An oversized scarf is an indispensable accessory. It functions as a neck shield, a makeshift hat, and an emergency shoulder-cover for when you didn't predict it would get that cold. When an actual blanket is out of reach, you can wrap yourself in one of these instead. Versatility aside, these accessories can make your fall outfit: A touch of plaid livens up a monochromatic look, while a simple, black scarf will tone down bright prints. Pick the right scarf, and every #OOTD instantly becomes that much cozier. See for yourself, below. When you're armed with one of these, the cold will seem a little less scary.
For those who prefer a monochromatic winter wardrobe, Veronika Molnar found a patterned scarf that packs on the warmth with minimal color.