On your wedding day, all eyes will be on the bride from head to toe. Wedding Dress Neckline Your neck and face will also be the focus of cameras, guests, and your life partner.
The key reason why necklines are important for wedding dresses is because they can enhance the main focus. They can be thought of as an element that frames a portrait and enhances the main focal point.
The perfect neckline for your wedding dress is determined by your bust size, height, shoulders, and other factors.
These are our classic necklines for Wedding Dress Neckline
- The Sweetheart Neckline Wedding Dress
The most loved neckline for wedding dresses is the sweetheart. It is inspired by the romantic curves of a heart shape and has a romantic backstory. It is ideal for brides who have a long neck and a generous decollete. Corset bodices often feature sweetheart necklines, making them flirtatious for all silhouettes. Our princess wedding dress collection includes Valerie, a stunning gown featuring a sweetheart bodice with crystal beading & 3D applique. Mabel is an eco-friendly, long-sleeved wedding dress with a sweetheart neckline and silk-cut sleeves, supported by an invisible mesh insert.
- The Asymmetrical Neckline Wedding Dress
The runway trend for minimalist wedding dresses is the asymmetrical neckline. This neckline can be worn as a halter neck or halter neck. It frames large, sculptural shoulders and collarbones and can make larger decolletes appear smaller. Day is a modern neckline that ends in a point and gives a geometric accent to the mermaid silhouette. One-shoulder looks are romantic and elegant. Estelle is a dress made in feather-light silk chiffon, featuring a Grecian-inspired, draped bodice with a one-shouldered neckline and a wistful, one-shouldered neckline.
- The V-neck Wedding Dress Neckline
The V-Neck neckline is a cover-all-bases style that looks great on brides with B and C cups. It’s also flattering for shorter brides as it adds height. It can be sensually lowered or snipped at the point where your decollete starts (very flattering for small breasts), and it’s a sensible choice if you have protruding or large collarbones. Gabby, a beautiful ball gown wedding cross dress, uses the V-neck to add seductive nude inserts to the sides of a simple bodice made from lace. Colleen’s V-neck is part of our all-age and all-figure fit & flare collection. It features a lace overlay over a sweetheart bodice.
- The Bateau Wedding Dress
The bateau neckline is sometimes called’sailor” or ‘Sabrina, and exudes French-style chic. It is a great choice for those with a long neck and broad shoulders. Charlie can be described as both a sweetheart and a boat neckline. It is made with semi-transparent lace overlay over a fluid crepe Mermaid silhouette. Suzanne uses lace to create a wide boat, with an abstract insert that keeps the silhouette fluid and seamless.
- The Off-The Shoulder Wedding Dress
Romantic and flirtatious, a off-the shoulder Wedding Dress Neckline highlights your shoulders and collarbones. Be careful. This look works best for brides with medium to small cleavages. However, it can be quite ‘busty’. This neckline is ideal for wearing with a necklace and can be used to balance out pear-shaped and wide mid-drifts. Taraju, which is haute couture, has a delicate 3D-applique bodice that falls gently to the upper arms creating a cape effect. Greer, which incorporates a corset bodice with princess skirt, is a classic version.
These are just a few of the necklines of wedding dresses made by our master seamstresses at our ateliers. For more options, such as square and scoop necklines, check out the complete collections. To find the right one for you, make a virtual appointment to meet with one of our wedding experts.