ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Silk Scarves-The Best Summer Accessory

Updated on June 1, 2015
georgialgal1984 profile image

Amber is a freelance writer, who has a collection of scarves she uses to transform and spruce up her wardrobe.

Summer scarves are a practical and perfect accessory for any summer heat. Learn how to wear them and where to buy the best!
Summer scarves are a practical and perfect accessory for any summer heat. Learn how to wear them and where to buy the best! | Source

Silk Scarves Are The Perfect Summer Accessory

Silk scarves are a lightweight accessory that comes in a variety of colors and patterns. You can buy them to mix and match with shirts, dresses, tank tops, and blouses. Silk scarves are a fun & easy way to add a pop of color, or pattern, to plain and casual outfits.

Contrary to belief, scarves can be worn year-round, not only in the cold or cooler months.The type of fabric is the main factor to consider when purchasing a scarf for the summer. When buying scarves, fabrics like wool, fur, and heavy cottons, are made for winter wear, not warm or hot weather.

The best fabrics for summer scarves are silk, chiffon, silk-blends, satin, and light jersey knit. Silk & silk-blends are great because they are versatile, comfortable, and accommodating to many types of weather.

Silk Scarves also come in a variety of prices, making them affordable for women of all incomes. You can save yourself time and money by knowing the colors that look good on you. Once you know your perfect colors, you'll enjoy purchasing solid and patterned silk scarves, for your summer wardrobe.

Do you wear scarves in the summer?

See results
Source

Pretty Patterned Scarves

Patterned scarves are a fun way to accessorize any outfit. One of the easiest ways to wear a patterned scarf is to start with a blank canvas. That blank canvas can be an all black, white, grey, navy, etc, outfit.

Whether it's a black top and black skirt, white top and white pants, or any plain colored dress, having only one color makes a blank canvas for a variety of patterned scarves.

Patterned scarves are also a great way to add character to any outfit. You can buy a variety of patterns that include animal prints, polka dots, stripes, geometric designs, florals, plaids, and many more.

Focus on the designs you like, even if they seem too bright or bold for you. Remember that bright & bold designs will pair well with a plain background, giving you a beautifully coordinated outfit.


Source

Express Your Style With Solid Scarves

Solid scarves are great core pieces to match any outfit. They can also be worn as a headband, belt, necklace, and more.

As previously mentioned, know your perfect colors, and purchase scarves that easily match yourself and your wardrobe.

Solid silk scarves are versatile and can be worn with solids or multi-color clothing. When buying summer scarves, think about summer colors. Burgundy, mustard, and emerald are great colors, but look better in the fall, not summer.

Some great summer colors are in the shades of blue, yellow, orange, white, green, and pink. Have fun this summer trying out new colors and color combinations.

Ask others what colors they like best on you or watch what people with your color hair, eyes, and skin wear. Your best colors should brighten you face, not shade it.

Wear Scarves In Your Hair

Source
Source

Caring For Your Silk Scarves

  • Wash your silk scarves on the gentle cycle. Wash them by themselves or with other silk items.
  • Use a mild and gentle detergent that doesn't contain bleach.
  • If you need to iron your scarf, use the lowest setting.
  • Let your scarf air-dry indoors.

Ways To Wear Summer Scarves

Source

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • Mary Cimeni profile image

      Mary Cimeni 

      2 years ago from Philippines

      Great article!

    • georgialgal1984 profile imageAUTHOR

      Mrs Clark 

      3 years ago from United States

      I also enjoy seeing all the different ways you can tie a scarf. Some of the ways I would have never thought of! Take care and thanks for stopping by~ :)

    • lindacee profile image

      lindacee 

      3 years ago from Arizona

      I adore scarves year-round but really love the light-weight silk scarves for summer. The the image on different ways to tie them--I like to change things up, so this is especially helpful. Thanks for the awesome Hub!

    • kschimmel profile image

      Kimberly Schimmel 

      3 years ago from North Carolina, USA

      Silk is my favorite summer fiber. It can be dyed in such brilliant colors!

    • vocalcoach profile image

      Audrey Hunt 

      3 years ago from Idyllwild Ca.

      Oooooo - I do love wearing scarves all year. So much fun and completely changes a look. Voted up, useful, awesome, interesting and I will share this hub. Thanks.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)