10 Winter Accessories That Will Brighten Your Mood

Because...sub-zero temps

It’s safe to say you’ve got your winter coat game on lock. (If not, here’s a good place to start.) But even still, three months is a long time to wear the exact same thing day in, day out. Good news: We’ve handpicked ten winter accessories that’ll help you trudge through this season without falling into a sartorial slump.

The Faux-fur Stole

So much better than your traditional plaid scarf. Pro tip: Match yours to your winter coat for a chic monochromatic look.

Get the look: Zara ($100)

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The Sporty Snow Boots

Face it, you’re probably never going to get your hands on those L.L. Bean duck boots (sold out until March every freaking year). You could opt for an almost-identical Sperry version. Or, you could be a boss and cop a moon-boot situation.

Get the look: Adidas by Stella McCartney ($240)

The Statement Cuff

Wondering how to make your basic leather bomber or slouchy sweater feel new and exciting come mid-February when you’ve worn it approximately 80 times? Look to the statement-making jewelry line ?Dannijo. The crystal-embellished Theodora cuff (or, heck, even stacks of multiple cuffs) should do the trick. Just remember to scrunch your sleeves for maximum visibility.

Get the look: Dannijo ($395)

The Clip-on Sunglasses

The latest in the Warby Parker library, these specs come with a custom clip-on made from leather-wrapped stainless steel and outfitted with polarized lenses. FYI: Sun protection is just as important in the winter, people.

Get the look: Warby Parker ($195)

Walk in Wonderland

The Shearling Crossbody

Come January, your handbag game is almost as important as your outerwear game (they’re both the first things people see). Instead of a classic black tote, try a playful shearling style.

Get the look: Coach ($237)

The Furry Accent

Not ready to splurge on a handbag? Just add a little fur ball into the mix.

Get the look: Halogen ($20)

The Knee-high Socks

Knee-high socks are supposed to increase your circulation, and the bright color contrast on this pair will add cheer to a gloomy winter day (even if it’s not visible under your layers).

Get the look: Loft ($8)

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The Wide-brimmed Hat

For the days when it’s not yet snowing but you still need some extra protection, reach for this sophisticated topper. Its wide brim will help with sun protection (see importance above), while the warm fabric will keep your head cozy.

Get the look: Club Monaco ($130)

Creators of Desire

The Cashmere Turban

In the market for something a little more blizzard-proof? Test-drive a knit turban (it’s the new beanie).

Get the look: Rosie Sugden ($165)

The Punchy Gloves

Buttery soft and the total opposite of basic black--these gloves contain multitudes.

Get the look: Bloomingdale's ($66)

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