You can jet to just about anywhere in the country for around $300 or less. So when you see a scarf–a couple swathes of fabric–costing $275 you probably wonder if it’s worth it. I bought a classic, 100% cashmere scarf by Burberry five years ago. It’s still in beautiful condition and never ceases to look impeccable even with jeans. A plaid pattern in neutral black goes with nearly everything and cashmere is the softest, warmest material you can get. Let’s see if the fashion math really adds up:
There you have it. Instead of thinking of a luxury cashmere scarf as incompatible with your budget, remember that this is an investment you’ll be wearing for years to come. And it’s far nicer to wear a comfy, beautiful scarf than to wear one that’s scratchy and shabby looking.