Don’t you just love the winter months? Don’t get us wrong, there’s nothing better than lounging by the pool on a hot day with a long, cool drink in one hand and a good book in the other. However, we’re all about finding that silver lining, and one of the best things about the colder seasons is the ability to really layer on the winter accessories – in particular, scarves!
Luckily, there’s no shortage of luxurious scarves on the market right now; from designer staples to one-off masterpieces, we guarantee there will be than a few pieces of neckwear to get you reaching for that credit card.
Take a look at our top picks of the scarves currently on the market. Whether you want to grab a bargain or want to make a true investment, we definitely think you’ll find what you’re looking for. Or more dangerously, fall in love with something you didn’t even know you wanted. We’ve all been there; how many of you can honestly say that the majority of your wardrobe consist of things you actively sought out to buy? We thought so…
Perhaps with the most iconic and instantly recognisable print, this Burberry scarf is a true classic, and will remain a wardrobe staple/winter essential for the rest of your life. Burberry lightweight cashmere scarf, £495, available at Burberry https://uk.burberry.com/the-lightweight-cashmere-scarf-in-check-p39929871?search=true
People say “crazy cat lady” like it’s a bad thing. No one will have anything negative to say about your love of feline friends when they see this scarf. A printed scarf with a cute and quirky difference; is this not why Stella McCartney is and has always been one step ahead of the fashion game? Stella McCartney printed silk scarf, £295, available at Net-a-Porter https://www.net-a-porter.com/gb/en/product/717029/Stella_McCartney/printed-silk-scarf
If subtlety isn’t your thing and you want to have your designer gear as visible as possible, then this is the scarf for you. This oversized beauty will actually keep you pretty warm too, so everyone’s a winner! Balenciaga Intarshia shearling scarf, £1495, available at Net a Porter https://www.net-a-porter.com/gb/en/product/743370/Balenciaga/intarsia-shearling-scarf-
In one of the hottest prints of the season, this scarf ticks all the boxes. Not only will it add a pop of colour and dimension to a monochrome outfit, but it will keep you snug and cosy thanks to its oversized nature. What more could you want? Topshop Geo check oversized scarf, £25, available at Topshop http://www.topshop.com/en/tsuk/product/geo-check-oversized-scarf-5987517?bi=0&ps=20&Ntt=scarf
If you thought Alexander McQueen silk scarves were all about skull print, then you clearly haven’t seen some of the latest collections. We love everything about this intricate floral design – especially because it can be teamed with virtually anything. Alexander McQueen classic floral scarf, £620, available at Far Fetch https://www.farfetch.com/uk/shopping/women/alexander-mcqueen-classic-floral-scarf-item-11532850.aspx?storeid=9446&from=listing&rnkdmnly=1&ffref=lp_pic_116_4_
A luxuriously creamy scarf with the subtlest of prints – the perfect go-to scarf for the finest occasions. It also comes in a stunning mink colour, but there’s something about the chicness of the champagne colour that has us hooked. Reiss Higgins champagne/nude woven scarf, £60, available at Reiss https://www.reiss.com/p/woven-scarf-womens-higgins-in-champagnenude/?category_id=10324
Miss the sun, the birds, and the summer in general? Still reminiscing about your last tropical holiday? Now you can bring your favourite climate with you thanks to this divine Emilio Pucci feather print scarf. Paradise! Emilio Pucci feather print scarf, £182.87, available at Far Fetch https://www.farfetch.com/uk/shopping/women/emilio-pucci-feather-print-scarf-item-11510367.aspx?storeid=10011&from=listing&rnkdmnly=1&ffref=lp_pic_105_4_
Nothing makes you feel quite as fabulous as a little bit of fur, and this faux fur and leather scarf courtesy of Calvin Klein Collection has actually made all our dreams come true. Daring, bold and exaggerated – this scarf does all the talking – sorry, screaming – for you. Designed to fit snugly along your coat collar, this scarf will give every single piece of outerwear a new lease of life. Calvin Klein Collection oversized faux fur and leather scarf, £445, available at Net a Porter https://www.net-a-porter.com/gb/en/product/755920/Calvin_Klein_Collection/oversized-faux-fur-and-leather-scarf