The Cutest Cold-Weather Accessories For Staying Warm In Winter
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
A blanket scarf is the ultimate way to brave the cold. And this Totême monogram option will look so chic wrapped around you.
A beige scarf is ideal for fuss-free dressing. Throw it on with anything you're wearing and out the door you go.
Try out a check scarf in subtle pastel hues with this Acne Studios scarf. Pro tip: double it as a blanket to get a quick 5 minute cat nap in during the day.
If you tend to wear black, a gray accessory pairs well with the color. It'll be a piece you'll constantly reach for.
Can't decide between animal print and plaid? You get the best of both worlds with this Burberry scarf.
Designer logos are all the craze, so sport your favorite with a scarf. This Gucci piece will go with any look you put together.
Cutest Cold-Weather Accessories: Hats
Whether it's to keep your ears warm or to cover up a bad hair day, a beanie is a winter must-have. Go bold and opt for a neon hue, like this orange option.
This leopard beret is made from shearling and features a suede lining, making it an ideal hat to help you survive winter.
Bring back your favorite childhood pieces, for instance a pom pom beanie. An all-black option makes the hat feel elevated, yet exciting.
This faux fur hat sits right above the ears — so they won't be left exposed to the elements. Pair the accessory with a faux fur coat and you'll be extra cozy.
Considering every color is sold out besides navy, this beanie is worth buying. It's been a staple for the label since 2014, and consumers can't seem to get enough.
For a cold-weather accessory you'll live in this winter, opt for Bottega Veneta's ripped cashmere beanie.
Cutest Cold-Weather Accessories: Gloves
Throw in a punchy splash of color into your winter ensembles with these turquoise gloves. Plus, since they're extra long, your whole arm will stay warm.
Incorporate a fancy glove into your collection, like this pearl embellished pair from Manokhi. Wear them with a dress or suit to any future upscale parties you have.
If a flashy logo isn't your thing, consider one that's embossed. It's less noticeable, but still adds an intriguing detail.
A cold-weather accessory is the perfect way to throw in a pop of color into the mix. And these adorable gloves from Paloma Wool will make you feel like Barbie.
Treat yourself to Gucci's Horsebit Leather Gloves. With the unpleasant weather you'll be braving, you deserve to look ultra-luxe.
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