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Square Neckline

There are some design gestures that could add a refined elegance to a gown. A square neckline, while rigid in structure, is one such gesture. This neckline evokes a vintage glamor that - although rare - truly never goes out of style. Contrary to its name, a “square” neckline is rarely a perfect square. This neckline could be rectangular, so as to elongate the neck, or to otherwise compliment the natural shape of the body, to further accommodate a sensual end result. Essentially, the neckline would include two clearly defined corners that come together at a 90-degree angle around the neck opening of the gown or a dress. Nataya pieces tend to have intricate overlay with clearly defined lines and...

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Add a softness to any garment with a round neckline

Perhaps incidentally, curved necklines add a softness to any garment, making it undeniably ladylike in nature. Using Romance and femininity to inspire design, Nataya’s collection of exquisite gowns are brought to life when adorned by a round neckline. The graceful curvature of a delicately scooped neckline perfectly enhances every woman’s silhouette and provides her with a beautifully sensual overall appearance. Nearly a perfect ½ circle, a rounded neckline exposes the most amount of skin possible without sacrificing the wearer’s modesty or detracting from the gown’s indelible appearance. A scoop, that effortlessly and with grace, stops right above the bustline highlights the wearer’s collar bone, bust-line and the décolletage. This denotes that the elegance of a gown is not defined by...

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Get that Edwardian look with a Bustier or Corset Neckline.

  A Bustier or Corset Neckline resembles a sweetheart neckline yet is slightly softer in appearance. Here, the heart shape has been deconstructed slightly to produce a modified sweetheart neckline. By doing so, all of the figure-flattering advantages of a traditional sweetheart neckline are maintained, however, the shape is less dramatic and often less revealing in nature. With a distinctly ladylike look, Nataya gowns that feature this neckline include a slightly curved neckline that runs across the bust and imitates the line of a traditional corset. This ensures that the look of the gown is authentically vintage and maintains a feminine allure.     Gowns with Bustier Necklines are often paired with sheer overlays that feature a slightly rounded V-neckline...

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A chic and flattering look with an Off-shoulder neckline

Always sensual, Nataya gowns that feature off-the-shoulder necklines are nothing short of marvelous. With a soft, flattering look that is steeped in romance and refinement, this incredibly chic neckline creates a look that is flirtatious, feminine, and unforgettable.  This neckline is created when a dress includes sleeves that hang off the shoulder sides as if to insinuate casual effortlessness. Straps that define the neckline and keep the gown in place are also part of this ensemble on many Nataya off-the-shoulder gowns. Modern interpretations of this neckline are referred to as “cold shoulder” necklines, however, this elegant design detail was first introduced many decades ago. Its recent resurgence in popularity, however, should come as no surprise. There is a certain coquettish...

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Boat Neckline Dress: Modest and yet alluring

A Boat (or Bateau) Neckline manages to do the impossible. This neckline keeps a woman’s chest and décolletage completely covered yet announces all the curves. Expertly designed, this neckline beautifully elevates the sophisticated elegance of Nataya gowns, as it perfectly showcase’s the wearers natural beauty. A boat neckline extends from shoulder to shoulder and includes just enough of a curvature to accommodate the natural curve of a woman’s neck. This creates a defined shoulder line and reveals only a sliver of skin throughout the opening. This neckline is modest yet alluring. Its shape also effectively outlines the silhouette and brings attention to the soft lines of a woman’s neck rather than her bustline. On Nataya gowns, an exquisite, transparent overlay...

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