Chokers originally came from ballerinas and the upper class in the late 19th century. It was associated with high fashion. Queen Alexandra of Denmark wore one to hide a small scar that made her uncomfortable and have low self-esteem in the 19th century. Chokers were trendy in the 1920s and 1940s.
They are sporty fashion trends that are worn round the globe in this 21st century. It is a close-fitting necklace that is worn closely around the neck or throat. It is called ‘Choker’ because of its close fitting on the neck, and has a close tendency of almost choking the wearer, but not in the real sense of choking, depending on how the wearer wears the necklace. They are also called dog collars. Some girls like to wear chokers because it is not dangly and heavy like other necklaces.
Chokers come in various sizes and colours. They are made in various materials. Common materials used in producing chokers but found in this part of the world are rubber, leather, velvet, plastic and beads.
Most fashionistas have come up with inventive ways of wearing a choker. There is the jean choker and Ankara joker, and many others.
Chokers enhance the necks of wearers. Most women feel confident when wearing one. Other ladies like wearing chokers because they are a simple statement in enhancing their femininity. Chokers make the wearers look stylish and elegant. In some cases, they enhance the beauty of the ladies wearing them. Some guys find it attractive when their girlfriends wear chokers.
Most female celebrities in the world are seen wearing chokers as part of their fashion accessories. For example, Kim Kardashian, Rihanna, Beyonce and Naomi Campbell, among others, wear them.
So, if you are not seen sporting a choker, then go and get one, and add it to your fashion accessories to looking stylish and elegant too. Beautify your neck with a choker today!