By Lydia Geisel | November 18, 2016 | Style & Beauty
Famous for its conservative, high-necked coverage, the turtleneck seems to have gotten a bad rep in the fashion world over the years. Luckily, a handful of designers are offering up takes on the traditional style that are anything but dowdy. See a few right here:
Cashmere Destroyed Turtleneck Sweater Dress, Ben Taverniti Unravel Project ($1,420). barneys.com
A distressed turtleneck dress takes the typical neckline for a funky turn. Pair with statement-making booties and you’re all set.
Turtleneck Silk Top, Chloe ($3,550). saksfifthavenue.com
Toss on this dramatic silk top for a special-occasion look that is sure to impress. Cool leather pants or a floor-length skirt would chicly complement this romantic topper.
Arctic Blast Pullover, Free People ($198). freepeople.com
Colorblocked Turtleneck Sweater, Tomorrowland ($550). barneys.com
Block out the haters in this blanket-like, color-blocked wool knit that’s easy to throw on for a quick morning coffee run.
Cathie Pointelle Turtleneck Top, Alice + Olivia ($330). bergdorfgoodman.com
Amp up your date-night ensemble with this eye-catching, sheer dress that hugs you in all the right places.
Eyelash Sweater Dress, Anthropologie ($148). anthropologie.com
This super-snug option was made for chilly nights out on the town. Wear this textured dress with ankle booties or pumps, depending on your mood.
Tie Sweater, Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini ($590). intermixonline.com
Stand out at any holiday gathering in this non-traditional blouse that puts a fun twist on the classic bowtie. Complete your look with high-waisted pants and a retro clutch.
Shaker Stitch Apron Sleeveless Sweater, Autumn Cashmere ($198). revolve.com
Go sleeveless this season in an all-black knit that offers a sexy sneak peek on the side.
Greer Turtleneck Sweater, Guess ($118). guess.com
Channel rock n’ roll vibes in a metallic long-sleeve turtleneck, like this one that goes great with your favorite pair of jeans and a textured coat.