Today I am joining my pal Jennifer for our monthly Fashion Over 50 Edit. This month we are tackling scarves. After my post, My Favorite Ways to Style a Shawl, many of you asked for a scarf styling post. So here it is Eight Stylish Ways to Style a Scarf. I hope you will find a favorite!
EIGHT STYLISH WAYS TO STYLE A SCARF
I thought it would be most helpful if I wore the same outfit (sweater from J Jill which is on sale by the way) so that you could see which scarf style suits you best. I am styling a rectangular scarf (because I think they are the most versatile). It is an old scarf from Echo, but I have linked one below the post that is in the same colorway but even better. Sorry, it was so windy out during photos (messy hair). I am wearing my comfy velvet birdies, j jill leggings, and earrings, and (similar bracelets)from Etsy.
One of my favorites is belted at the waist. As I have stated before, it is the only small thing on my body so naturally I like this style. I also think the scarf can foil for an expensive jacket.
This is a version I don’t wear enough, I don’t know why. Basically, you just throw one end over the shoulder. You can pin it in place if you are concerned about it falling down.
This is another version I forget about that can also be very slimming even if you don’t have a small waist. It creates the illusion of a smaller waist. This style looks better with a crew neck or turtleneck ideally but I wanted to use the same outfit for simplicity’s sake.
I literally never personally wear this version but I see it often on others and it is more flattering. Fold the scarf in half lengthwise and tie behind the neck. Super simple.
I wear this version quite often. It is what I call the double loop. Instyle has a great tutorial on scarves here. It is a quick visual without having to go watch a lengthy Youtube video.
I like this knotted version if you are wearing a jacket and you just want to add a little bit of pattern and or color.
I wear this version a lot too. Make sure you have a lightweight scarf for this one or you will look like the pillsbury doughboy. Trust me I have done it before.
Lastly the simple over one shoulder look. This is another look that can be worn with a sweater for just a splash of pattern or color.
GET THE LOOK
There you have my Eight Stylish Ways to Style a Scarf. Let’s visit Jennifer and see what she has for us. She can wear headscarves and look beautiful, so I bet she will show you how to do that.