There are some pieces of clothing that will always deserve a spot in the wardrobe, no matter what the season. The grey crewneck is one such garment — a piece hard to beat in its downright simplicity and wearability. The round-neck jersey jumper is a bonafide no-brainer. It goes with anything and everything, but that doesn't mean choosing the right one is easy.
Since the grey crewneck has been so popular for so long, there’s a mind-boggling amount of styles and cuts that you can pick from. However, it's always best to keep things simple.
Whether you’re looking for something completely basic or a high-end iteration cut from luxury cotton, we’ve rounded up the cream of the crop in this ultimate staple. These jumpers are as good as the grey crewneck comes, from the basic charm of a Nike or adidas sweater to the heavyweight goodness of Reigning Champ or luxury iterations by Burberry, it's all here.
Shop the best grey crewneck jumpers below.
Nike's grey crewneck is an absolute staple in the conversation. It's a completely no-fuss entry that rivals many of the most luxurious, heavyweight grey crewneck on the market. Plus, at just $80 it's hard to disagree with.
Reigning Champ has been producing high-end sportswear since 2007. Treading the line between luxury lifestyle clothing and athletic gear, the brand puts out a combination of detail-free, utility-lead pieces that fit perfectly and are made to be worn. This midweight crewneck is the perfect example.
On a more luxurious note, 4SDESIGNS offers up a cotton sweater that revolves around jacquard logo to the chest. Cut from pure cotton, this relaxed-fit crewneck is wildly comfortable and cuts an eye-catching silhouette.
The search for the ultimate grey crewneck is such a fun/arduous one is because all labels, from sportswear through to heritage luxury, have one worth trying. For those venturing into the top range of the category, this Burberry piece should do the job.
Where better to look for your classic grey crewneck than a sportswear icon like adidas? The Three Stripes has been making grey crewnecks since before you were born so it definitely knows a thing or two about delivering high-quality pieces for kind prices.
Stone Island is well known for its high-tech particle dyes and garment washes but even at its most basic, the brand's crewneck shines as one of the best choices on the market. The midweight fabric is extremely soft and the arm badge detailing is all that's needed to mark it out as a top player.
Originally a tailor, Thom Browne's offering now revolves largely around loungewear. Although the label does still offer some of the most refreshing men's tailoring around, items like this sweatshirt — complete with signature bands to the arm — prove that it's possible to translate tailoring skills into the perfect crewneck.
From one workwear champ to another, the Carhartt WIP Chase Sweatshirt is an all-time favorite of ours. When one gets too old, we cop another with no questions asked. It's versatile, durable, and offers up the perfect blank canvas to build your fits around. Plus, at $80 it's easy on the wallet, too.
One of the things we love so much about grey crewnecks is that, without detailing to distract you, they become pure expressions of quality. If it's made badly, you'll be able to tell instantly, but if it's made well, it's a masterpiece. This Jacques crewneck falls in the latter group.
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