Want to increase the variety of looks you can get from your accessories ?
Or to simplify your casual-but-special wear this holiday season – just get a silk, shiny, embellished or lace scarf, wear it with your basics and tie it in an interesting way. For something unusual and striking, try Elizabeth Gillett NYC Vogue 8762 (now out of print).
Here are some links to guidance on scarf wearing.
50 + ways to tie a scarf, with individual videos.
Eileen Fisher scarf tying videos (scroll down to How To section).
YouTube video on 25 ways to wear a scarf.
Imogen Lamport video on pashmina tying in her post on winter accessories.
Maitai’s picture book tutorials on scarves with many photos – see How Tos in her right hand menu.
‘Go Chic or Go Home’ gives links to several other sites with many ways of tying scarves.
Nancy Nix-Rice lesson on scarf tying with photos of finished styles and written instructions.
Other accessories ? – a host of ideas for combining accessories in nearly every post from The Vivienne Files.
And here’s a piece from YouLookFab about brightening your outfit using accessories.
Me, I’m learning to use accessories this year, and I’ve solved my festive-wear questions with a new lace scarf and some bling – which I don’t usually wear at all !
Have fun exploring how to use accessories to increase the number of looks you can get from your clothes :D
Winter 2013 update :
Here’s YouLookFab on the ‘big’ scarf.
Links and pattern available December 2012
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