Scarf Style: 21 Ways To Wear It

One thing that makes me gleeful for these cooler temps is the return of scarf season! Scarves are just about the most versatile accessory on the planet, but some people still find them a bit intimidating. Never fear! I’ve gathered together 20 different looks in the gallery below to help give you a little confidence when it comes to dressing your neck.

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  • Forever Plaid 1 of 20
    Forever Plaid
    Don't be afraid to mix up patterns like this plaid scarf and pinstriped shirt.
    image via Fanny
  • Scarves and Skirts 2 of 20
    Scarves and Skirts
    I love a scarf when paired with a skirt, something like this is perfect for days that aren't too cool.
    via blogger Atlantic-Pacific
  • Belted Over The Shoulder 3 of 20
    Belted Over The Shoulder
    I can remember my mom sporting a similar look, but I don't remember it looking this chic. What do you think?
    inspiration via blogger B. Jones
  • Knotted At The Neck 4 of 20
    Knotted At The Neck
    I'll admit I'm a sucker for preppy style which is why I kind of love this look.
    via Tumblr Crush Cul de Sac
  • Dress Up Your Denim 5 of 20
    Dress Up Your Denim
    Pair a feminine scarf with a loose shirt over boyfriend jeans, casual yet classic.
    inspiration via Cupcakes and Cashmere
  • Purple Paired With Stripes 6 of 20
    Purple Paired With Stripes
    Mixing patterns and contrasting colors is awesome, blogger Sidney does it with style. Tie your scarf by wrapping once around and then tying ends in front.
    inspiration via The Daybook
  • Knitted Prep 7 of 20
    Knitted Prep
    Hermione Granger may have been onto something with the school girl scarf look I think.
    inspiration spotted via Fashionising
  • Chunky Circle Scarf 8 of 20
    Chunky Circle Scarf
    Infinity scarf, circle scarf, call it what you want. These things look awesome with just about anything.
    inspiration via Kendi everyday
  • Belted At The Waist 9 of 20
    Belted At The Waist
    Belt a silk scarf at the waist over a cardigan to replicate this chic look.
    inspiration via lookbook.nu
  • Long And Straight 10 of 20
    Long And Straight
    Sometimes it's best to keep it classic and let your scarf hang long and loose.
    inspiration via Metaphor
  • Loose Knot 11 of 20
    Loose Knot
    Knot a silk scarf loosely around the neck to replicate this look.
    inspiration via My Style Pill
  • More Layers! 12 of 20
    More Layers!
    Short skirts aren't really my thing, but layers totally are. The top half of this outfit I can do!
    inspiration via Atlantic-Pacific
  • Black on Black 13 of 20
    Black on Black
    Don't be nervous about keeping in the same color palate. Black on black, navy on navy? Go for it!
    inspiration via the Sydney Morning Herald
  • Animal Print 14 of 20
    Animal Print
    Don't let animal prints freak you out, scarves are the perfect way to introduce a little safari style into your wardrobe.
    inspiration via The Blonde Salad
  • Watercolor Stripes 15 of 20
    Watercolor Stripes
    Bright blocky colors go so well with nautical stripes. Leave a loose end hanging down for some extra flare.
    inspiration via Inspired Design
  • Low Loose Knot 16 of 20
    Low Loose Knot
    What do you think about this tying method?
    inspiration via The Sartorialist
  • Statement Scarf 17 of 20
    Statement Scarf
    Okay so most of us don't have silk Chanel scarves just laying around, but a bold pattern worn chunky like this brings a basic outfit to life.
    via Berry Blonde
  • Color Block 18 of 20
    Color Block
    Forget the pattern and keep it in the same (color) family. Red on red, why not?!
    inspiration via Britt and Whit
  • Super Long Loop 19 of 20
    Super Long Loop
    Here's a great way to wear a super long scarf, one loose loop is all you need.
    inspiration via Chictopia
  • Chunky Love 20 of 20
    Chunky Love
    Never mind the "no neck" effect, a super chunky scarf is a fall and winter wardrobe staple.
    inspiration via We Heart It

*lead image via Harper’s Bazaar

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