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From cashmere, to wool, down, and knit—these are the warmest, most stylish neck warmers of the season. Long Knit Gloves
AS THE leaves begin to fall and the layers pile on, we shall brace ourselves for a long winter ahead. Ahhh, while it’s all fun and games through the holiday season, those that live in winter climates know that the harsh temps for long periods of time can be quite brutal. We’re talking long commutes to work on snowy sidewalks, shoveling the driveway after each snowfall, and heading to weekend parties on brisk winter nights. To conquer the winter and the activities that come with it, you must prepare yourself with the winter gear and accessories.
One very important hack to dull winter’s chill, is to make sure your neck is warm at all times. It dictates how the rest of your body feels. Enter: winter scarves. The best winter scarves for men feel cozy to the touch and thermoregulating to the body, all while looking polished and stylish. After all, we don’t sacrifice fashion for function here (and vice versa), which is why we’ve compiled the best winter scarf selections of 2022, to help you stay warm and look good this winter.
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There's nothing quite like a cashmere scarf, come first chill. The dreamy soft, ultra warming material is where you find luxe and comfort during the winter season. J.Crew makes one of the best classic cashmere scarf styles in a variety of colors year after year. Invest in this.
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The easiest scarf to order and wear is straight from a brand called Marino Avenue on Amazon. With a variety of colors to choose from, this ultra-soft neck warmer does the trick while looking far more expensive than it actually is.
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Tech merino prioritizes comfort while supporting sustainable practices. Mack Weldon added a soft and sturdy stitch for the perfect combination of soft, stretchy, warming wool in a textured waffle-knit you'll never want to take off. It's probably our favorite, most functional scarf on this list.
Pendelton is an icon when it comes to winter blankets and accessories. And when you think about it, a scarf is really just a compact version of a blanket. Anyway, this Jacquard Wool Scarf screams winter-cabin-chic, with thermoregulating properties that will keep you warm on the coldest days. It's woven in Italy for durability and quality you can count on for seasons to come.
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This scarf from Acne is probably the most fashionable on this list. It's a subtle flex from the contemporary Swedish brand that screams understated luxury. Made in Italy, this wool is softer than most, and made with a cool twisted fringe for a unique take on the seasonal classic.
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We love a classic 100% wool, tartan plaid scarf. Barbour makes best sellers season after season, and this signature design with a color blocking twist feels modern, rich, and most of all, warming and soft to the skin.
This puffer scarf is made from a specific type of nylon that remains thin, soft and comfortable against the skin. It's designed with Uniqlo's iconic HEATECH fleece, which is moisture wicking, bio-warming, and insulating to ensure warmth in the harshest temps. To top it off (no pun intended), it just looks straight up cool to wear.
Barbour makes some of the best cold-weather accessories in the game. This beanie/scarf combo is a great bang for your buck, thanks to the quality of product and design. The classic navy can be worn with almost everything and on repeat because it doesn't stand out.
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It's not a scarf roundup without the iconic Burberry plaid cashmere scarf. This icon of sorts will never go out of style. Sure pricey, but you're paying for the quality, timelessness and flex. It's a supremely soft style statement with the finest fringe end detail.
We love a waffle-knit shirt during the winter, which is why we love this waffle-knit scarf from Everlane. It's actually made with a felted merino wool for a not-so-bulky warming element. The extra-fine merino wool has been washed and boiled for a softer, warmer, and more durable result. Plus, it's certified by the Responsible Wool Standard to ensure proper conditions for the sheep and their land.
This the best cheap winter scarf for men on this list, with the highest reviews, thanks to Amazon. This best-selling winter accessory is made from a soft acrylic blend that will get the job done in a variety of styles to choose from.
This low profile scarf from Smartwool is a minimalist's dream. It's packed with tech features like anti-odor and moisture-wicking, thanks to the merino wool blend, and is reversible to bring two different styles in one design. The fine-gauge knit reduces bulk and adds buttery softness for layering ease and comfort.
When you're sick of solids or the classic tartan plaid, opt for a more playful winter scarf. This unisex scarf from Verloop is made from an ultra-soft knit to keep you warm and grab attention.
Bloomingdales makes stunning, fancy-looking scarves in a beautiful boxed presentation to make the perfect gift for men. It's feels like luxury, for under-$100 and is warm, soft, and stylish. Plus, it's reversible, so you're really getting two different styles in one.
You can always count on Amazon for the most useful deals of the season. This three-for-one set features a beanie, touch-screen gloves and a two-tone black on grey scarf that *ties* it all together.
This classic, wool, neutral accessory is made from the perfect blend of Peruvian alpaca and merino wool. It's chunky and warming, with moisture wicking properties that will warm you, but won't suffocate you. The best part is the woven knit has the most gentle texture like a cozy blanket to make you feel snug as a bug in a rug.
Imagine walking into a room saying your scarf is made from Scottish lambswool. It's equal parts fancy as it is warm. Crafted in by a family-run company with a history in the Scottish textile industry that dates back to 1935, this earth-tone, tartan scarf is rich with history, luxury, and style.
This padded nylon scarf is the perfect, lightly insulated, splash-proof accessory for chilly wet days ahead. It even has a zip fastened pocket for small items and is fleece-lined for extra coziness. The easy-tie slot will make you look perfectly put together while wearing this pillow-like wrap around your neck.
The key to finding the best winter scarf for you is to consider your closet. Are your clothes and coats in the greens and grays, or do they fall in the blues and blacks category? You’re most likely going to be wearing a scarf on repeat, so make sure it can coordinate with the majority of your signature colors. From the classic tartan plaid, to textured knits, and solid cashmere, there are a ton of different styles to choose from. A bold color like blue or red is a fashion statement we love, while a muted plaid is a seasonal classic.
Free Hat Knitting Patterns Cashmere is the fancier material in this category, for when you’re going out to a party or looking to impress on a day in the office. Wool, on the other hand, is more durable and warmer, but doesn’t feel as soft to the skin as cashmere. Then, there’s a world of knit blends, including our favorite material, merino wool that really does it all.