Men’s turtlenecks or roll-necks are extremely underrated, many men don’t even consider adding it to their wardrobe because they do not know how to style them but they are having a sudden comeback amongst stylish gentlemen in this modern age. If you are hesitant to try one out or have made up your mind to wear one but are confused about how to wear it, this article is for you. You need not stress over it anymore as we have all the tips, ideas and everything you need to know about turtlenecks and how to style them.You can dress them up by wearing them in sleek classic ways or you can dress them down for a more casual or street style affair.
Whether you choose to downplay or accentuate your look with the turtleneck you are definitely going to look great wearing it. Turtlenecks have been worn by men for many many years. They are also one of the best pieces of clothing for this rainy season
For some ideas and style inspiration, here are 6 different ways you can rock this timeless piece.
CHOOSE THE RIGHT TYPE OF TURTLENECK: Choosing the right type of turtleneck depends on the function and look one prefers. To find the right turtleneck you should consider the type of fabric, the color, the pattern, and the weave. For a formal or business look, go for the classic thin knit turtlenecks in neutral colors. For a casual look, go for the chunky knit turtlenecks and choose any color you are comfortable wearing but ensure they go well with the rest of your outfit.
TURTLENECK WITH A COAT, BLAZER, SPORTS COAT, OR SUIT JACKET: The coat, blazer, sports coat and suit jacket all do well when layered over turtlenecks. They make a turtleneck look instantly more professional. Just ensure you choose a thin turtleneck for blazers (since they are not as loosely fitted as long men’s coat and sports jacket.
TURTLENECK WITH A DOUBLE-BREASTED SUIT: Layering your double–breasted suit with a turtleneck is a cool way to dress up this style. Take it to the next level of refinement by opting for a classic double monk strap to match with your suit color or a dark leather Oxford shoes.
TURTLENECK WITH A TWO OR THREE PIECE SUIT: A simple, two-piece or the more sophisticated three-piece suit styled with a dark turtleneck is a perfect choice for any man who wants to achieve the classic look.
TURTLENECK WITH JEANS, CHINOS, OR DRESS PANTS: Pairing your turtleneck with nothing but jeans, chinos or dress pants is a cool way to dress down this style in a smart casual way.
TURTLENECK WITH LEATHER JACKET & BOMBER JACKET: Leather jackets and Bomber jackets are super versatile no matter which color they come in, they go with turtlenecks. Mix and match them in style either by pairing your turtleneck with jeans and a black leather jacket or by pairing it with a dark leather bomber jacket and black wool pants to ooze class and sophistication.
Below are some pictorial ways to pair your turtle neck.