"Winds in the east, mist coming in, like somethin' is brewin' and 'bout to begin". Yes, Bert may have been talking about Mary Poppins when he sang that, but it seems pretty fitting for the arrival of the truly freezing winter weather too. So, what can you do to prepare for the imminent icy nights? Treat yourself to a big ol' scarf.
No, we aren't just talking about any scarf, we mean investing 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 – nine years ago! – draped in a phenomenally large scarf, sparking a meme that 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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