Scarves are easy to collect and cheap when buying second hand. This post provides reason why you need a scarf collection now, and how to create one. Plus tips where to find resources to tie them various ways.
- Why You Need a Scarf Collection
- Use Your Scarves to Up an Outfit
- Scarves Provide Ideas on Outfit Color Combinations
- Silk Scarves Are Very Versatile and Timeless
- Further Reading
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Why You Need a Scarf Collection
Scarves are always a great idea. Whenever I am in a thrift or consignment store, I browse the scarves. Some of my best thrift shop finds were brands I couldn’t afford at the new price tag (see a list of designer brands to look for in thrift shops; opens in new tab). Sometimes one can score really high like my LV, Oscar de la Rente or Gucci scarves. My finds were all somewhere between $5 and $30. Not bad, not bad at all. On ebay, I got a lot of scarves for $15 with one Dior, and one Oscar de la Renta scarf. Ok, I have a great collection, but I agree with my grannyA classy women can never have too many scarves! #Style Click To Tweet
even when one has so many that one could build an escape rope. Well, I still can keep shopping for scarves as the rope wouldn’t yet work in the Empire State Building. 😉
Use Your Scarves to Up an Outfit
When starting a scarf collection, look for good quality in silk or cotton in colors that work with your wardrobe. Actually, most of my scarves are not high end. Many of my scarves were gifts from my husband, parents, and friends. They all know I love scarves. Thus, my collection keeps growing like the intent is to make an escape rope from the Empire State building. 😉 I have to admit, I don’t mind the growth. Accessorizing with scarves can turn a good look to awesome. See this guide on how to up your style with scarves.
Don’t fall for a brand name. Look for scarves in a vibe that works with your personal style (Use this free personal style finder if you don’t know your primary style). Scarves can really update, polish, alter or make an outfit! For example, a scarf with – shirt and jeans immediately yields a posh casual look vs. just jeans with a Tee.Scarves can really up your look. #agelessstyle Click To Tweet
Scarves Provide Ideas on Outfit Color Combinations
In today’s OOTD, I used the colors of the scarf to tied the different colors of the outfit together.Use the colors of a scarf to design an outfit. #styletip Click To Tweet
Silk Scarves Are Very Versatile and Timeless
Here are some examples how I wear my scarves and how to fold them.
Do you collect scarves?
The following three links lead you to more posts on second hand shopping. They illustrate how to look like $1000 for just a couple of dollars with thrift finds. In consignment, one woman’s trash can be another’s treasure. You can learn how to score high when shopping on eBay.
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