How to tie a silk scarf like a pro - A step by step guide for 7 super stylish ways to tie your scarf

When I wear a silk scarf I never feel so definitely like a woman, a beautiful woman.

(Audrey Hepburn)

A symbol of delicacy and feminism, the scarf is the ultimate chic fashion accessory oozing elegance and sophistication. Normally worn for practical purposes, a scarf can offer the wearer warmth and keep them cool.

The modern scarf's origin dates back to ancient Egypt. The Egyptian queen, Nefertiti started the trend of wearing the scarf topped with a conical headdress as a symbol of royalty. In ancient Rome, around 10 A.D., scarves were worn by men as sweat cloths, used to keep cool and dry sweat. From then on scarves had made their way into mainstream fashion.

The scarf has now become a ubiquitous accessory that's a staple in every wardrobe. It's safe to call it a timeless symbol of style, fashion, and comfort. A beautiful silk scarf is an essential accessory to anchor any outfit and give you a unique, stylish look. We are sharing some quick and easy to pull off scarf looks that will transform your style and amplify your fashion sense. 

So unleash your creative side and explore different ways to style this versatile accessory. All you need is a square silk scarf to create these seven different looks.

Style #1: Front Triangle scarf Top


A silk scarf can easily transform and reinvent any outfit. Step up your fashion game with this chic silk scarf top and make your chill day look stand out with this summary style.

How to create a silk scarf top style.

Step 1.Lay down your large silk scarf on a flat surface.

Step 2. Fold diagonally into half to make a triangle.

Step 3. Smooth out the creases.

Step4. Place the triangle part at the front of your chest.

Step 5. Bring the two pointed ends at the back and tie them in a knot. Secure with another knot.

Pro Tip: This looks cool with high-waist jeans or denim shorts. High heels or sneakers both work well with this look.


Style #2: The Voguish Bandana

Silk scarves are not only versatile but also serve double duty, both as a fashion accessory and a hair protector. The silk scarf bandana is a perfect style to keep all the hair woes at bay. It's a fashion statement that avoids tangling and helps retain moisture in your hair. 

Steps to create the classic bandana look.

Step 1.Lay your large square silk scarf on a flat surface and fold it diagonally to make a triangle.

Step 2. Smooth out all the creases.

Step 3. Grip both the pointed ends of the scarf, making sure that they don’t slip.

Step 4.Set the bandana in the middle of your forehead and tie the two pointed ends at the back of your head.

Pro Tip: This style gives you an impactful look and protects your hair from the sun and dust.

Style #3 The Classic style:  Spice up your plain outfit by adding a pop of color with this super cute classic style.

Follow these easy steps to create the classic style.

Step 1.Fold the scarf diagonally into half so that it forms a triangle.

Step 2.Wrap it around your neck like a cape.

Step 3. Tie a knot at the front of the neck. Secure with another knot.

Pro Tip: Add a pair of pearl earrings and you are done.


Style #4 The Bag Accent: Give your handbag a designer look and a little personality by tying a silk scarf on one of the handles. This will add an accent of color to your bag and protect its handles from wear and tear.


Steps to transform your bag’s look

Step 1. Take a square scarf and lay it down.

Step 2. Fold it diagonally into half so that it looks like a triangle.

Step 3. Start rolling it and wrap it around the end of one of the handles of your handbag 3-4 times.

 Step 4. Tie a knot in form of a bow.

Pro Tip: This style will give your bag a unique personality.


Style #5 Wrist wrap: This style from rockers can be your new arm candy.

Create a wrist band or a silk bracelet with these easy steps and flaunt your fashion.

Step 1. Lay your scarf on a flat surface.

Step 2.Fold the small square scarf diagonally so that its length increases and it looks like a triangle.

Step 3. Start rolling it up from the center until you get a 3-4 inches wide strip.

Step 3. Wrap it around your wrist and tie it leaving the pointy ends untucked.

Style #6 The Ponytail wrap: When it comes to hair accessories, the hair scarf tops the list. You can create several hairstyles in under five minutes with a scarf.

Steps to create an awesome ponytail wrap.

Step 1. Start with tying your hair into a low ponytail.

Step 2. Fold the scarf diagonally in half to get a triangular shape.

Step 3. Roll it up until you get a 3-4 inches wide strip.

Step 3. Smoothen out the creases.

Step 4. Wrap it around your ponytail 3-4 times.

Step 5.Secure it with double knots underneath your ponytail.


Style #7 The French Knot: This style is perfect for winters and will make heads turn. It’s a clever way to stay warm without bulking up your outfit.

How to create a French knot style.

Step 1. Spread the large square silk scarf on a flat surface in the shape of a diamond. 

Step 2.Bring the bottom point towards the top point placing it a little above the middle of the scarf. 

Step 3. Fold the scarf again and bring the top point down to the straight, closed end of the scarf. 

Step 4.Fold the bottom edge over so that now it's directly in line with the scarf points on the left and right. 

Step 5. Fold the top edge down to the newly formed bottom edge.

Step 6. Fold the scarf against the length of your neck. Wrap the scarf around your neck, looping at the back. 

Step 7.Bring the ends at the front and the knot on the left side. Secure with another knot.

These amazing tips will not only give you a uber-chic look but also help you to pull off any outfit effortlessly. Glam up your look instantly by incorporating a silk scarf in your ensemble.


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