Guide to the wedding dress necklines

A Guide To Wedding Dress Necklines

Let us face it! You want to look more than just “nice” on your wedding day, you want to look drop-dead gorgeous! In order to look so you have to pay special attention to details such as the neckline of the dress, its silhouette, color, train length etc.

The neckline of the wedding dress helps you accentuate your bodice and the right cut of the necklace highlights your facial features. At Devotion Dresses, we decided to present you the 13 most popular and classic necklines. We believe that our illustrations will help you to better visualize how each of the neckline types looks like.

Guide to the wedding dress necklines

Jewel – neckline of a dress has a rounded shape and follows the same line as a necklace.

Boat/Bateau – the neckline of the gown has an oval shape and curves from the very tip of your shoulders to the collarbone.

Sweetheart – this type of neckline resembles the upper part of a heart and presents an intersection of two curve lines.

Illusion – lace or semi-sheer fabric overlay cover the chest and shoulder area.

V-neck – two straight lines fall diagonally from the shoulders and create a V-shape cut.

High neck – this neckline is similar to a turtleneck and covers the neck area.

Straight across – this neckline of a strapless dress that goes as a straight, linear line across the neckline without curving.

Off-shoulder – the neckline of the gown sits below the shoulders and emphasizes your collarbone and shoulders.

Square – the straps of the dress meet a straight horizontal bodice in a 90 degree angle, creating a square shape.

Scoop – the neckline the of dress that resembles a U-shape and varies in depth of the cut.

Halter – features a strap that wraps around the back of the neck, leaving the back of the dress open and your shoulders exposed.

Asymmetric/One Shoulder – the neckline of the gown has an asymmetric shape and frequently a strap that goes on one shoulder only.

Queen Anne – tucked-in neckline that sits higher on the shoulders and sculpts low across the chest area.

Now that you have a better understanding of the wedding dress necklines, it is time examine the differences between various wedding dress back designs.

– xoxo, Lilly

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