Trending: Oversized Scarves

We all know that scarves can be tied in many ways including the pussy-cat bow, the square knot, the cowboy bib, the ascot knot, the loop, the necktie, and the gypsy kerchief… For the recent a few years, casual style becomes the best trending style; and oversized scarves also become fashionable, too.

They’re comfy and warm; and they make you look great. Choose a colorful scarf or a scarf with a great pattern to get you through the winter looking hot and happy. The winter wardrobe tends to be a little darker and boring, so use a scarf in a great color to open your outfit up.

Unusual Scarves

Maybe you have seen like hundreds and hundreds of regular scarves, but the following way too unusual scarves will definitely catch and even shock you eye. Some of them have “strong power”; some shaped like animals; some even like food and more.

Magnetic Scarves

Scarves made of magnets? Sounds weird, but not until you see all the geometric and creative ways you can style them.

Cat Scarf

Who wouldn’t want this cozy cat wrapped around their neck? Lady Cartoonist created this gem as part of the ScarfADay project.

Bacon Scarf

It’s wonderfully disturbing how realistic this bacon scarf looks.

In addition, when we look at this, we’ve got to check out Lady GaGa’s meat dress.

Scarf-making Clock

Berlin designer Siren Elise Wilhelmsen created a clock that knits a row of a scarf each day of the year. At the end of the year, you’ll have a 6.5-foot scarf.

Of course, there are still lots of strange but unique scarves out there. You just need to open your eyes and search around. Maybe they are not so suitable for wearing, but they are definitely suitable for watching.

What’s the Theme of Your Silk Scarf or Shawl?

Women often avoid wearing patterns on their clothing. It may be the result of fear of appearing garish or loud, unsuitable or simply unpractical. As a result, much of the clothing stuffed in closets and drawers tends to be insipid and lackluster. This bland tendency extends even to accessories. You will find purses, shoes and even silk shawls and scarves consisting of solid blocks of solitary shades.

When you dare to be different, you may run into a problem. Where do you start? How do you select a design that complements our fashion and personality? Consider the possibilities of the dramatic and distinctive hand painted designs of silk shawls or scarves. It turns any ho-hum silk scarf into stunning wearable art. Take the time, however, to locate the correct theme. It is well worth the endeavor. Consider the following to help guide you through the process.

Think about the things you like

Comfort is important. To arrive at this, consider themes that express these qualities. If you adore roses, wear roses. Spend some time looking at specific themes displayed on hand painted shawls and scarves. This will provide you with an indication of what does and does not appeal to you.

Modern or traditional?

Stop and consider your personality traits. What styles do you normally opt for? Do you categorize yourself as modern or traditional? If you are the former, consider, perhaps, an abstract pattern consisting of angles and straight lines. If you are a staunch traditionalist, you may prefer to choose flowers, birds or natural designs in either muted or bright shades.

Think about your favorite artists

More than likely, you will never discover the rendition of one of your favorite works of art among the distinctive designs of these hand painted silk shawls and scarves. You might, however, note a similarity or an echo of their style.

Think about what you don’t like

If you are stuck, try employing reverse psychology. Consider what you are absolutely not attracted to. Examine a wide range of scarves and shawls in this light. This method can help you rule out many themes leaving those you like.

Don’t forget that color matters

Be careful not to confuse the theme or design with color. Sometimes a design appears inappropriate because of the use of color. A flower motif, for example, appears quite different if portrayed in bold colors than in softer hues. Hunt around for a silk scarf or shawl that is the same theme but comes in a different shade.