Discover The Best Scarf For You

By Ava Brown, June 4, 2015

What is the one winter fashion accessory you never leave your home without (except your handbag, hat and gloves)? Wool scarves, right? And silk, and knitted, and pashmina, and cashmere, scarves are must-have pieces for this Fall/Winter season. Isn’t it interesting how a piece of fabric 50 to 95 centimeter long, can make you stand out and be the center of attention. Of course, if you are wearing the right piece.

Although shopping for scarves is always a fun experience, it can sometimes get a little exhausting with so many beautiful colour and pattern choices available offline and online. The main question is: How to select a scarf that meets your personal style and enhances your skin tone best?


The first thing is to avoid spending money on a brand. Although a trendy accessory, if it does not look good on you, it is not worth the splurge. Here are few more cool tips you should definitely consider the next time you scarf-shop. Let’s see which style is best for you skin tone.

Olive Skin Tones

Generally, scarves with soft reds and earth tones complement women with olive skin tones and accentuate their natural features. If you have olive skin, floral prints, knitted, silk or wools scarves will make a delightful addition to your wardrobe. Also, scarves that represent nature and feature shades of deep purples or somber yellow, can make you feel and look more alive. Scarves with orange undertones are also great to emphasize and flatter your natural tone.

Light Skin Tones

If you have a lighter skin tone, know that your skin tone is the easiest one to work with when it comes to accessorizing. Women with light skin tone can wear almost any colour scarf. But, if what you want is to pair things correctly, the best colours to match your skin tone are neutral ones. Nudes, beige, light pinks and the basic black should be your top choices. Bold prints in graphic and abstract designs are also amazing style options.

Ebony Skin Tones

If you have a dark skin tone, give preference to intensive and deep darker tones to enhance your smoky complexion. You can also opt for lighter tons of beige, camel or khaki. Knitted, silk or wools scarves featuring a mix of patterns and highlights of colours create an instant and alluring stylish look. Fell free to play with a variety of light and soft shades as well as bold and deep colours.