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The Collar Choker

By KristySamone — August 27, 2012

Neck adornment..

The collar choker has always made a fierce statement. The exact date of when chokers became “in fashion” is debatable, but what we do know is that women during the French revolution wore a thin red ribbon around their necks to represent those who had been guillotined. In the middle of the Victorian era, women wore cameos. During the Edwardian period, dog collar chokers were all the rage. Made of pearls and other gems,  this was made popular by trendsetter Princess Alexandria (wife of Prince Edward). Fast forward to 2012, and my boo Diamond rocks this collar choker hard!! To this very day – the collar choker makes you take notice!  Oh…and I’m loving Diamond’s citrus outfit. She’s bringing a vibrant close to the last days of summer that can transition into fall.

Diamond wears: cropped denim leggings, white ribbed tank, long choker collar and citrus colored jacket all by BeBe. Patent leather shoes by Guess. White patent leather bag handbag by Louis Vuitton.

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I'm a media strategist, fashion fan and whimsical event planner. For years, I've been "reporting" from fashion shows and fabulous events to my loved one out of pure joy. Unbeknowest to me in February 2012 my sister started kristysamone.com with photos and letters I'd sent her from New York Fashion Week. She said, "I think you need a blog!" LOL! I've been trying keep us with this and life ever since:) Thanks so much for reading!

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(9) Readers Comments

  1. Christal
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    August 27, 2012 at 3:04 pm

    Beautiful choker Kristy...Thanks for the post. It makes me want to go out and get some chains and beads. I love it. #KeepDoinWhatYouDo

  2. yolo
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    August 27, 2012 at 3:06 pm

    Imma have to cop that choker!!!! its so me: )

    • August 28, 2012 at 3:01 pm

      Right! She bought this last season, but Bebe has a new collar choker out that's just as fab (Diamond is getting that one, too:)

  3. August 27, 2012 at 3:52 pm

    Fierce is the perfect word to describe it- WOW that is hot!

  4. August 27, 2012 at 8:02 pm

    It's a fantastic look! Very reminiscent of the Roaring 20s. Unfortunately I am well too busty to wear it! :) Cheers, Laura

  5. August 30, 2012 at 5:11 am

    This choker is interesting and fab! I love how your friend styled it (both times). If I had such necklace I would team it with an ultra short LBD!

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