Summer Scarves

Scarves are the most versatile accessories out there. While the weather is heating up, it doesn’t mean you have to put away all of your scarves just yet.

Just because it’s summer does not mean that scarves are completely out of the question when it comes to accessorizing. Despite the notorious heat of the season, there are still known to be some chilly days and even more chilly nights once the sun goes down. These handy accessories are great to have on hand no matter what the weather because you never know when they’ll come in handy, and chances are they very often do.

Chiffon scarves are among the lightest ones when it comes to material. When bunched or ruched together, it can create a resilient barrier against any wind or chill if necessary. But if you’re wearing one of these items on a warmer day, then they can be worn loosely to let the breeze sweep through comfortably. A safe bet would be a white or other neutral colored chiffon scarf for summer. They easily brighten up any outfit and are perfect for the season. You can also opt for pastel shades or brighter, bolder tones if you want to add some color to your look or make more of a statement. Prints are wonderful as well. Polka dots, stripes, paisley patterns, florals and animal print are all fun patterns you can use to mix up your wardrobe or add some oomph to any basic spring or summer outfit.

Silk is another great material for the season. It’s smooth, cool sleekness can add a bit more class and professionalism to a look which is what makes these scarves great for the office or work place. You can even transition these fashion accessories into easy evening wear. You can play around with color and print with this material as well. The result will be sleeker and a bit more chic and elegant. But of course, when it comes to re-purposing scarves for occasions or outfits, you best know all of the tying combinations you have at your disposal. There are countless online guides and how-to’s, from basic ideas to more complex patterns, there is a look for every occasion and every ensemble. Some are more appropriate for formal events while others are great for adding some oomph to your basic outfits. Mixing and matching material, color or pattern, textures, and ways to wear your scarves will vastly expand your wardrobe. They’re useful all year round and it’s always a good idea to have one tucked away in your purse because you never know when one might come in handy!

You can find great chiffon or silk scarves at Chicastic.

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