Chokers: New Statement Jewellery
With designers dragging them into the twenty first century and a plethora of celebrity fans, the choker necklace really is the comeback neck-trend to take your breath away .
Despite having one of fashions most hazardous names, the choker has made a comeback. This seasons take on chokers are simple in design, but far from subtle. These snug neck pieces are the perfect go-to accessory for adding an injection of this seasons fetish or forties trends to your wardrobe.
Like all statement jewellery, these chokers are best when worn in isolation. Avoid earrings as they will cause distraction (see Amber Rose) and think of the choker as
Lanvin’s Alber Elbaz does: as a cuff for the neck. Keep it simple and make it your only adornment. Instead of adding other accessories, experiment with textures and layering: gunmetal under a crisp white work shirt or pearls with a fur coat. For a stand-out evening look team a voluminous pearl choker with a strapless dress like Katherine Heigl or choose a contrasting metallic piece and let it mingle with your neckline like Eva Longoria and Blake Lively – perfect with an LBD.
With versions available everywhere and prices to suit everyone, the choker is set to be a must have item for your jewellery box this season.
My name is Michael Mulligan and I’m a fashion student in the UK. I love trend-spotting, fashion styling and journalism, when I’m not working on my own creations!