7 Fashionable Ways to Wear a Scarf This Winter
The thought of getting through winter without a scarf is as unimaginable as surviving summer without a flowy sundress. The perfect wrap will keep you warm when it’s unbearably freezing outside and adds the ideal finishing touch to your outfit. Sure, you probably have a go-to way of wearing your favorite scarf, but as the street elite is showcasing as of late, there’s a smattering of creative techniques to don the trusty cold-weather essential. Keep scrolling to check out seven fashionable ways to wear your scarf this winter, and shop our favorites of the moment. It's time to get all wrapped up in style.
Thick Skin: Pair a polished ensemble with a thicker scarf (or a chunky sweater!) wrapped around your neck. The juxtaposition between the sizable scarf and a crisp tailored suit like this street style star is showcasing here is so sleek. (Photo via Edward Berthelot/Getty)
All Knotted Up: If you have a silk scarf but want to keep extra-warm, wrap it around your neck in a French knot (here's how to tie it). Then, tuck it under your sweater (or hoodie like this look!) mixed with your statement coat, jeans, and boots. (Photo via Melodie Jeng/Getty)
Keep It Classic: This timeless scarf in a traditional loop feels particularly cool with a gorgeous leopard coat, white jeans (yes, even in winter!), and black ankle boots. (Photo via Matthew Sperzel/Getty)
Finishing Touch: Okay, we get it — this particular accessory ensemble won’t give you tons of extra warmth, but it’s so elegant to try when it’s slightly warmer outside. Wrap it around just once and loop the ends through the belt on the coat to give your winter outfit extra dimension and depth. Pair with patterned trousers and heels for a top-notch work ensemble. (Photo via Christian Vierig/Getty)
Back It Up: An oversized scarf can even be knotted around, but given the volume, it works best when draped in the back with a longline coat, knit sweater, track pants, and sneakers. (Photo via Melodie Jeng/Getty)
Get It Twisted: Wrapping a silk scarf around your neck then tucking it into your blouse gives off a polished feel, especially with a tailored coat and pointed booties. (Photo via Edward Berthelot/Getty)
Tri-Again: For a cool downtown vibe, go for a bandana-inspired scarf. This look is so edgy with a tee, patterned coat, black jeans, and rugged boots. (Photo via Claudio Lavenia/Getty)
Shop the Look
Urban Outfitters Fair Isle Scarf ($39): You'll make an instant statement with this patterned option styled around your neck.
Mango Mixed Print Scarf ($30): The contrasting patterns give this gorgeous silk scarf a right-now feel.
Wilfred Yves Triangle Scarf ($58): This polka-dot scarf will pop against any winter coat thanks to the pretty hues.
Verloop Graphic Scarf ($68): Stylish and so cozy. What more could you ask for in a winter scarf?
H&M Woven Scarf ($25): The fashion elite won't stop wearing animal prints right now. This season, try a leopard scarf for a fierce look.
Zara Striped Scarf ($36): If it's an XL scarf you're looking for, this checked style is the way to go.
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