Real Mom Style: 3 Ways to Style a Square Silk Scarf

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With all the snow we are getting here you’d think we were in the midwest or something. I like snow, but it’s time to move on and bring in spring!

Like many of us, my mind is on sunny and warmer days. Obviously that means a change of wardrobe and transitioning to lighter and less bulky clothing. One of the first things that I have already changed is my scarf selection.

Truthfully, I’m over infinity scarves and this spring I’ll be brining back the square silk scarf.

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The square cut is quite easy to style and a chic and classy option to the longer scarf — my mother wore these when growing up and it’s a look I’ve always liked and wore a few years back.

While looking around a quaint vintage shop in Del Ray, Alexandria called Amalgamated  I came across a rack of square silk scarves. I was instantly drawn to their vibrant colors and delicate floral patterns on this particular one. Turns out, this one is real silk circa 1940’s and the other square silk scarf (not shown) is from the 1960’s.

3 Ways to Style a Square Silk Scarf this Spring

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Bandana Style

Fold scarf into a triangle and then tie around neck like a necklace placing pattern or design in the center. Shift scarf to show off the ties at the back for a messy chic look. Great over t-shirts and to cover up any stains!

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Channel your inner Bridget Jones or Betty Draper

First thing I thought of was Bridget driving down a country road with Daniel on the way for their “mini holiday” and her hair blowing in the wind despite having a square silk scarf. Then I thought of Betty Draper back from running errands and lighting a cigarette. Either way, love this classic look!

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Bow or Knot?

Lay square silk scarf flat and fold into a narrow “strip.” Place around your neck and tie. Try the bow look by tying it at the center and wearing it with the puffy ends or wear knotted at the side for a sleeker look.

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Which style is your favorite? Would you consider trying the square silk scarf look?

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Your host for this week is Thrifty and Chic Mom

This post is about real mamas who have real style. While we all fall into the jeans and t-shirt rut we are encouraging our fellow moms to take the time to dress their best and rock it like the rock star moms they are!

Did you look especially good this week, were the other moms at the playground complimenting your outfit? 

Share the look that worked for both potty training, the playground and coffee with a friend and let’s inspire each other with some real mom fashion! This linky is hosted by Thrifty and Chic Mom, Momma in Flip Flops and Very Busy Mama.

Linking with Monday Mingle, What I Wore Wednesday, Fashion Friday

  • thriftychicmom

    Cute scarf, I am a tie it around my neck type of girl when it comes to scarves!

  • Andrea Summers

    Okay, so this looks so cute on you. I’m totally not a silk scarf kind of girl. I bought some, tried them and felt so odd. Maybe I should give it a whirl again!! :)

    Andrea
    http://www.mommainflipflops.com

  • http://tealoveslavender.blogspot.co.uk/ Ali

    I love the oversized head scarves. You can do that Liz Taylor/Grace Kelly Hollywood glam look.

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