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From Weapon-Inspired Accessories to Faux Fur for Kids

 - Aug 11, 2009   Updated: Apr 14 2011
With fall coming, people are starting to glance at warmer clothing including scarves.

From fake animal scarves to crime scene accessories, these 30 scarf designs will definitely get you thinking of fall wear.

Implications - Consumers are increasingly embracing functional fashion that doubles as an artistic social statement. Fashion designers are responding with avant-garde accessories that enable the wearer to stay warm and simultaneously attract attention while out in public. Other examples of this phenomena include accessories that double as privacy accessories and novelty products meant as gag gifts. Businesses and fashion designers can take advantage of this phenomenon by creating innovative accessories with an alternative use or cheeky form factor.