You Heard It Here First—This '90s Trend Has Finally Returned

Choker trend

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Courtesy of Nensi Dojaka; Courtesy of Chanel; @annawinck

We're fresh out of show season, and I spent the entirety of February with my eyes glued to the fashion shows to find out what trends I should expect to blow up next. As I watched the models sashay down the runway this season, there was one common theme that I hadn't seen in a while that I felt had an overwhelming presence—the choker.

Around 2016, I remember '90s fashion being at its peak, and everyone had a velvet choker around their neck at every social gathering I attended as a college student. Afterward, the trend disappeared for a while, but it's back and better than ever in 2022. Fashion designers have moved on from the velvet approach and are now using bold metals, pearls, and embellishments to create chokers that feel very right now.

I'm officially sold on "the new choker" and will be wearing it as much as possible to finish off every look I wear. Basically, I'm letting you in on a little shopping hack. In some cases, just £20 can take your outfit to the next level if you just add a choker. So what are you waiting for? Scroll through my picks that surely won't disappoint.

ON THE RUNWAY: 

'90s choker trend

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Courtesy of Chanel

Chanel knows best, so seeing this dainty bow choker has me sold on the trend. 

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This is exactly what designers meant when they said to bring back the choker this season.

12 ways to wear a choker

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Courtesy of Fendi

We've been seeing a reemergence of "bad girl" fashion—think heavy-duty leather, spikes, and chains. This choker is next on the list.

How to wear a choker

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Courtesy of Nensi Dojaka

Bring on the Cuban links. Any bold silver moment is right up the alley of an on-trend fashion person.

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Choker season is upon us

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Courtesy of Altuzarra

I'm here for the summer vibes that go along with seashells and beading.

Choker trend

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Courtesy of Blumarine

The aughts are calling, and they want their choker back.

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ON MY INSTAGRAM FEED:

Choker trend

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@dualipa

If Dua Lipa thinks it's cool, I think it's cool.

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She went for the subtle look, so now, I'm vouching for it.

Choker trend

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@soleneoj

Layering up on gold chokers is a very good idea.

Choker trend

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@maria_bernad

This trend made its way from the '90s to Y2K, and if you want to get that early 2000s look, try adding a heart.

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Your summer dresses will look fabulous when you wear this necklace with them.

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@weworewhat

I think that the dainty pearl choker is going to be an It-girl staple this year.

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This one is definitely getting added to my cart.

Choker trend

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@frannfyne

Elegant and chic, I love this simple layered look.

Choker trend

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@annawinck

Streetwear vibes will fit right in when you choose a choker that is loud and fun.

Choker trend

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@themjewelers

A little nameplate action always gets the best of me, and I'm loving this one right now.

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Shop more chokers:

I need this one in my jewellery drawer ASAP.

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