These are the most common terms used to describe the necklines of most bridal gowns....
Ballerina neckline A low neckline that usually occurs with strapless or spaghetti strapped wedding dresses.
Bateau neck/boat neck A neckline that runs straight across the line of the collarbone.
Décolletage - Plunging, cleavage-exposing, neckline.
Diamond neck Diamond shaped cutout that fastens at the front or back neckline.
Dropped shoulders Style that the shoulder or sleeve is falling off the shoulder.
Halter-top Sleeveless bodice with a high choke or wrap neck that may be backless.
Jewel - Simple, slightly rounded neckline.
Keyhole neck Tear shaped or round cutout that fastens at the front of back neckline.
Off-the-shoulder - Neckline sits just below the shoulders, leaving them bare.
Sabrina - Similar to the bateau, but running from shoulder to shoulder in a nearly straight line.
Scoop - Low, scooped neckline with round likes.
Square neck Open neckline shaped in the form of a half square.
Strapless - No straps, leaving the shoulders bare.
Sweetheart neck Neckline shaped like the top half of a heart
V-neck/V-back An open neck/back coming to a V shape midway down the bodice.
Wedding band collar - Collar that sits high on the neck.Crinoline or Petticoats
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