Turtlenecks Are The New Normal: Have You Gotten One Yet?

Among women in the fashion industry, turtlenecks have already been a staple. Replacing the bateau shirt or blue-oxford button-down of seasons past, the turtleneck has become layer No. 1 for any outfit. Pop one on, and everything else looks more interesting, from suits to dresses to plain sweatshirts and jean jackets. But, it's been rare to see turtlenecks outside our fashion-office bubbles, except on those who were still riding the ‘90s train, wearing them with snowflake sweaters and sequined earrings.
But, with the utter ubiquitousness of turtlenecks on the runway this season, we'll be shocked if this trend doesn’t catch fire in every neighborhood in the next couple months. From full-on turtlenecks like those at Tanya Taylor to the dickie-style accessories shown at No.21, nearly every show this season featured a look with a high neck. But, while the majority of these tops have been black and white, Jil Sander pushed it once step farther, pairing its classic grayscale color palette against lovely pops of pea-green, lemon-yellow, and pale pink. Dickies were layered under sleeveless dresses and blazers (with a sliver of a bare chest visible beneath), and on top of crew-necks for a subtle colorblocked look. It was simple but effective — the best sort of styling trick you could possibly wish for.
Until we can get our hands on the dickies from Jil ahead, you already know what our favorite turtlenecks are (and they come in 22 colors, ladies!).

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