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Types Of Scarves & How To Choose The Right One For You?
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Types Of Scarves & How To Choose The Right One For You?

Types Of Scarves And How to Choose The Right One for You?

Men have used scarves for centuries, but their wide variety leaves many confused about which scarves to choose and when. You can categorize scarves into many types based on their material, uses, drapes or prints. A reversible scarf or tubular scarf gives you the advantage of using two unique patterns in a single scarf.

A good quality scarf can give a stylish look to your regular outfit. Men have used scarves for centuries, but their wide variety leaves many confused about which scarves to choose and when. However, scarves are versatile and can be used for different occasions.

Types of Scarves

You can categorize scarves into many types based on their material, uses, drapes or prints. Rectangular scarves are the most popular. However, you can also go for circular scarves that do not need to be wrapped. A reversible scarf or tubular scarf gives you the advantage of using two unique patterns in a single scarf.

Cashmere, silk, cotton, linen, and pashmina are some natural fibers used for manufacturing scarves. Polyester scarves are popular due to their durability. Polyester scarves are resistant to wrinkles and last longer. If you feel polyester is less elegant, then you can go for scarves from blended fabrics.

Blended scarves offer the advantages of many types of fabric. For example, wool-blended scarves give you the protection of coarse wool while maintaining the rich appearance of cashmere wool. But nothing beats the luxury of a cashmere scarf. A good-quality cashmere scarf is lightweight and becomes softer with time.

How to Choose the Right Scarf?

Choosing the right scarf depends on the occasion it is intended to be used. There should be no compromise on quality. Plain colored or a scarf with simple patterns are perfect for everyday wear. On the other hand, a loud patterned scarf can be used for weekends and fun activities.

Silk scarves go well with dinner jackets during formal occasions. If you are looking for scarves for evening wear, then select scarves made of good-quality wool with subtle prints.

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If you want to make a fashion statement, then scarves in cotton, linen, or silk are a perfect choice. You can pair such scarves with formal and casual outfits.

Scarves made of wool, alpaca, cashmere, or polyester offer excellent protection from the elements. Such scarves are thick and often knitted, making them very warm. Scarves made of good quality cashmere protect you from the cold while giving you an elegant look.

If you intend to wear the scarf during athletic activities, you should opt for winter scarves. These thin scarves made of cold-resistant fabric are highly resistant to the elements. They are easy to use with a snug fit. In addition, you can choose scarves with traditional prints to go with your work-related outfits business suits.

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Courtesy of Nabil Essa from The Parisian Gents
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