How to Wear a Blanket Scarf: Wrap Yourself in This Cozy Trend

There is a trend, with no signs of stopping ​anytime soon, that is definitely going to give you warm and fuzzy feelings: the blanket scarf. If you have been wanting to wrap yourself up in this hot trend, wondering how to pull it off without looking like you threw a down comforter around your neck, here are some tips on how to wear a blanket scarf.

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Wrap... and Keep Wrapping

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Scarves are certainly nothing new for the fall season. Women have been winding scarves around their necks for years now. However, what is different about blanket scarves is their size. Blanket scarves are larger than other types of scarves that you may be used to. This does not mean that women aren't wearing them in the traditional sense. The only difference between blankets scarves worn this way is you will be dealing with a lot more fabric. Wearing a blanket scarf wrapped multiple times around your neck looks great with lean silhouettes, like shaped blazers, slim dresses, and fitted sweaters.

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Infinity to the Max

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By now you probably know that an infinity scarf is one that is circular and winds once or multiple times around the neck. You can buy infinity scarves or make your own by tying the ends of a basic rectangular scarf together. Blanket scarves take the concept to a whole new level. This fall take a large scarf and wear as an infinity scarf to get this trendy look. This way of wearing a blanket scarf is great for very cold days when you need to cover up your neck with multiple layers.

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Wear a Blanket Scarf as a Wrap

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Blanket scarves aren't just for wrapping around the neck. Many are large enough to wear as a wrap or shawl. Imagine the look as if you took your blanket off your bed and wrapped it around you, hence the name. For early fall days or a cold snap, a blanket scarf can add some warmth and style to any look. Let it drape and don't be afraid to wear a blanket scarf over a jacket, blazer or coat, or on its own, like a light coat. The whole concept of wearing a blanket scarf as a wrap or shawl is to add another layer of stylish warmth and protection from the elements.

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Delicately Drape a Blanket Scarf

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The whole point of a blanket scarf is to create a style that looks effortless as if you just grabbed a scarf and ran out the door. You don't need to fuss much with this trend to get it right. Let a blanket scarf drape naturally and it will look great. ​Many women struggle with getting a scarf to look right; however, this trend is all about it looking carefree.

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Belt a Blanket Scarf

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 If a blanket scarf is just too much fabric for you, but you want to embrace this trend, try belting it. There are two ways you can belt a blanket scarf. The first is to wrap a belt around the whole scarf, or you can wrap the belt around your waist, under the back of the scarf and simply belt the front of the scarf to your body. Worn this way, a blanket scarf looks like an easy coat or vest.

Blanket Scarves Can Work for Everyone

While blankets scarves seem excessive in size at first, know that you can embrace this cozy trend without going overboard. Use a classic scarf or Pashmina to get these looks in a more minimal manner. You will still look on trend while not being overwhelmed in fabric.