Scarf Tying 101: Our Go-Tos This Summer

We don't know about you, but as the summer heats up, the last thing we are doing is standing with a blow dryer blasting more heat onto our sweltering bodies.  Between everyday activities and adventuring to new swimming holes, pools, and beaches, we welcome a quick fix to tame our hair and keep us cool. 

We are often asked how to wear and tie scarves, so here are our go-to scarf styles with quick how-tos! Any square piece of fabric will do, but of course we're partial to our silk habotai scarves which are durable enough for day but easily dress it up at night. Trust us, ditch your blow dryers, you won't be sorry. 

Triangle Wrap

The easiest wrap and a classic pool/beachside staple. *shown here is Louelle's Tropic Scarf.

Fold into  a triangle and fold over once to adjust triangle's size

Fold into  a triangle and fold over once to adjust triangle's size

Throw hair over shoulder to make tying easier (if long enough); double knot under hair at nape of neck.

Throw hair over shoulder to make tying easier (if long enough); double knot under hair at nape of neck.

Ta-da! Doesn't get easier than this one.

Ta-da! Doesn't get easier than this one.

Twist Wrap

Pile your hair into a messy top knot, twist, tie, and go! *shown here is a hand painted Agami Scarf by @dre_sketchbook but this wrap also looks great with Louelle's Pineapple Scarf.

1) Place middle of scarf at the nape of your neck and pull ends forward above your head 2) Twist scarf by trading ends (left end goes into your right hand and right end goes into your left hand).

1) Place middle of scarf at the nape of your neck and pull ends forward above your head 2) Twist scarf by trading ends (left end goes into your right hand and right end goes into your left hand).

Pull the twist tight and wrap end behind head, double knotting at the nape of your neck. Tail ends may be kept loose or tucked into the sides of the wrapped scarf.

Pull the twist tight and wrap end behind head, double knotting at the nape of your neck. Tail ends may be kept loose or tucked into the sides of the wrapped scarf.

*If using a large square instead of an elongated scarf, just fold into a triangle and roll to create a long scarf .

*If using a large square instead of an elongated scarf, just fold into a triangle and roll to create a long scarf .

Rosie Wrap

Don't let this wrap intimidate you, with a little practice in the mirror you'll be able to nail it on the fly.  *shown here is Louelle's Kilim Scarf.

1.

Fold into a triangle and fold over once to adjust triangle's size, see the next image to get a feel for how much of a fold you need.

 

2.

Place middle of scarf at nape of neck, pull sides forward and triangle tip to nose.  

 

3.

Double knot over the triangle tip (square knots work best, right over left then left over right when tying) This is a good time to bobby pin at nape of neck to secure.

4.

Tuck "ear flaps" into themselves, pushing them into the folds. 

 

5.

Wrap side ties to back and double knot at nape of neck.

 

6.

Twist the triangle tip up and back.

7.

Tuck triangle tip behind top knot. 

 

8.

Secure with bobby pins at nape of neck if desired.

 

9.

Voila!