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How to wear a scarf

Knotty but nice.

Scarves let you mix function and flair. A well-tied scarf looks put together in an effortlessly casual way. Not only are ties great accessories, they also help keep you warm all through autumn and winter. So it’s worth learning how to wear a scarf properly.

Scarves are one of the few items of clothing that can be styled with any outfit. In top hat and tails? Set off your look with a white wool scarf. Walking the dogs through fields in a winter coat? A patterned scarf will top things off nicely. 

Discover how to tie your scarf using our steps and start working your winter style magic. 

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    Place one end of the scarf on your right shoulder.

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    Drape the scarf around your neck and let it hang down.

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    Take the long end and wrap it twice around your neck until it reaches the other end.

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    Tuck your scarf into your coat or jacket to keep it in place.