cowl neck

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cowl neck

n.
A wide, low, loosely draped collar, as on a sweater or blouse.

cowl′-necked′ (-nĕkt′) adj.
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cowl neck

nSchalrollkragen m
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Cowl necks, which are always flattering to busty ladies, make an appearance, as do sailor-inspired side buttons on pants and skirts.
Flattering cowl necks, like this, drape at the chest and elongate the upper body.
Marks & Spencer's long black tuxedo jacket, pounds 69.50 (main picture)' Wallis' grey cowl necks weater, pounds 30 (above)' Faith's Swirl ankle boots, pounds 70 (top)
Wallis' grey cowl neck sweater, pounds 30, Dorothy Perkins' grey checked wide-leg trousers, pounds 25, or Principles' Selma shoes, pounds 75.
If you're skinny, you can wear fitted turtlenecks to help create shape but those with a larger bust should go for cowl necks or open v-necks.
Halter taps make a strong statement, while draped cowl necks also are popular.
Cowl necks and shirt-backs split from the neck down to reveal bare skin were worn by models with stiletto shoes and legwarmers - discarded since the 1980s and left to live on only in stage productions of the musical Fame.
But it's not just the plunging neckline that's making a big impact, slashed necks and cowl necks are the in thing too!
Dorothy Perkins, Richards, Principles and River Island all have full length evening dresses with cowl necks.
If turtlenecks spell tragedy for your body, look to more flattering cowl necks, or better still, open v-necks that flatter your shape.
Or if you prefer to cover up, the high-halter styles and cute cowl necks look fantastic too.