We appreciate a challenging style endeavour from time to time, but when a trend emerges that embraces simplicity, we're completely onboard. Enter: the unwrapped scarf. So unassuming, yet so chic and effortless, this may be our favourite accessory fad of the season. Click through for style inspiration, and shop some top-notch scarves while you're at it.
Off-duty model Larissa Hofmann lets her red lipstick and plaid scarf do the talking.
What better way to accessorize than with an unwrapped scarf and blue rainboots?
A monochrome ensemble with a pop of blue denim is chic in every way.
Mix a few of your favourite neutrals and layer a scarf on top for a weekend-ready vibe.
Bolster the feminine effect of a winter white scarf by leaving it undone.
A brilliant flash of blue musn't be tied into loops and knots!
Confession: model Larissa Hofmann is our unwrapped scarf style icon.
We appreciate how nice this unwrapped scarf looks beside a bright turtleneck.
We admit this would be a tough ensemble to pull off, but she does it well. Really, really well.
Extra points for asymmetry.
Another advantage of this style of scarf wrapping (or unwrapping, rather) is how cool it looks swinging down the street.
Wear a camel scarf with a trench coat for subtle play on tones.
We'll always say yes to buffalo check.
Fasten your scarf with a cross-body bag.
Keep clicking to stock up on our favourite scarves right now!
Isabel Marant Edith Striped Cashmere and Wool-Blend Scarf ($645)
The North Circular Alpaca Marled Tomlin Scarf ($162)