In a digital age where hands-free options are considered a necessity and not a novelty, modern muffs are the chicest form of convenience. This fall, mitts and gloves take a backseat to the return of muffs — the cylindrical hand-warmer dating back to as early as the 16th Century with roots in imperial Russia. Muffs that recalled bygone eras appeared at Tory Burch in floral and gilded tapestry, were fashioned onto coats at Balenciaga, looked luxuriously plush at BCBGMaxAzria and doubled as a purse at Diane von Furstenberg, thanks to a cleverly attached strap.
If you can’t wait to get your hands on (or in) this sumptuous cold-weather accessory, we’ve scoured the market to cull the chicest new ways to keep your hands warm this winter.
Modern Muffs at Balenciaga
Cleverly fashioned onto a coat, muffs at Balenciaga proved to be the best solution for the frigid air.
Modern Muffs at BCBGMaxAzria
Seeking shelter from the impending winter weather ahead, models' hands at BCBGMaxAzria were safely stored in ultra-fluffy, traditional iterations of the muff.
Modern Muffs at Tory Burch
Smartly attached to a strap, the tapestry-treated muffs at Tory Burch are the “it” accessory for the woman on-the-go.
Modern Muffs at Celine
In arresting, traffic cone orange and other show-stopping variations, muffs were carried in one hand by models at Celine.
Modern Muffs at Christopher Raeburn
Models at Christopher Raeburn were well-armed for any weather, carrying jet-black fur muffs down the runway complete with chill-fighting parkas.
Modern Muffs at Jean-Charles de Castelbajac
Taking a whimsical approach with celestial stars, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac easily made the muff a winter eveningwear favorite for the style set.
Modern Muffs at Diane von Furstenberg
Doubling as a purse at Diane von Furstenberg, this handbag hybrid keeps both your essentials secure and your hands warm.