The Arab Shemagh Desert Scarf is a modern take on the classic desert scarf that has been worn for centuries in the Middle East. When transiting the desert areas of the Middle East, the Shemagh is worn to protect your face from the wind, sand, and sun. After the start of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, special forces teams recognized the value that the Shemagh brought and it has become a standard issue item.
Shemagh Desert Scarf - Olive Drab / White
The Shemagh has been one of the most essential items for any travel in the desert since it was first designed. With the desert environment presenting numerous threats, the Shemagh is a simple and effective way to protect yourself from many of them. Sun exposure, wind burn, and sand can all be extremely hazardous and when presented with all three precautions need to be taken. Wearing a Shemagh as a protective layer will ensure that your face and neck are protected from exposure.
The Shemagh is can be quite useful and serve many purposes even outside of the desert. You will find that the design of the Shemagh makes it ideal for wearing as a traditional scarf. Made from 100% cotton, the Shemagh is light weight and does not feel as confining as most winter scarves feel. The length of each Shemagh is long enough that you could double layer on cold days and single layer on days where there is not as much of a need. One of the best aspects of using a Shemagh as a traditional scarf is they have been fashionable for several years now. With the additional colors and print patterns we now have, you will surely find one that you would like to have in your wardrobe.
- Brand New Shemagh
- Made from 100% Cotton
- Multiple Colors and Patterns Available