Posts Tagged: scarves

Reader Request: Wearing Scarves and Necklaces Together

Reader Sarah sent me this question:

I love making and wearing necklaces. Between my own creations and the necklaces I have purchased, I have a large collection of necklaces, and wear a necklace most days. As a result, I have been slow to take up the scarf craze. Lately, I have seen women combining a necklace with a scarf. Can you offer tips on how to do this?

This is a tough one, but I’ll do my best!

Long strand and loosely tied square

scarf and necklace worn together

HOOOWEEE, that’s an oldie from the archive. This represents one of the few times I’ve done a necklace/scarf combo myself, and it looks fun if a little haphazard. I stole the idea from a catalog page and recreated it as closely as I could, right down to the long pearls and vintage-print scarf. READ MORE

Originally posted 2014-09-04 06:12:37.

Determining Your Ideal Scarf Style

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Scarves are intimidating. Much like belts, they belong to a family of accessory that most women admire on others but fear themselves. Many are given scarves as gifts, inherit them from family members, thrift or purchase them on whims, and end up with a confusing collection of pretty, diaphanous thingies and no idea how to wear or style them.

Most experienced scarf wearers have identified a style, shape, size, and weight of scarf that they prefer. Experimentation with ties and configurations helps us suss out which scarves are ideal for our personal styles and unique figures – silk squares, knit infinities, long narrows, thick cowls. If you are struggling to understand how to wear the scarves in your collection, honing in on YOUR ideal scarf style is a great place to start. Here’s how: READ MORE

Originally posted 2014-02-24 06:18:44.

Bright White and Fall Jewel Tones

High contrast bag by Rovimoss

I bought this bag as a way to add contrast to fall or winter outfits that are full of dark jewel tones or muted neutrals. I love the look of  bright white, and the fact that the bottom of the bag is gray is an added bonus because it isn’t as prone to showing scuffs and dirt that accumulate from setting it down. The bag was especially useful when my dark navy jacket was added to the outfit. The oversized scarf added a good dose of pattern and helped tie the fuchsia top to the midnight blue pants. READ MORE