How to Style Winter Scarves

Winter scarves are always containing a heavy sense and bigger than the scarves in other seasons. This does not means that we don’t need to care about how to tie them. Winter scarves still can be stylish and sleek, only need we to take a look at the following ways to style winter scarves.

Fold and Loop

This method of wearing a scarf simply involves folding the scarf in half by bringing the ends together, draping it around the back of your neck, and then bringing the ends through the loop. You can then adjust it to as tight or as loose as you want.

The Quick Flick

This easy scarf solution looks timelessly chic. Starting with the scarf draped around

the back of your neck and the ends hanging down the front. Take one of the scarf ends and flick it around your neck so this end now hands at the back.

Wrapped Up

This is another easy solution when it comes to how to wear scarves. Start with the scarf draped around the back of your neck with the ends hanging to the front. Ideally, start with one end hanging lower than the other. Take the longer end and wrap it around your neck as many times as necessary. This method is bound to keep you snug in winter.

Draped Open

When it comes to how to wear scarves this way, the look is probably more decorative than functional. If you’re wearing a scarf with a pattern that you want to show off, just wrap it around the back of your neck with the ends ha

nging towards the front. Adjust the scarf so the ends follow the line of an open coat.

Tucked In

One of the neater ways to wear scarves in winter is to tuck them into your coat or jacket. Wrap the scarf around your neck as many times as necessary and then tuck the ends into your jacket. This look is ideal if you’re wearing a jacket with interesting collars or lapels that you want to show off.

The Bow Knot

If you’re wearing a light weight scarf try tying it into a bow at the neck. It’s fun and flirty way to style your scarf during the winter. Wear the bow at the centre or slightly to one side. You can also adjust the size of the bow to as big or as small as required.

The Loop Through

This is another easy fix when it comes to how to wear scarves this winter. With the scarf draped around the back of your neck and the ends hanging down the front, simply tie the ends together and fasten around the neck. This looks great when done with chunky knit scarves, as skinnier scarves tend to look a bit sloppy.

Maxi Length

A longer length scarf is great for complementing longer hemlines. Drape your scarf over a longer length coat for a chic winter look. If the scarf is a skinnier style, you can loop it and wear it to the front. If it is a heavier, decorative style then try leaving it draped open.

The Triangle

This method will only work with square scarves. Fold the square in half to form a triangle. Then, with the tip of the triangle at the front and pointing down, wrap the ends around the back of your neck and let them hand down the front. This looks chic when worn with shorter, cropped jackets.

Go get a scarf and surprise the public with the tying ways up above.

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How to Look Fashionable with Your Shawl

Shawls are not only a good friend of us in spring, autumn and winter (if you are willing to, they can be friends in summer, too), but also can make a fashion star. The following are 3 simple tips about how to look fashionable with your shawl. Take a look at them.

Tip 1: Choose the right accessories

One great way to modernize the look of your classic shawl is to accessorize it. Accent your shawl with a brooch or bar pin to fit with your clothes. There are a lot of elegant brooches for different occasions available at different ladies stores or at shawl and scarf specialty shops. You may also choose to wear your plain shawl as it is and accessorize it with fashionable glass, agate, or pearl necklaces or jewelry set that will make your get up stand out for its simplicity and elegance.

Tip 2: Check out the latest styles and types in shawls

If you want to do away with plain shawls, check out the new styles, designs, and prints around. Aside from the beaded and crocheted shawls, you can now find those with hanging fringes, with ruffle trims, or even combination of these styles. You can also find shawls with fur or feathers on both ends or on the collar area for added warmth and elegance. There are also different prints of shawls to choose from, such as stripes or checkered.

Tip 3: Know which shawl to use for an occasion

Aside from making sure that you choose the right color, design, and print that will complement your attire, it is also important to know which type of shawl you need to wear that fits the occasion you’re into. Beaded and glittery shawls match with your night outs or any of your evening events. If you are attending a party, you can choose from among shawls with borders on each end such as embossed flowers or beaded flower designs. If you are just going malling or shopping, plain cashmere shawls with pockets, paired with your denim jeans are just perfectly classy. Crocheted shawls with pastel colors also look and feel great for picnics and garden events. If you are a guest at a wedding, a pearl-beaded shawl with a color that matches the theme of the wedding and your dress would be elegantly perfect, too.

Shawls are suitable for almost any season and outfit. Apart from wearing around your neck, decorating your handbag with it is also a good idea. Be fashionable with your shawl by the tips up above.

Vest-Scarf: A Vest, A Scarf or Both?

As you all know, vest-scarf is a new type of scarves, very creative, right? It can be a vest and a scarf, just need you to button or unbutton these little buttons. It can keep you warm as clothes or just an accessory.

They are just stunning and special.

How to Style Stoles

As we all know that winter has come, stoles become very necessary accessory. Then, how to accessorize with a stole and make it stylish? Well, you may pay attention to the following tips.

Keep occasion in mind: Identify the occasion for which you will be wearing the stole — formal or casual. Accordingly identify the color and style of the stole. For formal occasions, go for a solid black, brown or beige stole to complement the attire, and for a casual outfit, experiment with brighter colors, prints or embellished scarves.

Choose color wisely: Wear a color that complements your skin tone and outfit. A stole cannot make a bad outfit look good; hence the stole should match the attire.

If you are petite: Although one size fits all, however an oversized stole or scarf on a petite woman can look like it’s choking her. A petite woman can opt for a slimmer stole to match the body type; otherwise the bulky ones will make you appear heavy and fluffy.

Be an eye catcher: Always choose a color of the stole that goes well with the color of your eyes or eye makeup to create an impact. This makes the pairing look very real and appropriate.

Wrap it around: Stoles can be a great accessory and allows you to experiment with your look. If you want to take the stole as a wrap, then choose a flowy malleable fabric that takes the shape of the body.

How to Take Care of Your Pashmina

As a scarf, a pashmina is a very versatile accessory to accent any outfit. Whether you wear it as a shawl, a wrap, or a scarf, they usually come in 36 inches by 80 inches. As a material, a pashmina refers to a type of fine cashmere wool. Most famous regions associated with this soft fabric are Kashmir, Nepal and other central Asiatic countries. When taking care of these precious pashminas, we need to pay more attention on them. The following are some caring tips.

Light Gray Polka Dot Silk and Wool Pashmina

Washing:

Hand wash in lukewarm water using your hair shampoo. Be sure to dissolve the shampoo thoroughly then put the Pashmina shawl into the water. Rinse with hair conditioner, this will make your Pashmina softer. Wash colored garments separately.

  • Do not bleach.
  • Squeeze gently, do not twist or wring. Twisting the wet shawl would stretch the shape.
  • Dry flat after removing excess water, away from direct heat and sunlight.
  • Press with damp cloth, using a cool iron, iron from the inside of the garment.

Dark Green Pashimina

Storing:

Before storing your precious Pashmina shawl in a basement or attic, check carefully for leaks, dampness and sunlight. Fold the Pashmina shawl, pack them neatly in tissue paper or a plastic bag, and store them in the closet away from light, dust and dampness.

Cleaning before storage is recommended, as fresh stains that may not yet be visible will oxidize and become fixed during storage; they may also be food for moths. Moths have a discerning palate; they feast only on natural fabrics. Mothballs (naphthalene) and cedar chips are standard protection from moth infestation of woolens.

To store a Pashmina shawl during summer, the most important thing is to keep moisture away, so please do not store cashmere in a damp place. A well-sealed plastic storage box (available in most stores) is good enough (a see-through one is better as you can notice if there is any moisture inside).

Make sure the box is dry before you put the Pashmina shawl in. To keep the moths away, the first important thing is to make sure that the shawl is clean before long-time storage.

Pay close attention to any food stains as moths are particularly attracted to our normal food proteins and cooking oils. Those mothproofing products are helpful, or simply spray some perfume on a piece of paper and put the paper next to your sweater inside the box.

Red Black Flower Lace Acrylic Knit Pashmina

More:

  • Do not wear the Pashmina shawl too frequently, allow it two or three days’ rest after one day’s wearing.
  • Do not wear the Pashmina shawl next to rough clothing, metal necklaces, bracelets, belts and rough leather such as crocodile leather bags.
  • Pilling is caused by abrasion during regular use; it often develops on elbows, on the seat of skirts, and in areas rubbed by a bag or briefcase, even a seat belt. Soft, fuzzy surfaces are more susceptible than others. So for Pashmina and silk/pashmina, it is normal when pilling develops in some areas after times of wearing.
  • To avoid pilling, it is important not to rub the garment with rough clothing, metal accessories, bags and all kinds of belts. In case you cannot avoid the belts such as seat belts, cover your garment with a silk or synthetic fibers scarf, make sure it is the smooth surface that is next to your garment.
  • To remove pills, just manually pick them off. Do not rub and brush the garment.

25 Ways to Wear a Scarf in 4.5 Minutes

Let’s take a look at a video of how to wear a scarf in 25 different ways only in four and a half mimutes!

The following are some fashionable scarves. Check out whether you can find the one you are interested in.

Leopard Spot Silk Scarf

Van Gogh’s Painting “Starry Night” Silk Square Scarf

Oil Painting “The Aegean Sea” Long Silk Scarf

Rose Brown Floral Print Wool Scarf

Red with Black Flower Lace Acrylic Knit Pashmina

Are you still worry about how what your scarf looks like tomorrow now?

Do’s and Don’ts of Scarf Wearing

There are uncountable numbers of fabulous scarves out there on the market now, thus, we have to open our eyes and carefully choose the right one and know some dos and don’ts when wearing a scarf.

Dos:

Do Try a Print Scarf

Kelly Osbourne’s natty Burberry plaid scarf sets off her coat perfectly.

Get This Look: Loosely drape a long scarf around the front of your neck, pulling the ends over opposite sides and letting them hang free.

Do Wear a Scarf for Dressy Events

Cameron Diaz adds color and warmth with a scarf tossed over a dress.

Get This Look: Use a larger scarf or shawl and toss the ends over each side. You can use a decorative brooch to keep it in place.

Do Make a Scarf Your Spotlight Accessory

Olivia Palermo’s white scarf, which contrasts nicely with her black pantsuit, is all she needs for a sophisticated evening look.

Get This Look: Start with a long scarf, holding it midpoint in front of your neck. Toss the ends over your back, then pull the ends forward on the opposite sides of your shoulder and leave the ends to dangle.

Do Wear a Flattering Color Next to Your Face

A flattering pop of color — like Anjelica Huston’s choice of a red scarf — can add lots of excitement to a winter coat look.

Get This Look: Wear a long, fringed winter scarf — in cashmere, blends, wool or knit — tied once close to your neck to get this look.

Do Choose a Sophisticated Monochromatic Look

Tone-on-tone scarf and outfit looks work best with neutrals — black, navy, camel, cream — and take on a sophisticated vibe when you mix fabrics (satin, shine, wool, etc.) Charlize Theron’s all-black is elegant because she paired a long knit scarf with a metallic jacket.

Get This Look: Take a long scarf and hold it in front of you. Twist it a few times in the middle, then toss the ends straight over your back. Bring each end back to the front on the opposite side and leave the ends to dangle.

Don’ts:

Don’t Overaccessorize

A scarf and a floppy hat for Naomi Watts are too much of a good thing (it’s only a pair of sunglasses short of looking like a disguise).

Faux Pas to Fab: Wear a smaller brimmed or knit hat with a large scarf so the two accessories don’t compete with each other.

Don’t Throw on a Scarf as an Afterthought

Throwing on a random scarf with an cocktail dress doesn’t work for Diane Krueger.

Faux Pas to Fab: Eveningwear works best with a pashmina shawl, gracefully draped around the shoulders.

Don’t Overwhelm Your Look with a Scarf

It may have been a stab at being trendy, but Julianne Moore’s oversized scarf looks like it’s choking her.

Faux Pas to Fab: Skip the trend of giant knotted scarves on your neck, and go for a more timeless look with a simply draped or tied scarf.

Don’t Think a Scarf Can Save a Bad Outfit

Even gorgeous Faith Hill looks frumpy in a voluminous shirt and skinny scarf.

Faux Pas to Fab: Save skinny scarves for more fitted tops and jackets. Although monochromatic looks can be chic, they can also be boring unless you mix textures.

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