8 Ways to Wear Scarves

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Simply drape a narrow scarf around your neck and let it hang down past your shoulders so that the lengths are even.

This look helps to elongate your body and make you look taller. Although it is not the warmest way to wear a scarf, it can add an interesting element to an outfit.You can even tuck in the scarf  underneath the collar of a coat and let it hang. If you want to dress up this style, use a silky scarf or a pashmina and tie a waist belt around your midsection so that the scarf falls underneath it.

Drape a long narrow scarf around your neck so that one side is longer than the other. Take the longer piece and wrap this around your neck, bringing it around back to where it started.

The piece of scarf that is under your chin can be plumped or pulled so that it rests on your chest. You can even take the piece of the scarf that is at the back of your neck and fold it over your head so that it forms a hoodie.

If you use a long, narrow scarf that is made of a soft and light material you can wrap it around your neck starting from the end of the scarf until it finishes.

As you wrap, make looser and looser rounds. Once you’ve reached the end of the scarf, simply tuck it in or let it hang over your shoulder.
 

Take a narrow scarf and fold it in half so as to halve its length. Taking the folded part of the scarf, wrap it around your neck so that that the fold comes to your throat. Push the other end of the scarf through the loop that the fold has made.

This is a simple slip-knot. You can push the knot all the way to your neck on the side, or you can keep it loose and baggy.

Using a square scarf of soft material, fold the scarf in half to form a triangle. Hold the triangle in front of you with a corner in each hand. Now swap each corner to the other hand, but do this behind your head, pulling the corners to the front so that they drape in front of your shoulders.

This type of look goes nicely with casual wear; try skinny jeans and pumps or plimsolls. Use an interesting patterned scarf for this like squares or stripes

Place a long, narrow scarf around your neck and let it hang down past your shoulders so that one length is longer than the other. Take the longer end of the scarf, cross it on top of the other and then slip it underneath and over, through the loop at your nape. Pull that end towards the other end so that they are even in length.

This is called an ascot knot. This knot can add simple sophistication to an outfit; probably keep to neutral colours and minimum patterns

Drape a long narrow scarf around your neck so that one side is longer than the other. Take the longer piece and wrap this around your neck, bringing it around back to where it started. Then, using the ends of the scarf, tie an ascot knot by placing one length on top of the other and then slipping it underneath and over, through the loop at your nape. Pull that end towards the other end so that they are even in length.

This is a variation of the previous knot and adds a fullness to the look

Drape a long narrow scarf around your neck and let it hang past your shoulders. Tie a standard knot in the one length. Take the other length and slip it through the knot you have just created.

This is a versatile look and can work with casual or smart outfits depending on the kind of material used.

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