Different Types of Necklines

Every woman is different. She has her own characteristic facial features and body shapes. When it comes to choosing an outfit, it’s the neckline that is likely to make all the difference between a look that flatters your figure and face and one that accentuates your less-than-perfect parts. Without a doubt, when choosing the right outfit that is of your favorite colors and designs is indeed important but choosing an outfit that makes you appears taller, slimmer and more stylish is important too.

In the world of today where we know about women safety problems, women are required to look for necklines that complement their body frame, wardrobe, and style. At the same time, it should also be safe and not too inappropriate for the society.

There are various necklines available in the markets that give you a look ranging from ravishing to a perfect blend. Let us have a look at what necklines you must find and go for on various occasions.

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This neckline is in the shape of an inverted heart and looks very beautiful in almost every kind of dress piece. Very similar to V necklines, this one is the best if you want to show off your neck piece.


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Adding an aura of extreme western styles, you can go for a strapless neckline and show your well-toned shoulder and collarbones with a statement. The neckline can vary in a Straight across neckline or a slightly curved neckline to a sweetheart cut. It accentuates the shoulder line and given an ample skin show. Heavy chested women must avoid this neckline.

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Creating a perfect V shape at the neck, these can give varied ranges from a simple V to a very deep plunge V. Girls with very long necks must avoid U and V necks, as necks appear to be longer in these. It goes well with both large and small bust size.

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This neckline cuts across the shoulder diagonally or linearly, showing off one shoulder. This neckline accentuates the shoulders and collarbones. Women with broad shoulders must avoid these. You can accessorize as much as you can and wear prominent neck pieces.

Queeelegant-organza-queen-anne-neckline-a-line-plus-size-wedding-dress-with-embroidery-1fn Anne Neckline

This neckline tends to show some skin and cleavage. It has a pentagon or a V scoop neckline at the same time provides ample coverage for the support under your dress. It is very popular with bridal gowns. It shows an ample amount of the chest area. This neckline broadens the shoulders and brings extra attention to the upper torso.


High Neck Necklineprom-dresses-with-high-neckline-3

Originally high necks were famous for the winter outfits but since the woolen industry got into Indian dresses as well, these paved their ways to this outfit as well. The neckline is high up the neck and is definitely not a good pick for summers. Women with anybody can select these. Women with short necks should never try these as the neck would completely be hidden. It looks incredible on women with long necks.

Haltlace-wedding-dress-halter-bridal-gown-satin-sash.fuller Neckline

Very elegant style in the outfits, this neckline shows off the shoulders and meets at the back of the shoulders through spaghetti straps that are tied or stitched at the back of the neck. The back maybe bares or half way or even fully covered. This accentuates your shoulders entirely. To get more elegance, tie your hair up.

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Taking the collared neckline to a next level, you can try a high collar to get a western tinge. The collar has a perfect ban with a V or a U plunge that you can design with hooks or buttons. The ban can be embroidered and made prominent as well. It looks good on women with long necks. Women with short necks must avoid it as it will hide the neck part. You will rock the neckline with a tight pair of jeans or leggings.

Boat Neckline

AsBoat-neck-bandage-dress-by-Hervé-Léger-from-front-view is evident from the name, this neckline is in the very shape of a boat. The neckline passes by the collarbones and taper towards the shoulders from the back and front. It enhances the shoulders by virtually broadening them. It is good for small busted women. It is not a great choice for broad-chested woman as they will look broader.

Square Neckline

This neckline has straight cuts in the form of a square. Women with larger busts would look just perfect with one of these. Women who have very short necks must go for this style as it elongates the neckline. This neckline broadens the shoulders virtually.

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The neckline basically gets its name from the shape of an ice-cream scoop. It is oval or round with a deeper curve. This neckline looks good for timid girls as it broadens the shoulders. Women with very heavy bust size must avoid if they do not want to flatter their cleavage. It helps to flatter the shoulder bones so you can accessorize with a prominent necklace.


Key-Hole Neckline

One of the sensuous picks, this neckline is in the shape of a keyhole. These are similar to halter necks; just the neckline converges at the center forming a hole at the center just below the collarbones. This is a very distinct style and is worn infrequently. It is a very unique style and gets all the attention at your neckline. It is a good pick for women with elegant tender necks.


So, these are some kinds of necklines. You can make different designs in them. So, next time when you get your favorite dress designer or buy a good top for yourself keep these points in mind!

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