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Gateway Turtlenecks: The Five Best High-Necked Shirts Out There

  • Najib Benouar

On the occasion of this weekend’s premiere of the Steve Jobs biopic, jOBS, at Sundance, we are ever reminded of his iconic allegiance to the turtleneck. (Ashton Kutcher seems to have done a fine job of pulling it off himself.)

In fact, ever since we told the menswear-osphere to stop fearing the turtleneck, we’ve been noticing dapperly swaddled necks popping up everywhere—we won’t take full credit for the garment’s renaissance—on runways, in magazines, at tradeshows and even in our favorite menswear shops.

Luckily for all the shelter-seeking necks out there, we’ve rounded up the five best gateway turtlenecks currently on the market.»

Sebastian Whorsley, Middle Relief and Ascot Justice

Ashton & Demi

Structural Support: In the near future, girdles will actually tone your body—so go ahead and have that third brioche. [Style Dash]

Alphabet Soup: GQ + CFDA. [FWD]

H to the Izzo: Your man Sean Carter picks up another fashion label. [Female First UK]

Viva Kimmel: A less luxurious outlook from Florence. [Men.Style]

Back to The Well: More deals at Opening Ceremony. [Racked]

Legal Suit: Judge rules that prosecutor's ascot, "borders on contemptuous," a precedent soon to be employed in the case of Neckkerchief vs. State of Ohio. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]

Product Placement: Adrian Grenier pimps We Are the Superlative Conspiracy with the cryptic, "Remember… remember." [TMZ]

Retrospective: 2007, the year tacky broke. [Electric Warrior]

Small Cap Investment: The Journal puts a "buy" order on the fedora. [WSJ]

Boy Toy: "How To Dress Like The Perfect Couple" by Christopher "Ashton" Kutcher. [Harper's Bazaar]

"I Remember The First Time I Had Real Sex—I Still Have The Receipt": Oh, Sebastian, you scalawag you. [GQ Style Guy]