Defending the Honor of Turtlenecks

Friday, October 26, 2018


I don't think it's at all shocking that I've dedicated today's post entirely to turtlenecks. Now, what exactly do I have to say about arguably the least alluring and most man-repelling sweater on the block aside? So, so much. I feel like for years turtlenecks were associated with grandmas or that one older teacher of yours who is super nice but is also super into cats and knitting. Or maybe that was just me...

Regardless, I didn't have a positive association with them which is funny because now every day I go without a turtleneck during the fall and winter is the WORST DAY. Just kidding, but I am infinitely more warm and cozy when I have one on. It's my secondary power neckline (the first is a square top halter, very specific but it #works). I am nothing without turtleneck sweaters and I wish they were nothing without me. You know, for reciprocity purposes. 


While yes, sometimes I feel like Steve Jobs, most of the time I feel like an Audrey instead. A Steve-Audrey hybrid, if you will. Smart and sophisticated with bangin' brows even though I'm just mildly intelligent and have the class of a little boy in middle school sending shirtless mirror pics with the flash on to the girls that I'm talking to. They're comfortable and if they're oversized, they give you a place to hide. There's no hiding in this slim-fitting black turtleneck, arguably the only item in my closet that actually shows off what I look like instead of drowning myself oversized fabrics, but that's neither here nor there. 

You wanna tuck a turtleneck into a pair of trousers? Awesome! Into a leather mini skirt? Also great! A pair of boyfriend jeans? I'm here for it. Layered under another sweater for some extra dimension? Amen, sister. With a maxi skirt? Culottes? By itself while you walk around your apartment half-dressed in an effort to finish picking out the rest of your outfit or an homage to Donald Duck? You know, all endless possibilities.


Sweater: Target
Pants: Primark
Shoes: Kate Spade
Bag: Rebecca Minkoff
Sunglasses: Miu Miu

1 comment

  1. Turtlenecks are the bomb! I basically wear them everyday once autumn sets in and they literally go with everything!

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