How to Make Your Scarf the Most Interesting Part of Your Outfit

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Too often when the temperature drops, we worry about layering our coats and long-sleeved shirts and forget to accessorize. But the Fall and Winter season can be the most exciting to dress for. You can wear hats! You can slip into statement socks with your shoes! You can make your scarf the coolest part of your outfit. That's exactly what we're going to show you how to do: be inventive with your neckerchief or furry stole. Out of the 27 styling tricks ahead, we bet you haven't tried half. So read on to get inspired, then shop some of our favorite scarves available now.

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Slip One Through Your Hair That Perfectly Plays Up the Rest of Your Look
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Slip One Through Your Hair That Perfectly Plays Up the Rest of Your Look

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Invest in a Furry Striped Scarf to Turn Heads on a Cooler Day
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Invest in a Furry Striped Scarf to Turn Heads on a Cooler Day

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Wrap One Around a Thick Choker Necklace and Let the End Hang Down
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Wrap One Around a Thick Choker Necklace and Let the End Hang Down

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Tie a Silk Printed Style Into a Loose Knot Over Your Blazer
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Tie a Silk Printed Style Into a Loose Knot Over Your Blazer

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Wrap One Up Into a Choker to Bring Edge to Your Outfit
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Wrap One Up Into a Choker to Bring Edge to Your Outfit

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Be Bold and Let Your Long Scarf Act as Coverage Instead of a Top
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Be Bold and Let Your Long Scarf Act as Coverage Instead of a Top

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Fold Your Scarf, Loop It Around Your Neck Twice, Then Tie Into a Tight, Tiny Bow
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Fold Your Scarf, Loop It Around Your Neck Twice, Then Tie Into a Tight, Tiny Bow

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Give Your Outfit a Boho Touch When You Let a Long, Frayed Scarf Hang Down on Both Sides
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Give Your Outfit a Boho Touch When You Let a Long, Frayed Scarf Hang Down on Both Sides

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Invest in a Logo Scarf That Makes a Statement
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Invest in a Logo Scarf That Makes a Statement

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Another Trendy Option? The Puffer Piece — These Are Everywhere
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Another Trendy Option? The Puffer Piece — These Are Everywhere

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To Bring Your Sophisticated Suit Casual Vibes, Loop a Wool Scarf Around Your Neck and Let It Hang Down the Back
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To Bring Your Sophisticated Suit Casual Vibes, Loop a Wool Scarf Around Your Neck and Let It Hang Down the Back

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Ooh! How Sleek Does a Leather Design Look Over a Trench?
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Ooh! How Sleek Does a Leather Design Look Over a Trench?

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Wear a Red Bandana Style With Cowboy Boots to Play Up Western Vibes
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Wear a Red Bandana Style With Cowboy Boots to Play Up Western Vibes

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Wrap an Oversize Scarf Around Your Shoulders, Draped Like a Collar
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Wrap an Oversize Scarf Around Your Shoulders, Draped Like a Collar

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Bring Your Dark Outfit a Light, Spring-Infused Touch With Pastels
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Bring Your Dark Outfit a Light, Spring-Infused Touch With Pastels

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Twist One Into a Makeshift Tie Over Your Schoolgirl-Inspired Look
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Twist One Into a Makeshift Tie Over Your Schoolgirl-Inspired Look

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Wear Two at Once — One Around Your Neck and One Tied to Your Bag
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Wear Two at Once — One Around Your Neck and One Tied to Your Bag

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For an Elegant Look, Tie the Ends Together and Let the Rest Hang Down Your Back
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For an Elegant Look, Tie the Ends Together and Let the Rest Hang Down Your Back

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Invest in a Scarf Dress That Comes With Extra Material Equipped
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Invest in a Scarf Dress That Comes With Extra Material Equipped

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Allow One to Contribute to Your Monochrome Look
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Allow One to Contribute to Your Monochrome Look

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Skinny Scarves? Still Totally Cool. Wear One Loosely Over Your Boho Maxi
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Skinny Scarves? Still Totally Cool. Wear One Loosely Over Your Boho Maxi

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Play Up the Prep When You Twist One Over Your Cable-Knit Sweater Dress
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Play Up the Prep When You Twist One Over Your Cable-Knit Sweater Dress

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Go For the Ultimate Combo: A Silk Bandana Scarf and Denim Jacket Balanced on the Shoulders
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Go For the Ultimate Combo: A Silk Bandana Scarf and Denim Jacket Balanced on the Shoulders

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Wear a Red Skinny Scarf With Black and White — the Color Combination Is Brilliant
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Wear a Red Skinny Scarf With Black and White — the Color Combination Is Brilliant

Try one with a polka-dot blouse to master two trends at once.

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Fool Them All When You Wear a Sweater That Comes Affixed With a Scarf Tied Into a Bow
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Fool Them All When You Wear a Sweater That Comes Affixed With a Scarf Tied Into a Bow