Jaqueline Zenn for Second City Style Magazine
Turtlenecks are cozy, v-necks are flattering, and bateau necklines have an Audrey Hepburn sort of elegance. However, sometimes even the classics get a little…boring.
There is nothing inherently wrong with yet another strapless dress,
really, but why stick with the same silhouettes when you can mix it up
with portrait collars, key-holes, and other attention-grabbing styles?
Sculptural necklines that place your face front and center are
glamorous and slightly theatrical, while still being easy to wear. Portrait collars
will frame your face, accentuate a graceful neck and highlight your
cheekbones; while shawl collars and cowl-necks (their more casual
cousins) add a cozy feeling to sweaters and jackets. Try a slim sheath
with a portrait collar for a tailored vintage look with plenty of sex
appeal, like this dove gray Ports 1961 dress with its alluring plunging v-back.
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