Nothing beats turtlenecks when it comes to looking stylish and staying warm. What's more versatile and more remarkable than a turtleneck? Not much at all. What served as a uniform for 19th-century polo players back in the day has become a modern menswear staple today. Whether you're planning on layering a lightweight version or rocking a sturdier knit on its own, turtlenecks add an element of sophistication no matter the outfit.
These sweaters from our favorite men's clothing brands are versatile enough to style with any of your favorite jeans or suits, keeping you protected from the elements. Moreover, they're a sleek and easy look to throw on during your video conference calls. We've made it easy by carefully hand-picking the best of turtlenecks in prints, stripes, solids, merinos, and cashmere to get you through this season.
Heritage cotton rollneck letter sweater
With turtlenecks being one of the most classic looks that a man can wear, it isn't surprising that you can traditionally find them on Ivy League campuses nationwide. J. Crew captured that aura with this heritage turtleneck sweater. If you want an extra dose of flare for your look, this piece has a vintage letter sewn right on it, and you don't even have to make the rowing team to get it.
While some turtlenecks look fabulous under a suit with their sleek silhouette, the Herdsman at Buck Mason is the kind of sweater that makes you want to travel. While this turtleneck will look great in your backyard, it is designed to overlook the cliffs of Ireland, protecting you from the rain and the wind. The 95% merino wool and the 5% cashmere come together for one of the softest and most comfortable garments you'll have in the closet.
Ralph Lauren Striped Wool-Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater
There are a few things that Ralph Lauren excels at, but one of them is taking vintage looks from some of the world's most popular games and bringing their fashion to the rest of us. Of course, Polo is a big one (they named an entire line under the company after it, after all), but this turtleneck brings back the class (and the stripes) of rugby. And, of course, the wool and cashmere mix make it more comfortable than any t-shirt in your collection.
Suit Supply Turtleneck
Wearing a sweater under your suit can be tricky, mainly because they are thicker than your dress shirts. But that changes with this slim and sleek turtleneck designed to be worn under your jackets. The light brown color makes it perfect for virtually any color suit. The soft 100% Australian wool is slim, breathable, and luxurious, setting up a time when you look forward to wearing your suits again.
Tommy Hilfiger Chunky Knit Turtleneck
There are a few things that are known for the red, white, and blue. The United States of America, England, and of course, Tommy Hilfiger. This oversized and chunky turtleneck is made with a cotton, wool, and nylon blend that will keep you warm against the cold but also may convince your to just snuggle up on the couch instead.
Bonobos Jetsetter Performance Turtleneck
Sometimes you don't need something chunky and comfortable to wear on the cliffs of Ireland, and you don't need something sleek and luxurious to go under your suit. Sometimes you just need something basic and straightforward. Bonobos is all about putting you in the best products with the best fit. And with this turtleneck's DRYTEX fiber, it is moisture-wicking, breathable, and even provides SPF sun protection.
Weavers of Ireland Wool Turtleneck
Remember that turtleneck designed to protect you against the wind and rain on the cliffs of Ireland? This one is made to protect the fishermen on the seas themselves. Weavers of Ireland believes that the turtleneck is a staple in every man's wardrobe, and they doubled down on that belief by weaving their heritage into this piece. The cable design represents the ropes the fishermen use, and the honeycomb design represents the fruits of an honest day's labor.
We agree with Weavers of Ireland; the turtleneck should absolutely be a staple in your wardrobe. Whether you need something sleek and luxurious to add a new and fresh layer to your suit wardrobe or you need something to protect yourself from the elements, there is something here for you.
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