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Thursday, August 25, 2011

Summer Scarf 101



The end of summer is upon us -- have you seen the September issues hitting shelves already? -- but I always keep my promises. And nearly two months ago, I promised I'd show you different ways of wearing a scarf in the summertime. At this point, I look like a copycat (Mattie and Madison already showed you a plethora of fab ideas) but I stay true to my word. If I wanted to try dating again, my Craigslist ad would say that I like long walks on the beach and making promises I can keep. Then again, I wouldn't post a personals ad on Craigslist.

Anyway.

Two of the easiest options are to tie your scarf into a sarong or a top. You'll need a long, wide scarf for these. (Mine is from Ann Taylor and it's super versatile!)




Using it as a vest is a little more complicated. As aforementioned, the idea came from my good friend Bryn (who will be starting her own blog, soon, finally). Here's a step-by-step guide!








This is a super cute layering piece for a bathing suit or tank top, but I plan to use it this fall as well -- over long-sleeved tees and under jackets! As a bonus, here's my sis to show you how to wrap the same scarf around your cute little head.









9 comments:

  1. I saw madison's scarf tips but this is a great guide as well. Scarves are truly amazing accessories, simply because you can do SO much with them.

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  2. Well, thanks for the mention dear, but not to worry this is a great look that you have here! I also think Casee showed a cool way of wearing scarves as well, amongst others! I love scarves obviously, & think that they make excellent accessories, a must have for any season, which is why I always keep one in the handbag. Way to go! :)

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  3. Stop, you are just too gorgeous! I can't get over it. I love the scarf tying tips. I definitely have to try out the vest one.

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  4. whoa momma. you are hot and your courage is even hotter. love this post (wish i filled out my bikini top like that, to be honest!)

    xxoo
    www.paperplanesandmaryjanes.com

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  5. This is really a great tutorial.... trying to think how I can incorporate a scarf vest in my fashion week outfits!

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  6. This is THE BESSSSSSSSSSTTTT!!! This guide is everything love. Totally trying the ideas you've mentioned. They're great!

    (Thanks for the shoutout!) xo

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  7. I love the scarf vest idea. I've never seen that before! Now I need to figure out if any of my scarves are big enough to do that. Hmmm....

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  8. LOVE! You're so creative and inspiring!

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  9. I HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS POST!!!! Geeze louise! I am sooooo doing that vest situation! I tried to figure it out and really it was comedy, lol. Thanks hot stuff!!

    P.S you are soooo super sexy in your photos! Jelly! So jelly!

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