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All wrapped up: how men’s neckwear got emotional

By Morwenna Ferrier

From neckties in bold colours to cosy, oversized blankets, winter is always scarf season. But what are men giving away by the way they wear them?

Last week, during a particularly tense moment in an equally tense match between Manchester City and Liverpool, the City manager, Pep Guardiola, threw his snood on the ground in a tantrum.

There was no need (City won), but when viewed alongside Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp, a manager who tends to wear his own snood-like “gaiter” wrapped around his face throughout an entire match, it suggested there is more to the snood-gaiter-whatever than meets the eye. It is not simply there to keep us warm: it is a tool, a shield, and a glaring example of how accessories can be weaponised without the wearer losing face.

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Via:: https://www.theguardian.com/fashion/2019/jan/09/all-wrapped-up-how-mens-neckwear-got-emotional