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It’s a Wrap…all about Scarves

21 Oct

I love to wear scarves…and I wear them year-round.  As readers of this blog are aware, I love to wear my black shawl, from Sept.-May.  I use it as a scarf, shawl,coat, and a blanket and it is always with me.   Probably too much so.   And was absolutely lost this summer, when I forgot it on one of our trips to San Francisco…Mer Mer, the smart girl that she is, brought hers, so I was able to use hers, which truly was a god-send, as it’s about 60 degrees in San Fran in July.    I’ve also given friends scarves, because I find them to also be sensational gifts…I, however, was “shocked” when it was revealed that a dear friend  doesn’t use the black cashmere and wool shawl that I gave her…So, to entice her, since she’s a loyal reader of my blog, I’ve decided to dedicate this blog to her (and she shall remain nameless).  🙂

In the spring and summer, I wear colorful scarves to add Pop to my outfits, since I’m basically always adorned in black and white. 

Here are numerous ways to wear scarves and add punch and color to your everyday look:

This website is invaluable in showing new and different ways to tie scarves.   Who knew there were 37 ways to tie a scarf?  I won’t copy and paste them all, but I suggest you take a peek at this website to learn a few new tricks. 😉

www.scarves.net/how-to-tie-a-scarf

You can buy scarves anywhere…Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Target, Kohl’s, flea markets, you can raid your Mom or Grandmother’s closets (as you have for vintage handbags and jewelry).   There’s no need to break the bank to add a little pizzaz to what you are wearing.  You can spend anywhere from $1 upwards of $500…like this Fabulous little Burberry number…which, with cream, black, white, and red, goes with almost everything I wear:

Here are some great scarves I found, and where I found them:

Target:  $19

Kohls: $18 – Vera Wang!

Nordstrom:  $22.90

Nordstrom:  $42

Overstock.com – $36 – for 12 oblong scarves!

Ann Taylor:  $48

Saks – Burberry Scarf $169

Terry’s Closet, compliments of Etcetera: $225

Another way I like to bring some Color to an outfit, is by tying a scarf around my handbag:

It appears even the stars have emulated my look: 🙂

Other ways to add scarves to your look, is to wrap them around your head.  I’m not a fan of this look, so have chosen not to add a visual to this blog.  It is afterall, Dressed to a T, and since I’m “T”, I have chosen not to give credence to this look.  Don’t get “tied”  down by any one tie or look…find the one you like best, or the couple that work for you.  And yes, Pun was intended. 🙂

xoxo,

T.

And hopefully the fine folks of Tamp Bay, will be sending this ecard to all their friends Sunday!

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6 Responses to “It’s a Wrap…all about Scarves”

  1. Megan October 21, 2011 at 8:42 pm #

    Lots of great tips! I may become a scarf wearer after this!

    • Dressed to a T November 4, 2011 at 7:01 am #

      Oh Megan…you are up to the challenge! And thankfully you have a sister with a closet full of them!! xoxo

  2. Louise October 21, 2011 at 9:08 pm #

    Yet another good, informative, interesting and cleverly-worded blog . . . and a great reminder to actually WEAR those scarves in my dresser drawer! Thanks!, TOB!!

    • Dressed to a T November 4, 2011 at 7:02 am #

      LAP…I think this cold weather will also serve as a good reminder! I say that as I sit here in my Great Room, wrapped in one of mine!

  3. Carol S. October 21, 2011 at 9:28 pm #

    I too love scarves and tis the season! I’m noticing them more and more popular, especially the long ones. Used to the be silk square ones were all the range. Ive got some fab knit ones homemade from my sisters, perfect with a solid turtleneck. Loved this blog T!

    • Dressed to a T November 4, 2011 at 7:03 am #

      And you can rock all your fabulous scarves at your new job!!

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