ACCESSORIES REPORT: Got Grunge?

Accessories Report

Embellished, studded, black leather, chunky booties and chokers. Are you thinking what I’m thinking? Nineties grunge all the way. We’ve seen it on fashion blogs, runways and even on RiRi at the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards. Now, it is creeping into the college scene at campuses nation wide.

This Fashionista is totally rocking the ’90s grunge look with no problem at all. She has on a simple black top under a fabulous long floral chiffon layering piece. To add the grunge, she has on an incredible loose fitting black leather moto jacket. Black skinny jeans, a crazy cool studded embellished black purse and a pair of seriously stunning black chunky healed boots are how this Fashionista finished off her look. But wait; there is one more thing. There is a simple ‘henna’ choker peaking out from her black top.

These chokers are no doubt a very retro item, but hey, they’re back and they look great. I love how the necklace is so simple while adding a whole new dimension to the outfit. It’s like a cameleon in a way because it will blend in with virtually any outfit, but it will make enough of an appearance to transform the look.

Do you love this Fashionista’s style, but are just too scared to go all the way into the world of grunge yourself? No problem, just start by tweaking little details within your outfits. For example, try out a choker like this Fashionista. To start out, you could pair it with a fitted leather jacket, some dark jeans, and a pair of platform or flat boots. If grunge isn’t for you, don’t worry about it. Just take one thing from this article; keep evolving your style and taking risks.

Spotted: Choker style necklaces have been seen at recent runway shows such as Chanel’s spring 2014 ready-to-wear collection and alice + olivia’s fall 2014 ready-to-wear collection.

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