Sexy Collarbones and How to Dress Them!

Last updated on : August 21 2017

sexy collarbones

The collarbone or clavicle is the longest horizontal bone in your body. You have two - one on the left and one on the right connecting your shoulder blade and your breastbone.

If you are trying to look your best by displaying these sexy attributes we have a few style tips on how to do so with charm, poise, and class. It is important to remember that the ultimate goal is to show them off with confidence and dignity.

Let your collarbones and bare skin do all the talking with dainty necklaces and earrings to pull your look together. In this post, we discuss the best necklines to show off your clavicles and how to consider your body type and size when looking to participate in this timeless trend.

Best Necklines to Show Your Collarbones


Everybody loves a halter neckline. A halter neckline can live up to its name and stop people in their tracks when worn to the right venue and with the right attitude.  Halter necklines show off your clavicle and usually feature cleavage. This neckline also gives your shoulders the illusion of being slimmer.

halter bandage dress

Some halter styles can work wonders for your collarbones 

Halter necklines are ideal if you want to give your body the illusion of being long and lean. The halter style draws the eye to your body in a vertical way, which provides you with the appearance of being taller and slimmer.

If you have a full bust or petit shoulders consider a two-piece halter dress with a midi length skirt and super high stilettos to pull off this display of collarbones.  


A beautiful deep-v neckline is a perfect way to show off your collar bones and flatters most body types. If you have an hourglass body type, your body does most of the work to pull this look off. 

If you are more curvy,  you will find that the deep-v neck has a slimming effect, drawing attention to your décolletage and cleavage.

v neck bandage dress

Sexy collarbones in a deep cut bandage dress

Deep-v necklines that also show off your collarbones are not simple to pull off without losing your dignity. Be sure to focus on putting together a hairstyle that works for this neckline and choose simple makeup with red lips to keep your look visually balanced. Red lips will pull attention from your bust area and draws eyes to your face.


We each have one timeless, strapless dress in closets. It is our go-to dress that slims and makes us super confident in our body. There is no better way to bring attention to your collar bones and neck than with a sexy straight-across or sweetheart strapless neckline.

strapless bandage dress in white showing off collarbones

Your collarbones are on full display in strapless styles

Strapless bandage dresses are ideal for women with an ample bustline. The dress type helps you flaunt your flawless arms, shoulders and collar bones. If you have a smaller bustline, the look is the perfect time to bring in some beautiful jewelry and statement pieces.

We did a roundup and asked jewelry designers to share their most recommended pieces for strapless necklines. Check it out here.


The latest thing in collarbone flaunting is the asymmetrical one-shoulder dress. If you have slim shoulders, a petite frame, or an ample bustline an asymmetric design is a great way to draw attention to your well-defined clavicle.

one shoulder bandage dress with collarbones

An exciting asymmetrical style is collarbone sensuous!

From structured architectural designs to fun and flirty summer dresses, asymmetric necklines are often designed to be flattering and feminine.  


Bateau necklines are ideal for accentuating your clavicle while keeping your dignity firmly intact. They are considered one of the more traditional ways to emphasize your clavicle. Boat or square necks mirror the sweep of your collarbones, enhancing their natural appeal. Boat necks are very popularly used in wedding gowns and formal dresses because their style is simple, ultra feminine, and leaves enough to the imagination.  

collarbones in a bateau dress

Bateau necklines will frame your collarbones perfectly!

With the right designs, colors, and fabrics, you can adapt bateau necklines to almost any occasion.

How to Be Confident Showing Your Collarbones

From a simple boat neckline to the deep-v t-shirt to a sexy off-the-shoulder jumper, there’s no reason not to flaunt your collar bones confidentiality. Rather than show off your collarbones when wearing a sexy dress, consider showing them off in everyday clothes.  

There’s been a lot of debate about whether everyone can pull off the collarbone flaunting style. There are those who say it’s a trend reserved for the super skinny, but others beg to differ.

Naturally, at The Kewl Shop, we weigh in. Whether your figure is slender and agile or full and voluptuous, a pretty décolletage always works.

We believe the clavicle is a great way to show some skin without taking the outfit from classy to too-sexy-to-handle. This trend is perfect for every day and never too sensual for any occasion. Necklines showing off your collarbones are a timeless, feminine style that will continue to be around for decades -  so flaunt them proudly.

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