Winter has many fashion-related benefits. You get to break out your statement teddy jacket, your latest outsize sweater score and a cozy blanket scarf that makes you feel like you’re still bundled up on the couch. But the best perk is getting to wear turtlenecks under (or over) practically everything. The versatile and often-mocked layering piece is a cold-weather staple, providing much-needed insulation.
Even though turtlenecks don’t always get their due, we’re big advocates of the pieces for their ability to instantly upgrade an outfit to next-level status. You just have to realize the tricks of the trade. And as we enter 2018, the question of how to wear a turtleneck is steadily expanding. From allowing you to showcase that off-the-shoulder dress a bit longer to covering up the neckline with a choker, here are 22 ways to work a turtleneck into the new year.