3 simple ways to tie a neckerchief

Happy Wednesday!

I’m sure you’ve all noticed: the neckerchief trend has made a comeback!  The neckerchief or neck scarf is literally popping up everywhere! The size of this piece of cloth may be small, but it can make a huge difference when it comes to styling. A neckerchief is the easiest and quickest way to spice up a boring outfit. It is the finishing touch to any outfit, I’d say!

Today I’ll be sharing three differents ways to tie a neckerchief, easy, simple and it won’t cost you that much time.

:: ONE :: the classic-like a Parisian-knot

The classic knot (also known as the square knot) is probably the most popular knot to tie. It’s chic, feminine and it does make you feel like oh so Parisian!

Step 1

First, fold your scarf into a triangle. Roll it until you reach the end. You’ll have a long band now. Then, wrap it around the neck. Make sure the right end is a few cm longer than the left.

Step 2

Now use the right over left, left over right method. Start with the right end. Take the right end and cross it over the left. Then, tie a regular overhand (basic) knot.

Step 3

Take the (new) left end and do the same thing, yet in the opposite way. Left over right. Create a little loop by crossing the left end over the right. Make sure the ends are even with equal lengths.

Step 4

For a more ‘looking effortlessly cool and casual without trying too hard’ feel, loosen the knot a little and you’re done!


:: TWO :: the choker

The choker is like an old friend to most of us. Why not wear the neckerchief as a choker? 

Step 1

Wrap the scarf around the neck and bring the ends forward.

Step 2

Tie the ends in a simple (overhand) knot et voilà: hello choker!


:: THREE :: the knot choker

Take the choker to the next level by simply adding a knot to the neckerchief.

Step 1

Start with tying a knot in the center of the neckerchief. Then, wrap it around the neck with the ends in front.  

Step 2

Twist, wrap or whatever you like, the ends and tuck them into the scarf. Once you’re done, bring the middle knot to the front. And you’re done!

Alright, that’s it for today! I hope you liked these methods of wearing a neckerchief! Personally, the choker is my favourite way of wearing a neckerchief. It just adds a little edgyness to an outfit. Which one is your fave?

Thank you for taking the time to read my post. Until next time,


  1. Rina July 27, 2017 / 12:45 am

    Ooo! I’ve never seen the last way before and I love it! I love styling neckerchiefs (such a cute term!). They add so much chicness to an oufit!

    Rina Samantha

    • Vivian Tse
      July 31, 2017 / 12:25 pm

      Thanks! Glad you liked it :) Have a great start to your week! xo

    • Vivian Tse
      July 31, 2017 / 9:30 pm

      Hi Brooke, thank you so much for stopping by! Truly appreciate it :) Have a great day! Xoxo

    • Vivian Tse
      July 31, 2017 / 9:31 pm

      Thank you so much Nikki! Happy Monday! Xoxo

    • Vivian Tse
      July 31, 2017 / 9:31 pm

      Thanks Keri! Glad you liked it :) Have a great start to your week! xo

  2. Doreen's Style Diary August 1, 2017 / 6:17 am

    Thank you for these great tips. I always wondered how to tie them. Can you do a post about how tie coat belts?

    • Vivian Tse
      August 8, 2017 / 12:39 pm

      Thanks Doreen! You’re so sweet! I actually wrote a post about how to tie the belt of a trench last year! You may read it if you want :) Have a great week! xo,

  3. Saida - She talks Glam August 1, 2017 / 6:14 pm

    Cute ways to style a neckerchief, I made a similar post not long ago because I am obsessed with this little piece that offers so many styling possibilities! I love the last way you show here, an edgy touch to the choker version ;) Have a wonderful day, Vivian!

    Saida | She talks Glam

    • Vivian Tse
      August 8, 2017 / 12:40 pm

      Thank you so much Saida! Have a great week :) xo

  4. Ashley August 1, 2017 / 7:57 pm

    I love this! Bandanas and neckerchiefs are a fave trend of mine!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  5. Colovibes August 1, 2017 / 9:06 pm

    Thanks for this great tutorial about neckerchief!! Love it and pretty useful since no doubt that they are doing big comeback! ;)

    • Vivian Tse
      August 8, 2017 / 12:42 pm

      Thanks Heidi! Hope you are having an amazing week so far! How’s the little one? xo

  6. Rach August 2, 2017 / 1:35 am

    I love neck scarves and you did a great job showcasing the different ways to style it!

    These are great tips! Your invitation looks amazing!

    • Vivian Tse
      August 8, 2017 / 12:43 pm

      Thanks so much Rach! Have a wonderful week! xo

  7. Jessica August 2, 2017 / 3:07 am

    I love how the neckerchief adds so much to this look! The structured blazer is beautiful too!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

    • Vivian Tse
      August 8, 2017 / 12:48 pm

      Thanks so much Jessica! Hope you are having an amazing week so far :)

    • Vivian Tse
      August 8, 2017 / 1:06 pm

      That’s very kind of you, thanks Blessing! (I really like your name though :) ) Hope you are having an amazing week so far! xo

  8. Sanne August 2, 2017 / 5:53 pm

    When I was a teenager I always wore the neckerchief as a choker, but I like the first one of your examples better. Very stylish:)

    • Vivian Tse
      August 8, 2017 / 1:08 pm

      Thanks Sanne! So sweet of you :) How have you been doing lately? xo

  9. Shannon August 2, 2017 / 7:14 pm

    Obsessed with all of these looks. I will definitely be busting out the neckerchief and giving these a try!

    Clothes & Quotes

    • Vivian Tse
      August 8, 2017 / 1:09 pm

      Thanks Shannon! So sweet of you! Hope you are having an amazing week so far! xo

  10. thekaragon August 4, 2017 / 6:56 pm

    Cute looks. Last time I tried the first one, I ended up just feeling like I was being choked all day long until I finally took it off haha. I must have done something wrong?

    Kara Aragon

    • Vivian Tse
      August 8, 2017 / 1:11 pm

      haha I know what you mean! Try not to tie it too tight! xo

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