The scarf as belt trick: Pitti men’s street style

It’s a trick you see often enough around the Pitti grounds, so clued in are the Pitti men to getting versatile with their accessories. But you see it far more rarely on the street day to day. It’s easy enough: take a scarf, twist it into a length, run it through your belt loops and tie it into a belt. It’s so simply it’s hard to get wrong, and definitely one more men can be trying at home.

scarf as belt

This particular take adds a little extra bit of interest with a rope. Snapped at Day 2 of Pitti Uomo, June 2012, by Tania Braukamper for Fashionising.com.

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Some people's wardrobes are about a small selection of pieces that all fit within one aesthetic - Tania Braukamper isn't such a person. With a wardrobe that spans three different rooms, her approach to fashion is a mixture of current-season key pieces mixed with vintage finds she's sourced on innumerous shopping trips around the world's more cultured capitals. Despite a disparate approach to shopping, Tania is adamant that the key to mixing vintage with new season is to stick to key looks and colours that work for oneself. And it's a theory that she works into her writing for Fashionising.com, where she serves as the publication's Editor.