How to Start a Scarf Business

If you have a passion for scarves, then it is assumable that you know many things about them. If you want to be a rich woman this year, all you need to do is turn that passion into a way of generating more money.

Reading this article will show you the ways how to do that successfully.

One of the best fabrics today, which is used for lots of purposes, is no other than silk because it has a unique and elegant appeal to people who loves fashion. Aside from that, they also have a high percentage of marketability which can serve as an avenue for you to earn money quickly and effectively. If you plan to venture into this kind of business, you must consider some factors to ensure this is ideal.

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A business plan is the ultimate guide to set your paths straight in this business. Aside from providing you the outline of the business operation and the timeline on when they will get done, this will also be the key for seeking funding if you don’t have enough capital to buy the needed supplies and materials and pay some fees. You have two options if you are not adept at developing a business plan. The first is to attend the free tutorials the Small Business Administration (SBA) provides.

The second one is to browse the net for free templates to help you draft.

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Choosing the location also needs to be prioritized. It is either open your home-based business or choose a location with high traffic. Well, the choice is yours, provided that you have enough money.

When you are ready to get started, you need to get the required business licenses and permits because this will help you avoid lawsuits being filed against you for being an illegal business entity. You also need to be ready for legal fees.

Next, you have to choose a supplier for the silk scarves. If you prefer to order in retail, you can have each for $100. Now, if you plan to purchase in bulk, you can save more money, especially if you prefer to get them from foreign manufacturers. Here now comes the business opportunity to the scene. All you have to do is secure both a distribution and import contract with a particular foreign manufacturer.

You can sell them in several ways. But selling online is one of the best-selling strategies to help you reach more customers. In this regard, you need to have your corporate website so potential consumers can easily reach you and check out your designs.


  • maria hourigan said on April 24, 2012
    I would like to start a scarf business on line, but don't know how to start........always worked in retail. don't have a place yet it would be in hawthorne nj.
  • anna said on July 19, 2012
    I live in Canada, Quebec. and would like to start a scarf business but don't know what I need to do.
  • Theodosia said on January 4, 2013
    I would like to start a scarf business. I live in Houston TX USA.
  • Maria said on January 4, 2013
    I live in West, Tx, about 15 miles north of Waco. I would like to learn how to start a scarf business.
  • Sindhu K Nair said on February 23, 2013
    Dear Sir, I wanted to start a scarf business. I don't know how to start the same. kindly guide me. regards sindhu
  • Dominique said on March 8, 2013
    I like to use the season of Winter and Summer for my most profitable seasons. My scrafs will be all purpose but mainly for head wraps. My inspirations come from Africa with all the vibrant colors across the content. These scrafs would be very vibrint and designed. I stay in Las Vegas, NV where tempertures reach 100 degrees I feel there could be a small market here. 8600 W Charleston Blvd. Unit 2086, 89117 Las vegas, NV Please help with wholesale warehouses that will print designs I need till materials,etc...
  • talon said on March 25, 2013
    i have scarf store ,and i have very powerful factory. if someone need scarf oem ,everything about scarf ,i can do for you ,kindly mail me.
  • shena Wyrick said on April 21, 2013
    I want to start a scarf business to help women and children in shelter care.
  • Christina said on April 23, 2013
    Please help me in starting a scarf business in Baltimore MD
  • Vivienne said on July 9, 2013
    Thank you so much for the insight. I run a scarf business around campus. Am on my second sale. I took advantage of the cold season back at home. I would life to know how to market my product around campus and be on everybodies lips.
  • Abia said on October 12, 2013
    Hi. I want to start a scarf business in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I am planning to sell woolen scarves with embroidery, silk scarves and chiffon scarves as well. All of these will be manufactured in India. Could please help with this. Thank you
  • Naima Lazhari said on November 6, 2013
    I want to start selling scarfs online, but I am looking for low cost suppliers. Thanks
  • firoz said on November 28, 2013
    we are into manufacturing of scarf. we sell very less price in bulk quantity. regarding to this contact us
  • Maria said on January 5, 2014
    I want to start a scarf business, but I don't exactly know how to get started. As far as getting fabrics. I would appreciate some assistance if possible. Thank you!! :-)
  • Velverly said on January 8, 2014
    I would like to start a scarf business but don't know how to begin. I have researched a few wholesales online that has great products. I do know that bulk purchasing is the best. I have a name for my store but have not purchased a business licenses yet. I don't know how much money should be invested of my money or loans is better. Really confused. Thanks for your help. Location I am considering is in SC in a shipping plaza.
  • Michele said on January 23, 2014
    I'm interested in the scarf home business based. How do I began?
  • Kenan beginner adviser said on February 19, 2014
    Hello, Having read most of the inquiries and comments on this topic of scarfs I would like to ask all those interested who have not yet found what they are looking for as far as connections to send me an email and/or text (347) 651-1855 I will respond to text to arrange a suitable time to call. Thanks Kenan || (347) 651-1855 || Consultant

  • Kashan said on February 19, 2014
    i would like my scarf business in pakistan but dont know how to get started with minimal investment.
  • Kashan said on February 19, 2014
    Can you please help me in starting my scarf business in Karachi Pakistan
  • voula Electris said on February 19, 2014
    I live in New York and would like to start an online business for unique scarves. Primarily silk or Raw silk. I can start importing them and eventually put my own designs. How do I go about it? How do I start? Can I initially do it from my apartment? I would appreciate your advice. Thank you.
  • Shozab raza said on March 4, 2014
    Can you please help me for starting my scarf business in delhi.
  • Debbie said on April 23, 2014
    Business Location SOUTH WEST ENGLAND. I am looking for suppliers of modern, fashionable scarfs that I can sell online and in a shop in my home town that I sell a few items, Thanks in advance, Debbie
  • Jody said on July 28, 2014
    I have been having silk scarves made by my seamstress where I live but she is charging a little to much and I need bigger orders now I would like to do four solid colors with a image that I have a illustrator drawing for me now but I can not find a company to do the printing for me I'm lost can you help. Jody 5626825555 or thank you.
  • Anwar said on August 2, 2014
    If anybody is looking for high quality scarf made of silk and georgette, please mail me at
  • Caroline said on August 6, 2014
    Hi everyone, I am trying to sell some winter scarves. I have around 10,000 of them in different colours. If you would like some pictures or are interested in buying, then please contact me, my email Thanks. Caroline
  • marie said on August 27, 2014
  • Kariemah said on August 29, 2014
    I WOULD LIKE TO START A BUSINESS SELLING SCARVES. I need advise as to how to start.
  • Minu said on September 16, 2014
    I need to start my scarves business. Need a business plan and wholesale sellers.
  • rashmi bedi - President said on October 8, 2014
    want to start business of selling scarf, need some guidelines. thanks
  • Amrit said on October 9, 2014
    I own a scarf business in Indonesia and would gladly show you some samples should you need any..i'm looking to expand my business by opening my very own factory. Any idea how to go about this plan? My email is ..thanks
  • Naaz said on December 29, 2014
    Hi, I am a licensed manufacturer of scarves, stoles and silk fabrics from India. I also can make these products of your design. If interested contact me at
  • Anna said on January 12, 2015
    I live in Jacksonville fl and would like to start my own business selling scarfs that i make. Do I need a business license and permit just to set up a store online?
  • Jonathan said on January 13, 2015
    Hi Everyone, I live in Houston Texas and I have around 300 silk scarves that I would like to sell either in partnership with someone or sell as a lot to someone looking to start a business. Since I live in the USA shipping costs would be remarkably cheaper than importing from over seas. If you are interested please email me at Thank you and good luck to all.
  • Faisal said on February 7, 2015
    I am a manufacturer of scarves, stoles, kaftans, pashminas, jacquards etc. based in Mumbai, India. Contact me if you wish to acquire latest in fashion trend accessories at the lowest price. Thanks Faisal
  • Max Mc Donald said on February 20, 2015
    I design textiles and sew silk scarves in the San Francisco Bay Area. If anyone is interested in buying small wholesale orders, please contact me. Thanks! Max
  • Neha said on March 10, 2015
    Hi My message is for all people that either have scarves to sell or are manufactures of scarves. I am starting a business and need some sample pictures so i could choose and order. Please reach me at, Thanks neha
  • Md Anowar Hossain said on June 27, 2015
    I would like to start a scarf business. I live in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Mobile no +08801711005616
  • Pri J said on August 17, 2015
    Hello, I am doing scarves business on a wholesale level from India. All of those, who are looking to enter this market shall contact me on to know how to start it and get the stock at wholesale prices. I can provide you with customized products at very reasonable rates.
  • SANJIT CHAKRAVORTTY said on September 9, 2015
    I manufacture various kinds of scarves in huge quantities. Please contact me for any requirements. My contact number is 09830787367. My email id is
  • mohit arora said on September 27, 2015
    Hi, I manufacture shawls and stoles in huge quantity ...anybody interested buying in bundles..kindly contact me..mohit arora no-9888384004
  • Sujit Sarkar said on November 4, 2015
    I am a fashion designer & I mostly work. In scarf market. I develop print, weave, hand & machine embroidery to develop my collection. You can call me on 09830257188.
  • A.K.Azad said on December 16, 2015
    I would like to start scarf business.I live in Dhaka.bangladesh
  • Hor said on December 25, 2015
    Hi i am supplier for scarves, the price is started from rm2 per piece. Please contact me 0126902712 if you are interested to address is Cedar hill,tx 75104.
  • PATRESA Hubbard said on February 21, 2016
    I want to start a scarf business online, I'm from Alabama. Need some help getting started. Can someone provide me some information please. Thank you, PATRESA Hubbard
  • Farzana Hauseea said on March 22, 2016
    Hello I'm farzana from Mauritius already sell scarf from china but now I want to sell scarf from Pakistan.
  • Cherie said on May 6, 2016
    Hello I want to start a scarf business in Grandview, mo and online but don't know how to get started
  • Robin Gupta said on May 8, 2016
    Hello i want also deal in scarves, Please help me.
  • Feroz said on May 15, 2016
    Hi there. That I am the manufacturer of high end pashmina and Cashmere scarves in plain solid colors or with beautiful embroidery on them from Kashmir ( INDIA). So anybody of you who has any sort of inquires regarding scarves please mail me at
  • Ayesha said on August 13, 2016
    I am looking to start my own scarf company online, i would like to have them customized, please contact me at
  • India Pullum said on September 2, 2016
    Hey, I'm trying to start a customized head scarf company, with a variety of different print and colors. If anyone has any info please contact me via email :
  • gopal vohra said on September 10, 2016
    Hi I am dealing in all type of shawls and manufacturer of scarves, stoles, kaftans, pashminas, Bed cover jacquards etc. based in Amritsar India. Contact me Vohra-+919815392978
  • Cheerful said on September 27, 2016
    Hello, My name is Cheerful, i'm seriously thinking about starting my scarfs business in the USA and Africa before the holidays at the end of this year 2016. My email address is Would like to start with low cost thanks.
  • Vishal said on October 11, 2016
    I am Planning to open up a Scarves business in Brisbane, Need partner to join me.
  • Olley said on December 26, 2016
    Hi I am trying to open an online scarf business. can anyone pls guide me as to how to start. Wholesale suppliers or Manufactures, Storage, Posting, Etc. Pls help. You can email me at
  • lidia said on January 20, 2017
    hi, i am from montreal canada, and i love scarves! i want some help in continuing my scarf business. Colors, endless options!
  • Nihal said on January 27, 2017
    Hi Lidia, I am from florida and I have some handmade scarves that you can able to sell in montreal, Canada. They are different color and design. If you want to see them, I can send you a pictures. My mom is making them and I am trying to sell for her. Just let me know. Thanks,
  • meer said on March 1, 2017
    Hello this is meer from kashmir himaliyas india.. i'm owning a manufacturing unit in cashmere where we make fabrics and accessories like scarfs fully hand woven and hand embroidered.. Looking forward for an opportunity to present you our arts and crafts of various kinds of products especially scarves which and unique and famous throughout the world.
  • AurumINZ said on May 15, 2017
    Hello everyone, we @ aurum are specialized in scarves, stoles and cushion covers made of silk and wool. We also deal in fair trade pashmina (cashmere wool) and Handicrafts. We are based in New Zealand and India. We also export to many countries and knows the drill of how to export. It's is very important to have trade license if you are starting and already doing the business. Please contact us on We provide solutions under one roof for export of scarves. Thanks
  • hasan sekh said on August 11, 2017
    I wanted to start a scarf business
  • Shanova said on January 13, 2018
    Hello I am trying to start a head scarf business and I am looking for a manufacturer and or distributor . Please contact me at
  • puja said on March 12, 2018
    Hi I am from India. We can supply scarf of huge varieties.
  • Owais said on July 24, 2018
    I am from Karachi, Pakistan. I want to start scarf business
  • sareena shanavas said on December 31, 2018
    Hai, I would like to start a head scarf business. I am looking for wholesale manufactures and or distributors. If anyone is interested to deal please contact me by this id
  • TABASSUM ZAMEER SAYED said on April 13, 2019
    I want to start a business of scarves in Goa India. please forward my number to suppliers 9762331696
  • Vasanth Kumar said on July 11, 2019
    We started our Scarfs business 15 years ago, if anyone needs you can ping us on Whatsapp 9845421721, Will send you the designs
  • Syeda tabassum said on March 21, 2020
    I want to start up a small business of scarves. I need some sample pictures to show the people around me. please do contact me at I'm from India
  • Monica Samuel said on October 19, 2021
    My name is Monica Samuel I am trying to sell some handicraft Scarf and hats. I have some of them in a different Colors.if you are interested to Buy, please get in touch with me My Email
  • Ruchi Agarwal beginner adviser said on January 5, 2022
    Hi All, Greetings! A very Happy New Year 2022.' At the beginning of 2022', we would like to introduce ourselves as a scarf Manufacturer and Supplier worldwide. We are doing customized Digital as well as Table printings and making scarfs in different blends and fabrics; please get in touch with us at 7208071800 for any inquiries and details. Thanks . || Consultant

  • Angelo said on May 23, 2022
    Hello, we are a scarf and silk exporter in Hangzhou, China. We manufacture and wholesale silk scarfs. Also wholesale other scarf and shawls in cotton, viscose, polyester, wool, modal, linen, acrylic... We also take customized orders. Contact immdly to ask for wholesale albums. our site:


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