Learn how to wear a scarf- the right way! Here are 15 different ways to wear a scarf to make any, and every, outfit look complete any day of the year.
I love scarves. Unfortunately, I’m fashion impaired, so the only way you’ve probably ever seen me wear a scarf is around my neck. And not in some fancy knot, either… just draped across my neck.
I know…I’m impossible. Recently, I decided it was time to ‘expand my horizons’, so to speak, and learn other ways to tie a scarf.
I did some searching and some learning. Now, in an effort to improve my own fashion sense (and yours too 😉), I’m sharing 15 chic and easy ways to wear a scarf.
Hello, instant wardrobe versatility!
If you love to wear scarves but need a little help learning different ways to tie a scarf too, prepare to be amazed by these options.
How To Wear A Scarf: 15 Stylish Ways
A scarf makes an excellent addition to any outfit, any time of the year.
If you think you can only wear a scarf in the fall and winter, you couldn’t be more wrong! You may be surprised just how many different ways you can tie a scarf – and wear one all year long.
Find out below.
Belted Cape Style | Merrick’s Art
The blanket scarf is one of my favorites, and you can tie in many ways instead of just wearing it like a shawl. I love, love, love the belted cape style even though I can’t personally pull it off.
How to Wear a Scarf Tied Low | Golden Divine
Now that’s the way to dress up a pair of jeans! This scarf looks absolutely gorgeous tied low. Look how simple it is – yet I never would have thought to do this on my own.
Flyaway Vest Scarf Tie Style | Glik’s
Here’s a cute flyaway vest version without a belt, which is more forgiving for those of us without tiny waists. I just love this drapey look – it looks so chic and stylish (and comfortable!).
Add Some Flair | The Pleated Poppy
How about adding some flair to your scarf with a pin or two? They can help add pops of color to solid scarves. They can also make your scarf design look cohesive.
How to Tie a Long Scarf | All Free Sewing
The hidden knot method is the best way to disguise a top that you’re not exactly crazy about. But, out of these different methods, I have to say I love the twisted lattice tuck the most.
How to Tie a Scarf in a Bow Knot | Extra Petite
Smarten up any blazer by tying a scarf as a bow knot. Use a scarf ring (or hair elastic) to create the look. This is perfect for silk scarves which can be hard to tie (the knots tend to slip).
Tie Your Scarf With a Braid | Krissa’s Creative Hands
Give your scarf a whole new look by braiding it. You can even braid two scarves together to blend patterns and colors. So unusual and wonderful at the same time!
Tie as a Beach Cover-Up | Extra Petite
Lightweight scarves make wonderful beach cover-ups and provide that perfect flow-y beach look. Isn’t that pretty?
The Jillee European Loop | One Good Thing
Have a scarf that just won’t lay flat? Try this look. It looks more interesting than just tying a knot, and it lends a softer yet very chic look to your outfit as well.
Half-Tied Blanket Scarf | Classy Sassy
The half-tied blanket scarf is one of the easiest ways to wear one, so it’s a must-wear for many women. It looks cute and stylish with just about everything! I love easy go-to techniques like this!
Kimono-Style Cover-Up | Petite Pieces
Turn a scarf into a kimono-style cover-up by tying the corners together in double knots to create a shrug. This tutorial has 4 different styles so that you can easily make 4 similar but different looks. Easy peasy!
Make Your Scarf Into a Belt | MaiTai’s Picture Book
Wrap the scarf around your waist, and tie the ends in a low double knot to wear the scarf as a belt. I’m blown away by how amazing this looks.
How did I never think to do this?
Sweater Vest | Let’s Knit
Style a knitted infinity scarf as a sweater vest. This is perfect for layering in the fall (or spring!) when you’re not sure how the weather will unfold. That chunky sweater vest look is so popular.
How to Tie a Layered Knot | Scarves.net
A layered knot will keep you extra warm this winter. It’s a super stylish way to tie a scarf and is perfect for those extra long scarves that you just don’t know how to style!
Classic European Slip Knot | Zia Moda
And, finally, the classic slip knot is a definite keeper. It’s as easy as it is classy, and it always looks great no matter what type of scarf you use.
What do you think of all these different ideas? The best part is that nearly all of these sites provide great step-by-step tutorials to guide you as you learn how to wear a scarf a new way.
I think that even I can pull off some of these different methods of tying a scarf!
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