When lockdown 2.0 was announced, one thing sprang to mind: seeing other people was about to get a whole lot colder. The sole redeeming feature of the first national lockdown was park-ready weather; this time around, things have taken a turn for the freezing. Which is exactly why your wardrobe is your greatest ally for the upcoming winter months.
The best way to do this? Invest in a scarf that doubles up as a blanket. That’s right, we’re bringing out the big guns this winter with a scarf the size of a full human being. Or, if you're Lenny Kravitz, a normal-size scarf; the star was photographed in 2012 – eight years ago! – draped in a phenomenally large scarf, sparking a meme which follows him around to this day.
But back to the one you need: on a dry day, this scarf should serve as the perfect picnic blanket while also being a fluffy companion to keep you toasty on the move. Whether you prefer a classic check or a polka dot print, there are plenty of blanket scarves to keep you snug as a bug in a rug this winter.
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