Wear A Scarf as a Necklace | Thriftanista in the City

4.17.2013

Wear A Scarf as a Necklace

While trying to work one into an outfit this week, I found a great way to wear a scarf. A quick and easy necklace!  I have a small collection of vintage scarves. I can't stop myself from buying them but I don't wear them often. I love the bold colors and patterns. 

Anthropologie sweater Vintage Scarf Skinny Jeans

They're a great way to add a pop of color or a piece of flair. They are also cheap and abundant at the thrift store.


First let me tell you about my scarf. It's silk. The colors are amazing. It has antelope on it. WTW? You know I have a thing for kitschy animal jewelry. It doesn't make sense and I love it. I found it at an estate sale last week. There were many beautiful ones available including collector favorite, Sally Gee. I snagged one of those too!

silk vintage scarf

I folded it thinking I would wear it kerchief style just tied around my neck and left hanging. It didn't really go with my relaxed sweater though. That works better with a blazer.

DIY scarf necklace


I tied the scarf in 3 knots (this can change depending on the length you want). I did the same technique with a chain belt. It's easy and adds texture.

Wear scarf as necklace

A little tie in back.

vintage scarf necklace diy

Voila! It's a scarf necklace.

thrifted scarf necklace


Now that I know what to do with them, I feel good about adding more to closet!

thrifted outfit wedge ballet flats
THRIFT silk antelope scarf - Refuge jeans - Details wedge ankle strap shoes - Anne Klein belt - Foster Grant sunglasses GIFT Anthropologie sweater - Stella & Dot bangle - kenyan bracelet RETAIL NY & Co. tee - silver bangle

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