Street Sense: Scarves
As temperatures plummet, and hibernation becomes a tempting alternative, New Yorkers are faced with a dilemma: To be frumpy or to be freezing?
Puffy jackets, long underwear and hat hair may not turn heads, but there is an answer to our frost-bitten funk: Scarves. From cashmere pashminas to silk ascots and woolen shawls, sidewalks are teeming with stylish neckwear. Turns out to find out where to buy, you just have to ask.
Salomon Kuradjic, 29, blogger
The scarf: Bought at a boutique in Denmark, $80
It reminds me of home and Wheres Waldo.?
Meryll McGrath, 26, assistant designer
The scarf: H&M, $25
Nica Port, 20, cashier at a restaurant
The scarf: Goodwill, $2
Im really into the 80s, and the whole brown/yellow thing.
Allyson Candia, 24, history teacher at a public high school
The scarf: Bought from a street vendor in Soho, $8
It adds some interest to a basic black coat, and the leopard print really spices things up.