There are a number of different factors to consider when pairing the perfect hairstyle with your dress neckline. As we all know, different necklines draw attention to different features of our bodies, sometimes subtly and sometimes inconspicuously. Depending on what look you are trying to achieve, your hairstyle brings the look all together seamlessly so that you look charming, head to toe. Micaah brings to you our favourite hairstyles with the 4 main necklines; the high neck, the V-neck, the off-shoulder and the "enduring" neck i.e. more abundant necklines that have been around since the dawn of time!
The high neck is just that, a neckline that comes close to, if not up onto the actual neck. The High Neck dress accentuates the shape and structure of your shoulders, chest, neck and even your face. It is important not to hide the neck with your hair to prevent a suffocated look & so this sensual area is further highlighted. Your face is also a focal point with this neckline, so a hairstyle that brings out your features works well.
Whether it's a shallow V or a deep plunge, the V-neck is a very popular choice when it comes to special event dresses and gowns. Choosing a hairstyle that will both compliment the dress and frame your face will round off the entire aesthetic. As widely known, the Vee (or V)-Neck is a sultry neckline that draws attention to the feminine figure and sensual neck area. With the v-neckline, hairstyles with waves soften the overall look whilst also providing glamour and body. The type of occasion plays a part in choosing the right hairstyle with this cut, for example, for your birthday party, wear your hair out but for a ball or black-tie event, swept into a sleek middle-parted bun adds elegance & sophistication.
The off-shoulder neckline is one of our favourites for its elevated aesthetic and undeniable ability to immediately uplift your look! Off-shoulder necklines, whether both shoulders are exposed or just one, are very flattering, adding interest and distinction. With this neckline, hairstyles that allow one or more shoulders to remain exposed lend gracefully to the look while showing off collar bones & the neck too. If the off-shoulder design is combined with ruffles or extra design details, more simple and clean hairstyles lend better and make the dress pop.
Enduring necklines refer to styles that have withstood trends and time such as the round, square, sweetheart and boat neck. These are versatile and a large range of hairstyles are suitable with dresses that have these necklines. The material and colour of the dress are also factors to consider. As these styles of neckline are more traditional, they do well paired with more interesting and intricate hairstyles to give the overall look more panache.
Now there you go! Our suggested hairstyles with our favourite necklines. We hope this helps you decide what look to go for at your next special event. We know we have the perfect dress for you to wear to it sorted 😉 Shop All Dresses >>