Statement collars: 16 high neck blouses to take you from work to after-hours

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Hayley Spencer
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Dressing for 9 to 5 can get pretty formulaic once the mercury drops, but thanks to an influx of chic high neck blouses on the high street, it’s just got easier to up your winter work-wear game.

By day they’re ideal for keeping cosy, layered under a knit, and come evening they’re the perfect party piece worn solo. The ultimate two-in-one purchase.

From ruffles to ornate lace or bows, we’ve scoured the shops for the fanciest necklines. Here’s 16 of our favourites...

  • Rosalind blouse

    Sleek yet girly, this Topshop Unique blouse is a real statement piece. (£125, Topshop Unique)

  • Embroidered lace top

    Roll up the sleeves on your office knit to show off the chic fluted cuffs. (£19.99, Zara)

  • Satin blouse

    A sheer detail collar and cuffs adds romantic appeal to this affordable H&M blouse. (£24.99, H&M)

  • Velvet ribbed top

    Play peekaboo in Monki’s cobalt blue high neck. (£15, Monki)

  • Flowy blouse

    Check the military trend with this button-neck khaki blouse. (£49.99, Mango)

  • Frilly blouse

    This frill detail blouse has a seriously luxe feel. (£55, & Other Stories)

  • Ruffle front high neck blouse

    With its ruffle front, this blush hued M&S number is ideal to take you from office to after-work drinks. (£29.50, Marks & Spencer)

  • Stripe ruffle blouse

    It doesn’t get much more festive than this sheer blouse by Topshop. (£34, Topshop)

  • Mock collar faux leather top

    Go for an edgier take on the look with this faux leather top. (£65, & Other Stories)

  • Lace top

    This short sleeve lace top would also work over a thin knit. (£15.99, Zara)

  • High neck transparent blouse

    Pair this Victorian-inspired lace blouse with tailored shorts and heels for an alternative Christmas party look. (£24.50, La Redoute)

  • Floral lace blouse

    Made from delicate floral lace, this & Other Stories blouse is a total show-stopper. (£55, & Other Stories)

  • Stud velvet collar shirt

    Cold shoulder detailing adds a flirty finish to this otherwise demure silhouette. (£45, Topshop)

  • Two tone top with high neck

    This tie detail two-tone top fuses sporty and feminine. (£19.99, Zara)

  • Feminine long sleeved shirt

    Keep it simple is this boxy yet feminine chambray shirt. (£26, Vero Moda)

  • Emiko jacquard top

    Indulge your inner magpie with this jacquard gold blouse. (£100, Ganni)