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boat neck

(ˈbəʊtˌnɛk)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a high slitlike neckline of a garment that extends onto the shoulders. Also called: bateau neckline
Translations

boat neck

n (of sweater, dress) → scollo a barchetta
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Look for the Lacoste ladies halter-necks, boat necks and hooded version polos, perfect for day or night as well as cable knit sweaters in hot pinks, oranges and brilliant white.
At the Kmart in Northridge, Angela combed through the latest fashions for teen girls: baseball-inspired jerseys and T-shirts with boat necks and three-quarter sleeves.
Skirt lengths are mid to long and boat necks move over into the realm of knit wear.
Knit Picks: Romance abounds with boat necks and drapey cowls.
Broad Shoulders: If you have wide, strongshoulders, stay away from shoulder pads, boat necks, horizontal stripes and boxy sleeves.
Necklines range from flattering v-necks to easy boat necks.
High collars, halter necks, boat necks, turtlenecks will only bring the attention to the area and make you look more protuberant.
Boat necks, a deep V-cut leotard, or one with bodice details like the Mirella leotard (#21) shown here will create the illusion of a long, graceful neck.