Unsure what types of necklines are on wedding gowns? Below are pictures of the most popular necklines, along with a description of each.
All photos are courtesy of Alfred Angelo and are used by permission.
Follows the collarbone line. Little to no scoop.
Sleeveless style that fastens at the back of the neck and leaves the shoulders (and sometimes back) bare.
Fits close to the neck. Sometimes has a lace overlay to cover up a more revealing neckline.
A round neckline that follows the base of the neck.
|OFF THE SHOULDER
An open neckline, with the fabric resting off the shoulders.
An off the shoulder type of neckline. Fabric is folder, shawl-like, and frames the shoulders.
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.
A slightly curving neckline that extends from shoulder to shoulder, which curves in at or just below the collarbone.
A U-shaped neckline.
Very thin straps that go over the shoulders.
A square or retangular shaped neckline.
Shoulders comletely bare.
This neckline forms a heart shape at the bustline.
Similar to a scoop neckline, only without sleeves.
A V-shaped neckline.