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Style XT: Wear Your Scarf In 5 New Ways [GIFS]

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Ballin' on a budget and need a wardrobe upgrade? VIBE Vixen and celebrity stylist Sankara McCain give you "Style XT"--a weekly series that illustrates 5 different ways to broaden the use of your clothes and accessories. This week, we're showing you how to transform a trusty head wrap into a shirt, head tie, bag accessory, fashion scarf and pocket square. That's right- take your cover-up from the bedroom to the streets with our help.

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Top 1:

Need:

Big scarf
Strapless Bra (optional)

Directions:

1. Fold your scarf diagonally into a triangle.

2. Wrap the scarf around your neck and criss cross it across your chest. Tie a knot in the back.

3. If you have a strapless bra on, make sure you cover the bra with the scarf material.

See final look below:

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Top 2:

Need:

Big scarf
strapless Bra (optional)

Directions:

1. Fold your scarf diagonally into triangle.

2. Holding the ends, wrap the scarf around your back and the ends to the front.

3. Criss cross them around your chest in a double knot.

4. Widen out the now-sleeves of the scarf and covering your chest from front to back.

5. Tuck in the remaining scarf to your back.

(Optional) If you have a strapless bra on, make sure you cover the bra with the scarf material.

(Optional) You can also tie in a bow—shown in picture below.

See final look below:

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Head Scarf 1:

Need:

Big scarf
Hair up or short hair

Directions:

1. Fold your scarf diagonally into triangle.

2. Holding both corners and placing your head down, wrap the widest part of the triangle around your head.

3. Lift your head up. Make sure the scarf is now covering your hair and the top of the triangle is resting on your forehead.

4. Tie both ends of the scarf above your head tight on top of the tip of the scarf, now sealing in your hair.

5. Take the tip of the triangle that is resting on your forehead and place it over where you tied the ends. Tie the ends once more into a bow.

(Optional) You can leave the bow or make it into a knot.

See final look below:

headscarf

style xt: scarves

Head Scarf 1:

Need:

Big scarf

Directions:

1. Fold your scarf diagonally into a triangle.

2. Take the top of the triangle and cross it directly across. It should now have 4 points.

3. Roll the scarf together and tie scarf around your head.

4. Tie a bow at the top of your head.

See final look below:

head scarf

style xt: scarves

Pocket Square:

Need:

Any size scarf
Shirt with pocket

Directions:

1.Fold you scarf four times diagonally across from corner to corner.

2. Holding the scarf with one end in your left hand and the tip of the triangle in your right, put the end of the triangle in your shirt pocket.

3. Tuck it in enough so only about one-third of the scarf is showing and fluff it out.

See final look below:

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style xt: scarves

Neck Scarf–Ascot:

Need:

Medium to big scarf
Button up shirt

Directions:

1. Fold your scarf diagonally into a triangle.

2. Take the top of the triangle and cross it directly across. It should now have 4 points.

3. Roll the scarf together and wrap the scarf around your neck.

4. Tie it around itself and place one half of the scarf on top of the other

5. Tuck inside the shirt and fluff out the remaining to your liking.

See final look below:

scarves

style xt: scarves

Neck Scarf:

Need:

Big scarf
Collared shirt

Directions:

1. Fold your scarf diagonally into triangle.

2. Take the top of the triangle and cross it directly across. It should now have 4 points.

3. Roll the scarf together and wrap the scarf around your neck and under your collar.

4. Tie the scarf around itself and let the rest of the scarf hang. 

See final look below:

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style xt scarve

Bag Accessory:

Need:

Big scarf
Bag

Directions:

1. Fold you scarf diagonally into a triangle.

2. Take the top of the triangle and cross it directly across. It should now have 4 points.

3. Roll the scarf together and wrap the scarf around the strap of your purse.

3. Tie the scarf in a big bow.

See final look below:

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