We tell you four quirky ways to adorn a scarf this summer
Scarves have graduated from being an optional add-on to a summer must-have that can complete any look. Lightweight scarves are a rage – they are versatile and you can wear them any way you want. A scarf can even add quirk and colour to your workwear – it all depends on the way you wear it. Here are a few fun ways of styling it.
When managing hair seems like a task, scarves can be your saviour. We suggest picking up lightweight scarves in gorgeous prints such as floral, paisley or stripes and wearing them like a headband. If you find a bun more comfortable than open hair, fasten it with a scarf tied like a bow. Take some notes from Eva Mendes and Rihanna on how to keep it sassy with a lightweight scarf.
Scarves can be great cover-ups when heading to the beach. You can always elevate your swimsuit style quotient by tying a scarf as a sarong. Go for bold geometric prints and patterns. Take cues from designer Mara Hoffman on how to keep it classy in a sarong.
Ditch the usual leather belts and replace them with scarves. Using a scarf as belt over a dress is a current hot trend. From street style icon Olivia Palermo to Caroline Issa, ladies are using scarves as belts over any and all outfits (even denims!)
Get over the traditional French knot. Instead, tweak it by twisting your scarf and tying a knot around your neck. You can even use a brooch to make it look more sophisticated. With a long scarf you can try tying a defined bow as well. Take cues from Gucci on how to pair scarf-ties with a simple shirt.
IFM Pro Tip | Do not think of your scarf as just an add-on. Instead, use it more like a value-adding accessory. You will be surprised by the number of styles you can achieve with a simple scarf!
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