(Left) Dress by Margaret Howell; camel scarf by COS; lilac scarf by Folk; mustard scarf by Toast. (Right) Dress by MHL by Margaret Howell; navy and gray scarf by GANT Rugger; pink scarf by Folk; burgundy scarf by Margaret Howell My family feels very strongly about scarves. They wear them devotedly and generously give them to one another, but then “borrow” them back, sometimes without asking and for extended periods. It’s not uncommon for my dad to say to my sister, “That’s a great scarf—is it mine?” I shake my head, but I understand the connection people have to scarves. After all, you develop an attachment to something you wear every day. A good scarf does more than keep us warm: It shows the world a hint of personality, a flash of color, a blaze of pattern and a sense of style. While the rest of your wardrobe rotates, the perfect scarf captures your feelings for the season. Many years ago as a student in Paris, as the weather turned cooler I began to consider what scarf to wear. I didn’t want to look too eager and be the first person This story is from Kinfolk Issue Fourteen Buy Now Related Stories Fashion Issue 42 Off Grid Pack a bag. Pitch a tent. Find a slice of nature to call your own. Fashion Issue 42 Rawdah Mohamed Fashion's new gatekeeper invites everyone inside. Design Fashion Issue 41 Nikolaj Hansson An introduction to courtside cool. Fashion Issue 40 Fractured Frequencies Summer style catches a strange new wave. Fashion Interiors Issue 40 Home Tour: Lucinda Chambers Inside the west London townhouse at the heart of the British fashion establishment. Fashion Issue 39 THE AFTERGLOW High-voltage encounters with Seoul’s restless dreamers.