Know Your Wedding Dress Necklines!
From strapless to bateau to Queen Anne to cowl, there are so many wedding gown necklines to choose from! While we highly recommend trying on dresses with different necklines to figure out which suits you best, it’s important to know the terminology and definition behind each one. Here are the most widely-seen necklines with photo examples:
This neckline dips into a v-shape in the front. Often a slimming style on many body types.
Gown by Alfred Angelo and Photo by Dan Lecca
Like its name indicates, this neckline (mostly seen on gowns featuring straps or sleeves) creates a square shape across the upper chest.
Gown by Rivini and Photo by Dan Lecca
A neckline that’s similar in appearance to a turtleneck.
Gown by Theia and Photo by Dan Lecca
Also known as a boatneck, this neckline features a wider opening at the neck.
Gown by Junko Yoshioka and Photo by Dan Lecca
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