17 Lightweight Turtlenecks Perfect for Layering

A lightweight turtleneck is a bona fide wardrobe essential that’s well worth the investment. With endless outfit possibilities, a turtleneck will elevate your look for three out of the four seasons. We’re also firm believers that the perfect turtleneck is the solution anytime layering is in question. Try wearing one under a silky tank or slip dress for transitional spring days, or pair it with a chunky cardigan during crisp fall weather. Turtlenecks can even provide added warmth on those subzero winter nights. That said, we’ve rounded up some of the best options to layer up in. Keep scrolling to shop our personal favorites. Trust us—you can’t go wrong with any of these picks.

Stripes and gathered shoulders make for a fun version of a classic turtleneck.

Available in sizes XS to L.

A ribbed knit adds a nice touch of texture.

Available in sizes XS to L. 

The perfect combination: a turtleneck sweatshirt.

Available in sizes XXS to XL.

A classic black turtleneck is a must-have in every closet.

Available in size S.

Crisp white looks great with any color.

Available in sizes XS to L. 

This turtleneck is ideal for tucking into vintage Levi’s. Just add a cool belt.

Available in sizes XS to L. 

A cropped turtleneck is a subtle way to show a little skin.

Available in sizes 12 to 24.

Playful colors jazz up an otherwise simple essential.

Available in size 36 IT.

We love this easy-to-wear wool sweater with dolman sleeves.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

Break up your neutral outfit with an olive-green knit.

Available in sizes XXS to XL.

Try thin stripes for a preppy-chic look.

Available in sizes S to L.

This color of this sweater is so rich and beautiful that there’s little need to accessorize.

Available in sizes 10 to 28.

Try a ribbed knit for an of-the-moment spin.

Available in sizes XS to XL.

If you’re not a fan of the classic turtleneck, a mock neck is a great alternative.

Available in sizes XS to L. 

Abstract prints can look refined when done in earthy tones.

Available in sizes 1X to 3X.

A pretty neckline adds extra detail to the most basic outfit. 

Available in sizes XS to L. 

The subtle metallic texture dresses up this basic layering piece.

Available in size XS.

There’s no doubt that fashion meets function in these practical, lightweight turtlenecks. Which one is your favorite? We know—it’s hard to choose just one.