How to Wear a Turtleneck Like a Fashion Expert

Emma Spedding

There was a time when turtlenecks were considered frumpy or unflattering, but now they are seen as a winter staple that can add an unexpected edge to your look. Instead of styling them with jeans, now wearing a turtleneck is all about clever layering tricks. You'll notice that most street style pictures from 2017 include a turtleneck.

We've picked up a number of surprisingly cool ways to wear roll-necks from the street style set, including under ruffled shirts, blouses and summer dresses paired with jeans. While we believe everyone should own at least one black turtleneck, you can also experiment with textures and prints, whether that's a glittery hot-pink jumper or a striped roll-neck, as often worn by Susie Lau.

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Lucy Williams; PICTURED: Lucy Williams goes for a ruffled roll-neck, Topshop has them in a number of colours.

And the number one secret to most street style outfits is a Uniqlo Heattech turtleneck worn as the base layer, meaning you can go coatless when it's still freezing.

Scroll through the gallery below to see how to wear a turtleneck in 2017, and shop our edit of our favourite jumpers below.

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