A bateau or boat-neck gown has a neckline that stretches from shoulder to shoulder, usually along the collarbone. Here are 10 of our favorite bateau gowns.
This sophisticated shift dress is alluring in its crisp simplicity.
This bateau-neck dress is unique with its asymmetrical lace cutouts.
Silver and pearls beading add a little bit of sparkle to this gown at the shoulders and around the waist.
A timeless classic like this dress can only be improved with a few minor details, like a deep V-back and a tidy bow at the center of the waistband.
The vine lace detailing around this dress’ open back wraps around to the front, adding a little bit of subtle detail to the otherwise pristine design.
The open back and effortless bustle on this dress only add to its clean-cut beauty.
The back of this gown comes alive with two diagonal straps coming together at the center back, making a lovely large bow.
The lace illusion back of this classic fit and flare gown adds a feminine touch of innocence and purity.
This fully-custom gown features a sweetheart neckline peeking out from under the delicate lace overlay.
This sweet and playful dress evokes images of flower crowns, spring festivals, and perhaps even A Midsummer Night’s Dream.