11 Ways to Style a Choker

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I think I first saw Denni from Chicmuse wear a thin ribbon around her neck a couple of years ago. That’s when I knew: IT’S ON. The choker is making a come back. Ever since my teenage goth years (yes, that happened) I’ve been fascinated by this accessory. It somehow looks both powerful and vulnerable. And I find neck to be one of the more pleasant-looking parts of a human body.

Tattoo Choker


The classic. Clickey.




Velvet ChokerSpring outfit with leather skater skirt, jean jacket and felt hat. Found on A Handful of Stories.

The goth reference. Clique.

ootd, boho dress, wide brimmed hat, kimono trench


a handful of stories, pink outerwear, classic white shirt, black animalier sunglasses, dark red velvet choker

Pearl Chokerportrait with round pearl sunglasses and bubblegum

The evening pairing. Clickity-click.



Lace dress outfit shot in a blooming garden. Found on A Handful of Stories.

Colourful Chokera20e439dc241075a030f0120f648d069

The accent piece. CLIQ HUR.



What’s your favourite choker style and how do you wear it?

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  • dora Austin

    I am wearing tattoo choker from my middle school and I cant live without it. Best choker

  • I love this! Awesome post <3 I think that I'll make a choker styling post as well ^__^


  • Used to live for tattoo chokers in high school. Love how you styled these, 10x better than what I was doing in the late 90s.

    • Thank you 🙂 I remember those in the 90s, seen some dope outfits styled with chokers and some horrendous ones 😀

  • Well, this is 10 more ways than I knew of. Thanks for the stellar inspiration!

    Hannah | The Outfit Repeater

    • Thank you for stopping by 🙂

  • Love the pearl chokers! Never went through a goth phase, but I still had an affinity for chokers as a boho teen.


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    Penniless Socialite

  • I am in love with the pearl choker.

    • Me too 🙂 Thanks for stopping by!

  • Dawn Lucy

    I love a choker! So fun to see the tattoo style coming back around. Fun post, dear! Thanks so much for being a part of Fun Fashion Friday! Hope you’re having a super weekend!OXOX
    Dawn Lucy

    • Thank you Lucy! I love the tattoo choker too, didn’t think it’d come back so soon 🙂

  • Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. I love the pearl choker with the lace dress. You look stunning it it!

    • Thank you Nicole 🙂

  • natashaufl

    Love this post. You have inspired me to pull out my favorite chokers and style ’em this season!

    Thanks for linking up with Favorite Fashion Friday!

    xo, tasha
    twenty-something blog

    • Yay, mission accomplished 😀 Hope you share how you style it!

  • nicole simonetti

    So in love with that pearl choker! I need to get my hands on it. Love the way you styled them all. x Nicole | http://www.changeanddress.com

  • Well, this is one of the rare items I ask myself if—as a 50 year old woman—I should wear anymore or not. I have one black velvet choker, but I haven’t worn it in a few years now. Ah…there you go, I guess I just answered my own question. Lovely post and photos.

    • Thank you 🙂 I do expect to eventually grow out of this trend

  • G’day from Down Under via Home Matters Link up. I love all your ideas and just wish I could wear a choker. I just find them too restricting. My daughter likes them so I will share these ideas with her.

    Best wishes,
    Natasha in Oz

    • Oh I know how you feel, they do literally start choking you if you wear them for a full day haha.
      Thank you for stopping by 😉

  • lovely post hun 🙂 not a fan of chokers given how much I abused them growing up lol but you look great with them!

    • When chokers were previously popular, my mom was still buying my clothes lol. Didn’t get to sport one until recently, not even when I was a goth kid haha

  • Great post. Love your photos and tip, the pearl choker would be the one for me.


    • Thank you, it’s one of my favourite accessories too 🙂