Wedding Gown Necklines

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Wedding Gown Necklines

Unsure what types of necklines are on wedding gowns? Below are pictures of the most popular necklines, along with a description of each.

BATEAU
Follows the collarbone line. Little to no scoop.

 

HALTER
Sleeveless style that fastens at the back of the neck and leaves the shoulders (and sometimes back) bare.

 

HIGH NECK
Fits close to the neck. Sometimes has a lace overlay to cover up a more revealing neckline.

 

JEWEL
A round neckline that follows the base of the neck.

 

OFF THE SHOULDER
An open neckline, with the fabric resting off the shoulders.

 

PORTRAIT
An off the shoulder type of neckline. Fabric is folder, shawl-like, and frames the shoulders.

 

QUEEN ANNE
This type of neckline has a high standing collar in the back and high sides that curves down into a low, open sweetheart-like neckline.

 

SABRINA
A slightly curving neckline that extends from shoulder to shoulder, which curves in at or just below the collarbone.

 

SCOOP
A U-shaped neckline.

 

SPAGHETTI STRAPS
Very thin straps that go over the shoulders.

 

SQUARE
A square or retangular shaped neckline.

 

STRAPLESS
Shoulders comletely bare.

 

SWEETHEART
This neckline forms a heart shape at the bustline.

 

TANK
Similar to a scoop neckline, only without sleeves.

 

 

V-NECK
A V-shaped neckline.