Jayma Mays

Use Your Illusion

Use Your Illusion

For brides-to-be suffering from strapless fatigue, the illusion neckline - ones with a sheer panel extending from the bust to the collar - has been a welcome addition to the bridal gown silhouettes available.

Brides can show a little or a lot and still look sophisticated and sexy without being showy, making it a timeless fashion statement. "Glee" star Jayma Mays was a red-carpet standout at the 63rd Annual Emmy Awards in a multi-tiered pink gown by Zuhair Murad with an illusion neckline and delicate embroidery. Mandy Moore sparkled in a nude, illusion neckline gown by Monique Lhuillier at the 2011 Academy Awards.

"The illusion neckline is a breath of fresh air...