Weird and wonderful winter accessories

Tis the season to start getting your winter accessories sorted, but that doesn’t mean you have to stick to boring versions. Yes, hats, scarves and gloves will be key parts of any winter wardrobe but these days there’s far more on offer, so here’s our pick of some of the best weird and wonderful accessories you need to have in your life:

The muffler. Faux fur mufflers feel totally indulgent, being very Doctor Zhivago-esque and giving any look that Russian wilderness twist, but they’re great hand warmers too. They can add a stylish touch to your outfit and are way more interesting than regular gloves, helping you stand out for all the right reasons.

The snood. Is it a scarf? Is it a hood? Well, it’s both. It can be wrapped around your neck for maximum cosiness or can be used to cover your head during an impromptu snowstorm, and the best part is you won’t have the end of the scarf dangling down, falling off and getting in the way.

The ear muffs. Ear muffs can take you right back to your childhood and are perfect for this time of year, keeping your ears warm without flattening your carefully coiffed hairstyle, and with so many styles to choose from you’ll look cute and stylish all season long.

The arm warmer. Arm and wrist warmers aren’t given the attention they deserve, but they can be seriously handy when the temperature starts to drop. Perfect for chilly offices, they let you get on with your day without gloves needing to interfere, providing valuable extra warmth when you need it most.

The headband. Another great alternative to hats and even ear muffs, a headband can keep your ears warm and toasty with a stylish edge.

So what are you waiting for? These weird and wonderful winter accessories can be the perfect finishing touch to your outfit and will mean you’re totally prepared when the weather starts to change, and then all you’ve got to do is throw on your trusty duffle. Sorted!