10 Ways to Style a Silk Scarf

We believe style is all about personality, so we’re sharing a few of our favorite ways to use scarfs to empower your personal expression. Enjoy our suggestions below featuring our line of Naturally Dyed Habotai Silks. Let us know your favorites in the comments!

  1. Hat Band

    This method is super quick and cute way to style your scarf to make your outfit more versatile.

Liz looks amazing in this 8x54” habotai scarf

Liz looks amazing in this 8x54” habotai scarf

2. Neck Tie

Simply fold your square scarf in half, corner to corner and roll it up. Then placing the tail end on the back of your neck, tie a simple knot in the front and fluff to your liking. Works in place of a necklace, and is perfectly dresses up any simple outfit.

Marisa wears this 16x16” square scarf beautifully

Marisa wears this 16x16” square scarf beautifully

3. On Your Bag

Not only is this look underrated, it can be a functional move too if you want to store your scarf for later use while you’re out and about. Fashion meets function.

Lana gracefully showing off this Vintage Lucite Bag and Avocado Dyed 16x16” scarf

Lana gracefully showing off this Vintage Lucite Bag and Avocado Dyed 16x16” scarf

4. Multiple Layers

The perfect beach look utilizing 1-3 scarfs as bandeau style tops. Simply tied in the front with a gentle knot

Stylist Hannah got creative with this look using 3-8x54” habotai scarfs

Stylist Hannah got creative with this look using 3-8x54” habotai scarfs

5. Bandana Style

This simple go to look is perfect for low cut tops. Simply fold in half corner to corner and tie on your neck.

20x20” square scarf in Hibiscus

20x20” square scarf in Hibiscus

6. Side Neck Tie

Follow the same steps as #2 above and then shift the knot to your right or left side.

Hannah is wearing a 16x16” square scarf along with a Silk Camisole Top in Ocean Eyes and a special wrap skirt we made as a prototype (dyed with pomegranate)

Hannah is wearing a 16x16” square scarf along with a Silk Camisole Top in Ocean Eyes and a special wrap skirt we made as a prototype (dyed with pomegranate)

7. As a Hair Accessory

There are so many ways you can style a scarf in your hair, the possibilities are endless.

8x54” habotai silk scarf “At Dusk” pops with Madeleine’s red hair

8x54” habotai silk scarf “At Dusk” pops with Madeleine’s red hair

8. Simple Front Tie

Arrange your scarf on your neck so it lays symmetrically and loosely tie in the middle for a flowy look

Shown backwards but you get the point haha! 8x54” habotai silk scarf in “Ambrosia”

Shown backwards but you get the point haha! 8x54” habotai silk scarf in “Ambrosia”

9. Over the Shoulder

Thrown one half over your shoulder for a quick styled look

Michella wearing “Emulsion” 8x54” scarf like a Queen

Michella wearing “Emulsion” 8x54” scarf like a Queen

10. Over the Head

Another way to accessorize using your hair, and also works great to protect your head from the sun

Michella in 8x54” “Ambrosia”

Michella in 8x54” “Ambrosia”


We hope that these simple tricks inspire you to utilize yours scarfs in your everyday wear more often. These lightweight silks are amazing for skin, hair and help retain body temperate all year long.

Design your own piece using our Pattern Library featuring dozens of options. Designs take anywhere from 1-2 weeks and are naturally dyed using flowers and plant extracts. <3