When we talk about carré, the first thought that comes to mind is certainly addressed to Hermès. Not surprisingly, in the world, a scarf is sold every 25 seconds. Even today, in fact, this light and elegant accessory is one of the most desired by women capable of being worn in an infinite number of different ways. Being so versatile it adapts to every style and remains a real must-have. In this article we will discover together how to wear a foulard scarf with the best tutorials and many different ideas to show it off on every occasion, always resulting chic and fashionable.
From a simple handkerchief to the iconic Hermès scarf
The term foulard derives from the French and literally means “scarf” or, more precisely, “silk handkerchief“. Born as a light handkerchief made of cotton, it was initially used by peasant women to protect their heads. It was only from the early 1900s that it began to become popular as a true fashion and trend accessory. The first Hermès scarf entered the scene in 1937, it was made of pure silk and measured 90×90 cm. It was thanks to the well-known designer that from the sixties he became an emblem of elegance and refinement becoming the iconic clothing as we all know it today.
It remains unforgettable worn in Riviera style, that is, on the head, knotted under the chin and combined with large sunglasses as the great icons of style Audrey Hepburn, Grace Kelly and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis used to do.
The scarf has always been a garment typically considered feminine but since 2011 it has definitely established itself as a unisex accessory. Made with ever more original prints and designs and with bright colors, manufactured mainly with silk, cotton or artificial fibers, it is now an indispensable accessory in our wardrobes. But how to wear a scarf without getting bored? Let’s see it together with many different tutorials.
60+ tutorials on how to wear a foulard scarf in many different ways
There are now countless tutorials on the net on how to wear a scarf but, without offense, no one can live up to the brand itself that made this piece of square fabric iconic. For this reason, I have collected only the best ideas from the official source below. I don’t know if he still uses it but until a few years ago when buying a Hermès scarf, cards were also given that gave various ideas on how to wear it. If you want to see the video tutorials, just download the Hermès Silk Knots smartphone app available for IOS and Android. Before proceeding, however, it is important to also know how to correctly fold a scarf. In fact, in most cases, you will need to start with a scarf folded on itself in this way:
How to wear a neck scarf
Generally any type of scarf starts from the bandana size of 50×50 cm up to larger sizes of 140×140 cm as in shawls. Based on the size we have, it is possible to create and recreate infinite variations to wear a foulard indulging us in various ways. Starting from the neck, for example, we can wear it simply by knotting it. Or in cow-boy style, creating a bow, a bow tie or even transforming it into a necklace. Without forgetting that the bigger ones lend themselves perfectly also to generic tutorials on how to wear a scarf.
How to wear a head scarf
In recent years, wearing a headscarf has become one of the strongest trends of the moment. We can put it in a braid, turn it into a headband, a tail stopper, a turban and even a hippie crown. There is no limit to the imagination, the important thing is to have a piece of patterned fabric in your hair with bright colors.
How to turn a scarf into a piece of clothing
It is not over yet, if the previous ideas are not to your liking, there are also different ways to wear a scarf, transforming it into a real piece of clothing. You can create 5 different top models, a mini skirt and, if you need to cover your shoulders and back, it also becomes perfect as a shrug.
How to turn a scarf into a belt or bag
Yes, the scarf is so transformist that with a little inventiveness it can replace a belt or become a nice bag. Let’s see how.
Other ideas on how to wear a scarf
Finally we can wear a scarf on the wrist to make it a bracelet, use it as shoe laces, or customize accessories such as hats and bags.
The scarf is truly one of the most eclectic accessories capable of revolutionizing an entire look whatever our personal style is. Now we just have to experiment by wearing it every day in a different way.