Ways to wear: the poloneck

The polo neck, once the mark of 1950’s existentialists and beatniks, has evolved from a counter cultural fashion statement into a casual sportswear classic and wardrobe staple. 

Chic yet understated, this season it forms the key building block to your winter look. Glossy patent leather contast beautifully with soft knit surfaces. Team this boyish flats with a leather skirt and poloneck for a modern take on beatnik. 

Khaki knits subtly brighten your look. Tuck slim knits neatly into vinyl skirts to give your look a chic 70's edge. For your feet polish this look with a Nico Low Block Heel.

Add some style drama to your look with a handsome felted cap or fedora hat. Hats add instant satorial edge for your winter look.

Endlessly versatile, the polo neck is hero layering piece – wear it under a dress, trench coat or biker jacket for an easy transition into autumn weather, or team it with an A-line skirt for a modern mod look.

Ankle boots are a staple wardrobe investment. These oxblood Canter Jodphur Boots are a go-to footwear solution - team with a leather skirt or dress for an effortless evening look.

At Whistles we are known for our covetable knitwear in luxurious fabrics, from chunky cable knit roll necks in tactile angora to slinky polo necks in silk and cashmere mixes, we’ve got your wardrobe needs covered. 

The swing satchel adds a clean feminine accent to your knitwear look. Drape cross body for a relaxed feel or drop the strap and use as a clutch for a sophisticated evening look. From classic oxblood to ladylike leopard print there is a swing satchel for every mood.

Layer the poloneck under a sleeveless tank or dress for a modern take on this look. Perfect for the depths of winter when one layer isn't enough. Drape a luxurious bomber jacket over the top to exaggerate your layering for savvy evening style.