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Turtleneck Color W/ Grey Tweed Sportscoat?

Sixth_Sense

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Hey guys, I am trying out a combo that I have never done before (Turtleneck+Sportscoat), and for some reason I am having a bit of difficulty determining what turtleneck color would go best with my grey tweed sportscoat. The color of the sportscoat is similar to the hthr charcoal version of this coat: http://www.jcrew.com/mens_category/s...7972/17972.jsp Not sure whether I should be choosing something that blends in with the sportscoat or something that contrasts and gives it a "pop." Totally confused on what color palette would look best. Any thoughts / advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
 

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Black is the only way to go. White is corny, red would be cornier and don't do gray unless it's a monochromatic look you're going for. You didn't mention the color of the pants--others will want to know, too.
 

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Originally Posted by Mr. Lee
Black is the only way to go. White is corny, red would be cornier and don't do gray unless it's a monochromatic look you're going for. You didn't mention the color of the pants--others will want to know, too.


Thanks man. I would be wearing them with slim dark denim jeans.

Hmm...I actually expected black to be the 1st answer...I was just scared it would look a bit bland on a grey coat.

Thanks dude.
 

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Originally Posted by Sixth_Sense
Thanks man. I would be wearing them with slim dark denim jeans.

Hmm...I actually expected black to be the 1st answer...I was just scared it would look a bit bland on a grey coat.

Thanks dude.


Go with a bright pocket square to liven things up?
 

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Originally Posted by dbc
Go with a bright pocket square to liven things up?

I agree with this. Wear a blak turtleneck then a festive or loud pocket square to grab the attention.
 

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Interesting. Do you guys see a problem with a white/off-white turtleneck, and if so, why?

For some reason, I could see it looking much better than a black one, but interested to hear your thoughts.
 

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Midnight blue. It's blacker than black.
 

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Burgundy or wine provides more color than either black or white, and looks very rich.
 

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Forest green, cream, light navy, very light gray. Burnt orange if you're feeling daring. Maroon may be a bit corny, but might just work. Black is boring and greatly restricts the range of compatible trouser colours.
 

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A colour like this will work with grey too:

 

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Originally Posted by radicaldog
Forest green, cream, light navy, very light gray. Burnt orange if you're feeling daring. Maroon may be a bit corny, but might just work. Black is boring and greatly restricts the range of compatible trouser colours.

+1 on Forest green and burnt orange!
 

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I do not like the look at all. Something about it just screams art student wannabe. Just my two cents.
 

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