Do you love scarves as much as we do? In summer and winter a scarf can tie your outfit together in an effortless way. Cheerful patterns and prints are perfect with solid colored suits and blazers or bright solid-colored scarves can highlight the hues in a patterned look. You can chose a brilliant baroque scarf to put some pizzazz into your look.
Maybe a big colorful shawl-like scarf to add some Indian sari-style flare. Or even a long winding scarf to transform into a head wrap, a turban, a turband or gele that adds a touch of Africa to your look. There are countless ways to tie a scarf and we are always looking for tips. An important tip from blogger Erin Stafford is to keep it simple.
There is nothing more frustrating than struggling to pull off a complicated bow. You retie it over and over until you know you are late for work. But the good news is you can look amazing in a scarf with a few simple guidelines, and the less fuss the better. If you have an interesting way of wearing your scarf please share it with the community in the Chatterbox below.
Here are five basic ways to wear a scarf:
Jesca, China and Emma from the Bethany Family Children’s Home in Tanzania, East Africa teach us how to wear a Kanga. The Kanga is the traditional clothing for women throughout East Africa but especially in Kenya and Tanzania. According to Mama Jengo, Kangas are printed with vibrant colors and bold patterns and are always inscribed with important phrases about love, warnings, advice, problems or appreciation. You can learn more about these phrases at Mambo Magazine.
Pwetty Bambi shows us a wonderfully easy and beautiful technique for turning your scarf into a turban or headwrap.
THE SHOULDER WRAP
From France, Mai Tai shows us how to transform a silk scarf into a beautiful shoulder wrap. Check out some of Mai Tai’s other videos for more creative ways to style your brightly patterned silk scarves.
THE INFINITI SCARF
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