Two Cool Scarf Knots in One Video: European Loop and Figure Eight Knot

As the previous post about how to tie the European loop was devoted mostly for men, it’s time to show that this scarf knot can be worn by women too, just make sure that the scarf must be more feminine and thin, like a silk pashmina or stylish silk scarf.

The Figure Eight Knot is one more scarf knot that looks sophisticated and elegant at the same time. If you’d like to tie your scarf with this knot, remember that this knot will be in the center of attention of your entire outfit, so here are some recommendations for you:

  • Pick stylish scarves but make sure that its pattern doesn’t overlap the beauty of the pattern;
  • The rest of your outfit must not be too bright in colors or elaborated in style as you may look awkward;
  • Men also can tie this type of knot, but must choose knitted or woolen scarves in dark colors.

This video instruction will help you to tie the European loop and the Figure Eight Knot. Share it with your friends, the spring is coming and everybody wants to look gorgeous in the beginning of the year!

And we remind you that How to Tie a Scarf app has lots of other tying instructions for many other knots! Check it yourself by downloading the free version of this app.

Tips on How to Wear a Scarf: European Loop a.k.a the Parisian Knot

Scarves have become an important part of men’s and women’s closet, they are a stylish accessory and can make any boring outfit look great and fashionable. If women started wearing scarves long ago, men have just discovered a new accessory that brings charm and sex appeal. Having a scarf in your wardrobe is just as necessary as to have a wardrobe at all. Unfortunately, many men just don’t know the right way to wear a scarf. Some are too conservative to buy one though they find stylish other people wearing scarves.

Let’s start today with the easiest and classic knot which is the European loop. Sometimes it’s also called the Parisian knot. It provides a great amount of warmth without sacrificing style and the resulting look is very European and sophisticated.

So, how should men wear the European loop to match their outfit? There are 2 examples of classic combinations that always look good.

This knot looks great on a short button-down jacket or a coat with a notched collar. On a very cold day, you can tuck the scarf into the jacket. It’s also good for wearing on a short trim or leather jacket.

Many celebrities like David Beckham or Brad Pitt wear their scarf with a polo neck shirt with long sleeves or a pullover.

Of course, before tying a scarf, make sure that it will be matching your outfit. Don’t be afraid of colorful scarves, they will draw attention to your face. But if you are too conservative or only starting to play with the scarves, buy yourself a dark blue, black, maroon or a grey scarf. They will look very stylish and will go with everything.

In How to Tie a Scarf app you’ll find many other fascinating scarf knots. More info how to wear scarves in our future posts!