Different Types of Necklines for Men and Women
Lecturer, Dept. of Fashion Design
KCC Women’s College (Affiliated by Khulna University)
Different Types of Necklines:
High round neckline located at base of neck, usually plain.
Cut down in front or back to a sharp point.
Jewel or V neckline that opens in the front, usually with buttons along center front.
A narrow vertical opening in a neckline. The slit may be in the front or back. It may be held closed with a button and loop or other fastener.
Medium low in front, rounded and the same width as the base of the neck.
Moderately low-cut neckline, square or angular in front.
Medium low in front, rounded and wider than the base of the neck.
Moderately low, but very wide angular square neckline.
Low rounded curved neckline, shaped like a horseshoe in front.
Wide horizontal neckline, high in front and back. (Also called bateau neckline.)
Wide horizontal neckline, not as high as boat and sometimes fastened at shoulders.
High neckline with opening cut out at front. Opening can be round or wedge shaped.
Lowered front neckline shaped like top of heart.
Asymmetric neckline starting over one shoulder and extending diagonally to under the other arm. (Also called asymmetric neckline.)
Neckline that wraps forming a V neckline in front or back.
Sleeveless, with front of garment held around the back of the neck by a band extending from the front.
Any neckline that is cut very low in front.Often refers to wide, gently curving deep V.
Low neckline extending around upper part of arms, baring the shoulders.
Low-cut neckline, usually V-shaped, extending to the level of the breasts or to the waist. Lower than decollete.
Neckline just above the bust. May be held in place by darts and fitting, boning,elastic, or shirring.
Neckline just above the bustline, held by straps over the shoulder. Strap width may vary from very narrow (spaghetti) to wide.
High neckline cut in one with garment by slanting or curving shoulder seams upward towards the neck. (Also called built-up neckline.)
Flat, shaped narrow band finishing the neckline and front opening.
A front center portion of a garment, usually oval or square. May be set into a blouse or dress below the neckline or extend upward from the waist of pants or a skirt.
Full neckline drawn close to neck. May be adjusted or gathered with a drawstring cord or elastic. (Also called drawstring, peasant, or gypsy neckline.)
A separate portion of the garment in the shoulder and neckline area. Seamline attaching yoke to lower portion may be straight, horizontal, angled, or curved.
Draped neckline resulting from bias cut with excess fabric forming soft folds in front or back.
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