A Decade In Scarf Styles: 1950s

The 1950s had many style icons: Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, and, of course: the printed scarf.

If you are wanting to inject a little retro elegance into your everyday wardrobe, look no further than these 1950s scarf styles…

The Hair Wrap

The 195os saw the birth of a trend that would be huge for the next three decades: the hair wrap.

Soft curls often peeped out of pretty printed scarves that were worn loosely over the hair and wrapped around the neck to secure.

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Pastel hues and silk fabrics ensure that this scarf look is a total feminine dream. Whispy strands of hair further add to the ladylike innocence.

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Scarves were also tied more tightly around the hair and tied at the back.

This style is similar to the bandana trend of the 1960s.

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The One Shoulder Belt Tuck

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Look familiar? The scarf ‘belt tuck’ has certainly made an appearance over the last few seasons.

Interestingly enough, this look was huge in the 1950s, when it was all about the waist. A large waist belt perfectly cinched in this double breasted jacket and flowing scarf combination.

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The Striped Scarf

Stripes were a huge print trend in the 1950s, so of course striped accessories were too!

Striped scarves were a popular accessory and were worn both around the neck and on the head.

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This powerful suit is given a nonchalant Parisian edge with the addition of  striped monochrome scarf.

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This striped hair-scarf instantly nails ‘Riviera chic’, which was a huge trend in the 1950s.

The Loose & Lovely

Hair scarves weren’t always worn tight and in a neat bow. Silk scarves worn loosely on the hair were just as popular.

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This matching dress and hair scarf set is simply adorable!

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Black

Floral paisley silk scarf

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Grace Kelly looks every bit the original preppy queen in a linen pinstripe shirt and bohemian print hair scarf.

The peep of hair keeps it effortless and casual.

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The Belt

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Screen goddess Elizabeth Taylor has a fantastic way to enhance her curves, with a scarf!

She ties a brightly hued scarf around her waist to draw attention to her tiny waist.

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A Decade In Scarf Styles: 1960s

Scarves were a big hit in the 1960s. From Mod-esque bandanas, to polished pussybows, this was a decade in scarf styles that inspired trends for decades to come.

Let’s take a look at some of iconic ways that scarves were styled in the 1960s…

The Hair Bandana

On-trend Mod dresses were teamed with punchy printed scarves wrapped around the head and secured in a bow at the nape of the neck.

Popular scarf trends included polkadots, monochrome and various geometric shapes.

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It doesn’t get more 1960s than a black and white collared shift dress!

An orange and monochrome printed bandana reflects the Andy Warhol pop art era to perfection.

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Geometric print scarf

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Statement sunglasses were massive in the 60s! Rather than opting for a sunhat, 1960s fashionistas often wrapped large scarves around their hair.

Well… that’s one way to avoid sweaty/sandy/salty hair!

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Striped print scarf

The Pussy Bow

Prior to the 1960s, the implementation of menswear in a woman’s wardrobe was pretty much non-existent.

Rather than opting for a typically masculine tie, many women found middle-ground by using a scarf and tying it as a pussy bow.

The pussy bow was often paired with collared shirts or shift dresses.

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Bridget Bardot is one of those women whose style influence is eternal.

The sizzling 60s starlet complimented her white shirt with an oversized polkadot pussy bow.

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Shift dresses were often given an edge with a pussy bow. Those women wishing to truly borrow from the boyfriend wore their silk scarves as ties.

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The Silk Neck Tie

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Silk neckties were bright, bold and beautiful and were paired with an array of looks.

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Long & Flowing

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As this 1960s Christian Dior campaign shows, the longer the scarf, the better!

Longer silk scarves were tied around the hair, with the lengths of fabric left flowing down the back.

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The Cap

Hair scarves were prominent throughout the 60s and 70s. However, one style that was typical of the 1960s alone was the cap.

Scarves were wrapped around the top of the head and tied under the chin, appearing like a cap or bonnet.

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This shot of supermodel Twiggy in a daisy cap is one of the most iconic in 1960s fashion.

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Silk scarves were often worn loosely and tied in a bow for a classy and feminine look.

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The Last Minute Thanksgiving Outfits That Are Guaranteed To Hide That Bloat

Thanksgiving= lots of food. Simple. Don’t rock a tight dress that makes you look 9 months pregnant with the worlds largest food baby, try one of these cute last minute thanksgiving outfits instead.

They are 100% guaranteed to hide that bloat. Meaning that you can look and feel great whilst indulging on that turkey.

High Waisted Skirt & Plaid Shirt

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A plaid shirt is to Fall, what a bikini is to Summer! Be seasonally appropriate in a lose and lovely plaid shirt.

High waist style skirts are a fantastic way to beat that 5 course food baby. Choose a pretty tulle number to contrast with the plaid shirt.

Oversized Sweater Dress & Scarf

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An oversized sweater dress is like a Thanksgiving miracle. It skims over any bumps and bloats, meaning that extra slice of pecan pie you ate is nowhere to be seen!

Best of all, most fashionistas own an oversized sweater dress, making it option when it comes to last minute Thanksgiving outfits.

Scarf it up!

A neutral hued sweater will look wonderful with a grey or oatmeal colored scarf.

Paisley wool scarf and floral wool scarf

Boho Dress & Boots

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If you fancy something a little less Wintery, a loose fitting bohemian print dress is a fantastic option. Embroidered details and drop waist patterns are on-trend and totally full-tummy friendly.

Add ankle boots for a cute and stylish look.

Peplum Top & Jeans

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When it comes to nailing last minute Thanksgiving outfits, it’s all about choosing the best pieces you already own. Anyone who already owns a peplum top will know that it is an absolute saving grace for those bloated days.

Team it will slim fit jeans that are not too tight for a balanced look. Finally, add a bit of detail with a neck tie.

Scarf it up!

Our exotic silk scarf will add a colorful flair to any Thanksgiving Day look.

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Velvet Wrap Dress

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If your family get quite dressed up for Thanksgiving dinner, opt for a wrap dress. These babies are made to be slimming! Alongside this, they are also easy to loosen if you do get a little bloated.

Warm velvet dresses are a wonderful way to stay cozy and chic.

Loose Linen Shirt & Jeans

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Bring a little ooh la la to the dinner table with this oh-so-French oversized button up and jeans combination.

Add a silk neck tie for a side of je ne sais quoi with that turkey.

Scarf it up!

The artistic print silk scarf was made to look Parisian.

Oversized Sweater & Midi Skirt

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A bell sleeved sweater is a must-buy for this Fall. For a bloat-appropriate Thanksgiving look, layer up a long and oversized sweater with a tighter fit midi skirt.

The tighter fit of the midi skirt will balance out your proportions whilst the sweater skims flatteringly over any lumps and bumps.

Open Blazer & Statement Scarf

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An open blazer will skim over your tummy, whilst a statement scarf draws attention away from any unsightly bloating.

Add comfy jeans and loafers for a look that you will feel great in all day long.

Scarf it up!

A patterned scarf, such as the stripe print scarf will add an element of fun to your look.

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A Decade in Scarf Styles: 1970s

If the 1970s had to be summed up in one accessory, it would undoubtedly be a scarf. From the paisley-print pretties of the peace-out era, to the sparkling turbans of the Studio 54 scene, the 1970s were ruled by scarves!

Whether you’re looking to add a little 1970s flair to your style, or you’re addicted to everything retro, here’s the 1970s decade in scarf styles summed up.

The Hairband

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70s big screen queen Goldie Hawn sure knows how to rock a hair scarf. Rather than wearing as a tight turban or wrap around, the boho beauty wore her scarf lose, allowing it to tumble down among her golden curls.

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The Head Scarf

Those looking for a more statement look wrapped a printed scarf around their entire head.

The bold prints were often accompanied by statement earrings, smoky eye makeup and brightly colored lips.

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Above: A shot by David Bailey for a 1973 issue of Vogue.

A bohemian print blue scarf looks wonderful against blue and white pin stripes. This subtle pattern clash is given an edge with large hoop earrings and beautiful glossy lips.

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Blue

Paisley wool scarf

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Exotic, chunky gold jewellery was often used to compliment vibrant printed hairscarves.

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Joanna Lumley is looking fabulous decades before her ‘Ab Fab’ days.

Teaming a bold print dress and matching scarf was a popular option in the 1970s.

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Black

Floral paisley silk scarf

Long & Loose

Long and loose scarves were often worn over printed dresses or with open jackets. This was a fantastic way for men to indulge in on-trend prints too!

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This shot for Vogue shows that two scarves can indeed be better than one! The clashing colors look fantastic with the neutral camel and gray palette.

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This stylish gentleman shows that scarves aren’t just for ladies! This quirky geometric print scarf really softens the tough leather trench coat.

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The Turban

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Who can forget Studio 54 queen Bianca Jagger and those sparkly turban headscarves?

The disco queen teamed her sparkly hair pieces with statement chokers and an abundance of sequins.

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This matching turban and silk dress just screams luxury!

The Pirate

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Rock queen Debbie Harry wore her scarf tied around her head pirate style.

The Neck Tie

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Farrah Fawcett was the pioneer of the 70s ‘All American preppy girl’. That flicked out blonde do’, those high waist jeans and impeccable tailored suiting make her one of the most iconic fashion figures of the late 1970s.

So how exactly do you wear your scarf like the original Charlies Angel? Take a life out of Farrah’s stylish book and wear your silk scarf wrapped around short and tied in a neat knot at one side.

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As A Belt

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Stevie Nicks’ style is almost as iconic as her Fleetwood Mac hits! She is commonly referred to as ‘the queen of rock’, but we honestly think she is the original queen of boho.

Stevie often wore belts as scarves, which complimented her flowy and feminine pieces.

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Love vintage scarf styles? Keep a look out for the next in our ‘decade in scarf styles’ series! Or see this in-depth piece on the history of scarves.

 

 

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The Boho Fashion Bloggers To Follow On Instagram

Love moon jewellery, paisley and stunning beachy styles? These boho fashion bloggers and their stunning Instagram feeds will give you all the inspiration you need!

Gypsy Lovin Light @gypsylovinlight

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@gypsylovinlight is an array of tanned, bohemian goodness set against dreamy blue seas, white sands and stunning destinations.

The account stars Finnish born Helen Janneson Bense, who now lives in Western Australia with her photographer husband. Together with their children, the couple travel to some of the worlds most stunning destinations, providing us with enough bohemian style inspiration to make us want to fill our closet with sparkles and paisley prints.

As a trained naturopath, Helen writes her blog posts and Instagram captions with a sense of peace and mindfulness that truly makes her stand out from the crowd.

Rachel Barwick (@life.with.three)

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South-Australian based Rachel is the quintessential Aussie beach babe: long blonde hair, perfect tan and a stunning boho wardrobe.

Whether she’s frolicking in the sand in a gorgeous bikini or exploring palm-dotted paradises in a flowing dress, Rachel has that on-trend boho flair that we just want to steal!

Rocky Barnes (@rocky_barnes)

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With a body to die for and a boho wardrobe to match, it’s no surprise that this Los Angeles based model has over one million followers.

Funnily enough, the 31 year old shot to the spotlight when she appeared in a Justin Beiber video back in 2013. Fast forward 4 years and she’s an online force to be reckoned with!

This boho fashion bloggers’ style is an eclectic mix of classic bohemian pieces and more on-trend looks, making her total #stylegoals.

Lisa Homsy (@lisahomsy)

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Although this Canadian-born babe may describe her Instagram as more of a lifestyle destination, her wardrobe choices make her a must-follow for any boho babe.

Her cute boho dresses and stunning swimwear pieces will make you want to makeover your entire wardrobe and head to warmer climes.

Lisa Smith (@lisadanielle__)

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As an Australian-based girl, I can honestly say that there is something in the water that makes these girls the epitome of #bohogirls.

Exhibit B: @lisadanielle__. This total bohemian stunner is also a Vogue AU contributor. See: boho fashion bloggers can be total girl bosses too!

Molly Hogan (@trendychickadee)

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Molly’s feed is so clean and beachy that it almost looks like it’s been through the laundry.

This California beach babe gives us a more minimalist take on the bohemian trend, and we totally love it!

Olive Cooke

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Another Australian boho style and travel blogger, Olive Cooke gives us total wanderlust and makes us want to go shopping at the same time. Now that’s a talent!

Rachel Holliday @thedailyluxe

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Ok so this one is pretty bias, as this is my Instagram feed! I love sharing my boho style and tropical Australian environment with my followers.

Steal The Boho Fashion Blogger Style

Ready to take your wardrobe to a whole new bohemian level? Our boho printed scarves will give you the gorgeous prints and textures needed to take your look to the next level.

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Clockwise from top left: abstract floral wool scarf, floral paisley silk scarf, solid color scarf, exotic silk scarf

 

 

 

 

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