Scarves are an essential item and should play a big part when planning your seasonal outfits. Their multitude of shapes, sizes, colours, patterns and materials add a splash of colour and eye-catching design to causal clothes and glamorous frocks. Scarves are worn by fashion icons and stylish divas all year round and are an all year fashion essential. If you’re thinking of adding another scarf to your collection, take a look at our top 10 essential scarves for women.
1- Pashmina Scarves
There is something about an elegant and sophisticated pashmina scarf that exudes a radiant and compelling style. One of the best components of pashminas is that they can be worn in many different ways and make a stylish addition to every woman’s wardrobe. Being chic and warm these versatile scarves are particularly valuable in the winter.
2- Faux Fur Scarves
OK so the nights might be getting slightly lighter but the warmer weather of spring is still a long way off. Faux fur is a fantastic material for the winter and one that never ceases to go out of fashion. With this lovely soft fabric lay against your skin and the luxury look this type of scarf denotes, you’ll feel a million dollars wearing something like our Grey Rose Faux Fur Scarf.
3- Colourful Silk Scarves
It’s never too long before a celebrity gets ‘papped’ wearing a stunningly colourful silk scarf. From Sharon Stone and Kylie Minogue to Sienna Miller and Vanessa Hudgens, colourful women’s silk scarves augment a woman’s beauty and fashion know-how. The modern trend is to wear this ‘must have’ fashion accessory tied in a simple knot around the neck.
4- Animal Print Scarves
Once synonymous with Bet Lynch in Coronation Street, animal print is now regarded an eye-catching fashion statement. A lady’s wardrobe should be all about turning heads and nothing is quite as striking as an animal print scarf. Being typically made out of polyester or cotton, these animal print scarves can be worn all year round, helping keep the chill out in the winter and weaving style into a summer outfit.
5- Hijab Scarves
For a special occasion in which only classic elegance will suffice, wearing a women’s hijab will intensify the glamour of the occasion. Worn around the head, a stylish hijab will frame the face, defining the eyes and drawing out key features – It’s no wonder hijabs are becoming a more mainstream fashion staple.
6- Paisley Scarves
With spring approaching – albeit slowly – it’s time to start thinking about our springtime wardrobes. Being pretty, delicate and feminine, a beautiful paisley scarf made out of cotton, viscose or another lightweight material, is an essential item for stylish spring attire.
7- Striped Scarves
Whether you want to add some colour and life to a dark suit or bring a creative touch to a plain maxi dress, a striped scarf will speak volumes. The greatest part about stripes is that they go with a myriad of outfits and will knit life and vitality into the plainest the clothing.
8- Luxury Velvet Scarves
As mentioned earlier we are still very much in the thick of winter and if there’s one type of scarf you can rely on keeping you warm whilst maintaining style, it’s the velvet ruffle scarf. Fitting snugly into your neck this luxurious material will make you feel like royalty and its smart and graceful exterior will ensure you look as grand and stately as you feel.
9- Rock Chic Scarves
The great thing about the rock chic look is that you don’t have to be in your 20s to ‘get away with it’. Think Debbie Harry, Courtney Love and Madonna, they all look great in their daringly different rock chic outfits. Wearing a rock chic scarf will augment your alternative look, no matter how old – or young – you are.
10- Floral Scarves
From dainty daisies in the summer to darker floral in the winter, floral scarves come in many different materials, colours and patterns. One component of floral scarves does however remain consistent – they make an eye-catching fashion statement and are a type of scarf every woman should own.