U-neck Shirt Defined by Apparel Search
Types of Shirts   Fashion Terms

There are many different types of shirt neckline.  The neckline is the top edge of a garment that surrounds the neck, especially from the front view.

A U-neck opening on a shirt is basically what you would expect from the name.  The neck opening of the shirt is formed in the shape of the letter “U”.  Similar to a v-neck shirt, but the bottom portion is rounded rather than forming a point like the letter V.

U-neck Shirt

Necklines also refers to the overall line between all the layers of clothing and the neck and shoulders of a person.

Scoop Neck (curved, concave up) these have a curved U-shape, with the arms of the U hanging on the shoulders. The depth of the U can vary, ranging from demure styles to plunging.

Learn more about shirt necklines in our apparel definitions section.

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