Online Exclusive: Our Favorite Scarves for Right Now


Whether warm and woolly or bright and peppy, a great scarf has almost magical powers: Throw it on top of a coat or some workday outfit, and presto, a whole new look.

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A great graphic-print scarf will punch up any ho-hum ensemble. Miss Sixty’s cotton plaid scarf, $89, at Miss Sixty stores nationwide, 212.575.0315; Denis Colomb’s cashmere scarf, $470, at Susan, Burlingame, CA, 650.347.0452; Gap’s cotton scarf, $24.50, at Gap stores nationwide,

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Light and airy, but definitely long enough to keep you cozy. Lutz & Patmos’s viscose and nylon scarf, $350,

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Say it with flowers—the lush, wrap-around-the-neck variety. Cole Haan’s silk scarves, $145 each, at Cole Haan stores, 800-201-8001,

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Alexander McQueen’s skull-patterned chiffon scarf is perfect for roughing up even the girliest outfit. $360, at Saks Fifth Avenue, New York, 212.753.4000.

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Stay warm with any of these preppy, tailored knits. Clockwise from top: Armand Diradourian’s ribbed cashmere scarf, $415, at Paul Smith, New York, 646.613.3060; Lacoste’s cotton scarf, $85, 800.4.LACOSTE,; Barbour’s lambswool scarf, $55, 800.338.3474,

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Chunky cables impart a crafty vibe to this cheery striped offering. Mischa Lambert’s wool scarf, $140,

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Splashed with bright white, crayon brights look even more festive. From left: Virginia Johnson wool gauze scarf, $195, at Arboretum, Geyserville, CA, 707.433.7033,; Club Monaco’s silk and cashmere scarf, $69, at Club Monaco, Chicago, IL, 773.227.1322.

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Go a little wild with Christopher Fischer’s luxe spotted number. Cashmere scarf, $195, at Christopher Fischer, New York, 212.965.9009,

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The fiery colors of sunsets are just the thing for warding off a winter chill. From left: Begg’s cashmere scarf, $443, at Morgan Terry, Palm Beach, FL, 561.655.0078; Armand Diradourian’s ultra-fine baby cashmere wrap, $315, at Veritables, Seattle, WA, 206.726.8047.

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When you’re ready to make a statement, this is truly the ticket. Louis Vuitton’s Stephen Sprouse collection cashmere and silk scarf, $950, 866.VUITTON,