If you’re not yet on board the turtleneck train, it’s time to hop on. The classic sweater is the epitome of great cold-weather style. It’s comfy, it’s warm, and it makes every outfit look like you tried a little harder than you actually may have. From cotton to merino wool to cashmere, there’s a fabric—and shape—for everyone. To make sure your pick feels modern modern, opt for updated silhouettes—and don’t be afraid to layer up. Get started with 17 of our favorite picks.
If you’re unsure turtlenecks work with your style, start with a well-priced green one from Uniqlo as a test.
H&M is another great place to shop when you’re just starting out. This one has a heathered texture to it, so it’ll pop against stark denim.
Turtleneck Pullover Sweatergap.com
Gap sweaters are simple, comfortable, and everything you might hope for in a turtleneck.
Austin Turtleneck Sweatendclothing.com
If a full sweater is too heavy, try a T-shirt or sweatshirt blend instead.
Destination Turtleneck Sweaterjcrew.com
You can’t go wrong with a simple, fitted take.
For when you couldn’t possibly decide between a crewneck and a hoodie.
Pair it with light denim for a more fashion-forward vibe.
Barbour’s expertly crafted sweater is as far from frumpy as a turtleneck can get.
Allsaints sweaters were look equally great with a suit, or with slightly distressed denim and combat boots.
Merino Turtleneck Sweatersoutherntide.com
The ribbed edges on this make it feel like you’re climbing into a blanket.
This is pretty lightweight, so it works well for layering with a suit or under a jacket.
If you’re going to opt for a colored sweater, this take is cool without going over the top.
Cashmere Rollneck Sweatermrporter.com
Cashmere makes for the softest sweaters you can get. This one is practically made to be worn with a suit.