Boat Neck Dress Outfit Ideas

Boat Neck Dress Outfit Ideas

A boat neck dress is just something between the crew neck dress and the off the shoulder dress. Some people might just think of a wide neck version of a crew neck and think it doesn’t make all that much of a difference. Indeed, since the boat neckline allows you to show off your collarbones, the difference is huge and the result is an understated sexy look. To show you some beautiful ways I can style it, I’ve rounded up some of the best submarine outfit ideas and put them in a list below. Let’s get in right away.

Black and white dress with a polka dot boat neckline


To start the list, I show you this beautiful black and white polka dot boat neck fit and flare dress. The dress looks so adorable and eye-catching that you really don’t have to do too much to style it. Just wear it with a pair of black ballet flats and you would have a great looking casual outfit.

Black sheath dress with a boat neckline

white boat neck sheath dress

Here is a simple black sheath dress with a boat neckline that accentuates your beautiful collarbones. It also has some small and nifty cutout details. Simply pair the dress with nude heels and an open toe strap for a simple and elegant look.

Wavy skater dress with half sleeves and neckline

Dark blue skater dress with a scalloped neckline and half sleeves

Not only that, this navy blue half sleeve skater dress is a boat neck dress. The neckline is a creative scalloped neckline. To create an elegant and minimalist outfit around this beautiful and creatively designed dress, simply pair it with silver heels with an open toe strap. This outfit is perfect for cocktail parties and proms.

Rose Gold Silk Fit and Flare Midi Dress

Rose gold silk yoke and flared midi dress

For a cocktail party, many people try to look their best and dress very sexy while showing a lot of skin. You don’t always have to show a lot of skin to look sexy. For example, you can wear this beautiful rose gold silk midi dress to show off your collarbones and still look sexy. Pair the dress with a pair of open toe heels that are exactly the same color to elegantly complete the outfit.

Gray belted check midi dress and black blazer

gray midi dress with plaid belt and black blazer

Here’s an outfit that shows how to wear a jacket with a boat neck dress. In this case, a gray midi dress with a plaid belt is paired with a black blazer. Pair them with black open toe heels and ankle straps for a stylish casual look.

Red boat neck bodycon midi dress

Red Boat Neck Bodycon Midi Dress

A red midi bodycon dress is an obvious choice for a sharp and daring look. Adding a boat neckline to the classic red dress will only make the outfit look hotter. For the shoes, black open toe shoes would be the best choice. Alternatively, you can color all of them red.

Navy Fit and Flare Boat Neck Dress

Dark blue flared dress with a bateau neckline

If you want to look more mature and demure at a cocktail party or prom, here is a nice looking but demure dress that suits you. It is a dark blue flared dress with a boat neckline. You can wear silver heeled sandals to add an elegant touch to the outfit.

White bodycon dress with yellow open toe heels

White Bodycon Dress Yellow Open Toe Heels

Having mentioned a red bodycon dress a little earlier, here is an alternative for you if you don’t like the color red. It is a simple white bodycon knee length dress with a boat neckline. What is a little surprising about this outfit are the yellow open toe heels. While this style of pairing isn’t very common, it’s definitely fun to wear something high in contrast every now and then.

Gray lace dress with cap sleeves and scalloped hem

gray lace dress with cap sleeves and scalloped hem

As simple as this dress looks, it actually has a lot of interesting and beautiful details. For example, trimming the cap sleeves makes the dress look cuter while the dress is made of lace which gives the dress a feminine feel. Not only that, the scalloped hem design also makes the dress look more unique. Pair the dress with a silver ankle strap with open toe heels to look elegant.

Black short sleeve boat neck sheath dress

black short-sleeved sheath dress with a boat neckline

This has to be one of the easiest cocktail party outfits I’ve ever seen. But because the boat neck black shift dress is so timeless. The outfit is not shabby at all. Combining the dress with black ballet flats makes for a very simple and clean outfit.

Navy bodycon dress with black strappy heel

Navy bodycon dress, black strappy heels

This is a sophisticated and feminine outfit that you can wear to the office as well as to a cocktail party. The outfit consists of a dark blue, sleeveless, bodycon dress with a boat neckline and black strappy heels. To add more colors to the outfit, you can wear a brown leather handbag and a silver bracelet.

Navy Fit and Flare Ruffle Midi Dress

Navy Fit and Flare Ruffle Midi Dress

This is a very classy look that’s relatively easy to pull off. To achieve the look, you can wear a navy blue and flared ruffle dress with a long silver necklace. Pair the pieces with silver open toe heels to look classy and elegant.

White Belted Boat Neck Flare Dress with Felt Hat

white belt boat neck flare dress felt hat

This breezy dress with white belt and boat neck is perfect for spring. Wear it with white sandals and a white fedora for an all-white look.

Black and white striped boat neck bodycon dress

black and white striped boat neck bodycon dress

The black and white striped t-shirt is so popular and versatile. Let’s see how it looks when the design is transferred to a dress. This is a black and white striped bodycon dress with a boat neckline that looks feminine, beautiful and understatedly sexy. You can pair it with black ballet flats and a black choker to add a classy touch to the look.

Gray boat neck t-shirt dress

Gray Boat Neck T-Shirt Dress

A t-shirt dress looks very casual yet stylish. This gray boat neckline has just the right amount of detail to make it look gorgeous. Wear the dress with white sneakers for a striking and simple look.

By the time you’ve reached this point of the blog post, you should have realized that these gorgeous boat neck outfits are actually very easy to pull off. Just give it a try and have fun styling.

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