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Women love to wear scarves with pockets to store their valuables safely while traveling. Shop our top reader recommendations!
Best Travel Scarf With Pockets
Written By: Michelle Nati
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Whether traveling, hiking, running small errands or when you are in those moments and just don’t want or need to carry everything with you, TFG readers recommend travel scarves.
Readers say they’re great for carrying a passport or other important essentials, as you don’t have to worry about pickpockets or thieves grabbing your purse. They come in a multitude of colors and styles, with varying weights and pocket size. As there are so many options to choose from, we thought it would be a good idea to check them out to find the one that works for you in terms of comfort and how well it hides what you want it to. Check out our TFG readers’ recommendations below!
Infinity Pocket Scarfs for Travel
Elzama Pocket Scarf Pattern Style
Made from lightweight, breathable, soft polyester, this thin, yet warm, circle scarf allows you to carry your essentials discreetly and fashionably. It’s ideal for spring, summer and fall outfits when you feel like indulging in some hand-free fun.
One reader says, “I use mine all the time! I keep a few dollars, lip balm, credit card and a phone around my neck. It’s so well worth it!”
You’ll want to look your best when you travel! Read my travel tips to Pack Light Stylishly!
XBUTY Travel Scarf With Hidden Pocket
Readers say this cute XBUTY accessory scarf is lightweight and won’t make you overheat. The pockets are much deeper than they seem at first glance and are spacious enough for a passport, phone and wallet. It holds its shape all day and comes in pretty patterns that compliment any outfit.
One reader says “it works” for dates, work, road trips or cocktail hour.
Read these tips on ways to wear a scarf!
Pop Fashion Secret Pocket Scarf
Readers love this accessory by Pop Fashion for adding fun and sophistication to any outfit. This brightly-colored functional infinity scarf lays nicely around the neck and comes in many unique designs. It includes a discreet zip pocket that can hold most anything you think of, including your smartphone, passport, coin purse, keys, or wallet.
Find out why a circle scarf for travel is one of the most popular styles!
SHOP POP Infinity Travel Scarf With Pocket
What makes this accessory by SHOP POP a must is that its pocket is deep enough to hide your cell phone. It comes in several colors and adds a touch of sophistication to any ensemble, no matter the season.
Readers rave about this for both everyday wear and travel. One says, “When I was traveling, I felt like it was the safest way to carry money on the metro and not worry about pickpockets.”
Another agrees, saying, “I carried a backpack with nothing valuable in it, and felt peace of mind while traveling alone with my kids!”
This reversible clothing is super cute for travel!
Waypoint Goods Scarf with Pockets for Travel
Keep warm and be hands free for any event in this infinity hidden pocket scarf by Waypoint Goods. Readers say it’s well worth it for its soft, spacious feel and quality look. Once you strategically place it around your neck, the zipper is so well hidden, no one will know you’re carrying anything. Available in your team colors (plus so many more!) you can find a look to match any wardrobe!
One reader, who got one as a Christmas gift, was immediately sold on it. “I just got back from a 10 day trip, and I wore it every day. I never had to worry about my valuables! I asked my friends if they could tell where the pockets were and they never could.”
Learn more about the convertible wrap dress you can actually wear everywhere!
SHOLDIT Travel Pocket Scarf
One reader loves her SHOLDIT so much that she’s bought several! Wearers tout it’s durable, plush and comes in colors that pop! The medium-weight fabric’s billowing texture enhances everything they wear.
Another reader agrees, saying, “I just couldn’t find anything that didn’t seem obvious and that I was comfortable with until I found this. Unless somebody ripped it off my neck, they weren’t getting my money.”
Watch this video to learn an easy way to tie a scarf!
SpeakEasy Travel Scarf
SpeakEasy scarves are handmade in the U.S. Readers tout their great quality and say they love wearing them, even without putting anything in them. But one says that when she does, she carries “a passport and credit card—they’re great!”
Another reader also sings SpeakEasy’s praises: “I love mine—it’s lightweight! And I love to support a small business when I can.”
Take a look at the lazy girl’s guide to stylish travel accessories!
ZeroGuard Travel Scarf Pocket Accessory
The ZeroGuard comes with a little something extra that most travel scarves don’t have — zipper pockets with button snaps at either end. This nifty idea lets you customize the look, fit and feel. Readers love it as it is warm, pretty and you can wear it any way you like. Plus it comes with a reflective loop for easy hanging.
One reader says, “I love it for plane rides and keeping things handy without using the germy seat pocket!”
Check out this post on anti theft travel accessories!
Best Pocket Scarves Comparison Chart
|BRAND | MODEL||FEATURES | REVIEWS||RATING | PRICE|
|Elzama||“I use mine all the time! I keep a few dollars, lip balm, credit card and a phone around my neck. It’s so well worth it!”||Check Price|
|XBUTY||This cute XBUTY accessory scarf is lightweight and won't make you overheat.||Check Price|
|Pop Fashion||It includes a discreet zip pocket that can hold most anything you think of, including your smartphone, passport, coin purse, keys, or wallet.||Check Price|
|SHOP POP||“When I was traveling, I felt like it was the safest way to carry money on the metro and not worry about pickpockets.”||Check Price|
|Waypoint Goods||“I just got back from a 10 day trip, and I wore it every day. I never had to worry about my valuables!"||Check Price|
|SHOLDIT Scarf||“I just couldn't find anything that didn't seem obvious and that I was comfortable with until I found this. Unless somebody ripped it off my neck, they weren't getting my money.”||Check Price|
|SpeakEasy||“I love mine—it’s lightweight! And I love to support a small business when I can.”||Check Price|
|ZeroGuard Travel Scarf||“I love it for plane rides and keeping things handy without using the germy seat pocket!”||Check Price|
When should you wear scarf pockets?
It can be worn anywhere at any time — they work wonders when taking a hike, strolling through a farmers market, or grabbing lunch in the middle of the work day when you don’t want to carry a full purse. For it to be practical, pick one that has a deep pocket; has colors that fit your everyday style; and is a good length.
When traveling, the easiest route is to wear the scarf at all times. Don’t worry about wrinkles—it will retain its shape as long as you wear it. It is simple to pull off and won’t look frumpy. You can grab a spare for seasonal changes as well; having one warm and one cold weather accessory is ideal!
What do you think are the best scarves with hidden pockets? Share and comment below!
For more travel accessories, please read:
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- The Best Sun Hats for Women According to Our Readers
- Cute Summer Hair Ideas: Accessories and Hats for Travel
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