photo here of "Besty" bonnet from She Maketh Herself Coverings.
Tips for Headcoverings - Candle on the Hill - Veils, bonnets, caps. Patterns. Includes separate page with tips and helps. Photo here of cloth snood from Candle on the Hill. This website never loads the first time for me - keep trying.
Plain and Simple Headcoverings - offers Mennonite, plain, and not-so-plain coverings and veils. Patterns. Includes pages with tips on fitting and wearing, and how to make a bun. Photo here of Reversible Scarf from this site.
Cover Your Hair.com - headbands, scarves, tiechels, snoods, chappones, hats and caps. Includes how to tie tiechel, hair care tips.
Head Scarf Tying Instructions - Tznius.com - several styles shown. Website offers modest, comfortable scarves and clothing. Photo here of Dutch Crown from Tznius.
Ways to Wear Your Scarf - ModestWorld.com - several styles of scarf, snoods and hats. Photo here of Accent Scarf from ModestWorld
Tying Instructions for Scarves - Headcoverings by Devorah - several styles, including tiechel, snood, and mantilla. Photo of tying a lace scarf from Headcoverings by Devorah.
Headcovers.com - hats, scarves, turbans, covers and wigs for hair loss, etc. Scarves come with free tying instructions.
African Clothing and Fashion - sales of daily to elegant styles; all styles include matching head wrap - beautiful.
Lady MacSnood - Maker of Fine Handmade Snoods- photo here of model wearing handmade snood from Lady MacSnood.
Immaculate Heart Mantillas - sales of various lace veils and mantillas in several styles and sizes. Photo here of lace mantilla from Immaculate Heart Mantillas.
Modesty Veils - hand crafted, custom made chapel veils in lace and other materials, in several styles. Photo here of small semi-circle veil from Modesty Veils.
Plainly Dressed - bonnets, caps, scarves of many styles
Prayer Veilings by Lydia of Purple - sales of a couple of affordable handmade styles. Illustration of the style made in the logo for Prayer Veilings.
Garlands Of Grace - beautiful handmade coverings, headbands and veils, some casual, some classy. Photo here of the Kendall style from Garlands of Grace.
Head Covering Designs by Sheryl Ann - lace veils and kerchiefs. Photo here of Crescent Veil from Designs by Sheryl Ann.
Veil Shop - for all of your bridal accessory needs - design your own bridal veil
Totally Fashion Trendy - Rayon Crocheted Snood Hair Net Head Coverings
StarScarves.com - scarves of many sizes, materials and patterns, for hijab, turbans and other large head wrap styles. Photo here of Berry Pink Turban from StarScarves.
2Hijab.com - scarves and material for hijab and turbans, accessories and under wraps, as well as other modest clothing. Photo here of beaded hijab scarf from 2Hijab.
Hedeyah - Islamic Clothing, Abaya, Jilbab, Hijab, Islamic Gifts - look for hijab, turbans and accessories. Photo here of Easy Wrap Hijab scarf from Hedeyah.
Anokhi Scarves - hand block printed pure cotton scarves in floral, geometric and plain colors. Photo here of Black Orchid Scarf from Anokhi.
Wegdan.com - "elegantly designed turbans" - easy to wear head wraps, turbans, scarves, veils, photo examples. Photo here of casual layered design from Wegdan.
Rachels' Modesty - Hats, Bonnets, Women's and Children's Headwear, Ladies Dresses, Plain Clothing. Photo here of The Lisette from Rachels' Modesty.
Modest at Heart - Providing modest clothes, new and gently used, including Mennonite style bonnets and veils. Photo here of White Mennonite style bonnet from Modest at Heart.
ABonita Scarf - "Is a unique 4 in 1 fashion head scarf that fits most sizes with it's adjustable headband. Can be worn by all ages and genders". Site includes how to tie this specially made easy tie. Photo here of the Brown-Teal-Paisly "Beate" scarf, from ABonitascarf.com.
Symmetry Fashion - Scarves that are "PIN-FREE, BUTTON-ABLE, CONVERTIBLE, NON-SLIP, and simply the most comfortable scarves you will ever wear!" How to wear instructions available at their homepage. photo here from Symmetry Fashion.com