V-neck Shirt Defined by Apparel Search

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A  v-neck top is a type of shirt, sweatshirt, sweater, jacket, etc., with a neck that has an opening shaped like the letter V.

The neck opening looks like a ā€œVā€.

V-neck Top

V-necks were introduced so that the neckline of the shirt does not stand out when an outer shirt is worn over it, thus reducing or eliminating the visible cloth above the outer shirt of a crew neck shirt.

V-neck Shirts at Hanes

Vneck T-Shirts at Nordstrom

V-neck T-shirts at Old Navy

A V-neck T-shirt has a V-shaped neckline, as opposed to the round neckline of the more common crew neck shirt.  

V-neck Shirt

Learn more about shirt necklines in our apparel definitions section.

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