16 Aug 2016

Wedding Gown Necklines

Wedding Gown Necklines

Queen Anne Neckline features a high rising collar at the back of your neckline, cupping the sides of your neck, then sculpting low across your chest to outline a bare yoke.

Bateau (Boat) Neckline softly follows the curve of the collarbone, high in both the front and back, opening wide at the sides and ending in shoulder seams.

Contessa Neckline features an off-the-shoulder gown attached to sleeves which are cut approximately three inches below the shoulder and form a continuous line across the arms and chest when arms are to the side.

Halter Neckline features a deeply sleeveless gown, often displayed with a high choke neck.

Illusion High Neckline features a gown with a yoke of sheer net and an often ornately decorated satin band, fitting snugly on the neck creating a choker affect.

Off-the-Shoulder Neckline lies gently hovering across the top of your bustline.  It may also be attached to a sheer yoke of net or organza and a high collar. The shoulders are uncovered or able to be seen through the sheer yoke.

Portrait Neckline features a shawl collar that wraps the shoulders.

Sabrina Neckline features a high scoop neck.

Scoop Neckline features a softly curved line gently sloping downward across the bodice.

Square Neckline features an open yoke shaped in the form of a half square.

Sweetheart Neckline features a graceful, open yoke shaped like the top half of a heart.  One of the most popular necklines.

Tank Top Bodice features a sleeveless gown with a scoop neck.

U-Scalloped Neckline features an open yoke in the shape of a U, embellished with scalloped lace appliqués.

V-Neck line features an open yoke coming to a ‘V’ shape midway down the bodice.

Wedding Band Neckline features a gown where the yoke is either open or of sheer net with an ornate band fitting snugly on the neck creating a choker affect.

Open Sweetheart Back Yoke features a heart shaped opening, often fringed with beads.  Also known as a Keyhole Back.

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