All outfits can benefit from smart accessorising but many of us are unaware of the right items that will work best with our outfits. Even the best fashion designers and stylists sometimes get it wrong.
But of all accessories the scarf / throw is generally the most versatile, but underused, fashion accessory there is. The available variety of fabrics, shapes and sizes makes the scarf ideal to boost any outfit in any season and for any occasion.
One of the most versatile scarf fabrics is cashmere, with cashmere scarves featuring on catwalks and around the necks of celebrities all over the world with great effect. Day or night, smart or casual, cashmere scarves complement an outfit and add extra colour, style and warmth to any ensemble.
But many of us don’t use scarves to their full fashion potential, often forgetting the many different tying styles and ways of using cashmere scarves and throws for adding style and elegance to your look.
The makeup of the luxurious material means it can be mixed with different fabrics and colours with stunning effects. Following some simple do’s and don’ts will ensure you can capitalise on the elegance, comfort and added cosiness a cashmere scarf can bring.
Do look at your outfit’s colours, feel, and texture and work to find one signature piece that is versatile enough to be teamed with a variety of wardrobes and make the most of your spend.
Do make sure you keep up with the current trends and follow the fashion magazines to see exactly how the fashionistas everywhere are wearing their chosen accessories.
Do look to include your signature piece in unique ways with each outfit. Wear it long for added elegance; double it up for added warmth. Planning a trip this Christmas; the cashmere scarf or cashmere throw is the perfect addition to your travel needs; it offers warmth whilst on the plane and style when stepping off.
Don’t choose a cashmere scarf that overpowers your outfit. Remember, it is called an accessory and it should work with your wardrobe, not completely overshadow your clothing.
Don’t skimp on the quality, a cashmere scarf should always be considered to ensure it is resistant to pilling, and is made from the finest 100% cashmere.
Don’t neglect your scarf. As with all fabrics, it is important to make sure you look after your cashmere scarf to make sure it and you continue to look their best. Always hand wash in 30°C, cool iron, flat dry and never tumble dry or bleach.
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Kris smith is the author of this article. a cashmere scarf or throw will also make a wonderful gift for yourself or someone special and they are available at