10-15-18 THIS WEEK: 10 Ways to Tie a Scarf

October 14, 2018, 7:35 am by MSP


I'm always chatting up the need for more versatility. Without a doubt, a basic yet versatile wardrobe is essential to becoming stylish. Wardrobe building without a plan means you'll have a lot of clothes, but nothing really goes together. This is sad.

With a flexible, yet resourceful core wardrobe.... you purchase less clothes over time; yet you are able to create more outfits...this in turn makes you more stylish! See how it works?

Repeat this mantra: Do not purchase something unless "You can wear it at least three different ways". I know I say this often, and perhaps you hear my voice (in your head) saying this while you shop, LOL! As a stylist, I know "one item, three ways" is the only way to shop because you focus on your core pieces first. However, there are a few other fab ways to E-X-P-A-N-D your wardrobe possibilities... start relying on your accessories! 

Guess what...it's scarf season! One of the best accessories (especially in cooler weather) is a scarf. Having said that, after wearing a scarf over and over (the same way) can get rather dull. What other ways can you wear a scarf besides loop around your neck? How else can you tie your scarves for unique looks that create fun and interest?


Lucky for you...This week I'm sharing UNIQUE ways to wear your scarves! 

FYI: These are not your average tied knots...

These scarf tying suggestions are going to "wow" your friends (and you)!


I've got some style tricks up my sleeve (okay, maybe not up my sleeve...but rather with scarves, LOL)! I'll start you off with a few basic scarf knots and then I'll show you a few more jazzy ones. From there, we'll take it up a knot or two (couldn't help myself). 

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MSP's Weekly Style Mission

This week's Style Mission is a "no-brainer"...it's wear a scarf week! 

That's right, you're going to want to show off the new ways you've learned to wear a scarf.

Share the reactions you've receive from your scarf wearing outfit. Email me at: missusmsp@windstream.net

Love, Leslie MSP

A bright scarf simply tied gives any outfit a certain level of sophistication...



Dear MissusSmartyPants


"I stepped out of my comfort zone..."


Dear MSP, I stepped out of my comfort zone! I am an A, Petite, short waist and flat tush YIKES! I finally listened and am building my basic wardrobe...adding my first skirt in years! 

No more excuses for me :) I copied a J. Jill look I saw. My sweater is from Macy's, skirt from Land’s End (all on Sale). I feel happy, confident and more importantly, pretty!

MSP thanks for all the encouragement! Jennifer



I got choked up when I read this email from a dear SYSter...

Had to write and say that your words are like a soft blanket that provides warmth and comfort. Thanks for using your skills to instruct and encourage your readers. You are a BIG BLESSING to so many women! May you be doubly blessed in return. :) -Anonymous in FL



In response to this SYSter's purchase of MSP's eBook “Style Recipes”...   

Dear Leslie,

Thank you for this great avenue to fun, beautiful and balanced dressing...

I have printed out the Style Recipes eBook and I’m keeping it on my sweater shelf...ready to take a look. Wish I had found you long ago...all those hours in dilemma...of what to wear are now spent in discovery of how what I already have goes together like magic...

Could not have done it without your fashion sense. Thanks so much and again for the fun and confidence!!! Ellen


Dear Leslie,

This saying (below) is also good for the FLYLady :)
PS: Thank you SO much miss leslie for all you do ~

~i have been doing much better at working the wardrobe than i ever
have before
~i actually think about the shape and construction of an artic
le b4 bringing it home

~i actually think about 'my' colors before i bring it home
~and if it doesn't work with 3 things it stays on the rack
this is ALL due to your ability to share your passion
and i THANK YOU ♥ u



Let me introduce myself, my name is Jennifer, I am a 30-something stay at home mom.  I have received your advice for years, and have always enjoyed and looked forward to your weekly updates!  I always look forward to seeing how you use your own advice and principles and I hope that the pictures that you post of yourself won't stop. I have always thought you looked great!  Keep up the great advice - and the great pictures so we can see how you put yourself together because it is so helpful!


Dear Leslie,

YOU LOOK GREAT! I love it when you post photos of your outfits. You always look so comfortable, stylish, and put-together, and your advice helps me do the same.

I am a professional opera singer and also have a blog. It's my experience that anyone who is in the public eye --- even a little --- is somehow magically opened up to all sorts of comments. You should hear some of the things people have said to my face about performances, or my dress, or hair! (One of my favorites: an orchestra member came up to me and said, "You don't have your scary face on today!" To this day I have no idea what she meant). If you are in the public eye, there is always a sort of person who thinks this means they can dispense with courtesy and say whatever they think. Sometimes they believe that if they paid for a ticket (or a subscription to a service) this exempts them from the rules of etiquette, and sometimes even from common decency. Just something to think about when you are in the public eye.

Best wishes, Cindy


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