While statement necklaces have made their mark in the fashion world, they have a few in-laws that are giving them a run for their money: one of many, the choker or collar necklace. Choker necklaces give all the drama just without the length. A necklace of this size can accentuate your neck and shoulders and make you look lean and goddess like. Who doesn’t want to feel like royalty, right?
Choker necklaces have been around for a while but recently have come back with a simplistic but stylish look. Check out this Fashionista and the gorgeous collar necklace she bought at H&M for a lousy 15 bucks. It’s very simple but makes her everyday outfit classy and elegant. Of course these necklaces can also be worn with evening wear (as they typically are) or formal gatherings on your campus. Collar necklaces worn this way are always seen on the red carpet on celebrities such as Kelly Osbourne, Amy Adams and Eva Mendes. Check out some cute casual ways collar necklaces that can be worn on great blogs like chictopia and lookbook.nu.
As an avid vintage shopper, your local thrift and vintage shops are the best places to find choker necklaces — they’ll be creative and really classy. You can also try places online like Gofavor.com and ASOS. Or shop at other stores in the mall that sell great accessories like Charlotte Russe and Forever 21.
Don’t forget you can save a lot of money by making your accessories yourself. Check out this YouTube video and learn how to make your own cool, studded collar necklace. Have fun making it but have even more fun rocking it.
Spotted: For some inspiration on how to wear your statement collar check out Michael Kors fall 2011 runway show and gawk all over the chic chokers.