How Boat Neck Tops Suits You
Every stylist would advise you to dress according to your body type and this means choosing dress and other outfit styles that can accentuate the best features of one's body shape while camouflaging the not-so flattering parts. Along with the style and cut of a particular outfit, the neckline plays an equally important role. Choosing the right kind of neckline can go a long way in making the outfit sit you best or make you look completely disproportionate. Skip heavy neckpieces and jewellery with boat necklines. If however you must wear something, opt for longer neckpieces with lengths that end below the bust.
The bateau neckline also referred to as boat neck tops have a relatively high neckline and sits wide across the collar bone. The shape is similar to that of a boat, hence the name.
Tops featuring this style are also referred to as boat neck tank tops because the shoulder fabric is pretty narrow comparable to the spaghetti straps of tank tops. Boat neck tops are great as formal wear a semi-formal when paired with trousers or jeans.
Suitable for which body types:
Women with short necks or wide necks and bustier women should avoid this style of neckline. Women with a relatively smaller bust line and long necks can opt for the boat neck style to create the illusion of space.