Yes, You Can Wear Your Silk Scarf In The Winter — Here's How

Yes, You Can Wear Your Silk Scarf In The Winter — Here's How

I’m high-key obsessed with silk scarves. And while many people think they are purely a warm-weather extra only to be worn on a spring day in Paris (ah, the dream), the beauty of this piece’s simplicity is that it can totally be added to a cold-weather outfit too—and without disappearing into your layers if you know how to play it right. Keep scrolling to learn five ways I like to work a bandana into my looks all year long.

PHOTO: Natalie Geisel

Keep it Classic by Knotting in the Front

Not a fan of straying away from the basics? That’s okay—sometimes we aren’t, either. Go the traditional route by wrapping a silk bandana around your neck twice and leaving the bow in the front. Pairing this with a velvet wrap dress, a leather jacket, and staple boots proves that sometimes classic is the most on trend.

PHOTO: Natalie Geisel

Wear It Like a Choker and Tie It in the Back

This one’s easy—simply take the first style and turn it around, and a traditional neck scarf just became a choker. Instead of wearing the classic necklace, however, this one also acts as a neck warmer for those colder temps. Finishing a vintage T-shirt and oversize jacket with this style instantly transforms a laid-back look into an effortlessly cool one.

PHOTO: Natalie Geisel

Layer It Over a Turtleneck

When winter officially hits, sometimes turtlenecks just aren’t enough. Enter the neck scarf. Doubling up with a turtleneck and a neck scarf by simply wrapping and tying the bandana around your neck once both adds extra protection and creates a high-fashion look.

PHOTO: Natalie Geisel

Loop It onto Your Jeans

When temps drop, all I really want to do is slip into a cozy sweater and call it a day. Spoiler alert: You can do this and still look great. Simply thread a scarf through the front belt loop of your most comfortable jeans to make a four-piece outfit appear far more put-together than it really is. Pro tip: Matching the bandana to your boots will work wonders for your look.

PHOTO: Natalie Geisel

Try It as a Bracelet and Loop It Around Your Wrist

Take your look to the next level by wrapping a scarf around your wrist. Tie it over a mesh top layered under a velvet jumpsuit to take layers to the next level this winter.

Do you have any other new ways to style a silk scarf? Let us know in the comments below!

Featured photo by Natalie Geisel.

One Comment
  1. None of those outfits are winter outfits though. I’ve concluded silk scarves are best for spring/summer, or warmer weather. In winter I’d wear a cashmere scarf

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