Clothing that Works Well with Turtlenecks


The modern market offers a great variety of sweaters of different styles, designs and colors for people of all age categories - men, women, children and old people - Probably one of the most popular kinds of sweaters is a turtleneck sweater which can be worn by both males and females.

But let us at first define what a turtleneck sweater or shirt is all about. Well, this is a kind of clothing that has high, rounded, tubular collars. There're turtles for all seasons, they can be extremely light and very warm to be worn during frosty winter months. It's very interesting to know the meaning of the name "turtleneck sweater or shirt". In fact, these pieces of clothing are called turtlenecks due to their collars which are attached to the neck.

Turtlenecks look very elegant when combined with a coat and can be worn in such a combination by both men and women. Turtlenecks can have long sleeves, short sleeves, or have no sleeves at all. In this way, turtlenecks without sleeves are better to be worn in summer, while short-sleeved turtlenecks are recommended to be worn during the spring, summer, and fall months, while long-sleeved ones are excellent to be worn during the winter months.

Turtleneck sweaters and shirts can be manufactured from different types of materials including wool, silk, cotton, and satin. It should be mentioned that most of turtlenecks are produced from thick materials like cotton and wool. Short-sleeved turtlenecks are very easy to put on and with their help you can create either a casual or formal style of your outfit. This should be determined by the style of other pieces of clothing you're going to combine them with as well as by the kind of occasion you're going to visit wearing your outfit.

According to the viewpoint of the most of style experts, short-sleeved turtlenecks should not exceed the waistline, and shouldn't go under your hip. This is the major differentiation between short-sleeved and long-sleeved turtlenecks which can sometimes go loose and even cover woman's hips. Turtleneck tops are considered to be extremely stylish articles of clothing, they look very glamorous on women. Another advantage of long-sleeved turtlenecks is that they can be easily combined with such bottoms as tights, skirts, and pants.

Speaking about the most suitable pieces of clothing to be matched with short sleeve mock turtleneck shirts it's important to mention an A-line skirt. The main reason why this kind of skirt perfectly matches this style of turtleneck is its cut and shape. In addition, an A-line skirt suits almost any body size, particularly for women who have hips of somewhat bigger sizes. If you wish to stand from the crowd it's advised to select a turtleneck with bold prints and bright colors. Nevertheless, you should be harmonious and not go overboard with over-the-top prints.

Short-sleeved mock turtleneck shirts can be also perfectly combined with blouses and miniskirts. A turtleneck in combination with a miniskirt is the best option for women who have lean and long legs. It's important to emphasize that miniskirts with pleated designs create a rather sophisticated outfit when paired with turtlenecks. But remember that the combination of short-sleeved turtleneck tops and miniskirts are more suitable for casual occasions. For experiment you can also match the turtleneck top with mini denim skirts.

Finally, it's important to speak about formal styles of outfits which include a turtleneck. The best formal skirt that can be paired with turtlenecks is undoubtedly a pencil skirt. And it's better to choose the knee-length, tight-fitting skirt in order to get the most formal appearance when combined with short-sleeved turtleneck shirts. If you need even more formality, pair your turtleneck with a suitable blazer. One can also pair these pieces of clothing with a pair of attractive knee-high black leather boots.