Womens Wrap - Garments

Scarfs, Shawls, Stole, and Pashmina's

 

Scarf, shawl, stole, or pashmina can be worn using any of these (3) most common methods.

Women wearing red scarf as full wrapFull Shawl Wrap
This being the similiest of all methods, requires to open the garment up and wrap around your shoulders.  This would be ideal for early morning chills or evening walks under the stars.  Functional yet stylish.

 

 

Women wearing the scarf as a beltBelt Style
The garment is wrapped around the waist, so that is drapes nicely.  This method is recommended for those that have no hips.

 

Scarfs folded as a Hollywood wrapHollywood Style
Two garments of the same material are combined (intertwined) and commonly tied around the neck.  The introduction of a second garment gives you versatility with colors as well as matching or contrasting you outfit.

 

 

Here are two step-by-step examples of common folds.
 

Basic instruction diagram for folding a scarf

 

 

 

 

 

  Woment wearing scarf as a basic fold example

1) Fold scarf in half diagonally:

2) Fold in half again:

3) Fold in half a third time:

 

 

 Instructional diagram for folding a scarf as a French Twist

Scarf tied as a French Twist Example

 Women wearing black & white scarf as a very loose french twist

1) Place middle of scarf at back of neck; let ends hang down in front

2) Wrap ends around each other once loosely

3) Then loop over each other again loosely

4) Still holding ends, bring them to back of neck and tie in a tiny knot

 

Tips: Make sure to keep the twist loose which adds to the style.

When to Wear:
Excellent for filling in the neck of a suit, jacket, or coat!  Great for over sweters too!

Women's suit with pint scarf around neck