When styling a chic Summer look, you can typically go one of two ways: super simple, as in that good ol' shorts and tee combo, or a tad creative. It's fun to come up with new, nonlayering hacks for amping up a look — adding a belt, wearing some statement earrings, tying or tucking your shirt — but one accessory that'll always do the trick? A lightweight scarf.
Not only does this piece make solid shirts more interesting and double as a hair accessory, but it's also a great one to bring beach or poolside. One quick knot and you've got yourself a cute cover-up. Scroll through for a few ways to style this must-have item. Then discover more easy accessorizing ideas to try this season.