Chokers were fun while they lasted, but this spring, a daintier, more classic trend has risen from the French Riviera to make us all chic again: the neckerchief. Here’s how to wear this timeless accessory in your everyday look.

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Blue Neckerchief + Crisp White Blouse + Midi Skirt

Let’s do an exercise: Try to imagine this outfit without the neck accessory. Yeah, we didn’t say you were gonna like it.

Get the look: Monki scarf ($13); Equipment top ($220); Banana Republic skirt ($98)

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GINGHAM DRESS + RED BANDANNA + PATENT-LEATHER BOOTIES

A gingham dress and a red bandanna might feel a bit cutesy on their own. But once you add your funky footwear, you’re taking two summer trends to the next level.

Get the look: ASOS dress ($64); REI bandanna ($4); Tahari booties ($139)

Your Go-To Jean Jacket + That Colorful Vintage Find

Adding a neckerchief to the mix is an easy way to bring together everything you’ve got going on in an outfit.

Get the look: Levi’s jacket ($90); Halogen scarf ($29)

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Off-the-Shoulder Top + Longer Neck Scarf

Let that neckerchief shine in the spotlight by eliminating any and all other fabric anywhere near your neck. It’s the softest necklace you ever did wear, we promise.

Get the look: Amanda Uprichard top ($145); Echo scarf ($19)

Any Bright Scarf + A Bold Lip

Pick your pout color for the day based on the loudest color of your scarf and you’re good to go,whether you’re sporting a plain white tee or a Jackie O-style dress.

Get the look: Bobbi Brown lipstick ($28); Sandro scarf ($110)

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