The wisest of the creatures in the Chinese zodiac, snakes strike quickly and accurately, invariably taking all by surprise. As we enter their year, those born under this sign will need an accessory representative of their refinement and mastery of complexity. These limited edition print scarves in delicate silk are from British label Vassilisa, which takes its name from a fairytale Russian maiden whose beauty and skills at weaving fabric captured the heart of a prince.
Even those who are not snakes themselves should celebrate the year with something scaly. The blue version is here and other colors are here, all from go-british.com, online purveyors of all that has the whiff and feel of England.