Scarving for Attention: How to Add Sex Appeal to Your Winter Wardrobe

Scarving for Attention: How to Add Sex Appeal to Your Winter Wardrobe

Your winter wardrobe is all wrapped up.

By Christie Sutherland | 2nd June 2016

The easiest way to bare it all this winter is to add a scarf. Blanket-like, thin or something as simple as a piece of leather around your neck will do.

The season’s scarf fetish is the perfect way to ditch the Q&A (“Aren’t you cold? Where’s your jacket?”). It’s all about the cold shoulder, long sleeves and a sensible amount of décolletage. Get with it!

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This western-inspired extra is a fashion must-have. As simple as tying a piece of material around your neck, this accessory will quickly block out the cold and become the most versatile and affordable item in your wardrobe. Keep the rest of your outfit straightforward and add bit of European street chic to redirect the focus from the temperature to your outfit.

Products (left to right): Target Paisley scarf $10; Scotch & Soda Vintage inspired bomber jacket $131.97; Image: Pinterest; Zara Paisley print bandana style scarf $28; H&M Patterned cotton scarf $24.95; Ellery Cyril off-the-shoulder cotton top $974.02

 

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It’s time to raid your mother’s wardrobe! They all have a silk scarf hiding somewhere, right? This is the epitome of luxe neckwear; it adds a touch of class to any outfit and makes you look like you spent hours perfecting the look, even if you only spent five seconds tying it.

Products (left to right): Image: Pinterest; Witchery Fringe shoulder knit top $159.95; H&M Patterned scarf $14.95; Zimmermann Welted dress boot $550; Lack of Color The Jethro fedora $89; ASOS Poly satin paisley scarf $26

 

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This trend has adorned rock stars for years and generations of it-girls have cemented its place in the fashion world. The high-impact, affordable and simple scarf will let you drop your neckline or unbutton that shirt. It’s slick, sleek and completely effortless and it puts a fresh spin on any outfit. Who says you need to cover yourself in an oversized blanket to keep warm? Leave the trend alone – it never did anything to you.

Products (left to right): H&M Trousers high waist $34.95; Manning Cartell Boot legger heel $599; Princess Polly Star Crossed Lovers scarf $20; Topshop Star skinny scarf $23.86; Zara Skinny scarf $17.79; Image: Pinterest

 

Scarving for Attention: How to Add Sex Appeal to Your Winter Wardrobe, winter wardrobe, fashion, scarves, scarf, scarf editWhen a choker and necktie collide, you get the perfect next-to-nothing cover-up. Referred to by haters as a neck strand, this accessory may not keep you warm but oh my will it add some style points your book. This piece will hold a gaze and strike people’s interest while adding a sexiness that a knitted scarf just cannot do.

Products (left to right): Tony Bianco Tash stretch suede boot $239.95; Sportsgirl Crochet choker $12.95; Rag & Bone Kacy off-the-shoulder top $566.52; Image: PinterestFinders Keepers Tassel neck tie $29.95; One Teaspoon Chambray Texas sugar top $105.64

 

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Article by Christie Sutherland

Christie Sutherland is a former editor of Style Magazines. To her, limits are there to be pushed and there is always a time for polka dots and a piccolo. Do it with love or not at all, that’s all.