If you still think that turtlenecks are the provenance of ‘70s news anchors and your grandfather, you are behind the times. Beloved by street style mavens and available in a variety of incarnations—cropped, oversized, tissue-thin—turtlenecks offer plenty of great styling opportunities while also helping you to battle the enduring winter chill.
3 Creative Ways to Wear A Turtleneck
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Click through to see three creative ways to style this timeless piece, as well as shop a few of our favorite options.
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Model Michelle Scanga
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Instead of reaching for a dress and blazer combination, why not try a skinny turtleneck over a voluminous skirt in a sumptuous fabric? We particularly love this chic navy and black combination.
BCBG Generation The Higher Maintenance Clutch ($78) in Black/White Combo
Alexander Wang Jodie Slingback ($575) in Peppermint
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A stone gray turtleneck brings a white top and bold, red trousers into cold weather territory. Make sure the top is structured and the turtleneck is sleek enough to layer without adding unwanted bulk. Pair with a printed bag in a matching color to tie the look together.
Sandro Poison Ankle Pants ($355) in Red
Theory Azaline Sweater in Leftbank ($365) in Grey
10 Crosby Derek Lam Rounded Sweatshirt ($495) in White
Coach Madison Small Sadie Flap Satchel ($278) in Graphic Print Fabric
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The tried-and-true jeans and a sweater combination is made more interesting by layering a button-down under the chunky turtleneck. Make sure the collar is big enough to peek out of the top and that the jeans are slim fitting. Add a hat and finish with a louche leather bag in a warm hue.
Janessa Leone Victoria Hat ($170) in Oxford Mix
Express Light Wash Denim Boyfriend Shirt ($60)
LL Bean Classic Cashmere Turtleneck ($129) in Spruce
Theyskens’ Theory Plove F Pant in Ipin Cotton Blend ($295) in Multi
Guess Vacla Pointed-Toe Leather Booties ($129) in Black
Tod’s Secchiello Leather Tote ($1425) in Brown Nordstrom.com
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Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater ($80) in Pink
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Hand Knit Aran Polo Neck Sweater ($358) in Grey
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Turtleneck Top ($40) in White
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Ribbed Turtleneck ($360) in Black
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