Dramatic scarves are one of the things I get most excited about when it gets cold. Perk number 1 is that it doesn't matter what shirt you wear (no one will even know if you're wearing a shirt), which gives us lazy people one less thing to worry about in the morning. Perk number two is that it keeps you exponentially warmer - it's essentially like wearing a patterned blanket. And the third and final perk is that it's a great accessory to throw on to liven up an outfit. That's all.
Similar coats below (without the fur - sorry!)