A cowl neck drapes below the collarbone like an overgrown turtleneck. The extra folds of fabric mean that it can be worn in a variety of ways. Let the cowl neck hang naturally in front. Easy and chic. If there's enough fabric, wear the cowl neck over the head like a hood. Or, pull the cowl neck taut over your shoulders to create a cute off-the-shoulder look.

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Celia Balmer

Celia Balmer is a freelance copywriter who started writing professionally in 2007. She has written extensively for the UK's largest natural health supplier, G. Baldwin and Co., and for one of Europe's leading fitness center chains, David Lloyd. Balmer holds a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne.