Trend spotting: Tie the knot, with a skinny scarf


Skinny scarves fall among the fashion trends that are more decorative than practical. Honestly, what good is a skinny scarf against the cold?

But recently, the finishing accent has become an outfit-completer that a slew of stars, stylists and fashion insiders have embraced. On the same note, the scarf has proven to be quite versatile, as well. As seen onInStyle, three Hollywood models – Karlie Kloss, Alexa Chung and Lily-Rose Depp show us the most chic ways to wear a skinny scarf with an outfit of your choice.

Lily-Rose Depp

Looking vibrant and stylish, the 17-year-old model opted to pair a bright-red scarf with a multi-coloured strapless top. With a simple pair of denim jeans and plain black strappy heels, this diva certainly knows how not to go over-the-top with her dressing. Take a cue from Depp and treat the scarf like a choker—wrap it around like a necklace a couple of times before knotting it from the back.

Alexa Chung

By nature, the skinny scarf is a relic from the 1970s. The model celebrated its origins by knotting it close to her neck and styling it with other 1970s pairings, like a leopard-print coat layered over a blouse and tucked into a pair of high-waist denim. Wearing black-heeled boots as footwear, the starlet looked perfectly dressed for a winter night.

Karlie Kloss

The skinny scarf is a street-style favourite, but this American starlet elevated the trend to formal status. Bringing her A-game to the red carpet, she paired the black scarf with a figure-hugging cocktail dress that accentuated her fit frame. We absolutely adore how she put together a monochromatic ensemble, coupling the black peplum-detailed outfit with a pair of stark white heels.