How to Style a Blanket Scarf Today | Quick & Easy Styling Tips

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How to style a blanket scarf today. Discover the simplest ways to wear an oversized square scarf that anyone can pull off. PLUS a blanket scarf hack that ensures that your scarf has the perfect volume every single time.

Do you have a hard time figuring out how to style a blanket scarf? Or feel like you’re getting buried in fabric whenever you tie oversized blanket scarves?

 

I can totally relate!

 

How to style a blanket scarf today. Discover the simplest ways to wear an oversized square scarf that anyone can pull off. PLUS a blanket scarf hack that ensures that your scarf has the perfect volume every single time.

 

An oversized blanket scarf is not the easiest winter accessory to style. The sheer size alone can be overwhelming to many people.

 

 

In today’s post, I will show you the easiest ways to wear a blanket scarf and still look put together.

 

 

How to style a blanket scarf today. Discover the simplest ways to wear an oversized square scarf that anyone can pull off. PLUS a blanket scarf hack that ensures that your scarf has the perfect volume every single time.

 

But before we get right into it, let’s talk about blanket scarves for a moment! These oversized square scarves have been in the market for a long time. However, my love for this warm, cozy cold-weather accessory was recently re-ignited while planning my outfits.

 

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As fate would have it, we received a ton of snow this past weekend [hello, Alaska winter wonderland!]. And I already had this oversized blanket scarf outfit with this affordable over the knee boots (OTK) in the queue for today [so here it is].

 

How to style a blanket scarf today. Discover the simplest ways to wear an oversized square scarf that anyone can pull off. PLUS a blanket scarf hack that ensures that your scarf has the perfect volume every single time.

 

Just before the arctic winter snow dump started, I went on a quick errand run and somehow found myself shopping for winter pieces. I fell in love with this yellow Old Navy blanket scarf, and the price was right. So I made it mine.

 

For reference, I am a size 4. 130-ish lbs, 5”5, and 8.5/9 in shoes.

 

HOW TO STYLE A BLANKET SCARF

How to style a blanket scarf today. Discover the simplest ways to wear an oversized square scarf that anyone can pull off. PLUS a blanket scarf hack that ensures that your scarf has the perfect volume every single time.

 

One of the easiest ways I’ve discovered to style a blanket scarf is to wear it under a coat [like I did with this OTK boots outfit] in the winter or on top of a sleeveless vest [like I am wearing in this post] in the fall.

 

And this is how I would rock an oversized blanket scarf outfit with a dress on cool summer evenings or transitioning months.

 

Discover 3 easy ways to tie a blanket scarf (also known as oversized scarf or large square scarf) today. Click through for outfit ideas and a simple hack to make these scarves super easy to style.

 

The beauty of large square scarves is that you can wear them in an infinite number of ways. And they can be worn with most styles and occasions.

 

They are stylish, practical and affordable. Just take a look at this Amazon selection, and you’d quickly discover that you can get one for yourself and another as a gift for others (birthday, going-away gifts, stocking stuffers…) for under $20!

 

How to style a blanket scarf today. Discover the simplest ways to wear an oversized square scarf that anyone can pull off. PLUS a blanket scarf hack that ensures that your scarf has the perfect volume every single time.

 

Unlike most clothing pieces where you have to worry about getting the right size of shoes or dress, sizing is universal! P.S: If you’re in the market for affordable gift ideas for women, check out this gift guide with over 150 affordable gift ideas for women.

 

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HOW TO WEAR A BLANKET SCARF OUTFIT

For this fall-inspired look, I opted for a dressed-up casual look. A fashionable but practical look that can be worn time and time again.

 

How to style a blanket scarf today. Discover the simplest ways to wear an oversized square scarf that anyone can pull off. PLUS a blanket scarf hack that ensures that your scarf has the perfect volume every single time.

 

I wore a plain black 3/4 sleeve fitted top (similar) as my base layer. For some warmth, I chose this lightweight Old Navy puffer vest. Although the vest is not a heavy duty clothing, I stayed warm throughout the entire time I was out and about.

 

How to style a blanket scarf today. Discover the simplest ways to wear an oversized square scarf that anyone can pull off. PLUS a blanket scarf hack that ensures that your scarf has the perfect volume every single time.

 

I’ll admit that the cozy plaid scarf (here), and over-the-knee boots (similar) provided additional insulation. The vest also has a slightly fitted bodice and two functional pockets to give you a flattering figure.

 

Looking for options on how to tie a blanket scarf? This video did a fantastic job showing us, 10 different ways to style this winter piece. Hit play below.

 

10 Ways To Wear a Blanket Scarf | BusbeeStyle com

 

And the quilted vest is on sale! It is currently under $20 and is available in seven different colors. You’d have to pick through the remaining color and size combinations since it’s flying off the shelf.

 

Additionally, the color options of the vest are on-trend and easy to layer under your winter coat. And through the start of spring and cold summer nights. You can also pair the vest with skinny scarves or statement jewelry and even bold colors like olive or burgundy pants.

 

How to style a blanket scarf today. Discover the simplest ways to wear an oversized square scarf that anyone can pull off. PLUS a blanket scarf hack that ensures that your scarf has the perfect volume every single time.

 

Other clothing options you can wear as part of a blanket scarf outfit include a fitted top and skirt, and even a tee and shorts (although this might not be the most ideal option if you’re trying to stay warm).

 

You might have seen this affordable over the knee boots from DSW in a recent blog post. I thought it would be nice to highlight how versatile these OTK boots are by showing you a fall outfit styling the boots (early winter look here).

 

Affordable over the knee boots that is versatile and stylish

 

Gone are the days when a decent pair of OTK boots cost an arm and a leg. These boots are fashionable, comfortable (hello block heels!), made with a soft suede fabric and feature almond toe for comfort.

 

How to style a blanket scarf today. Discover the simplest ways to wear an oversized square scarf that anyone can pull off. PLUS a blanket scarf hack that ensures that your scarf has the perfect volume every single time.

 

With holiday vibes in the air, DSW has impressive sales and discount throughout the end of the month. And you get free shipping on $35 and earn membership points (free to join) on all your purchases.

 

 

MORE OVERSIZED BLANKET SCARVES

I always tend to gravitate towards Amazon Fashion for affordable clothing pieces like blanket scarves. So I’ve linked some of the best oversized scarves on Amazon that are under $15 🙂

 


 

TIPS ABOUT OVERSIZED SCARVES: HOW TO CUT A BLANKET SCARF

IF you find that your large square scarves are too bulky or overpowering for you, a simple fix is to cut the scarf in half diagonally.

 

While I love mine bigger and better, cutting the scarf makes sense for many people. Plus you’ll end up with two scarves – one for you and one as a gift to a friend or family member.

 

How to style a blanket scarf today. Discover the simplest ways to wear an oversized square scarf that anyone can pull off. PLUS a blanket scarf hack that ensures that your scarf has the perfect volume every single time.

 

Here’s how to cut a blanket scarf:

  1. Lay the scarf out on a flat surface.
  2. Then fold it into a triangle shape. (i.e., fold the scarf into 1 large triangle).
  3. Now, cut it with a pair of sharp scissors.
    Don’t worry about getting the perfect straight line.

 

Note: The area of the cut might not be smooth/straight. I wouldn’t stress about it because that edge will end up hidden when you tie the scarf around your neck.

 

How to style a blanket scarf today. Discover the simplest ways to wear an oversized square scarf that anyone can pull off. PLUS a blanket scarf hack that ensures that your scarf has the perfect volume every single time.

 

Want to see pictures of this hack? Sheaffer spills the tea in this postThere you have it! Your quick guide on how to style a blanket scarf today. I hope you enjoyed this post.

 

I am wearing:

Jeans (similar)
Geek glasses (similar)
Old Navy plaid scarf (exact) 

Old Navy quilted vest (exact) 
3/4 sleeve fitted top (similar)
Nokia Activity Tracker Smartwatch
DSW Over-the-knee boots c/o (similar)

Photos by SNH Photos

 

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35 Comments

  1. Wanda B
    December 3, 2018 / 6:02 pm

    I love the colour of that scarf!

    • Louisa
      Author
      December 4, 2018 / 10:40 am

      Thank you Wanda!

    • Louisa
      Author
      December 1, 2018 / 5:27 pm

      Thank you 😀

  2. Sierra
    November 30, 2018 / 4:16 am

    Very fun, cozy look <3

    • Louisa
      Author
      December 1, 2018 / 5:28 pm

      Thank you Sierra!

  3. November 25, 2018 / 9:37 am

    I love this color combination, it looks so snug!
    xoxo Sarah

    • Louisa
      Author
      November 26, 2018 / 1:34 pm

      Glad you love it, Sarah 🙂

  4. November 24, 2018 / 9:43 am

    ooh yes! i love cozy scarfs for winter! Love this color on you!

    • Louisa
      Author
      November 26, 2018 / 1:35 pm

      Thanks Whitney.

  5. kiersti wright
    November 21, 2018 / 3:32 pm

    so cute and great ideas

  6. Jessica
    November 21, 2018 / 4:38 am

    So many great ways to wear a scarf!

  7. Kristina
    November 21, 2018 / 4:02 am

    I love busting out the blanket scarves for fall- love how yours matches the leaves!

  8. Celia V
    November 20, 2018 / 6:54 am

    Awesome! I love scarves, in general, but I tend to forget about them, here in Alaska. That seems crazy, right? I wear so many layers here, I just rip everything off when I’m inside, so as to eliminate the bulk. That usually means my scarf comes off. When I lived in NM, I would simply wear a sweater and a scarf and be done. I’ll try to be more attentive to my scarves. 😉

    • Louisa
      Author
      November 22, 2018 / 9:46 am

      I feel the same way too! I always layer up and rip off the layers when I start to get a little too warm. Thanks for stopping by, Celia!

  9. November 19, 2018 / 3:00 pm

    Love how you styled this blanket scarf!

    • Louisa
      Author
      November 22, 2018 / 9:35 am

      Thanks Lee!

  10. November 19, 2018 / 1:21 pm

    blanket scarfs will forever be FAV of mine! These are great tips!

    • Louisa
      Author
      November 19, 2018 / 10:43 pm

      It’s hard not to love them 🙂 Glad you loved these styling tips, Samantha.

  11. November 19, 2018 / 8:03 am

    Love your scarf and those boots are fabulous! Great post!

    XOXO
    Cathy

    • Louisa
      Author
      November 19, 2018 / 10:43 pm

      Thank you, Cathy 🙂

  12. Anna English
    November 19, 2018 / 8:02 am

    Great tips lady! The scarf you’re wearing really brightens up your look.

    • Louisa
      Author
      November 22, 2018 / 9:36 am

      Thanks Anna! Happy to hear that you liked the tips.

  13. November 19, 2018 / 7:34 am

    Love the scarf. The color is so vibrant. Perfect for this season.

    • Louisa
      Author
      November 19, 2018 / 10:44 pm

      Thanks, Tanvi!

  14. November 19, 2018 / 6:23 am

    I love wearing blankets scarves this time of the year. I do agree they can be so bulky though. Thank you for the styling tips!

    • Louisa
      Author
      November 19, 2018 / 10:44 pm

      I’m glad you found this tips helpful 🙂

  15. November 19, 2018 / 6:10 am

    Thanks for sharing this tips! I’m loving those boots!!

    • Louisa
      Author
      November 19, 2018 / 10:45 pm

      Thanks lady 😀

  16. Pam Hunt
    November 17, 2018 / 2:26 am

    Lovely tutorial on blanket scarf!

    • Louisa
      Author
      November 17, 2018 / 11:54 am

      Thank you Pam. Glad you loved the tutorial 🙂

    • Louisa
      Author
      November 17, 2018 / 11:55 am

      Thank you 😀

    • Louisa
      Author
      November 17, 2018 / 11:56 am

      Thanks Amy!

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