So, This Is How You Actually Pull Off That Cool Bandana Trend
Say hello to one of the hottest trends of this season: the bandana. It's undeniably cool, adding an air of nonchalance to your look no matter what style, color, or pattern it is. From fashion bloggers to runway shows to everyday street style, this outfit-completing piece is everywhere you look. It pairs well with the casual jeans, tee, and sunglasses outfit; trendy afternoon brunch vibe; date-night dinner look; and every Instagram photo op you could ask for. So ditch the statement necklace and reach for a bandana because you'll want to start rocking this new accessory all the time.
See how to pair it with every stylish look in the books, and let your bandana give your outfit a bang.
— Additional reporting by Sarah Wasilak
Pair a Bandana With a Monochromatic Suit
You can never have enough accessories, right? Try pairing your bandana with a statement hat and shades if you're trying to serve some major looks.
Opt For an Oversize Bandana
The bigger the bandana, the better! Try out an oversize bandana if you want to emphasis your look.
Match the Bandana to Your Shoes
Want someone to look you up and down? Match your bandana to your shoes, and your work is done.
Try Out a Bright Bandana
If you're looking to add a little extra color to your 'fit, try complementing your look with a tastefully tucked-in bandana.
Make a Bandana the New Statement Necklace
Simply roll and tie your bandana in the back to make it look like the hottest statement necklace yet.
Brighten Up a Formal Outfit With a Colorful Bandana
Wake up your white work outfit with a showstopping accessory (i.e. a red-hot bandana).
Make a Bandana the Eye-Catching Part of Your Outfit
Make a black and white outfit pop when you effortlessly pair a colorful bandana with another statement-making accessory.
Pair a Bandana With Neutral Hues
Turn heads when you accessorize a bright bandana with neutral hues.
Pair a Slip Dress With a Bandana
A lacy slip dress with sneakers is only missing an edgy accessory. Insert a bright bandana.
Use Your Bandana to Mix Patterns
Let your necktie complement your outfit when you incorporate different patterns in a similar color scheme.
Pair a Bandana With a Hat
Never underestimate how good a hat and bandana look when paired together.
Match a Bandana to a Necklace
Pair a necklace with a loose bandana, and you've got the best of both worlds.
Keep Your Bandana Simple With a Patterned Outfit
Bonus: have your bandana color match your shoes to amplify the look.
Offset a Statement Piece With a Bandana
Offset a bold statement piece by adding a subtle bandana that will draw attention to other parts of your outfit.
Take Street Style Seriously With a Bandana
Just grab a t-shirt, shades, and your favorite bandana to emulate this look for yourself.
Make a Statement With a Bandana
White on white is cool, but have you tried throwing a statement piece into the mix? Complete your all-white look with a colorful bandana to give your outfit a whole new vibe.
Test the Limits of an Oversize Bandana
A big bandana will instantly change the look of your outfit. Drape it, tie it, and feel free to get creative.
Dress Your Outfit Down With a Bandana
Dress your outfit down by pairing a nighttime look with a brightly colored neck-piece.
Tie a Bandana Differently
Turn up the heat on your look when you play with the way you tie your bandana around your neck. Instead of the traditional one-tie style, double wrap it twice so that the bandana takes up more neck space.
Opt For a Patterned Bandana
Take your casual street look up a notch by completing your outfit with a patterned neck-piece.
Tuck in the Bandana
Tone down this hot accessory by tucking it into your sweater or tee. This way you can still see it, but it doesn't take the attention away from your overall outfit.
Match the Bandana to Your Look With Ease
Put a cool spin on your casual look when you add a matching bandana to the mix.
Channel Western Vibes With a Bandana
Channel Western vibes when you pair a cheeky bandana with a cowboy-style hat and chic boots. This outfit looks good no matter where you are, so don't be afraid to try it out in a city or even by the beach.
Mix and Match Colors With a Bandana
Same print, different color. That's the motto of mixing and matching. Try it out with your favorite piece and patterned bandana.
Match the Colors of the Bandana to Your Outfit
Mesh your whole outfit together with ease when you match your neck-piece to your main color scheme.
Draw Attention to Accessories With a Bandana
Play with colors when your offset your focal piece (in this case, the green jacket) with a different colored bandana. If you're extra bold, pattern play, too.
Show Off the Bandana in the Front
Set your bandana front and center, and let it be the most eye-catching part of your outfit.
Style a Bandana as a Necklace
Into the bandana look but want to tone it down? Fold it a couple times, and wear it as a trendsetting necklace.
Work With White Bandanas
You can never go wrong with a white bandana, so try pairing it with with any outfit you want to rock.
Pair a Bandana With a Casual Look
Cute and casual meets ultratrendy when you complete your everyday look with a stylish neck-piece.
Tie the Bandana Loosely
Trendy and chic, a loosely tied bandana will up the game of your outfit.
Let the Bandana Break Apart Each Piece
Don't let oversize coats weigh you down. Add a playful bandana to break apart each layer of clothing.
Pattern Play With a Bandana
Patterns on patterns is the motto of this style. Use your bandana to elevate your look to the fullest.
Use the Bandana as the Main Accessory
Swap the statement necklace for the bandana any day. Opt for a bright color or cool pattern to take your look somewhere it's never been before.
Keep the Bandana Casual
Your favorite jeans-and-tee combo deserves to be complemented with a bandana. Keep it cool by matching the accessory to your shirt or jacket's color.
Add a Bandana to Your Business-Casual Look
Complete your everyday work outfit with a trendy bandana for an added touch of style.
Make Statement Pieces Coexist With a Bandana
Offset high-knee boots by adding a bandana to the mix. This will make both statement pieces cohesive and cute.
Finish Off Everyday Looks With a Bandana
Dress up black jeans and a jean jacket instantly when you pair the look with a colorful bandana.
Elevate a Casual Look With a Bandana
Your go-to look will get an instant upgrade when you casually throw a neck-piece on. Complete the look with a statement purse or belt.
Try Out a Bold Bandana
If you're into colors, patterns, and cool materials, add a bandana to the mix that has all that and more.
Take on Different Patterns With a Bandana
Power play with prints when you pair a patterned bandana with a statement piece that has a dueling design.
Make the Bandana the Main Focal Point
A small colorful bandana will bring your whole lot to life if you let it. Let the ties hang in the front if you want to draw more attention to the accessory.
Add a Bandana to Finish the Overall Look
Everyday outings can look a whole lot more stylish when you finish your look with a matching necktie.
Pair a Bandana With Other Accessory Pieces
Two accessories is better than one! Match your sunnies to your bandana to give your outfit a cohesive and collected feel.
Pair a Bandana With a Dress
Style your favorite bandana with a casual dress and sneakers to give the outfit a whole new spin.
Opt For a Flirty Bandana Color
Add flirty flair to your outfit by complementing your look with a pink or pastel neck-piece.
Try Out a Bandana With an Off-the-Shoulder Shirt
An off-the-shoulder top only leaves more room for a bandana, so take advantage of all the space you have to show off your new accessory.
Mesh the Bandana in With the Outfit Colors
Effortlessly blend your bandana into your outfit when you play up similar colors.