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Went shopping yesterday & wanted a warm scarf to go with black knee length work coat. All the scarves seemed massive almost like blankets. I am quite short 5'3" and think these would probably completely cover me! How should these be worn? Any suggestions for a scarf that would look good with my coat that won't swamp me?
Looked back at a photo from last winter where I thought I was wearing a scarf. Turns out it looked more like some odd ceremonial robe which completely swamped my top half! I do see other shorties wearing scarves which look chic though, so there must be a way of doing it!
I've 'gone snood' (it's like going rogue, but warmer) as well. As much as I love my comfort blankets scarves, I've realised that short and curvy with a short neck and double chin doesn't suit masses of scarf.
I did once buy a scarf that was actually longer than me. I loved the pattern of it, and it was lovely and cosy, but every time I wore it, it reminded me that I called it the 'never ending scarf' and it gave me a Limahl earworm.
I have spoken to a friend about us one day starting a petite clothing range which will feature shorter length scarves, skirts with detail at the hem, and bras which are scaled to suit a shorter body. I'm a FF cup, and most 'substantial' bras mean there is very little gap between my chin and the start of the cups.