Did you know ? The scarves of the 20s were either slim styles tied about the hair or neck or the larger shawls , however in the 30s scarves could be worn any way , even draped around the neck or shoulder to accessorize an outfit , they either had knots or scarf clips . In the 40s they were very popular due to their increased versatility . It became fashionable to the a scarf around the head in a turban. In the 50s the most popular type of scarf was the chiffon scarf .In the 60s scarves were worn to coordinate an outfit , frequently tied over the head. The scarves were very popular in the 70s with bold and beautiful designs .