Holiday Gift Guide 2022: The Best Luxury Silk Scarves

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Synonymous with sophistication, the silk scarf is one of the boldest accessories a person can own. Fashion enthusiasts worldwide have long loved this piece for its ’70s flair and outfit-making charm. Its versatility and timelessness have been reimagined by many design houses and will continue to spark creativity for years to come. If you’re a fan of the coveted silk scarf or curious to tap into its allure, keep reading to discover the perfect scarf for you.

Hermès

Introduced in 1937, the Hermès scarf was designed by French artist Robert Dumas. At the time of its creation, Hermès was the only house that used Chinese silk in its designs, drawing the attention of high-society Parisian women. Hermès has presented over 2,000 designs inspired by historical artwork and in collaboration with prominent artists, including this Hommage a Gene Kelly scarf.

This piece was designed by Geoff McFetridge and shows Gene Kelly’s name under the feet of dancers. Its lively design embodies Kelly’s energetic charisma. Shop more Hermès designs here.

Chanel

Nothing says luxury quite like Chanel. The iconic house has colorful designs featuring the instantly recognizable logo and pins. From slim bandeaus to stoles, there’s an option for every mood. Here, we highlight a jewel-adorned silk twill square scarf—a statement piece that deserves a spot in your wardrobe.

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Gucci

Gucci’s scarf story starts with the Flora design. The historic motif was first shown by illustrator Vittorio Accornero in the ’60s as a gift to Princess Grace of Monaco. The print instantly became legendary and has been sought-after ever since.

Like Princess Grace, you can wear a version of the Flora print and more logo-laden scarves around the neck or add a bold touch to your favorite handbag. Shop more Gucci designs here.

Burberry

Known for its classic strip and monogram print, Burberry’s designs stand out for their use of house codes. This montage print silk design is an ideal choice for exuding the charming, vintage aesthetic that’s embedded in the brand’s DNA.

Designer Riccardo Tisci continues to introduce fresh creations season after season. Shop more Burberry designs here.

Valentino

Many of Valentino’s scarves are a blend between wool and silk, making them an ideal winter accessory. Size ranges—from 90x90cm to 140x140cm—allow for the wearer to experiment with stylistic choices. The signature VLOGO, first introduced to Creative Director Pierpaolo Piccioli, can be seen on this popular foulard design.

Thanks to this piece, you can add a pop of color to your everyday look. Shop more Valentino designs here.

Dolce & Gabbana

Exuding the quintessential Sicilian signature, Dolce & Gabbana’s designs don logos, rich floral prints, and bold iterations. Each piece adds that romantic and vibrant touch that the house is known for, like this elegant twill piece.

With its peony and rose-printed detail and black backdrop, it’s the classic-yet-edgy accessory your closet has been waiting for. Shop more Dolce & Gabbana designs here.

Prada

A design house known for its modernity doesn’t disappoint when it comes to silk scarves. Need proof? Just look at the brand’s Pittoresque series. Each scarf takes a colorful journey around the globe.

The Milan design depicts a lively, hand-drawn iteration of the famous Cathedral of Santa Maria Nascent. Shop more Prada designs here.

Fendi

In 1983, Karl Lagerfeld and the five Fendi sisters (Paola, Franca, Carla, Anna, and Alda) created the Pequin, one of the brand’s iconic dark brown and brown pattern texture.

Today it’s used throughout the house’s design, including this Pequin foulard. Complete with the words FENDI ROMA, this wardrobe accent is guaranteed to become a staple. Shop more Fendi designs here.

Dior

When Christian Dior introduced scarves to the house, he revolutionized the classic design by elongating the shape with pointed finishes—as seen on this ABCDIOR Mitzah scarf.

The ABCDIOR print takes inspiration from the Toile de Jouy and highlights 26 words. This scarf is for “imagination”, a word that reflects the endless creativity and excitement of the designer. It can be tied to your wrist, or neck, or added to a bag. Shop more designs here.

Bulgari

This special-edition scarf was birthed from the brand’s latest resort collection. It showcases the vibrant Eden sunset, and its size allows for the wearer to wrap it around the waist as a belt, style it in your hair or wear it as a sarong.

This is a limited-edition piece, so don’t hesitate to add this to your collection. Shop more Bulgari designs here.