Travel Style Hack:
1 Scarf, 30 Ways with Coutourist

Sunday, September 27, 2015

"Lightweight. Easy Storage. Countless Ways To Style."

What I've learned from this past year of adventure is that travel calls for the utmost convenience. Especially as a blogger, I often spend much too long planning vacation outfits that are both photo-ready and baggage-friendly. For the ultimate travel style hack, I'm partnering with Coutourist over the next five weeks to share thirty ways to wear one silk scarf to lighten that luggage load without compromising style. 

Follow along today as I explore NYC while taking on the Coutourist Challenge with my first six scarf looks, because sometimes less is more.

A Carryon Upgrade.

Before embarking on your day's adventures, pack your travel bag in style with a bold silk statement. A bow accent is a great way to store your scarf in style while keeping it accessible for any upcoming occasion.
For A Windy Day.

I've had my fair share of embarrassing candid photos thanks to the battle between the wind and my uncooperative hair. For seamless exploration, a silk scarf works wonders as a headband that adds both convenience and personality.

The Feminine Drape.

Keep it classy with a lady-like shoulder drape knotted over a basic top. For a quiet stroll through the park or brunch with the girls, this scarf look immediately dresses things up without the need to change the entire outfit.

Classy Coffee Break.

Every busy day of travel needs an afternoon caffeine break, and a statement scarf ensures that not a minute goes out of style. Tie the piece around your wrist for a bold arm candy alternative, as well as quite the conversation starter.

The New Anklet.

Subtle statements are my favorite when it comes to dressing for a night out to dinner. When tied in a bow around the ankle, a silk scarf is transformed from an afternoon neckpiece to an elegant evening accessory.

Evening Simplicity.

Unwind from a day of exploring with an evening in the park. An easy drape over the shoulders serves as an alternative shawl while showcasing the scarf's extravagant print.

Full Scarf Print Below:

Vincent Van Gogh Cafe Terrace at Night Scarf in Rose: c/o Coutourist

I am so excited to continue this travel series over the next few weeks to share my tips on maintaining personal style without breaking the bank (or your luggage). Working with Coutourist has inspired me to get creative with a simple wardrobe, and I encourage you to join the challenge as well. To get a head start, feel free to use the code MTB003 for free shipping on your entire purchase at Coutourist. There are a dozen statement prints to choose from!

Coutourist will also be donating 5% of sales to Breast Cancer Awareness for the entirety of this challenge, so start choosing your favorite prints now! Be sure to stop by next Sunday for six more ways to style the latest travel necessity. How would you style your Coutourist scarf?

Disclaimer: This post was written in collaboration with Coutourist. All opinions are my own.


  1. You look so classy! I am loving the second outfit (the black one). Yep, we need an afternoon caffeine break! hahaha. Wait, that's a painting right? so nice to look at.

    Dice | Wildest Heart

  2. Gorgeous outfit!
    Have a nice week!
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  3. OMG, I never know how to style these and you just gave me so many good ideas! I especially love it around the ankle with heels!

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  4. Gorgeous photos, i love your scarf, super gorgeous.

  5. You styled the scarf so well in many ways! The feminine drape is my favorite :)


  6. Hey Christina! Wow, I'm not one to usually wear scarves but can't believe you can use so many different ways with one! That gives me some inspiration to maybe get myself a scarf (once the weather cools down here haha). Love your outfits and can't wait to follow more!

    Stephanie @ Sartorial Diner

    1. I'm glad you found some inspiration here! Thanks for your comment :)

  7. That scarf is so beautiful on you! Love all the ways you styled it :)


  8. Love the scarves and how versatile it is!! Love all the looks, especially the first one :)


  9. wow damn great pics
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  10. Love how you styled the scarf, I prefer it tied around the head, and tied on the handles of the purse!

  11. I love your scarf.
    It's very versatile
    Looks amazing on you!
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  12. Less is more is my favourite fashion style :)

    I love your 6 ways of wearing the scarf and the scarf wrapped around the foot is my favourite. I've never thought of it, but it looks so chic.
    Needless to mention that the scarf is a gorgeous chic piece :))

    Lu |

    1. Thank you so much! I'm glad you enjoyed the post :)

  13. So many pretty shots!! I love how versatile scarves can be

  14. You just gave me ideas on how to style a scarf. You look so good in that black on black outfit. Love it! :)

  15. What a great challenge to get the most wear out of your scarf! Great pop of color in every outfit.

  16. Nice photos :)
    Maria V.

  17. Awesome post and tips!

  18. I'm going to definitely try the new anklet! Thanks for sharing the idea! :)

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  19. What a RAD way to go about styling a scarf. How lovely that you are partnering with Cotourist! They are lucky to have you I'm certain ;)


  20. How cool! I love how you styled the scarf different ways. The ankle one is so unique!

  21. awesome idea! you have so much class and style :)

    Jessica |

  22. Fantastic photos!
    Have a nice week!
    Natallia Jolliet

  23. Amazing photos, I love how you styled the scarf in different ways! Awesome tips :D

  24. I love how innovative you were with this challenge, especially with using the scarf as an anklet! Would've never thought of that!

  25. Being a traveler and having a lot of things in terms of carrying the basics or having ideas about the thing that would go helpfully for us east coast bus tours is one of those qualities that goes ahead so far which i personally prefer getting into..


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