Spring Scarves – Weekly Wishlist

Yes, we know it’s not that warm yet, but it will soon be time to swap that winter scarf for a spring scarf. Scarves are a great fashion invention – they keep us warm, they brighten up an outfit, and they’re the most cheap and cheerful way of adding something new to your wardrobe when you can’t splash out on a new outfit. Spring scarves are us!

So, this week, our weekly wishlist is spring scarves, scarves, scarves. Loads of them, all different, all lovely and all waiting for a new neck to adorn!

H&M’s retro print square scarf has a fab 1970s vibe (£7.99). If you prefer something a bit more boho, then their black knitted scarf with tassels is a great winter to spring scarf (£14.99).

Floral scarves make great spring scarves -and great gifts. BHS’s dark blue scarf with rose florals is bold and bright (£12), and H&M’s pale floral tube scarf is subtle and chic (£6.99).

Red Herring @ Debenhams have a fantastic red white and blue stripe scarf (£10) – stick that on when you head to the Britannia! And for spring to summer, they have a fantastically playful flamingo print scarf (£10). Who doesn’t love flamingos? They scream happy!

Weekly Wishlist scarves

 

If green’s your thing, with St Paddy’s day coming up, then GAP’s traditional bandana comes in a floral print in green and white (£9.95) and Claire’s Accessories’ green chevron stripe tube scarf is perfect shades of green (£6.30, was £9).

Louche @ JOY’s grey and cream scarf is a more subdued affair, but ever so stylish. French Connection’s palm leaf print scarf is big – big enough to wrap over sunkissed shoulders come summer too (£45).

BHS’s pom pom trimmed scarf (£12) is a bit of frivolity in the scarves world, as is White Stuff’s grey scarf with pink neon tassel trim (£22.50). GAP’s embroidered stripe scarf is big  and pretty, and a classic spring scarf (£19.95)

White Stuff have TONS of lovely spring scarves, but our absolute favourite (for now!) is this pretty multi-coloured love heart print number (£19.95).

 

Scarves by Helen Ruth and Danielle Rattray

Who doesn’t love a scarf? We’re not talking Doctor Who style long, knitted ones, but big, silky, luxurious, throw-them-round-your-neck versions, that are, let’s face it, the perfect accessory.

They just add something to an outfit; they’re beautiful, functional, comforting, cosy, timeless. Oh, and the perfect gift!

Scarves are the speciality of two of the Scottish designers at the Ocean Terminal Limited Edition store – north east based Danielle Rattray and Helen Ruth.

Danielle, 32, launched her eponymous brand just this year, after a successful eight-year-career as a graphic designer. Starting her own fashion business was a dream that had turned into an obsession, and so the Stonehaven based designer made it a reality.

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Danielle rattray limited edition ocean terminalHer love of scarves came from her grandmother, who handed her scarf collection down to Danielle. Danielle’s first collection shows a modern and progressive take on tartan.

Danielle Rattray Scarves twoDanielle Rattray scarvesHelen Ruth Scarves is the brand created by Aberdeen-based textile designer Helen Greensmith (Ruth is her middle name). Her beautiful silk and wool scarves are illustrated with vibrant prints of childhood, fairy tales and Scottish wildlife. There is always more than meets the eye with Helen Ruth prints though –take a closer look for those subtle, sinister undertones!

Helen Ruth Scarves three Helen Ruth scarves oneHibernation, Nature Trail, South, Monarch and Migration – the Autumn 2014 collection inspired by nature’s migratory and hibernation behaviour in the winter – feature beautiful ink drawings, combined with found imagery and photography to create amazing scarves you could spend all day exploring!

Helen Ruth Scarves two Heln Ruth Scarves LImited Edition Ocean TerminalDanielle Rattray scarves, available from £40, and Helen Ruth Scarves, from £125, at the Limited Edition store in Ocean Terminal, until January 31, 2015.