Let’s wrap this up…

Wrap it up

So. It’s August. Scarves are seemingly what we need. I’m never knowingly under layered… and if I get cold I get grumpy. 

I’m not talking wool scarves: their time will come… just something light weight that can oooh-up an outfit & mean drafts are excluded.

Other than the (inevitable?) storage issue I do love being able to have a scarf-bank to quite literally pull on.

It took me a while to realise that it was worth (at times) spending more on some accessories as they can transform and make a simple outfit feel that bit more ‘now/relevant’.

I’ve just taken advantage of Hush’s last sale bits and ordered the small star scarf (now £4.00)… inspired by the website photo it will adorn my (now tired, ah) black leather hand bag to just spice it up a bit and eeeek out its existence a little longer.


The other scarf I ordered was the Jana scarf in pink.., this will serve me well on holiday as a cover up, burny-shoulder-protector and then take me into autumn too with a khaki jacket. Saving me the bothersome need of buying a new khaki jacket. A new scarf was all I needed. Who knew?

Since its arrived I just love the colours – brighter than the photos on the website show, can’t wait to wear it. Though trying desperately hard to wait another whole 7 days until we go on holiday.1422x2040.fit.SCA9-WPM-02 hush £12, was 45

Blue stripes from hush again, £12.00, was £45.00.

1422x2040.fit.SCA10-WBC-02 leni scarf £12 was 45

Gap have a similar feel version in blues (£9.99 in the sale); I think these type of scarves get better with wearing & washing (and not too much ironing, though granted, that might just be my laziness).

cn13242169 gap £9.99

Punchy aztec with pom poms, Mango, £17.99

mango £17.99

Back to hush, (£30.00, was £65.00) love the aztec-ness of this one… not sure why I didn’t order this one to ring the changes from the stripes…

1422x2040.fit.SCA11-MUL-02 hush isa was 65 now 30

Pale stripes from Mango, £6.99 in the sale.

Capturemango 6.99 sale

Moving to a more light cotton or voile feel that perhaps feel slightly smarter and less summery per-se… stripes in silk, from M&S, £25.00.

Conversational bird print scarf, M&S £15.00

SD_01_T01_6424T_Z4_X_EC_0 M&S £15

Keeping monochrome, animal print textured scarf from Next, I love this, especially with tweed jacket. Hello Autumn.

164-884s next £16

At a higher price point animal print from Lionel & Lily, £140.00… I’m increasingly falling for everything Lionel and Lily… Khaki + animal = heaven.

kitty-khaki-scarf L&L £140

And in the red, £140.00… stunning.

kitty-cherry-scarf-model-shot L&L £140

From Mango, gorgeous, £15.99, but for a much more justifiable price…

mango £15.99 new

In more traditional tones, animal/spot print with border design in silk from M&S, £25.00.

Some easy florals perfect to layer on, brighten a darker outfit but not shout… Next, £16.00.

173-287s next £16

Also from Next, £16.00 in navy.

151898s next £10

This one from Monsoon, £25.00, ticks a lot of boxes for me with a 70’s sort of feel… I’d want wide flair jeans and block heels to go with. Love the floral and spot combo.

Floral skinny scarf from Monsoon as well, £19.00, navy ground.

9249107607582 monsoon £19 skinny scarf

Ditzy flower from Mango, £6.99, love this with the pale coat. (Note to self, must be braver with colours of coat… not just black, or navy).

mango 6.99 sale

Stars come a close second for me to animal print…

Mango, £6.99 in the sale.

mango star print 6.99 sale

More stars, Mango £15.99. Beautiful.

mango star £15.99

The styling, the attitude, the everything. Lionel & Lily, £95. Adore.

celeste-skinny-with-tassle-scarf-model-shot L&L £95

So now I need a velvet blazer as well…


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