We have talked a lot about how important necklines are to fashion because the neck is a lovely part of a woman’s femininity. The way the neckline of the dress is styled, can make a woman look graceful and elegant. That is probably one of the reasons why we need to be careful in our selection of the neckline we go with. Generally speaking, you need to have a balance between too deep a neckline and one that is too high. For you to get it right, you need to get the neckline fashion vocabulary right and learn to decipher it. For instance if you are dressing for warmth, then you are better off wearing tasteful and tantalizing turtle neck outfits because they provide good coverage and ensure that the warmth gets locked in. You will find that the boat neck is something that will make you look good in most instances and this is because it is not all that deep like a v-neck and neither is it as commonplace as round neck.
The boat neck as the name suggests, is shaped like the boat in the sense that it is broad but not too deep. If you are the kind, who has nice prominent collarbones, then the boat neck dress or top is a great one to wear. You will also learn how long necklaces add grace and elegance to your ensemble because these kind of chains and necklaces can add their own charm to the outfit.
Here Are Some Points That Will Make You Understand Why Boat Neck Dresses And Tops Make So Much Sense:
Almost off shoulder but not quite: If you are still a bit confused about the beauty and elegance or even what is defined as a boat neck, then just image a neckline that is wide enough to be almost considered off shoulder but not quite. It means that if you are feeling that an off shoulder dress or top is too much for you to pull off (meaning you are not ready to commit to that) then this is the way to go.
Can be worn with sleeves: Unlike many off shoulder dresses and tops, the boat neck dress or top comes with sleeves and this means if you are not too comfortable with exposing your armpits, then this is the way to go. The broad lines of the neckline make you look elegant and beautiful without showing cleavage if you do not want to.
Works in formal and casual setups: There are some necklines that will not work for office kind of setup but will look good in casual settings. In the same way some necklines work only for casual settings and would be considered unacceptable in office settings. But that is not the case with boat neck dresses and tops; they will work with both casual and formal outfits.
When you look at the images of these girls and women wearing dresses and tops with boat neck lines, then you realize the truth of all the points we have made above. There are very few options in fashion that can claim to be revealing or demure as the occasion demands but the boat neck is one of them. The main thing you have to keep in mind while wearing a boat neck top or dress is that you apply the same kind of foundation on your neck as you do on your face. This will make your skin look good and ensure a seamless finish. If you are going for a stark look then do not wear anything around your neck and wear a nice neckpiece if you want to look festive.