Amazon Essentials turtleneck sweater

Amazon Shoppers Are Dubbing This the 'Perfect Sweater'—and It's Only $22

“It's super soft, comfortable, and breathable.”
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Just like a great long-sleeve T-shirt, a classic sweater can be one of the most versatile pieces in your wardrobe. It's an item you can wear with jeans on a casual Saturday just as easily as you can pair it with a skirt, tights, and heels for a holiday party. The search for such a multifaceted piece can be lengthy, but Amazon shoppers are eager to point out this standout turtleneck sweater that already has more than 3,200 five-star ratings. 

The Classic Long-Sleeve Turtleneck Sweater is part of the Amazon Essentials collection, which debuted as a way for Amazon to extend its goal of simplifying the shopping experience while still presenting quality products. The turtleneck sweater is free from wool, and is instead designed from 55 percent cotton, 25 percent modal, and 20 percent polyester, with softness in mind. 

To buy: $22; amazon.com.

"Amazon has done a great job of curating basics for its Amazon Essentials clothing line, and this cute lightweight turtleneck is a perfect example," wrote one five-star reviewer. "It's super soft, comfortable, and breathable—a perfect sweater to wear on its own when the weather turns cooler, yet thin enough to layer on those transitional days that can go from cold to mild."

"This is a really nice sweater that looks as though it came from J. Crew at less than half the price," wrote another reviewer. "Soft and well-made. Would buy it again."

To buy: $22; amazon.com.

Because this women's turtleneck sweater is meant to be versatile in both style and wear, Amazon notes it's lightweight and has a "close-but-comfortable fit with easy movement." Additionally, the care instructions for the sweater are easy to follow—it's machine washable. 

"This is such a versatile part of my wardrobe... I can wear this turtleneck with jeans or dress pants, layer it with a sweater or jacket, or simply wear it alone," added another five-star reviewer. "Although I've worn this many times, it still looks great. It hasn't faded and there's no pilling or shrinkage. It's been through the washer and dryer over and over without any signs of wear and tear. Fit is very good, the material is comfortable." 

To buy: $22; amazon.com.

The Classic Long-Sleeve Turtleneck Sweater is available in 23 colors and patterns, including a variety of striped styles. Shop for one, but don't be surprised if you end up purchasing multiples to carry you through the season and beyond.