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  • n. A wide, high neckline that follows the curve of the collarbone and ends in points on the shoulder seams.


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boat +‎ neck


  • Guitar necks come in a variety of shapes from a thick, oval shaped neck (known as boatneck or V), to being extremely flat.

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  • Or take a spaghetti-strap hot pink t-shirt and layer a long-sleeved black boatneck t over it.

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  • In it were a Proenza Schouler dress ($200 to rent) and a Ports 1961 boatneck lace dress ($25 under a rent-one-get-one-for-$25 deal).

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  • Jamie was supposed to be an excellent sailor, and for the audition, Tally had bought an outfit that fit the profile: white jeans, a blue-and-white-striped boatneck top, and Sperry Top-Siders.


  • Here are the five tops that every woman needs in her wardrobe: V-neck, boatneck, turtleneck, scoop neck, and classic.

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  • You can even add funk to your top half, opting for two layered boatneck T-shirts short over long in contrasting colors instead of the expected dark turtleneck.

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  • The nautical boatneck draws its inspiration from the look of the men and women at bustling seaport towns in the early 1900s.

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  • She began offering loose, liberating menswear-inspired shapes and designs such as boatneck tops, easy sweater dresses, and loose frocks accented with regimented ribbons, bibs, and authentic naval details.

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  • Gigi brought it home for her from France last year, and I love the skinny black-and-white stripes, and the white satin piping around the boatneck collar.

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  • Diana looked at herself, her corduroys and black boatneck sweater.

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