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Swanky Ways to Wear a Scarf

Updated on January 27, 2015

Tweak it ... by simply adding a Scarf

Scarves can really add that special touch to any outfit in your wardrobe, you just need to know how to wear them. Scarves can be totally functional, like the scarf camera strap in this photo, or they can keep us warm on those chilly days and last but certainly not least, they add some pizazz to an outfit which would otherwise have been quite dull. There are so many ways to wear a scarf, it's actually enough to make your head spin. But please don't fret, it's really not that hard to learn some of these really chic ways to wear a scarf.

YES, really... YOU CAN DO IT.

Once you learn a few techniques you will be well on your way to being a scarf fashionista and you will be able to impress all your family and friends with your new found Scarf Tying Skill. Imagine the possibilities. Well, maybe I am taking this a bit too far. However, by learning a few ways of wearing a scarf you will be able to take that boring sweater you have stuffed in the back corner of your closet collecting dust and turn it instantly into one of your favorites simply by adding a cool scarf. 

So just follow along and learn all about scarves and how to wear them with a little swank and I will even show you some really cool ideas on how to organize all those scarves.

Have fun and Happy Scarf tying.

Photo Credit: How to make a Camera Strap from a Scarf- by In the Loop Blog About the photo: A functional and fashionable wear to wear a scarf for the Photo takers out there.  Learn how to make this fab camera strap from a scarf.  Gotta say... I love it.

The Pursuit of Scarf Tying Happiness - Scarf Inspiration and Ideas

Some of my Favorite Ways to Wear a Scarf

Double Knot Wrap Center scarf around neck bringing both ends forward.  Tie a knot on each side toward each end of scarf.  Loop around neck and bring forward letting knotted ends rest on your chest.

Twisty Scarf Loop Begin by twisting the entire scarf. Carefully wrap around neck, holding tight not to let go or the twists will fall out. Bring both ends in the front and tie a knot to secure it.

Boho Loop Tie Center scarf around neck with both ends hanging in the back. Then bring both ends forward and tie a loose knot in the front.

Double Wrap Neck Knot Wrap the scarf around your neck twice with both ends ending up in the front. Tie a knot in the front and fluff and twist to your preference.

Infinity Loop Knot Take an infinity Scarf and place around your neck and loop again around your neck leaving one loop longer than the other. On the longer loop make a knot which creates yet another loop hanging at the bottom.

Photo Credit: Scarves Dot Net-

Wendy Nguyen of Wendy's LookBook - 25 Wears to Wear a Scarf in 4.5 minutes

I love Wendy's video of 25 ways to wear a scarf. She flies through several ways you can wear a scarf in 4.5 minutes flat, no talking just scarf tying. This is an adorable and fun and well worth the watch!

Looking for just that right Scarf? Than you gotta check out Chic Tweak! They specialize in Scarves and have thousands to choose from. Absolutely gorgeous and unique. These scarves will make heads turn! Visit Chic Tweak TODAY!

Fancy Braided Scarf

Fancy Braided Scarf
Fancy Braided Scarf

I am loving this Fancy Braided Knot .

Looks so hard to do, but it is so so so easy. When I wear a scarf with this fancy braid, I get so many comments on how cool it is. And of course... How did you do that?

Well, let me show you right here. This knot is much better explained by a video tutorial. You can check out this Fancy Braid video by Scarves Dot Net. below.

Photo Credit: ScarvesDotNet-

Fancy Braided Scarf

Silk Scarves

A piece of ART

There is really something about how silk makes you feel. These luxurious Colorful Silk Scarves are a work of art will add just the right touch to that perfect outfit.

100% Charmeuse Silk Van Gogh's "Irises" Long Scarf Shawl (17" W x 62" L)

DIY Scarf Organization
DIY Scarf Organization

Are you a Scarf Hoarder?

Do you own tons of scarves?

Do you find yourself sifting through piles of scarves trying desperately to find just the right one?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, then you are definitely a Scarf Hoarder. And it is time seek the help you so truly deserve. Well... Here i am with some fantastic Scarf storage ideas which will wipe your Scarf Chaos away.

I love this and it is so simple to make. You just need to find the space to do it. What is awesome about the location in this photo is the fact that the space used was worthless space and could not be used for anything else. We all have this kind of space in our houses and/or closets. You may be thinking tensions rods. I am going to tell you NO, NO and NO. Tension rods will not support the weight of these scarves. I don't know your extent of your scarf hoarding problem, but I guarantee you that a tension rod will not support the weight.

You will need to install some type of bracket and a dowel or rod. Look for a bracket with a quick and easy removal of dowel or rod. If you are not really into using power tools then continue reading because I have some more solutions to your Scarf Storage issues.

Photo Credit: Apartment Therapy

Simple Scarf Storage Ideas
Simple Scarf Storage Ideas

Simple Scarf Storage

Did I mention ... EASY!

Ways to Store Scarves

I absolutely love this idea and no tools are required, as a matter of fact absolutely no skill is required.

All you need is some Shower Rings (You may even have some laying around) and a Hanger. Place the rings on the hanger and slide your scarves through the ring and hang. So easy.

If you are more of a visual person, than watch video of DIY Scarf Organizer, SUPER Cheap and Easy, which is below.

Photo Credit: Park Avenue Blogspot

Scarf Organization on Amazon

Here are some of my picks to get those scarves organized once and for all.

Simple and Cheap Scarf Organizer

Animal Print Scarves

Leopard, Cheetah, Zebra Scarves...OH MY!

I am personally a huge fan of animal prints. I think their popularity has made them the new neutral. They seem to work with anything and they are so fun.

BOOKS about Ways to Wear a Scarf - A little scarf literature

For further instruction of ways to wear a scarf then look no further. Here is a list of some some books to guide you to your scarf tying destiny.

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Infinity Scarves

Easiest Scarf to Wear ... No thought required....REALLY

It's really quite simple. There is not end to this scarf. Really. It is a continuous loop. Just pull it over your head and twist it, knot it or just double it.

Military Chic
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Boho Style ... Cheers to the Eclectic life
One of my favorite fashion inspired looks is Boho Style. Boho is short for Bohemian, which has been a style in the fashion industry for decades. It is an ec...

Comfortable Heels... Reality or Myth?
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The Rebellious Doc Marten Lives On
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Comfy Slippers
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6 Ways to Tie a Scarf

I hope you enjoyed my approach to "Swanky Ways to Wear a Scarf " and most of all, I hope you have gained the confidence to try something new with a Scarf. Or if you already are a Scarf Wearing Swanker then maybe some of these wonderful organizational tips will help you find that lost scarf that may be buried deep within the bowels of your closet.

Thanks so much for popping in and I sure hope you enjoyed your stay!

Let's get Ready to TIE That SCARF!

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    • victoriahaneveer profile image


      6 years ago

      Great lens. Lots of new scarf ideas, thanks. Blessed!

    • Scotties-Rock profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from OREFIELD, PA

      @laurenrich: Thanks for popping in and I am so glad you found my lens useful. :) Have a great holiday.

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      6 years ago

      I absolutely love the look of scarves. I got some new ideas. Thanks for sharing.

    • Scotties-Rock profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from OREFIELD, PA

      @srsddn lm: Thanks for visiting and have a great holiday season.

    • Scotties-Rock profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from OREFIELD, PA

      @Camden1: I know... Scarves are a really cool accessory. Hope you learned a few good ones here. Thanks for the visit and have a great holiday!

    • Scotties-Rock profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from OREFIELD, PA

      @pumpum: I love Wendy's Video... She is adorable and the video is quite entertaining. Thanks so much for visiting and have a great holiday!

    • pumpum profile image


      6 years ago

      Wonderful lens. I love scarves, and I recently watched that you tube clip from Wendy - 25 ways to tie your scarf and I have learned so many new tricks. Thanks for sharing.

    • Camden1 profile image


      6 years ago

      This is just what I need - I've been wanting to wear scarves lately but had no idea how to tie one!

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      srsddn lm 

      6 years ago

      Liked the videos. The way a scarf is tied can make a lot of difference and I am sure my daughter will like this lens.

    • Scotties-Rock profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from OREFIELD, PA

      @ClassyGals: I love the infinity scarf too! Thanks so much for the blessing.

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      Cynthia Davis 

      6 years ago from Pittsburgh

      Thanks for all the tips on how to tie a scarf. I love scarves and the infinity scarf is my all time favorite. Like you said, no thought required and it really dresses up your overall look. Blessings**

    • Scotties-Rock profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from OREFIELD, PA

      @LindsayPietrolu: I am a scarf lover too! Great way to make an outfit look cool! Thanks for stopping by.

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      6 years ago

      Wow, these scarves are so wonderful that I can't wait to wear them.. And I love the way to wear the scarf of zebra print.. Thanks for the lens..

    • LindsayPietrolu profile image


      6 years ago

      Great lens, scarves are my all-time favorite accessory!

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      Avi Wolfson 

      6 years ago from Massachusetts

      Great lens, thanks for sharing!


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