Today America gets its best chance at a decent Steve Jobs biopic (sorry Kutcher). Even better, the world’s most prolific turtleneck wearer is being played by Michael Fassbender, who we floated as a “Sure Bet” in our style icon draft from June.
We’ve long been champions of the turtleneck as an autumnal necessity. But just in case you’re still trying to figure out how to pull one off this fall, we’ve put together this definitive three-step guide.
But that shouldn’t be too difficult a request with this almost unfairly handsome black-and-white micro-stripe sweater that’s just hit the racks at Steven Alan. And though its relaxed neck seems to toe the line between turtle and cowl, we’re sure you’ve got what it takes to pull it off, no sweat.
The final episode of 30 Rock airs tonight. Forever optimists, we’ve decided to focus not on our sadness, but on opportunities for growth. So we mined the past seven seasons for the most important sartorial lessons the show has offered.
While Jack Donaghy undoubtedly stands head and shoulders above the rest of the show’s unkempt misfits and trucker hats, there are still plenty of examples of what to do and what not to do. And here they are:
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.