15 Cool and Unusual Scarves to Keep You Warm

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It's officially scarf weather so it's time to bundle up! Try one of these quirky options to stand out from the crowd.

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1. STAY FLUFFY.

This Star Wars inspired scarf comes with a set of ears so you can pretend to be one of the most lovable (and loathed) characters in the franchise.

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2. BECOME A DOCTOR.


Make your mom proud by becoming a doctor—the fourth doctor, that is. The iconic striped scarf is perfect for cold winter days or a Doctor Who costume.

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3. FOR URGENT SCRIBBLINGS


This paper scarf is perfect for writing down notes when you don’t have a notebook handy. The best part is that is actually keeps your neck warm too!

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4. UNFORTUNATELY NOT EDIBLE


Try not to devour this deliciously shaped pizza scarf.

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5. SERIOUSLY, DON’T EAT YOUR SCARF.

If pizza wasn’t delectable enough, you can also ham it up in a bacon scarf.

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6. WEARABLE STORIES


These literary scarves have the words of your favorite books printed right on them. You can probably read a full paragraph while just waiting for the bus.

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7. ALMOST AS GOOD AS SPROUTING WINGS


Humans don’t have wings, but you can pretend with these scarves covered in illustrated plumage. The artwork is so realistic, your friends might worry you’ll fly away.

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8. CUDDLE UP WITH YOUR FAVORITE ANIMAL


This Etsy shop knits up amazingly adorable animals to wrap around your neck. Your new woodland friend is sure to be a hit this winter season.

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9. SHOW HOUSE PRIDE


You have to admit, Hogwarts has some amazing style. Pick a house and flaunt that school spirit.

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10. THE ONE SCARF TO RULE THEM ALL


This scarf won’t make you invisible, but maybe if you wrap it around your face, no one will bother you.

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11. RETRO WARMTH


Ever notice that the traditional sweater pattern kind of looks like a game of Space Invaders? These scarf makers sure did.

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12. IN THE NAME OF THE MOON


Pretend you're Sailor Moon with these Luna and Artemis scarves.

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13. BECOME THE CRIME SCENE


With this police tape scarf, you can tape off crime scenes at a moment’s notice.

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14. BELIEVE.

Announce to your friends and family that you are a staunch believer in cryptozoology while wearing a Big Foot scarf.

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15. OLD SCHOOL SANTA


This 8-bit Santa pattern is too adorable to resist.

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