It is the headwear that is called as a keffiyeh that is worn by middle eastern men is a part of their tradition. A functional headgear for men is what the keffiyeh is all about. When you will take a look at this head gear that it is this one that protects men from dust, the wind, sand and other elements as well as keeping the head cool. Protecting the head warm against the cold during the night is what this one is being able it so as well. For people that are in the middle east that it is this one that is considered as one of the natural and traditional head gear. It is this one that is considered like the cap of the western world.
It is this type of headgear that is a normal thing in most middle eastern countries. There are some people that will be incorporating it with terrorism but is should not be as for middle eastern men, wearing this headgear is fairly normal. It is the keffiyeh that is common for people to wear in the middle etas and that is why people should not make a fuzz about it. It is this headgear that also has a lot of different names. It is the same headgear that is being referred to when yashmag, shmag, and gutrah are being mentioned. Depending on the regions in the Arabic world that they will be calling this scarf in different names. Since this headgear can be called in different dialects that there is no single word that can really claim it.
It is also this headgear that has become prevalent ever since the British troops operated in the middle east. It is this scarf that has shown their efficiency and many troops wear them. And not only that but there are also a lot of uses for these scarfs that they have just discovered. A bandage, a makeshift sling, or a carrying pouch are just some of the things that one can do with this scarf. With the British troops, they are the one that started calling this headgear as a ‘shemagh’. It is also the color of this scarf that may vary from one region to the oitehr. A pure white scarf is what the gulf states are wearing. When looking at the Jordanians that it is the red and white that they are using. It is also the black and white that the Palestinians are wearing.
Worn as a wrap around their neck is also what westerners are also doing with this scarf. There are also some models that use this scarf when they will strut down the catwalk.
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