15 Stylish Winter Scarves That Will Totally Transform Your Look

These chic scarves will keep you cozy all winter long.

Adding a little something new to your outfit doesn't always have to mean hitting the stores for new tops, jewelry, or coats. When it comes down to it, a well-chosen scarf can actually be one of the best seasonal ways to add color, texture, or personality to your look without costing you an arm and a leg. That's why we've rounded up the most stylish scarves on the market, perfect for transforming your winter outfits in no time. And if you're looking to step up your wardrobe for when the warm weather returns, check out these 15 Spring Jackets You'll Want to Wear All Year in 2020.

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This Manhattan map scarf

Manhattan map scarf
Kate Spade

You can "heart" New York all you want, but owning a scarf with a full map of Manhattan on it is probably the best way to literally wear your undying love for your favorite city for all to see. This soft piece is made of 100 percent viscose twill and is big enough to be knotted around your neck, waist, or handbag as the perfect ode to the Big Apple. And if you're feeling inspired to pack your bags and make your way to the big city, check out these 25 Must-Pack Travel Essentials Under $25.

$88 at Kate Spade
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This Harry Potter scarf

Harry Potter scarf
Harry Potter Shop

Whether you're looking to show your undying Hufflepuff pride or your wise Ravenclaw traits to the world, these Hogwarts-house-specific scarves are a great way to bring your Harry Potter fandom into your everyday wardrobe without going too over the top. They're also made of 100 percent wool, meaning they'll keep you warmer than an Incendio spell!

$30 at Harry Potter Shop
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This blanket scarf

Blanket scarf

Some days, just having a scarf on hand to stay warm isn't enough to combat gusts of wind and sub-freezing temperatures. Luckily, this oversized blanket scarf is large enough to make a statement while also keeping you warm all over. The best part? This piece is as soft as cashmere but is still 100 percent vegan. And if you're looking for more ways to stay extra comfy, check out these 15 Hygge Accessories That Will Make Your Home Warm and Cozy for Winter 2020.

$50 at Pudus
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This patchwork-inspired scarf

white woman wearing patchwork scarf

Bright, funky patterns are a great way to change up your look and elevate your style, which is why accessories like scarves can do so much without going over the top. This colorful and comfy number will add the perfect amount of pop to your wardrobe all winter long.

$58 at Anthropologie
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This reversible leopard scarf

white woman wearing leopard scarf

Why invest in one look when you could have two? This super cozy leopard print scarf is plush and soft to the touch while sporting two different color schemes on either side. You can knot it to show off both sides or drape it just right to sport only the shade you want to show. And if you're looking for stylish ways to keep your feet warm all winter, check out these 20 Gorgeous Pairs of Women's Winter Boots You'll Want to Wear With Everything.

$48 at Anthropologie
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This Pendleton muffler scarf

yellow plaid pendleton scarf

Besides being timelessly classic, Pendleton blankets are so cozy that you might just want to curl up under one all day long. The healthy medium between staying on the couch all day and wearing a blanket to work? This warm wool piece, which will look as good with your outfit as their throw blankets do on your sofa.

$55 and up at Pendleton
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This artistic scarf

Block shop scarf with gold dots and blue stripes
Block Shop

Looking to incorporate a little high culture into your daily look? Besides their stunning wall tapestries, Block Shop textiles also offers scarves inspired by artistry all around the world. According to the designer, this silk and cotton piece draws inspiration from the Carlo Scarpa-designed Venetian showroom for Olivetti, a typewriter and calculator company.

$120 at Block Shop
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This Mondrian print scarf

Mondrian scarf
MoMA Design Store

Adding a splash of color to an outfit is always better when it's a culturally iconic splash of color. This soft silk scarf brings the primary colors and stark lines of Piet Mondrian's seminal neoplasticist piece Trafalgar Square right to your wardrobe. And unlike looking at the original flat painting, you can change the texture of the artwork depending on how you choose to wear or tie it!

$65 at MoMA Design Store
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This constellation scarf

Blue and white constellation scarf

Love looking up at the night sky? This lightweight navy-black scarf is super soft and features prints of all the animal constellations above. Onlookers will be stargazing at your new look all winter long! And if you need more than a scarf to stay warm this season, check out The 20 Best Winter Coats for Women.

$26 at Etsy
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This owl infinity scarf

Owl scarf

As it turns out, owls are not just wise, but also incredibly cute. This soft cotton infinity scarf puts their adorable likeness to good use as a playful print that will have everyone asking "hoo is that by?" And the best part? As an infinity scarf, there's practically an infinite number of ways to wear it!

$22 at Etsy
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This Jackson Pollock print scarf

Jackson Pollock scarf
MoMA Design Store

Have you ever woken up and asked yourself "Should there be more Abstract Expressionism in my style?" Whatever the answer to that question may be, this gorgeous scarf is a great way to elevate your look, thanks to its wearable recreation of Pollock's Full Fathom Five.

$65 at MoMA Design Store
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This Maya Angelou poem scarf

headless mannequin wearing blue and white Maya Angelou scarf
Uncommon Goods

Beloved American poet Maya Angelou has touched the lives of untold millions with her work. Now, you can celebrate her contributions to the world of literature with this cotton scarf that's screen-printed with her entire poem, "Still I Rise." It's the kind of fashion statement that accomplishes with words what fabrics alone cannot.

$48 at Uncommon Goods
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This Eiffel Tower scarf

Eiffel Tower scarf on mannequin

Ah, Paris: Quelle chic! If you're francophile, there's no better way to show your love for the City of Light than this soft scarf, which is printed with an image of France's most iconic landmark, as well as a map of arrondissements.

$57 at Macy's
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This abstract Japanese art scarf

Japanese art scarf with multiple colors and japanese figures on it

Looking for a showstopper scarf? This unique piece is made of merino wool and features bright pops of purple, teal, and pink with traditional Japanese imagery. But that's not even the best part: Any purchase at Vida sends proceeds towards education and literacy programs for their employees around the globe.

$135 at Vida
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This sushi scarf

Sushi print scarf

If you're majorly into maki or big on bento boxes, you might want to consider picking up this cotton single loop infinity scarf. It features an adorable print of sushi characters, from bespectacled rolls to smiling hand wraps—and at just $16, it's a super affordable way to keep warm and elevate your look.

$16 at Etsy
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Zachary Mack
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