In The Press

January 31, 2020

This Scarf Will Help Protect You Against Germs and Pollution This Winter (Video)

"Amazon shoppers have praised the scarf for its usefulness during the winter. "Love this thing — great for avoiding germs on airplanes, my daily subway commute, and during flu season, but also really cozy and just a great all around scarf. Also love that you can’t see the band or the mask part in person when you’re wearing it — just looks like a normal, super soft scarf that magically stays in place," one reviewer wrote."

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March 12, 2020

Scarf maker Scough among companies benefitting from coronavirus outbreak

"As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, some companies are in fact benefitting from the outbreak. Stephen Carroll speaks to Andrew Kessler, the founder of Scough - an American manufacturer of scarves with built-in air filters, which is struggling to satisfy demand"

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March 12, 2020

Just In Time for Flu Season, a Scarf Built to Withstand Chemical Warfare

"It's a philosophical distinction from how Japan and other mask-wearing countries approach germs. "We’re marketing it first as, 'Protect yourself and stay healthy,'" Klaristenfeld says. "And then kind of sliding in the courtesy aspect: 'Don't get other people sick.'"

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March 12, 2020

Germ-Fighting Scarf Shields Straphangers from Airborne Illness

"The Scough — a mashup of the words "scarf" and "cough" — was the brainchild of Alexa Nigro, Ari Klaristenfeld and Andrew Kessler, who couldn't stand another winter riding the subway next to people who don't cover their mouths when they cough."

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January 28, 2015

STYLE
Flu-fighting fashion: 7 high-tech ways to guard against germs

Breathing is a two-way street and Brooklyn-made Scough scarves can shield you from airborne ailments either way with the its pollution protection they call Filterwear.

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February 27, 2020

How to ~Not~ Get Sick During Cold and Flu Season

"Think of this as the face mask redux. The Scough , which looks like a normal scarf or bandana, will only draw side-eyes if you continue wearing it indoors."

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