18 Cute Ways to Wear a Scarf: 5 Types of Scarves & How to Style Them

Cold days call for warm scarves! Wearing a scarf doesn’t have to look mundane - get inspired with my ultimate scarf-wearing tutorial!


I’m going to show you various fun and trendy ways to wear a scarf, plus I’ll show you different types of scarves that you can wear this winter.

How to wear an infinity scarf

How to wear an infinity scarf

Style 1

Let’s start with this basic infinity scarf look. Putting it around your neck is a simple way to wear it.

How to wear an infinity scarf by twisting

Style 2

If you don't want it to look too wide and puffy, pull the infinity scarf to the front and give the sides a little twist.


How to wear a silk scarf

How to wear a silk scarf

Style 3

This is a silk scarf, but any lightweight scarf would work, too. The first way is to fold the scarf in half, put it around your neck and feed the ends through the loop, as shown.

Looping a silk scarf

If you don’t like the ends being too long, simply take each end and wrap it around the main loop.

Draping a silk scarf

Next, turn the scarf around so one end drapes on your back and the other in front.

Loosening the silk scarf

Style 4

The next style is similar to the first, except that you leave it a little looser and wrap both ends to the adjacent side of the loop.

Wrapping a silk scarf

Wrap the ends twice, and this is how it ends up looking! So stylish and sleek.

Crossing the ends of the silk scarf

Style 5

Put the scarf around your neck and wrap each end around your neck, as shown.

Tying the scarf into a knot at the neck

Pull the ends, so the scarf fits snugly around your neck. Then, tie the ends into a knot. This way, the ends aren’t too long.

Easy ways to wear a silk scarf

Style 6

Keeping with the above style, simply undo the knot and let the ends sit loosely on either side. This is so easy and looks great with a jacket, too.

Cute ways to wear and tie and silk scarf

Style 7

Take the ends, tie them into a cute little bow, and place it to the side. This is surely one way of creating a bolder look.

Wearing a scarf as a shawl

Style 8

You can also transform your scarf into a makeshift shawl if you’re cold. This is so feminine and definitely adds a delicate touch to your outfit.

Draping a silk scarf around your shoulders

Style 9

You can also casually throw one end over the opposite shoulder if you want a more wrapped-up vibe.


How to wear a cashmere scarf

How to wear a cashmere scarf

Style 10

The next scarf I'm styling is a long, rectangular cashmere scarf. Here, I basically folded it in half, put it around my neck, and put the ends through the loop.

Classic way to wear a scarf

Style 11

This one’s also basic but really classic. Put the scarf around your neck and throw one end over your shoulder.


How to wear a long thin scarf

How to wear a long thin scarf

Style 12

This scarf is really light but very sophisticated. For this style, I simply put it around my neck, tied the ends into a knot, and moved the knot to the side.


Like this, one end drapes onto the back and the other on the front.

Cute ways to wear a long thin scarf

Style 13

The following style is really pretty and goes best with a collared shirt. Tie a knot in front and loosen the scarf from around your neck.


How to wear a square silk scarf

How to wear a square silk scarf

Style 14

The first style is to fold the scarf in a triangular shape, then give it a swirl on both ends, so it spins into a rope-like structure.

Wearing a square silk scarf

Then, tie a loose knot in the front (just as you did before), and voilà!

How to tie a square silk scarf

Here’s the same style but with a different print. It’s so elegant and works well in an office setting.

How to wear a silk scarf like a neckerchief

Style 15

Fold the scarf in half, so it’s a triangular shape, and wrap it around your neck. Tie the short ends at the back, and you have yourself a beautiful neckerchief look.

Different ways to wear a scarf

Style 16

Keeping with the same method from the previous step, simply put the scarf to the side and divide the layers. What do you think?

Wearing a silk scarf as a headband


Wearing a scarf in your hair

Style 17

You can also wear a silk scarf as a hair accessory! Simply twirl i, and place it in the middle of your head. Tie the short ends at the back, and you have a lovely silky and smooth headband.

Tying a silk scarf on your head

Style 18

Another great way to wear this scarf on your head is by tying the ends on top. You can also tuck the ends under the scarf to not peek out. This is really a cute and stylish way to use your scarf as an accessory.

Ways to wear a scarf

Ways to wear a scarf

So there you have it, a few easy ways to wear a scarf! I hope you enjoyed this tutorial as much as I enjoyed presenting it.


Let me know which was your favorite look in the comment below.

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