Sweetheart Neckline Wedding Dresses

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Iconic and ultra-feminine, the sweetheart neckline has been a bridal staple for ages. Classified by its unique outline that resembles the top of a heart, wedding dresses with sweetheart necklines highlight your décolletage and create a curvier silhouette. Browse the best of the classic sweetheart necklines from Martin Thornburg below:

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Francesca | #218216

Beautiful Lace on Tulle Over Satin Trumpet Gown

Avery | #120254W

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Kit | #119266

Elegant Organza Trumpet Gown with Sweetheart Neckline

Calliope | #118265

Glamorous Strapless Satin Trumpet Gown

Angelina | #218211

Heavenly Lace Fit and Flare Gown with Cap Sleeves

Siena | #218226

Elegant Tulle Over Satin Fit and Flare Dress

Fiona | #120239

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Faye | #120245

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Avery | #120254

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Claire | #119272

Striking Off-the-Shoulder Mermaid Gown with Sweetheart Neckline

Annie | #119279

Attention-Grabbing Semi-Sheer Lace Trumpet Gown with Lace Gauntlet Sleeves

Annie | #119279W

Semi-Sheer Lace Trumpet Gown with Lace Gauntlet Sleeves, Plus Size

Gina | #218209

Sweet Strapless Lace and Organza A-Line Gown

Katharine | #215265

Strapless Tulle and Lace over Satin A-Line Dress

Harlow | #120240

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Janine | #119254

Unique Lace Fit and Flare Gown with Detachable Lace Gauntlet Sleeves

Zoe | #119273

Sleek Strapless Fit and Flare Gown with Sweetheart Neckline

Sally | #119276

Playful Lace and Sequin with Ruched Tulle A-Line Gown

Sally | #119276W

Playful Lace and Sequin with Ruched Tulle A-Line Gown

Aria | #118251

Eye-Catching Sleeveless Tulle Trumpet Gown

Florine | #215278

Classic A-Line Gown with Embroidered Lace Over Satin

Eliza | #120238

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Eden | #119257

Modern Schiffli Lace Gown with Detachable Illusion Lace Long Sleeves

Dolores | #119284W

Trendy Strapless Fit and Flare Gown with Detachable Lace Sleeves, Plus Size
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Sweetheart Neckline Wedding Dresses from Martin Thornburg

Wedding dresses that feature sweetheart necklines have stuck around for so long for a reason. While the sweetheart cut is a conventional style, Martin Thornburg constantly refreshes the traditional neckline with each new collection he releases. Just look at Rose from his Spring 2020 collection - while a seemingly typical ball gown wedding dress on the surface, Rose infuses surprising details within the sweetheart bodice and lace detailing. Not only does the bodice reveal visible boning against sheer lace (creating a modern and sexy vibe!), Rose also takes it up a notch from the typical bridal style with intricate floral lace detailing and a vintage-inspired corset back. Wedding dresses with sweetheart necklines might be an obvious choice, but this collection from Martin Thornburg shows that the standard cut can be far from boring.


What is a sweetheart neckline on a wedding dress?

Sweetheart necklines on wedding dresses are defined by its outline which mimics the top of a heart. It elongates the neck and creates a curvier silhouette due to the shape of the neckline. It’s used often in bridal design because it pairs perfectly with any sleeve type - off the shoulder, strapless, spaghetti strap, cap sleeve - and any silhouette - A-line, mermaid, ball gown, trumpet. It’s a neckline that works like a chameleon - flattering any body type and any bridal design that it gets paired with, and you can definitely see its magic in action within Martin Thornburg’s wedding dresses.


Why you should wear a wedding dress with a sweetheart neckline on your big day:

Not only does it reign supreme as one of the more flattering necklines of wedding dresses, but it also highlights the romance of your big day with it’s reflection of the famous heart-shape. Also, if you’re wanting a bridal style with a sexy touch but still has traditional charm, a wedding dress with a sweetheart neckline is your match made in heaven. Or maybe you’re wanting to really accentuate your curves - opt for a mermaid wedding dress that hugs your figure in all of the right places and top it off with a round sweetheart neckline in order to really bring out your hourglass figure. There’s no point in fighting it - you’re destined to fall in love with one of these wedding dresses from Martin Thornburg featuring a sweetheart neckline!


Stick to the classics - wear one of these wedding dresses featuring a sweetheart neckline from Martin Thornburg and enhance the romance of your special day.