The right scarf, with the perfect print and a luxe silky texture, can transform any ensemble–adding a bit of vintage-inspired sophistication and detail. Legacy fashion houses have issued their signature prints in the form of scarves for decades, creating a timeless accessory in the process. But how are all the cool girls wearing scarves in 2020? Ahead, learn seven scarf-styling tips to keep the look fresh and modern throughout every season. Then, shop our favorites.
Lay your scarf down flat, fold it along the diagonal axis, fold two of its corners down to the middle, then fold in half.
Twist your scarf around the handle of your bag, then tie the excess ends into a bow or knot for an elevated update to your favorite bag.
Fold your scarf into a triangle, twist it over into a thin silhouette, then wrap it around your wrist, and secure it with a knot.
Put your hair into a low bun or let it hang down at the nape of your neck, then fold your scarf on the diagonal to create a triangle. Tie the ends into a knot at the back of your head.
Simply wrap your silk scarf around your neck, let it drape down your chest, and loosely tie the leftover strands into a delicate knot at the bottom.
Fold your silk scarf into a triangle then roll it up. Wrap it around your neck, crossing the ends behind, and tie a gentle knot beneath the chin. Adjust the scarf to the left or right and leave the long strands to hang.
Fold your scarf in half to create a triangle, drape the triangle over your head to line your upper forehead, cross the two ends under the chin, and tie into a knot at the back of your neck. An oversized silk scarf is best for this modest look.
This article originally appeared on Harper’s BAZAAR US.