11 Black Turtleneck Outfits to Pin to Your Mood Board

Get ready for layering 101.

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Let's go back to basics. Everyone wants to look chic in the winter (opens in new tab) while staying warm, and the black turtleneck is Marie Claire fashion editors' favorite way to stay stylish and bundled up through the season. Investment pieces like this one should be high quality and stand the test of time, and our all-time favorite black turtleneck, the Wolford turtleneck bodysuit (opens in new tab), is worth the price tag with its second-skin feel and seamless knitting technique that ensures a flawless, smooth fit. Here's how to wear it every day without your coworkers even noticing you're recycling it.

1. The Neutral Look

Turtlenecks - The Neutral Look

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In a wardrobe rut? Go back to the classics—the essential pieces that you've built your wardrobe on. The white trouser, perfectly roomy cardigan, sturdy Chelsea boot, and slightly slouchy wool coat will never let you down.

Shop the pieces: Pearl Drop Earrings (opens in new tab)s, $71; Wolford Colorado Bodysuit (opens in new tab), $250; Isabel Marant Etoile Coat (opens in new tab), $675; A.L.C. Cardigan (opens in new tab), $45; Joe's Jeans (opens in new tab), $188, Prada Shoulder Bag (opens in new tab), $3,200; ASOS Boots (opens in new tab), $36

2. The Effortless Look

Turltlenecks - The Effortless Look

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Wear this casual, cool ensemble while out running errands or enjoying lunch with friends. Button the flannel to the top or keep it unbuttoned for relaxed weekend vibes.

Shop these pieces: Wolford Colorado Bodysuit (opens in new tab), $250; R13 Plaid Shirt (opens in new tab), $540 (similar); Khaite Denim (opens in new tab), $380 (similar); Cole Haan Sneakers (opens in new tab), $130.00; A.P.C. Crossbody (opens in new tab), $435.00

3. The Paris-Inspired Look

Turtlenecks - The Paris-Inspired Look

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An off-duty wardrobe doesn't have to lack sophistication. A polished black turtleneck pairs perfectly with a pair of high-waisted chinos and a loafer. Parisian chic, oui?

Shop the pieces: Wolford Colorado Bodysuit (opens in new tab),$250; Raey Trousers (opens in new tab)$266 (similar); TSATSAS Bag (opens in new tab), $1,745.00; AG Jeans Jacket (opens in new tab), $215 (similar); Church's Penny Loafers (opens in new tab), $505

4. The Workplace Look

Turtlenecks - The Workplace Look

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Make this turtleneck work for your in-office wardrobe. Style it with a blazer for the boardroom and wear it alone for dinner and movie.

Shop the pieces: Wolford Colorado Bodysuit (opens in new tab), $250; Gucci Skirt (opens in new tab), $1,800 (similar); Altuzarra Blazer (opens in new tab); $1,286 (similar); Sam Edelman Boots (opens in new tab); $128 (similar), Coach Bag (opens in new tab); $340 (similar)

5. The Big Meeting Look

Turtlenecks - The Big Meeting Look

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This black bodysuit alleviates the need for tucking in yet another layer. Close the deal with a streamlined black pant and lady-like jacket

Shop the pieces: Wolford Colorado Bodysuit (opens in new tab), $250; Tory Burch Jacket (opens in new tab), $300; Nili Lotan Culottes (opens in new tab), $330; Alexander Birman Slingback (opens in new tab), $750; Cuyana Bag (opens in new tab), $245

6. The Going-Out Look

Turtlenecks - The Going-Out Look

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Transition a warm weather dress to a going-out staple with a form-fitting black bodysuit. While the mix-and-match possibilities are endless, we love to punch it up with an on-trend animal print.

Shop the pieces: Wolford Colorado Bodysuit (opens in new tab); $250.00, Nili Lotan Dress (opens in new tab); $267 (similar), Stuart Weitzman Booties (opens in new tab); $575 (similar), Mansur Gavriel Bag (opens in new tab); $595.00, Alighieri Hair Pin (opens in new tab); $220

7. The Fancy Dinner Look

Turtlenecks - The Fancy Dinner Look

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Need a solution for your favorite sheer blouse? Pop on this multi-tasking turtleneck to paint the town red.

Shop the pieces: Wolford Colorado Bodysuit (opens in new tab); $250, Dolce & Gabbanna Top (opens in new tab); $585 (similar), Prada Skirt (opens in new tab); $3,650 (similar); Aldo Heels (opens in new tab); $85; H&M Bag (opens in new tab); $18

Taylor Ayers is a fashion editor at Marie Claire, covering the new editorial fashion trends, looks, and contemporary styles.