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More Gorgeous Chic And Fun Scarves For Fashionistas

Updated on February 12, 2014

Light and Airy, Ornate and Substantial, Modest and Subdued, or a Flight of Fancy, Scarves Shine!

It's all I can do, when out shopping, to walk past a scarf display. Colors and anticipation of the feel of the fabrics attract me in closer, and once I've touched a scarf I've surely morphed into a Buyer without delay!

Scarf Fanciers appreciate soft, loose woven sheers, and lightweight barely colored sarongs, contrasted with the substantial heft of rayon in subtle or vibrant hues.

It wasn't until I immersed myself into graduate studies in art that I felt comfortable parting with the aesthetics gifted me by my mother and her mother, my teachers and aunties.

Combining a fine green such as the one shown here with a chocolate brown can be as thrilling as biting into the most flavorful Maine lobster. And it's a lot more fun that hauling in those pesky traps!

photo credit: It's mine, and my scarf.

Have Fun Picking

Long scarves have a charm all their own. The ultra large cotton version can be opened wear like a stole, even over the head, if a Summer night cools off before you are ready to don a jacket.

Multi Color Tribal Style Fringe Scarf - Different Colors Available
Multi Color Tribal Style Fringe Scarf - Different Colors Available

Soft and easy to arrange with great contemporary graphics.

 

Neck and Knot Tie

Who would think that the simple tie - wrapping one end over the other and pulling it over and having a tie - is not the ideal way to tie your pashmina to hang gracefully down the front of your outfit. After you view this short video you'll get the hang of it.

Stunning Silk Scarves Make the Outfit

NOVAWO® New Retro Women Lady Bohemian Soft Scarf Large Beach Shawl Scarves (Red)
NOVAWO® New Retro Women Lady Bohemian Soft Scarf Large Beach Shawl Scarves (Red)

Multi-prints in one luscious large scarf are favorites for me. I like to combine them with other special patterned clothing for a super casual look.

 
KMystic Silk Cotton Wrinkled Solid Infinity Loop Scarf (Red)
KMystic Silk Cotton Wrinkled Solid Infinity Loop Scarf (Red)

My infinity scarf is always ready for wearing around my neck or wrapping into a turban. I like it.

 
Satin Horse Art Print on Turquoise - 100% Silk Long Scarf 11.5" x 52" (Clearance)
Satin Horse Art Print on Turquoise - 100% Silk Long Scarf 11.5" x 52" (Clearance)

Contemporary animal print, like a watercolor horse for you.

 
LibbySue-Quintessential Graphic Print Silk Blend Neckerchief Square Scarves in White & Pastels
LibbySue-Quintessential Graphic Print Silk Blend Neckerchief Square Scarves in White & Pastels

Most of my scarves are solids or florals but graphics do also have a place in my wardrobe.

 

gClauds Scarf Tying

Echo Design's Cool Sophisticated Tying

For those designers out there, this one is not shot in the bedroom, rather it has a clean white background - to make the scarf stand out.

Rosie the Riveter Revisted & More

Click on #3 and learn '25 Ways to Wear a Scarf in 4.5 Minutes!'

Plisse Scarf Flower Tie - so easy and so classic

This silent flick demonstrates a beautiful result in a few seconds. Buy a scarf ring so you can do it too.

Scarf Variety in the Wardrobe is like a Mixed Bouquet on the Table

The gray scarf today, the orange wrap tomorrow and the pink bouquet in the evening - they are all the right thing!

La Fiorentina Women's Scf-79137 Accessory
La Fiorentina Women's Scf-79137 Accessory

Ever popular and classy in shades of black and white

 
Made Of Me Women's Stripe Burst Scarf
Made Of Me Women's Stripe Burst Scarf

Like wearing a painting - ultra!

 

Fun Video Demonstrates Happy Tips

Get a Dozen for Free! Amicable girls manipulate silk swiftly and with a flourish. Fun to watch, while one demonstrates, the other nods encouragingly. They use a different scarf for every demonstration.

Wrap a Bonita Scarf - no tying or pinsnecessary

Bonita designed this special scarf when she had breast cancer. It's clever and offers four good looking styles in the same scarf.

Natural Fabric Scarves Are More Popular Than Most - One of Amazon's Top 25 Selling Items for 2012

Many more Chemowraps - Scarves, Turbans, Caps, Tips - all types of head coverings for people with style sense

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A vast treasure house of tips on wearing scarves, and caps and links to chic and stylish scarves!

Do You Wear Gorgeous Scarves Too?

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      changrcoacher 

      5 years ago

      Yes, yes, I am a HUGE scarf fan. Love this lens...all the wonderful scarves and the video demos.I laughed at you comparing the wearing of a scarf with "biting into the most flavorful Maine lobster." Now that's low calorie!

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      lesliesinclair 

      5 years ago

      @maddoxmmm: Know just what you mean. I began wearing scarves following my son's TBI 24 years ago, when I felt the need for something that would make me feel more "dressed" than the art-student jeans and turtlenecks I wore in my college program. At first just any scarf made me feel dressed up and too old for my years (43). Now that I've released the artist in me and converted to Islam I rarely leave home without one.

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      soaringsis 

      5 years ago

      I love scarves anytime. Your collection is beautiful and the how to is so helpful. Thanks for sharing.

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      maddoxmmm 

      5 years ago

      I don't wear scarves often because even at 50, I still think of them as 'grown-ups' clothes and feel like an imposter when I wear them - the same with lipstick and pearls. But I have several with gorgeous art deco designs in the same hue/color range and use them as window coverings and couch accessories. I love your lenses. Your creativity definitely shines through them all!

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      Cynthia Haltom 

      5 years ago from Diamondhead

      I do wear scarves I like them when the weather get cooler

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      Cynthia Haltom 

      5 years ago from Diamondhead

      I do wear scarves I like them when the weather get cooler

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      Cynthia Haltom 

      5 years ago from Diamondhead

      I do wear scarves I like them when the weather get cooler

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      kathysart 

      5 years ago

      I LOVE LOVE scarves and yes I do wear them. I love it when winter comes around and I can wear them w/o getting hot. Nice lens.

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      eccles1 

      5 years ago

      I have a few scarves and love them,I got them from my mother.

      great lens.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      5 years ago from United States

      Beautiful scarves!

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      anonymous 

      5 years ago

      Great tips and ideas. Scarves do add a little extra something to an outfit.

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      Deadicated LM 

      6 years ago

      Great Lens and ideas, very useful for me (and inspiring to), I do silkpainting.

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      squid-pinkchic18 

      6 years ago

      Beautiful lens! I love that bonita scarf in the video. Thanks for sharing this!

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      You are going to have all us ladies heading out to perk up our wardrobes with beautiful scarves, they do add a special touch!

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      Tarra99 

      7 years ago

      lovely scarves...the tips on how to tie them were helpful...thanks

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      hot chic means hot scarves!! nice lens you got here..

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