The Cold-Weather Accessory That's As Warm As It Is Chic

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Two women in coats and matching hats and scarves in red-white as cold-weather accessories

Your mother always told you to never leave the house in the winter without a hat, and it turns out she was right. After all, what’s worse than having to endure winter’s chill without the proper accessories? Answer: nothing. To make your Saturday morning coffee run or Monday schlep to the office as fashionable as it is cozy, it's time you found yourself the cutest cold weather accessories to style with your practical outerwear.

There are three cold-weather staples to focus on to survive winter: a chunky scarf, fluffy hat, and weather-proof gloves. But, while you're shopping for these necessities, keep in mind you don't have to compromise style for warmth. If you're a New Yorker or live in a city that requires a lot of time outside, consider investing in pieces you'll use for many years. This means splurge on lavish leather gloves, like Gucci's Horsebit style, $630. And if you've ever owned a blanket scarf, you know how life changing they are in frigid temps. Acne Studios has some of the best scarves on the market, including its Multi Check Scarf, $280. As for the softest hat you'll ever put on your head, look to Samuji's Chunky Beanie, $77.89.

Below, find 18 chic winter accessories that'll have you looking your best trudging through the snow. Rest assured, staying warm in winter has never looked chicer.

Cutest Cold-Weather Accessories: Scarves

Cutest Cold-Weather Accessories: Hats

Cutest Cold-Weather Accessories: Gloves

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