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Doing The Choker Trend The Right Way In 2016 – Outfits & Ideas

in Jewellery

by Amelia Kinney

A timeless feminine symbol, lately the choker necklace is seeing a serious revival. One of the signature styles of 2016, this important moment in fashion can’t be missed. We’ll show you how to play up this versatile accessory to express yourself and join the league of fashion royalty.

Should I Wear A Choker?

An iconic accessory throughout the ages, chokers bring us visions of Disney princesses and the casual chic of 90’s grunge. Today, we’re seeing countless styles, from the extravagant floral jewels of Oscar de la Renta to the fearless gothic pendants of Fenty x Puma by Rihanna. Whether transforming a simple outfit or adding an elegant detail, this accessory does it all.

What To Wear With A Black Choker

A classic black choker is a great place to start, and can easily become your new daily staple. Instantly transform a plain black choker into a high-fashion statement by adding your own pendant. From day to night, we see black chokers in every context. Here are some of our favorites.

Choker Outfit Ideas

No matter your personal style, a choker is sure to complement your coveted wardrobe. The trick is to find the right proportions. During the colder seasons, a thick choker can serve as an extension of your scarf or high-collared jacket or, wear it over a turtleneck. Balance a plunging neckline, deep v-neck or off-the-shoulder blouse with multi-wrap or layered style.

Whether your agenda includes a museum gallery show or packing a picnic lunch for the park, we hope our ideas will inspire you to incorporate the choker trend into your look. Let us know, what is the most creative way that you wear a choker? What are your favorite designer choker styles from the runway?

Featured photo:  Olive green brings military chic to streetwear, polished off by a matching watch and crisp white sneakers. A simple black choker is paired with a delicate silver chain, complemented by the open neck of this soft black blouse. Via Kristin Sundberg.

Jacket and Shirt: Cubus, Bag: Givenchy, Sunglasses: Rayban 

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