4 Ways to Wear a Silk Scarf this Summer June 18 2023

It’s that time of the year again when Jackie O meets Nancy Meyers and our wardrobes are overflowing with sun hats, linen pants, tank tops, straw bags, and of course, silk scarves. Over fifty years ago, Truman Capote’s swans graced the concrete sidewalks of The Hamptons and cobblestone streets of Europe with their fabulous scarves worn in a multitude of ways to elevate their effortless and chic looks. Now, in the summer of 2023, we are seeing the comeback of the silk scarf. An all-linen outfit? Add a silk scarf for a pop of color. Does your beach bag need a little love? Wrap a lovely scarf around it. Want to learn more about how to wear this classic trend? Keep reading because Bourbon and Grits has you covered. 
  1. A Silk Headband: Simply fold your large silk square into a triangle and wrap it around your forehead. Be sure to tie in the back where the corners of the triangle meet. This look is perfect for the beach and strolling the streets of Palm Beach.
  2. A Handbag Accessory: A lot of bags on the market right now are a little too plain for the like many with this minimalistic trend going around currently. To add some pizzazz, pick a fabulous scarf that matches the color of the purse and either wrap the handle with the scarf or tie a bow at one of the corners. 
  3. A New Belt: Need we explain more? Fold your belt into a rope-like shape and loop it through the holes of your pants. Meet at the front and tie either a bow or a neat knot and say goodbye to the days when you are only wearing jeans and a plain white T-shirt because this will surely elevate your look.  
  4. A Necktie: An oldie but a goodie. Pick a favorite scarf of yours and tie it any which way around your neck. Pro tip? Layer with some gold necklaces to elevate your accessory game.