Learn the Terms - Necklines

October 22, 2017

Learn the Terms - Necklines

Bateau or Sabrina: from shoulder to shoulder, exposing the collar bones, but staying high on the chest.

Halter: wraps around the back of the neck to create deep armholes. Often backless.


High: covers most of the neck.

Jewel: similar to that of a T-shirt, but usually a bit smaller, closer to the neck.

Queen-Ann: High in back sloping to the neck or a dropped "V" shape in front, depending on what type of collar it is used with.

Off-the-shoulder: top of the shoulders are bare. Can be straight across, scooped up or down, or sweetheart shaped.

Portrait: wide scoop from the tip of one shoulder to the tip of the other. Can be made with or without a collar.

Scoop: classic U-shape, can be higher or lower, wider or thinner.

Square: square shaped from the shoulders down and across the upper chest.

Strapless: shoulders are bare. Can be straight across, scooped up or down, or sweetheart shaped.

Size Guide
Lizzy Slip Size XS S M L  XL
Bust 32" 34" 36" 38" 42"
Waist 24" 26" 28" 31" 34"
Hip 34" 36" 38" 42" 44"
Lizzy Slip Length
Tee Slip 24.5" from shoulder to hem edge
Dress Slip 37.5" from shoulder to hem edge
Maxi Slip 55.5" from shoulder to hem edge