10 Ways to Freshen Up a Turtleneck

Photo by: Boden
Just because it's sweater weather doesn't mean you have to give up your print-mixing ways. Opt for a color-blocked turtleneck like this one from Boden and pair it with a patterned ... more 
Photo by: Boden
Just because it's sweater weather doesn't mean you have to give up your print-mixing ways. Opt for a color-blocked turtleneck like this one from Boden and pair it with a patterned skirt that picks up one of the hues. Ta-da! Your ensemble is instantly more interesting, but still warm and cozy.
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Thu, Oct 3, 2013 1:11 PM EDT
By Holly E. Thomas

We all have some bad childhood memories involving turtleneck sweaters. Itchy, scratchy, claustrophobia-inducing - you know the drill. But now that we're all grown up and can appreciate the sophisticated charm of a funnel neck, we're looking at the classic sweater with a more open mind. After all, if it can make everyone from Audrey Hepburn to the Beat Generation look both polished and cool, it can surely do wonders for us, right?

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To prove it, we've whipped up a bevy of smart styling tricks you can use to freshen up this closet staple - no pulling, stretching, or scratching required. Here's to being a grown-up!

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