Do you like to wear your heart on your sleeve, or at least your logo on your scarf? Then this is for you. Adding a designer scarf is a great way to add a touch of luxury while updating your existing outfits or winter coats. This article brings you all the best designer scarves for women we’ve found this season.
Are designer scarves worth it?
Because designer scarves are truly timeless and transcend trends, they’re a great investment. You can wear a designer scarf year after year. And, of course, buying a designer scarf is a more cost-effective way to wear your favorite designer without investing in top-to-toe, high-end brands.
Which brand is famous for scarves?
Hermés and Dior are famous for their iconic silk scarves, while more recently, Burberry checks and Alexander McQueen’s skull print have become instantly recognizable.
Do you want a neck scarf or an oversized option?
When thinking about your designer scarf of choice, consider whether you want to wear your scarf indoors or out, and whether you are looking for style alone or you want to combine that with warmth.
What material to choose?
This will come down to the look and feel you want. Choose wool and cashmere for cool weather or silk, satin, and linen blends for indoor wear or warm months.
Abi @stealmystyle40 above opts for a classic black scarf with her monochrome outfit.
Do you want an iconic print or something different?
If you want your scarf to be instantly recognizable as a designer scarf, then look out for one of the best-known prints. But, if you wish to quiet luxury, you can choose something more unexpected. Either way, you’ll find a favorite in this article.
Are you buying a designer scarf for yourself or as a gift?
We think scarves make fabulous gifts for women. You’ll need to consider what colors and outfits your recipient loves to wear.
The best designer scarves for women
Let’s look at the most stylish and best designer scarves for women we’ve spotted in stores now.
Alexander McQueen’s skull print scarves are famous, but we also love the designer’s solarized scarves, inspired by photography’s light exposure techniques. The result is beautiful, graphically printed scarves that will add a modern touch to any outfit.
One of the most iconic prints you can choose is the Burberry check pattern. This looks fantastic worn against your block color winter coats or with your trench coat.
We also love the Burberry oversized rose print scarf (below), which will bring a beautiful bloom into the cold winter months. Wear on either the red or burgundy side to change up your outfits.
Like a work of art, the Prada scarf (below) features a romantic floral print. A great way to update your weekend or workwear.
Dries van Noten
We love Dries van Noten for its modernist aesthetic. The two-tone scarf (below) is hip, minimalist and comes in a lovely silk shade.
We love the print on the Ferragamo silk scarf (below), which is a fabulous way to transport yourself on vacation without going anywhere at all.
For dramatic flair, you can’t beat the picture scarf (below), which gives a fresh take on leopard print.
Missoni’s geometric pattern is instantly recognizable and is fantastic for adding a touch of bohemian flair to your outfits.
Instead of a statement necklace, wear the cherry print skinny scarf around your neck. You can also wear it instead of a bracelet or tie around the handle of your handbag to create different looks.
The Dolce&Gabbana print scarf (below) would also add a fantastic pop of color to your winter outfits.
If you like a subtle, luxurious designer look, then Mulberry is a fantastic choice. It is made from a wonderfully soft cashmere and has the discrete Mulberry logo in the corner. We love the cobalt blue shade of the Mulberry scarf (below).
Polo ralph lauren
For a preppy look, Ralph Lauren is a fantastic brand to choose. The wool blend scarf (below) will keep you cozy on cold winter days and would look beautiful worn with a cream or white coat and tan boots.
Faliero Sarti’s scarves have interesting prints that are sure to prove to be talking points. If you love New York, then the Manhattan print is for you.
We also love the ombre scarf (below), which has the feel of a modern artwork.
We love Longchamp’s bags for travelling, and the medallion print scarf (below) would add a polished look to your travel or weekend wear too.
We love the colors in the red and blue scarf (below) too, which is a lovely blend of modal, cotton and silk.
The silk scarf (below) features the designer’s signature motif, and will look fabulous as part of a monochrome outfit.
Loewe’s logo print scarf (below) is an alpaca blend so it’s very soft. It features a tassel trim and will be perfect to add to your winter wardrobe.
Kate Spade New York
You can also look at mid-range brands as well as top-tier designer houses to give you a designer look. Kate Spade is a great choice if you like a romantic look.
The Tory Burch scarf (below) has a gentle sheen which gives it a luxurious finish. It comes in a choice of soft colors and is big enough to wear over your shoulders as a shawl too.
Houndstooth is a print that doesn’t date, so you can wear the Acne Studios scarf year after year.
The Isabel Marant scarf (below) features a stylish graphic print and comes in a soft wool and cashmere.
Toteme’s scarf gives a large but subtle take on the designer trend because you have to have the scarf open to see the full name, but it still has a lovely pattern while wrapped.
Pleats Please Issey Miyake
Issey Miyake is known for geometric shape bags, and is also taking a textural approach to scarves like the semi-sheer scarf (below). Wear wrapped around your neck, or drape over your shoulders and wear with your eveningwear.
Take a walk on the wild side with Valentino Garavani’s panther print scarf. Brighten up your winter neutrals, or wear with other bright shades.
Whether you’re an equestrian or not, the polo print scarf (below) will add flair to any outfit.
Crafted in cashmere and with a subtle tonal design, the Jane Carr scarf will add a softness to winter looks.
The colors in the Barja camo print scarf (below) look fabulous together and you can alter how the print looks depending on how you wear your scarf.
Do you have a favorite among these designer scarves for women? Or do you already own one? What designer brand would you move love to add to your closet?
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