The turtleneck is one of my favorite pieces. It’s an essential piece in my wardrobe. The turtleneck will fit perfectly with the most jackets and you will be seen as an intelligent gentleman with a good taste and style.
But what is the story behind this classic piece?
The turtleneck is also known as a polo neck, skivvy or a roll neck jumper. It has a high closing collar that folds over and covers the neck.
The turtleneck has been worn in Europe for centuries, although from the late 19th century. It is worn often only by athletes and sailors. That changed during the 20th century when black roll necks became commonly associated with artists, intellectuals, poets and the beatnik movement.
Interesting, it good to know more behind this iconic piece. Now let’s take a look how I combine this piece.