5 words to distinguish dresses.

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Learning English in Dublin is great and all…but what if you can’t talk about what’s going on in the world of celebrity and fashion?? You might need a few words to help you…

So, the Emmy’s were on last night, and the dresses on the red carpet were beautiful. Here in Alpha, we’ve been discussing the different necklines that were there. When you talk about them, here are 5 words you might need to know. ‘Low-cut’

Julianna Marguiles wore a low cut dress in black and silver.

Julianna Marguiles wore a low cut dress in black and silver.

Low cut dress

Low cut dress


“Ooh I really loved the low cut dress Kristen Wiig wore!” “Really? I didn’t like it, I prefer dresses with a higher neckline”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

‘High-necked’

High necked dress

Debra Messing wore a navy high necked dress.

Claire Danes wore a red high necked dress from the designer Givenchy.

Claire Danes wore a red high necked dress from the designer Givenchy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“I saw a couple of high necked dresses on the red carpet this year” “I know, Claire Danes and Debra Messing looked very demure this year.” “I’m not sure about the hairstyles though..”

‘Halter neck’

Halter neck dress

Halle Berry wore a halter neck dress from the designer Elie Saab.

Halter neck dress

Julia Louis-Dreyfus wore a red halter neck dress from the designer Carolina Herrera.

Halter neck dress

Michelle Dockery wore a halter neck dress from the designer Rosie Assoulin.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“The halter neck dresses on the red carpet this year were fabulous!” “I agree, Halle Berry’s dress looked stunning. I wish I could afford an Elie Saab dress”

 

‘Strapless’

Strapless dress

Allison Williams wore a strapless dress from the designer Giambattista Valli.

Strapless dress

Sofia Vergara wore a white strapless dress from the designer Roberto Cavalli.

Strapless dress

Kerry Washington wore an orange strapless dress.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Ok, look at the three strapless dresses. Which do you prefer?” “Tough decision, they’re all very different. But, Allison Williams’s dress is a show stopper, she looks like a princess”

 

‘One-shoulder’

One-shouldered dress

Christina Hendricks wore a red one-shouldered dress from the designer Marchesa.

One-shouldered dress

Anna Gunn wore a one-shouldered dress.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“One-shouldered dresses…hmm…I’m not too sure I like them.” “I like them, especially Anna Gunn’s one. Beautiful. And the beading…fantastic”

‘Plunging neckline’

Ralph Lauren jumpsuit with a plunging neckline.

Robin wright wore a Ralph Lauren jumpsuit with a plunging neckline.

Cream dress with a plunging neckline.

Katherine Heigl wore a cream dress with a plunging neckline.

 

 

 

“Robin Wright’s jumpsuit really stood out! Cream, backless, and with a plunging neckline…wow” “Brave lady”