Images above: 'Pippa' by Ellis Bridals (left), 'Tinia' by Nicole Milano (right)
Whether you prefer a classic high neck or an on-trend square style, find a neckline for you
Searches for ‘square neck wedding dress’ have surged by 1,556% after Nicola Peltz showcased a square bridal neckline with a couture Valentino dress for her wedding to Brooklyn Beckham. Channel the Regency era and Renaissance period with this popular neckline, which has been given a modern day makeover.
Shaped like the top of a heart, a sweetheart neckline can flatter and frame a bride’s décolletage, drawing attention to her collarbone. This neckline is flattering for almost every bride, and works with and without sleeves or straps.
A bateau or boat-style neckline tends to stretch straight across your collarbone, reaching out to your shoulders. Meghan Markle chose a bateau neckline for her wedding dress, designed by Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy, and the neckline has only grown in popularity ever since. Exude elegance on your wedding day with these stylish designs.
A high or halter neck style is ideal for a timeless, classic look with a demure quality. Tall brides suit this neckline which can define a slender neck and balance broad shoulders. Pippa Middleton and Ellie Goulding both chose a high neckline for their wedding dresses, and Meghan Markle opted for a halter neck style for her evening wedding gown.
Whether they are formal structured gowns or light, flowing dresses, V-neck wedding dresses suit many brides-to-be. Elongating a bride’s torso and waist, this style flatters most body shapes and sizes.
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Posted on 9th June 2022 by Leigh Dodd