6 ways to wear an oversized scarf
A major highlight of breaking out our Winter closet is the opportunity for lots of layering. And the cherry on that layer cake? The oversized scarf. If you are a lady of luxury, opt for an oversized cashmere scarf or if you desire ultimate insulation, opt for the oversized wool scarf; either way, these wintery accessorises come in an array of gorgeous materials bound to keep out the cold. A must-have every Fall/Winter season, it easily updates classic knits and coats, and is a great way to inject some color into winter wear. The trusty oversized scarf is closet staple which has truly stood the test of time, providing wearers warmth and comfort throughout the chillier months for decades. Arguably, the greatest perk of the oversized scarf is its remarkable versatility when it comes to how to style it. Need some assistance with all that fabric? Here’s our editor’s tips on the best ways to wear yours.
1. how to wear the infinity scarf
The infinity scarf is a timeless style which is basically one huge loop, creating the illusion of an infinite spiral. This style is perfect to pair with a longline woolen coat or fluffy teddy bear coat and ensures you stay ultra-cozy through the chilly Fall and snowy winter.
Step one: Fold the scarf in half diagonally to make a triangle and lightly twist the length of the fabric.
Step two: Wrap the scarf around and around your neck until there’s just enough fabric left to tie a knot at the front. Tuck the knot under the scarf to complete the infinite look.
2. how to wear the low knot scarf
The low knot scarf is the go-to style of scarf lovers and fashionistas alike. If the weather is moderately mild or you’re flinging on a scarf for a brief spell out in the cold, rely on the loosely fitted, low knot scarf to add effortless style to your winterwear. Master the art of how to tie a low knot scarf and soon it will become your go to look when styling your scarf.
Step one: Hang your scarf over your shoulders, with one side slightly longer than the other.
Step two: Draw the longer end in front of the other side, loop behind and pull back through the centre of the scarf to the front and create a loose, low knot.
3. how to wear the loose wrap scarf
Before you leave the door don’t forget to throw on a loose wrap scarf, a cool and comforting addition to any wintery outfit! Whether you’re going on a cozy family walk in the fall or dancing underneath the snowflakes in the winter, make sure you stay snuggly and warm with a loose wrap scarf.
Step one: Place your scarf over the back of your neck and loop round once, so that each end is hanging evenly over the front of your shoulders
Step two: As the scarf is oversized, you’ll have lots of fabric to work with, so loosen the wrap around your neck a little to allow some breathing space.
4. how to wear the simple loop scarf
Who’d have through a simple loop in a scarf could be such an effective way to insulate yourself from the outside chill? Weather you own an oversized knit scarf or oversized blanket scarf, style it with a simple loop and take on the brisk Fall breeze or wintery showers with confidence. Master the art of how to tie a low knot scarf and soon it will become your go to style.
Step one: Roll the scarf along one edge into a long rope shape and fold in half.
Step two: Place the folded scarf around the back of your neck, twist once and pull the hanging ends through the loop on one side.
5. how to wear the cowl scarf
The cowl neck scarf has been making a comeback in recent years and we are totally here for it! The classic cowl neckline constitutes layered draped fabric around one’s neck and elevates any wintery outfit in an instance. Pair with a cutting-edge padded jacket or stylish parka coat for an indisputably stylish look, perfect for snowy days and crisp mornings.
Step one: Place your scarf at the back of your neck so that one end sits on your shoulder at a shorter length than the other.
Step two: Loosely wrap the long end around your neck and tuck in the loose ends at the back.
6. how to wear the shoulder wrap scarf
Brace yourself for the incoming chill with the graceful shoulder wrap scarf. Simply drape your oversized scarf around both shoulders like a shawl and ooze with elegance as you move through the chillier seasons. This style compliments the chunky knit scarf perfectly so give it a whirl and stay snuggled throughout the wintery weather.
Step one: Hang your scarf on one shoulder so it sits just below your waistline.
Step two: Take the longer side and wrap this loosely around your other shoulder and to the back.
There you have it, 6 ways to tie large scarves. Don’t be intimidated by tying a big scarf, just think of them as your cozy best friend in the colder months. With so many to choose from in our beautiful scarf collection, and all with that typical Joules attention to detail you’d expect, you’ll be spoilt for choice.