It was only a few years ago that turtlenecks were an enemy of mine. I hated the way they looked and felt, like I had something caught in my throat or as Mitch Hedburg would say, “like being strangled by a really weak guy, all day.” But I finally came around to the style and let me tell you, turtlenecks are having a moment. From actual royal families to fictional “royal” families like the Roys on Succession, turtlenecks are a fall staple for a chic look without much effort. We’ve rounded up some of the top turtlenecks to give your next fall outfit a new silhouette.
The Organic Cotton Turtleneck Waffle Tee
Waffle knit is on trend this year (did it ever really go out of style?) and this turtleneck from Everlane gives you all the comfort you expect from long underwear but to be worn on its own.
Women HEATTECH Turtleneck T-shirt
HEATTECH is one of the best things that Uniqlo makes and this is my personal go-to for the winter season. It’s stretchy, comfortable, and perfect to wear on its own or layered.
Splendid 1x1 Rib Long Sleeve Turtleneck Tee T-Shirt
Made from a mixture of cotton and rayon, this breathable turtleneck is one you’ll want to keep around. It’s a little bit stretchy yet not too thin, which is a fine line some brands don’t achieve.
The Cotton Turtleneck Tee
Is there a basic that Everlane can’t make great? 100% cotton and lightweight, wear it as a shirt with a pair of jeans and a blazer or layer it under a chunky sweater for maximum warmth.
Amazon Essentials Women's Plus Size Long-Sleeve Mockneck
This lightweight mock neck option is for those who are making their way into the world of turtlenecks but don’t want to dive right in. The cotton/modal/polyester blend is soft and durable enough to wear as its own layer or under a sweater for extra warmth.
Lands' End Women's Supima Cotton Long Sleeve Turtleneck
Made from 100% Supima cotton, the soft neck can be worn up, folded, or scrunched for a more relaxed look. The shaped fit hugs your body without clinging, making it ideal to wear under sweaters in the winter or on its own.
Pima Cotton Turtleneck
You can’t really go wrong with a classic. L.L.Bean’s affinity for quality and affordability gives you a wide range of options and this Pima cotton turtleneck is at the top of the bunch. Seriously, it has a 4.4-star rating with over 1,000 reviews.
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