25 Statement Turtlenecks Too Cool to Cover Up

Winter is all about layering and turtlenecks are usually fashion folks’ go-to base. And while there are plenty of basic numbers well suited to the task, designers have decided to turn turtlenecks up a notch, transforming them from a secret weapon to statement makers.

From standout stripes to winter-appropriate florals to textured to a T, this season’s high-neck wonders demand to be seen. There are even photographic prints begging for an Instagram shout-out. Trust us, these turtlenecks are worth braving the cold to show off. Hey, you can always layer something underneath to stay warm.

Ahead, 25 statement turtlenecks that deserve to be the star of your outfit, not merely cast in a supporting role.

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