Who needs blankets when you have blanket scarves? There is no denying that blanket scarves have made their way front and center this winter. With their versatility and warmth, it has become a winter essential.

This trend is perfect for layering and will ensure you nothing but warmth during these harsh winter months. Layering this scarf with long peacoats, oversized knit cardigans and turtlenecks are great ways to wear this trend. If you’re looking for more of an edgier look with the blanket scarf wear it as a shawl over an all-black ensemble, using the scarf as your statement piece and possible pop of color. These scarves are perfect for everyday looks, edgy looks and on the run looks, creating versatility whether you get chilly during that long lecture class or need something to hug your neck while outdoors.

This stylishly warm Fashionista chose to wear her plaid blanket scarf with a long bubble coat and Ray-Bans, perfect for her on the run look, but yet still very fashionable. Her riding boots are a perfect color contrast with her black coat and black and white blanket scarf. Staying warm with these scarves whether outdoors or cuddling inside is a must have for simply being conveniently cozy.

What is your STYLE ADVICE OF THE WEEK? “When out shopping for blanket scarves, note that patterned ones are ironically the most versatile. Most time the patterned scarves are double-sided like the one pictured above. However, the patterns add dimension to an ensemble versus a solid color scarf.”