Wednesday, 24 October 2012
STYLEWATCH: Choosing Necklines That Suit Your Face shape, Body type And Bust size
Wearing a garment with the wrong neckline can ruin your entire look. The type of neckline you need depends on: face shape, body type, and bust size.
Type of necklines:
Here are some simple rules that will allow you to choose the most suitable necklines:
-People with oval and well proportioned face are able to wear almost any style of neckline successfully.
-If your face is long and narrow, choose necklines that are wider and more shallow, to draw the eye to the horizontal and make your face appear wider.
-On the other hand, if your face is wider and rounder, a neckline that has a stronger vertical shape will help to balance your overall look.
The concept here is balance. You want to choose a neckline style to balance your features and help you look more in proportion.
Following along on the theme of balance, you again want to select a neckline that will balance your overall appearance.
-Women who are average in build should be able to wear most every neckline style with equal ease.
-Large-framed women should look for necklines that stress a more vertical line. Vee necks, scoop necks, sweetheart necklines, Queen Anne and empire necklines can all look good. Even portrait necklines can be flattering as long as the neckline dips sufficiently to provide an elongating effect.
-Small-framed women should look for necklines that will offer a widening effect. The bateau, Sabrina, portrait, crew neck, vee neck and jewel necklines will help to make the narrower build appear wider.
-Women with moderately-sized busts and average shoulder width should be comfortable with any of the listed neckline styles.
-A small busted woman with narrow shoulders should consider choices like the bateau, Sabrina and portrait necklines, as well as the sweetheart and Queen Anne styles.
-Broad-shouldered and big-busted women should choose styles like the empire, Queen Anne and lower-cut portrait necklines as well as scoop neck, cowl neck and vee neck style.