How to Tie a Scarf. No matter what you’re wearing, you can add a scarf for extra drama, color, and style. Wear them around your neck, as a belt or sash, or draped over your shoulders for warmth. Scarves come in a variety of shapes, sizes, colors, and fabrics. When you have a scarf, you can quickly add that fabulous pop of color to make a statement and texture to keep your outfit from being two- dimensional.
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Begin with one or two well-made scarves in cashmere or silk. If you wear your scarf to stay warm, you’ll want to add a wool scarf to your collection. A collection of brooches, scarf clips, and scarf rings will add even more options to how you accessorize. When friends discover your affinity for scarves, don’t be surprised when you receive a custom, hand-painted scarf for your birthday or another special occasion.
How to Tie a Scarf: Long Rectangular Scarf
The long scarf is one of the most versatile accessories you can have in your wardrobe. Look for a scarf that is at least 36 inches long. Longer than that is even better and provides more tying options.
Simple loop technique:
- Fold your scarf in half
- Drape the folded scarf around your neck with the fold on one side and the loose ends on the
- Open the loop with one hand and bring the loose ends through it with the other
- Tighten the scarf for comfort and style.
- You may clip a brooch to the Floppy bow technique:
- Drape the long scarf around your
- Bring the loose ends together and tie them in a bow wherever you want the
- Fluff out the loops of the bow and place the ends where you want
- Add a brooch or clip to the center of the bow for extra Casual tying technique:
- Drape a long scarf around your
- Loosely tie the scarf wherever it feels
- Wear the tie in front or twist it for an asymmetrical You may want to toss one of the loose ends over your shoulder.
How to Tie a Scarf: Large Square Scarf
A large square scarf can add color and style to even the most conservative wardrobe pieces. Layer it over a black dress or use it to dress up a conservative business suit. Look for a fabric that isn’t stiff because you’ll want it to drape softly.
Triangle scarf tying technique:
- Fold your large square scarf in half diagonally
- Hold the folded points in each hand with the “V” part of the triangle below your
- Bring the points around behind your neck and tie them in a You may like the fold close to your neck or more loosely drape for comfort.
- Arrange the triangle in front for the look you
- You may twist the triangle to one side for an asymmetrical, playful, and effortless
Scarves add color and style to almost any outfit. Include long rectangular scarves, large square scarves, and small square scarves in your accessories wardrobe for an inexpensive and easy way to punch up your look.