How do you stay warm when going outside? With winter finally here it’s time to start layering up in chunky knits. Scarves are a winter must-have accessory for both functional and stylish reasons. It helps you stay warm and protects your neck and face from cold winds. Scarves also add a layer of warmth and flair to your outfit. Keep scrolling to find six must-have scarves for both men and women.

The Free People Kolby Brushed Scarf is a very on-trend piece for women this season. It’s very oversized, cozy and comes in two different color options: gray or blue. This scarf is made of brushed yarn with oversized fringe at the end. Priced at $48 this would make an amazing Christmas gift. Another oversized knit scarf is the Sole Society Chunky Scarf. A perfect option for your chilliest days to stay warm. I love the baby pink color this scarf features and the length. Better yet, this scarf is just $45.

Kate Spade New York is known for its girly and elegant designs and I love the Colorblock Faux Fur Pom Scarf. With neutral colors, it will pair nicely with any piece in your wardrobe. UGG also makes a Lofty Infinity Scarf that is ultra warm. This unique piece can be worn as a scarf or converted into a hood. The Sole Society Oversized Faux Fur Wrap is very chic and fancy. This would be a perfect item for holiday parties or New Years Eve worn over your dress or coat. Lastly, the Burberry Heritage Giant Check Scarf is a splurge item that can be worn for years to come. This cashmere scarf is luxurious and a classic piece that will pair with any neutral item in your wardrobe.

For men, the Nordstrom Gingham Cashmere Scarf is a must-have for this season. It’s so soft and would look great under jackets and vests alike. Plus its classic pattern will never go out of style. Another option from Nordstrom is the Herringbone Silk Blend Scarf. Detailed with soft, lightweight silk-blend material and edged in feathery fringe. The Vertical Degrade Stripe Cashmere Scarf from Nordstrom is very fashionable. Its ombre design will standout wherever you go. Better yet, all of these scarves are under $100.

The Ralph Lauren Chunky Ribbed Scarf is cozy and casual. Marked with an embroidery logo at the end, it makes this scarf unique and timeless. Plus, it’s just $59 and is available in four different color options. Lastly, the Banana Republic Extra-Fine Merino Scarf features a textile waffle knit. This would pair well with a black coat and jeans for a casual, stylish look.

What scarf will you be wearing this season? Let me know in the comments below.

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