Halter necks for all seasons!
Fashion-forward women will definitely know what is being talked about when we mention halter necks. For those that are still in the dark, a halter neck is a type of neckline with a single strap/ length of material that runs from the front of the garment to the back of the wearer’s neck, leaving most of her back uncovered. Though it is most commonly used for swimwear, it has also come to acquire a popular fashion tag with dresses and shirts. What makes this type of neckline even more sensuous and attractive is that most often the wearer’s hair covers the back strap, making it invisible from behind and thus giving an impression that nothing is holding the dress up. The style may be one of thin spaghetti straps that are tied to draped fabric crossing at the collar bone and meeting behind the neck. Needless to say, this style of neckline is more provocative than most others, but is nevertheless a much-loved style symbol followed by girls all across the globe! It suits almost all body types provided the wearer has great arms to show off! The neckline of a garment is significant for it determines, in a large way, how the dress is going to flatter your body proportions, thus complementing your personality. Just as halter neckline is usually suggested for women with slim waists and broad shoulders, the boat neckline suits those with arrow or sloping shoulders really well. Again, those with smaller busts can definitely give ruffle necks a try as that adds volume to your shape, besides looking feminine and pretty. With ample choice that is available in women wear, one must be duly careful of one’s frame and body proportions so as to be able to choose the right neck type for herself. For example, crew necks flatter those with a narrow face-shape, while those with round faces should better settle for v-necks as that tends to create the illusion of an elongated neck, thus giving you a slimmer look.
As recent fashion trends manifest, there has been a growing obsession for halter neck gowns amongst celebrities. These high-necked gowns flaunt toned backs and honed shoulders, thus attracting attention just as desired! The award season lately witnessed a bevy of celebrated beauties blending this season’s rage with the fashion statement of the 70s. This type of neckline is also quite popular with blouses, which go extremely well with designer sarees. Halter necks work wonders in a dual manner- for skinny girls or those with smaller busts, this type of neck line shifts the attention on their sculpted shoulders and lean arms. On the other hand, bustier girls can distract the focus from their assets, while lending an elongated look to their body with a draped neckline that draws the eye up and across. Give it a try and you can be sure you won’t regret it.