Forget sweater weather; for me, fall is all about scarves. They’re always on trend, and to top it off, they’re¬†practical, which is important to me. (#momlife, yo.)¬†Having a couple of scarves in your¬†closet¬†gives you a lot of affordable ways¬†to spruce up your wardrobe for the season, but the key to looking stylish is knowing how to wear them.

So to help you get ready for winter, I found these 7 terrific video tutorials that offer lots of cool way to tie scarves. Thanks to these women, I feel like I have my own personal stylist! Only, free.

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Cool ways to tie scarves: Get the Scarves 101 basics at this video by Everything Luxy.

If you’re totally clueless about where to start when it comes to tying a scarf stylishly, then start with¬†this YouTube video by Mimi at Everything Luxy. She shares 5 extremely basic step-by-step tutorials for tying a scarf, and I mean, literally step…by…step. ¬†Get your favorite scarf ready and watch these as you get dressed. I promise, you’ll have no problem following her clear directions.

Cool ways to tie scarves: Amber Lehman gives some great tips for getting a casual chic look with FashionABLE scarves.

I love some of the unusual twists (literally) that fashion stylist Amber Lehman offers up¬†in her video¬†tips for wearing your FashionABLE scarves¬†on the FashionABLE blog. The looks¬†all still look casual and comfy, but with just that little extra bit of chic¬†that my outfits so desperately need. And since my FashionABLE scarf happens to be¬†my go-to, I’m bookmarking this one.

 

Cool ways to tie scarves: We hit the motherlode with Wendy Nguyen's entertaining and fun video with 25 scarf-tying tutorials.

You should watch Wendy Nguyen’s fun video on¬†25 ways to wear a scarf¬†at her Wendy’s Lookbook YouTube channel just for the production value alone. Of courses I also love her¬†tips on¬†how to wear both big square scarves and long pashmina styles. No matter which¬†kind of scarf is waiting for you in your hallway closet,¬†this video will help put it to good use.

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Cool ways to tie scarves: Get a modern look with these tips from Eileen Fisher.

If you favor a modern minimalist style with your wardrobe, I think you’ll like this YouTube video on¬†9 modern ways to style a¬†scarf from Eileen Fisher. Don’t be afraid if you think of the brand as being all palazzo pants and drapey jackets that you might not wear; the scarf suggestions¬†are really sophisticated and work well with lots of fall and winter looks, whether you’re snuggling up in a¬†long knit scarf or¬†getting a little dressier with a¬†large square silk scarf.

 

Cool ways to tie scarves: We love these tips from EP Style for getting a wearable look with a blanket scarf.

I have a huge blanket scarf that I adore, but I admit I hadn’t quite figured out the best way to wear it. This YouTube video on¬†6 ways to wear a blanket scarf by Jean at EP Style helps so much. It helps you avoid that¬†awkward “body wrap” scarf style¬†that really isn’t very modern or flattering,¬†and instead focuses on around-the-neck ways to get¬†your¬†big, chunky scarf looking fab.

 

Cool ways to tie scarves: We found some fantastic tips for tying thin neck scarves at Chriselle Lim's video.

With chokers being so hot right now, skinny scarves are back too. So¬†I love this YouTube video on¬†7 ways to tie a thin scarf by Chriselle Lim. With skinny scarves, clearly you’re worrying¬†less about warmth and coverage, and more focused on accessorizing for style alone. In other words, let your scarf be your necklace. I wouldn’t have thought of that before,¬†and it’s just one of the fun ideas that Chriselle offers. Bonus: No talking. Just fun, upbeat¬†music that gets you ready to get dressed to knock ’em dead out there.

 

Cool ways to tie scarves: Men, we've got your back too with this great video on simple, masculine scarf styles.

Scarf-wearing guys, we’ve got your backs with this tutorial on modern ways for men to wear scarves¬†from London’s¬†Purple Eagle. You’ll need a pretty¬†fashion-forward sensibility for his ideas, but I wouldn’t quite say he goes into “dandy” territory. It might be a great way for dads to put their new holiday gifts to work; or for those of us with boy children to get them looking snazzy and warm all at once.