How to wear a scarf

I love scarves. Unfortunately, I’m fashion impaired, so the only way you’ve ever seen me wear a scarf is around my neck. And not in some fancy knot, either… just draped across my neck. I know. I’m impossible. So to improve my own fashion sense (and yours), I’ve found 15 chic and EASY ways to wear a scarf. Instant wardrobe versatility!

15 Chic Ways to Wear a Scarf

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Casual Toss

This is one of the most common scarf looks, and is by far the easiest!

  1. Simply drape the scarf evenly around your neck
  2. Toss one side of your scarf to the opposite shoulder
  3. Let it fall behind you

stylish way to wear a scarf

Presto! A simple and gorgeous look.

Basic Loop

This is up there with common ways to wear a scarf, and works beautifully with any outfit.

  1. Hold the scarf in front of you
  2. Place around the front of your neck
  3. Allow the ends to drape over the opposite shoulders

Women with a stylish scarf style

Lovely! Don’t over think this style too much, it’s meant to be casual!

Loop Through

This look is not only adorable, but it helps keep you warm when the wind can start to cut.

  1. Fold the scarf in half
  2. Drape evenly around your neck
  3. Slide the two ends through the loop made by the fold
  4. Slide to any length to adjust the knot

Man wearing loop through scarf



This look is perfect if you have a lighter weight scarf you want to make a part of your outfit.

  1. Drape your scarf around your neck
  2. Tie the two ends together to make a knot
  3. Twice the scarf once to form a figure eight (one loop should already be around your neck)
  4. Place the second loop over your head

Stylish scarf turning into an infinity scarf

Voila! A chic yet simple look.

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The braid is similar to the loop, but with a little bit of a twist!

  1. Fold the scarf in half
  2. Drape it around your neck
  3. Slide the two ends through the loop made by the fold
  4. Grasp the loop and twist to create a second loop
  5. Slide the two ends through that loop as well

Braid scarf style

Boom! A perfect, everyday style.

The Wrap

This look is the perfect way to make a night on the town stylish while still keeping warm.

  1. Open the scarf entirely
  2. Wrap around your shoulders and arms
  3. Toss one end over the opposite shoulder, loosely

Wrap scarf style

Look at that! A perfect way to make your scarf an accessory for a night out.

Belted Drape

This style has become more and more popular as blanket scarves have made their way into people’s closets.

  1. Open the scarf entirely
  2. Drape evenly over shoulders and arms
  3. Place a belt around your waist to keep it in place

Belted draped scarf style

Just like magic, you have a makeshift sweater!

There are plenty of stylish ways to wear a scarf no matter what the occasion. Stop by your local Turn Style to find scarves for any season at prices that cannot be beat!

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