Cowl neck slips dresses are an excellent choice for evening parties, proms and black tie occasions as they help to show off your neckline.

cowl neck slip dress
cowl neck slip dress

There are several different neckline options from which to choose but there are no rules as to how the neckline should appear. The classic V neck or Princess cut is always a safe bet, but here are some other styles that can look stunning on you.

cowl neck slip dress
cowl neck slip dress

This is a stylish neckline that has been a constant in modern fashion for many years. It is very slimming and flattering, which makes it a trendy style.

Cowl Neck Satin Slip Cami Midi Dress Blue
Cowl Neck Satin Slip Cami Midi Dress Blue @£55.00 urbantouch.co.uk

The good thing about this style is that it works well with all skin tones so whether you have a warm or cool tone, this will look great on you. Necklines on these dresses tend to be scooped or ruffled. Some of the more modern styles have a higher neckline, which helps to elongate the neckline and create a much more sleek silhouette.

ASOS DESIGN cami satin midi dress with cowl neck and belt in soft Gold
ASOS DESIGN cami satin midi dress with cowl neck and belt in soft Gold @£45.00 asos.com

This is probably the most popular colour pairings and is very flattering on most people. It looks fantastic with silver or white as silver compliments it well, but white is also a popular choice. Black is a more formal colour but is great for night out’s where you want something classier.


Pink and white are trendy colours for daytime wear, so try both of these together. One of the reasons these dresses are so popular is that they flatter your body’s unique features. The ruffle fabric is usually found on the cowl neck dress,s which helps keep them up and show off the hourglass or pear-shaped figure.

Womens/Ladies Hot Pink Satin Dress Cowl Neck Strappy Back Available Sizes 8-12
Womens/Ladies Hot Pink Satin Dress Cowl Neck Strappy Back Available Sizes 8-12 @£29.99 ebay.co.uk

For those who do not have a lot of time to buy plus size dresses, this is definitely a must-have. There are many styles to choose from, with each dress having its own unique shape and size.

Sugar Lips Women's Mystical Moment Asymmetrical Cowl Neck Slip Dress Cocktail
Sugar Lips Women’s Mystical Moment Asymmetrical Cowl Neck Slip Dress Cocktail @£31.54 – £43.85 amazon.co.uk

The good thing about the trend is that it is flattering on the majority of women. It would be best if you tried to go for a colour that suits your skin tone. Dark skin will look stunning in black, while light skin can wear pretty much any colour.

Purple silk slip dress cowl neck Silk midi dress with bare shoulders and open back Dress for bridesmaid Satin dress for special occasions
Purple silk slip dress cowl neck Silk midi dress with bare shoulders and open back Dress for bridesmaid Satin dress for special occasions @£86.53+ etsy.com

When purchasing your cowl neck dresses you can either choose to have a neckline showing through the top or have one that is fitted in the front with a long neckline.

 

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This is totally your choice. Although you could opt for a more classic style with just the cowl neckline showing through, it is very flattering on many women. The classic style will be slightly more flattering on most body types.

silk slip dress midi bias cut cowl neck Silk bridesmaid dress olive green and rust silk satin dress Party dress Date dress
silk slip dress midi bias-cut cowl neck Silk bridesmaid dress olive green and rust silk satin dress Party dress Date dress @£138.36 etsy.com

Cowl neck slides tend to be made from a mix of fabrics, including chiffon, silk, and satin. Satin is the most popular type as it is silky and smooth, whereas chiffon is a delicate and stylish fabric.

Light Blue Silk Slip Midi Dress Cowl Neck Open Back Bridesmaid Lace-Up Back Dress
Light Blue Silk Slip Midi Dress Cowl Neck Open Back Bridesmaid Lace-Up Back Dress @£71.05 etsy.com

If you are buying a dress with a cowl neckline make sure that you opt for a quality cowl necked slide as the higher the quality the slimmer the dress will be!

Dusty Pink Silk Slip Dress with Cowl Neck for Special Occasions, Backless Pink Midi Slip Dress, Sheath Dress for Bridesmaids, Birthday Girls
Dusty Pink Silk Slip Dress with Cowl Neck for Special Occasions, Backless Pink Midi Slip Dress, Sheath Dress for Bridesmaids, Birthday Girls @£66.59 etsy.com

Your dress will be well worth its weight in gold if you carry it off perfectly! There are so many styles to choose from that you can’t go wrong. Many cowl neck dresses also come with beautiful beading on the bodice.

cowl neck gold slip dress
cowl neck gold slip dress

If you want a very romantic look you could opt for a cowl neck with an additional strap or you could choose a strapless version. Whatever you decide, make sure that you find the right fit!

Cowl Neck Silk Slip Dress, Bias Cut Silk Slip Dress, Sleeveless Dress, Special Occasion Dress, Silk Slip Midi Dress, Bridesmaids Dress
Cowl Neck Silk Slip Dress, Bias Cut Silk Slip Dress, Sleeveless Dress, Special Occasion Dress, Silk Slip Midi Dress, Bridesmaids Dress @£57.39 etsy.com

Now, this dress isn’t suitable for all seasons and for that reason you should choose your dress carefully. It’s not a good idea to buy it in the summer as it can get boiling on the inside.

Blue Silk Slip Dress, Silk Slip Dress of Midi Length, Blue Cowl Neck Silk Slip Dress for Special Occasions, Sleeveless Silk Dress
Blue Silk Slip Dress, Silk Slip Dress of Midi Length, Blue Cowl Neck Silk Slip Dress for Special Occasions, Sleeveless Silk Dress @£80.29 etsy.com

Plus it’s important that the neck-straps aren’t too tight as they can dig into the neck and cause discomfort as with any dress, you should always try it on before committing to buy.

Now you know what a stunning style a cowl neck slide can be. The only real thing to bear in mind is that it isn’t appropriate for all occasion due to its lengths. However, if you’re planning a special evening for two, you really can’t go wrong.

If you’re worried about not being able to take part in a wide variety of occasion, you’re a great person to consider wearing a cowl neck slide on the Fourth of July.

Pink Satin Cowl Neck Bodycon Midi Dress - Clarence
Pink Satin Cowl Neck Bodycon Midi Dress – Clarence @£7.99 femmeluxe.co.uk

This is a traditional holiday, and many women make sure they look attractive at this time of year. But if you’re anything like me at all, you know it’s a big problem finding suitable summer dresses.

Light Blue Silk Slip Dress with Cowl Neck for Special Occasions, Backless Blue Midi Slip Dress, Sheath Dress for Bridesmaids, Birthday Girls
Light Blue Silk Slip Dress with Cowl Neck for Special Occasions, Backless Blue Midi Slip Dress, Sheath Dress for Bridesmaids, Birthday Girls @£72.05 etsy.com

They can be difficult to find and when you do find them they aren’t usually of the highest quality.

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