Layering is the key to staying warm this winter. Scarves are perfect for layering because they are warm, stylish, and super versatile with so many looks!
For inspiration, we referred to the book, “50 Ways to Wear a Scarf”, by Lauren Friedman. It is truly a must-have for scarf-wearers. Here are some of our favorite warm ways to wear scarves this winter…
The Flyaway Vest
A scarf doesn’t always have to go around your neck. Get more use out of your favorite scarf by creating a flyaway vest! This look can be created with an oblong scarf. We used our Looks Collections Plaid Blanket Scarf that is available in multiple colors.
- Step 1: Fold your scarf in half widthwise.
- Step2: Tie the two sides of the top corner together.
- Step 3: Take the folded side that is in your other hand and bring it together with the tied side.
- Step 4: Tie the folded side and the tied side together to make one large knot.
- Step 5: Make sure the knot is secure.
- Step 6: Position the scarf so you can place your arms through the holes.
This look is super-fast, super-easy and a great way to accentuate your figure! To create this look, we used the Reversible Nordic Print Wool Scarf.
- Step 1: Obtain a long rectangular scarf and a belt of your choice.
- Step 2: Drape the scarf around your neck and adjust it to your liking.
- Step 3: Make sure the ends of the scarf are even.
- Step 4: Secure the belt around the scarf and your waist.
The Lazy Girl
The Lazy Girl style is perfect for a day when you are short on time but still want to pull off a stylish look. We used Two-Toned Check Oblong Scarf that is available in a variety of colors.
- Step 1: Obtain a long rectangular scarf.
- Step 2: Drape the scarf around your neck so that one side hangs lower than the other.
- Step 3: Take the longer side of the scarf and start wrapping it around your neck.
- Step 4: Bring the longer side all the way around your neck so it lays parallel to the short side.
This style puts a creative twist on a traditional way to wear a scarf. It is a great way to add some style to a simple outfit. Here we used the Two-Toned Check Oblong Scarf that is available in a variety of colors.
- Step 1: Fold your long scarf in half and make a loop with the folded end.
- Step 2: Through the loop, grab one end of the scarf and pull it through.
- Step 3: Open the loop again.
- Step 4: Bring the remaining loose end over the top of the folded side and then pull through the loop. This will create the “knot” effect.