Girlish High Necklines Are A Must-Try Spring 2016 Trend
With the trend of sweet prairie dressing officially making a splash for Spring 2016, plunging V-necklines will officially be swept aside in favour of high collars. While the warmer temperatures may mean that more skin is on display, necklines are surprisingly creeping upward as hemlines also become short and playful. If you’re looking to reinvent your spring wardrobe and embrace the season’s high necklines, here are a few stylish and sophisticated ways to embrace the runway trend now.
For a casual Saturday, try taking your sartorial cues from the whimsical prints and slightly ruffled necklines as spotted at Giambattista Valli. The look of pale lilac hues help to balance out the femininity of a short and breezy frock, while subtle ruffles, puffed long sleeves and abstract prints complete the look. For a finishing touch, accessorize your high-collared and patterned mini dress with a pair of strappy black gladiator sandals.
It’s no secret that conservative necklines are a perfectly appropriate and stylish choice for the office. For your spring fashion inspiration, look no further than the 3.1 Phillip Lim runways, where a stark white collar was a statement look. For an inspired touch, head to your next meeting in a simple white blouse adorned with a white and black ruffled knit collar. Meanwhile, loose-fitting navy blue trousers, nude leather sandals and minimal accessories help to merge comfort with style.
For the after hours, try combining ladylike floral prints with a dainty high collar (as seen at Zimmerman). Whether you’re heading to dinner or cocktails, a pleated and flared frock with delicate metallic beadwork can be an absolutely charming look. Add a waist-cinching wide belt to balance out your proportions, and slip into a pair of strappy beige sandals to elongate your leg line. The quaint high neckline brings a girlish finish to your overall ensemble, and also contrasts perfectly against the miles of bare leg on display!
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