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Which scarf when getting jowly?

(5 Posts)
Asitgoes Mon 13-Nov-17 20:03:49

My chin definition isn't what it used to be...should I avoid drawing attention to the area by not wearing scarves or are there styles I can get away with? I don't want to spend all winter with a cold neck (nor do I want to look like a lady what lunches).
I'm also rather chubbier than I used to be with sizeable boobs (oh the joys of menopause).
I'd really appreciate some top tips!Thanks

MrsOverTheRoad Mon 13-Nov-17 23:29:14

Go for a paler colour. You don't need your jaw line and it's lack of definition accentuated by the contrast of a darker colour against paler skin...if your skin IS pale.

Floisme Tue 14-Nov-17 07:11:43

I'm similar so I'll follow this thread with interest but to be honest, I don't see how it's possible to wear a scarf without drawing the eye to my jawline. I still wear them in winter because stuff it, I'm cold and the world will just have to put up, but I don't see them as flattering or stylish anymore. But I'd love to be proved wrong!

Asitgoes Tue 14-Nov-17 10:06:50

It was reading the French style post that made me realise that there's more to scarf wearing than I'd ever realised! I have never really given any thought to the weight/drape etc., just going for colours I thought suited.

I'm not a John Lewis 'mature woman with colourful scarf' type.

It was my DDs reaction to a faux fur number I bought from Monsoon, in conjunction with the French post, that has made me rethink (and given me a confidence wobble).

Will defo try the paler colour suggestion - thanks - I'm a freckly and auburn

MrsOverTheRoad Thu 16-Nov-17 09:56:22

My very, very stylish friend who is a model and has been since about 1990, is 48 and auburn and freckly. I notice she wears oatmeal coloured scarves. I've seen her in pale grey too. She's beautiful and always looks amazing.

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