Silk Intentions - The Bend Magazine

Silk Intentions

We get inspired by the effortlessly chic style of Audrey Hepburn in this month's style section

By: Jarred Schuetze  Photos by: Brynn Osborn  Model: Sarah Martin

In theory, silk scarves have everything going for them. They’re an uplifting pop of color and pattern, which awakens your inner Audrey Hepburn. When it comes to accessories, silk scarves are certainly the most obvious example of timeless style. Originally popularized by use of blocking the breeze while summering in Saint Tropez, the silk scarf has made its journey to become an iconic style staple in both Western and Eastern fashion. 


Versatility is why the trend of silk scarves won’t die out. Wear it around your neck, wrap it, tie it, or just casually toss it over your shoulders. It can be fashioned into a variety of head-wraps for a chic touch, or used as a belt to give your dress or blouse some structure. You can even tie it around your wrist or the handle of your bag to upgrade an ensemble. Endless possibilities, eye-catching detail.


Silk scarves are among the finest and most valuable products in fashion. So, you get what you pay for, meaning you’ll need to invest a decent amount of money to get high-quality ones. Or, you can hunt. Vintage scarves from high-end designers are out there, all it takes is a good eye and patience. 



Select Scarves Available at 
Renaissance Antiques
(Vendor 777) & 
Metropolis Culture 
(Vendor KKR)