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FAVORITES | The Fur Scarf Set

Snow in October has definitely propelled, and in some cases dragged kicking and screaming, many fashionistas into a wintery state of mind…

Could it be that Americans are succumbing to the charm of the European bourgeoisie? Specifically, that European taste for fur scarves. Hey, it’s no secret that a fashionable scarf can turn the most ordinary outfit into a traffic-stopping look. And who doesn’t like to feel like a million bucks?

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Ladylike clothing and accessories, Michael Kors

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Hermès

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John Richmond - Ribbed brown fox scarf

There is also something so personal and chic about scarves. From the way they are tied or draped, to the way they work as a canvas to express one’s mood or personality, scarves are more than a mere fashionable accessory. A scarf is a statement piece!

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Charlize Theron's chic aiport look | Source: justjared.com

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Antonio Azzuolo - Fall 2011-Winter 2012

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Matthew Williamson - Fall 2011-Winter 2012

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Isadora Duncan dancing with scarves

Recently, it appears that just as many men as women are appreciating the accessory. Even school kids are becoming vivid consumers, as are adult professionals; and of course, the elegant old-timers who know how to wear, and make, a fur accessory proud. And with the colder winter months arriving, fur scarves are starting to make the fashion rounds.

Even men love fur scarves

Even men love fur scarves

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Iris Apfel - dyed mongalian lamb scarf

Singer Rihanna dresses up her look with a fur scarf

Singer Rihanna dresses up her look with a fur scarf

Suzanne Somers makes an appearance in a chic white mink fur scarf

Suzanne Somers makes an appearance in a chic white mink fur scarf

In case you didn’t notice, in the past few years fur scarves have become a mainstay with the fashionable set. Not that fur scarves are anything new, but they are becoming as popular as the trapper hats that have become a common occurrence throughout the winter months; though, unlike fur headgear, fur scarves easily conform to less frigid temperatures.

Singer Ashanti has fun in a fur scarf on the red carpet

Singer Ashanti has fun in a fur scarf on the red carpet

Reality star Katie Price in fur scarf

Reality star Katie Price in fur scarf

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Parisian fashion-goers on their way to Sonia Rykiel and John Galliano

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Jean Béraud - Parisian woman in the Place de la Concorde, c.1890 (oil on canvas)

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Yellow kimono worn with white fox scarf

And more people than expected are currently sporting that touch of luxe with flair and conviction. An added plus with fur scarves is they work with almost anything… be it a winter fur coat, a denim jacket, or a leather blouson. You be the judge!

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Jill Stuart - Fall 2011-Winter 2012

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Carolina Herrera - Fall 2011-Winter 2012

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Cynthia Steffe - Fall 2011-Winter 2012

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Issa - Fall 2011-Winter 2012

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Gucci - Orange fox boa and shoulder bag

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Zang Toi - Fall 2011-Winter 2012

Fur scarves seem to be everywhere this season, so next time you find yourself in your favorite boutique or department store allow yourself a few minutes to indulge! Feel the luxurious warmth around your neck, try it on, play with it… The fur scarf is the ultimate affordable luxury this season. And, as we’ve said before, nothing frames a face like fur!

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