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Grab a shawl and cover up in style. A shawl is mostly used for warmth and loosely worn over the shoulder, upper body and arms. Shawls come in prints, patterns and materials such as silk, satin, cotton or wool. Take this fashion accessory and make it look sexy. Show some skin with a gown or cocktail dress and drape a shawl over your body on a cool night. Let versatility rule and work that shawl as a sarong or scarf. Dress it down with a peasant or maxi dress for a casual flair. It's all in how you want to wear it.
Off the Shoulder
Show off those sexy shoulders with a sheer, lightweight shawl in silk or satin. Keep off the chill when wearing a low back or strapless dress. Place the shawl over the shoulders with the longer pieces hanging in front along the chest. Allow the shawl to fall loosely off the shoulders and stop in the middle of the back. Tie the pieces that are hanging in the front into a knot. For added glamor, secure the front of the shawl with a brooch in embellished stones. Make that evening gown or cocktail dress come to life with a delicately-tied shawl.
Wear a peasant (usually made of cottom with embroidered design) or maxi dress with a shawl and look hot for the weekend. Drape a cotton shawl over the shoulders and leave the ends hanging. This shows off the neckline and accentuates the chest. Use a wide shawl so the material hangs loosely down the back, creating the draped effect. Pick a dress in a bright color such as turquoise or green and pair it with a neutral-colored shawl (white, beige, black). Wear a dress in a neutral color and accentuate the style with a shawl in a stripe, animal print or aztec pattern. Accessorize even more with a wedge sandal and bangles on one arm. You are now weekend ready.
Cover up some of what your mama gave you with a lightweight shawl. Work that shawl as a sarong to conceal the bottom of a skimpy bikini or high-cut one-piece. Take the longer pieces of the shawl and tie into a knot on one side of the hip. Choose a shawl with fringe because it elongates the legs and looks ultra sexy. Accessorize with a broad straw hat, big sunglasses and strappy sandals. You will look like a celebrity at any beach or pool side party.
Grab a long, big shawl, use it as a scarf (pashmina) and wrap that neck. Place the shawl on the neck and let the material hang down the chest. Tie a big knot and use your fingers to spread the knot apart, making it wider. Use a wool shawl for warmth. Make a knee-length sweater, leather or suede jacket pop with a vibrant-colored shawl in red or hot pink. Wear a V-neck sweater or shirt with a loosely tied shawl that shows off the neck. Tie that shawl and create a sultry vibe.