Here are six different styles to try and one you can DIY
Are you a ‘90s kid? Chances are you’ve worn the popular plastic choker around your neck at least once (with a matching arm bracelet and ring to boot). While back then they came in one style in either black or a rainbow of hues, the comeback trend today is reinterpreted in a variety of fabrics and silhouettes, which oozes a much more modern appeal. So, if you’re thinking of giving the new-gen chokers a go, here’s a list of updated styles (even Hollywood’s A-listers can’t resist) for you to experiment with.
Besides leather and velvet, this softer and shinier fabric is a great alternative, especially for night events. From super-skinny strands to wider bands, feel free to play with proportions. Like Miranda Kerr, you can opt for one with a pendant or charm too.
For a romantic flair, take cues from Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s lace, see-through version. It’s delicate, feminine and adds just the right amount of sensuality to your #ootd. *winks*
You don’t always have to stick to one style. Wearing two at a time works too! Case in point: Selena Gomez dials up the drama by layering two thin straps and a chained design together.
4. Metallic Mesh
For a dash of glam, metals are your best friend. Gigi Hadid gets her fix with this fluid, metallic mesh variant that even matches her attire. Tip: slick your hair back to show off that beautiful piece!
To make a statement à la Kim Kardashian, pick one that’s fully encrusted in rhinestones and diamanté. It’s perfect for cocktails and black-tie evenings; plus, it’ll sparkle extra bright under the light.
If you’re a rocker chick at heart, reach for a circular-shaped choker that’s metallic and mirrored, just like Vanessa Hudgen’s. It lends an ideal balance of grunge and glam!
7. DIY Crystal-pendant Choker
Attempting to make one from scratch? We’ve done the hard work. From materials you need to the final finished look, click through this step-by-step gallery for inspo!