What comes to your mind first when you hear someone say choker necklace? The beautiful Zeenat Aman swaying to the tunes of Chura lia hai tumne jo dil ko in the 70s wearing a choker, that is the first image that comes to our minds!! She rocked the choker trend back in the 70s.
If you think the choker necklace is out of trend, think again because it has made a major comeback. The choker somehow lends an edginess to an otherwise traditional ethnic outfit.
With the ongoing wedding season, all of us are in search of style inspiration to look different from the crowd. From the heavy jadau chokers to light tassel or gota chokers, Indian brides are embracing this trend everywhere. Let us have a look at our Indian divas to get some inspiration on how you can wear the choker necklace with your traditional outfits.
Alia Bhatt was recently spotted wearing this exquisite pink enameled choker set with a Sharara saree at her bestie’s wedding. We are totally digging this drool worthy bridesmaid look!! You can wear the choker necklace with a contemporary saree to look different from the crowd at your friend or sister’s wedding.
Deepika Padukone was seen wearing this emerald choker necklace at her wedding reception. She wore it with a gold kanjivaram saree and a plain off-white round neck full-sleeved blouse. The important tip here is to pair a heavier choker necklace with a plain blouse and it should be sans any embroidery if it is high neck.
Anushka Sharma wore a diamond choker necklace with a sequinned seafoam saree and left us spellbound. You can also rock this look to an upcoming engagement or reception party.
If you want to wear a choker necklace casually, the best way is to pair it with a cotton maxi dress or a collared ankle length kurta just like Neha has worn here. You can wear this look to casual outings, movie dates or dinner with the family.
No one does it better than Deepika and that is why it is Deepika Padukone again on our list. You can pair the choker necklace with a deep v-neck lehenga blouse just like DP. The emerald choker makes the look so edgy.
This is probably our all-time favourite look. Pair your choker necklace with an off shoulder crop top and banarasi lehenga. You can never go wrong with this one.
Chokers go very well with fusion outfits. You can wear your choker necklace with a front slit ankle length kurta and cigarette trousers just like Sridevi here. She was such a diva.
This is such a great outfit idea for a bride to wear to her reception. If you are wearing a strapless corset blouse, a statement choker necklace will just add to the beauty of the look and make you look like a princess.
You can wear an oxidized silver choker necklace with a casual Palazzo kurta set to give it the right amount of flair. This is such a great look to add to your bridal trousseau in case you are a summer bride.
Pair your choker necklace with a cold shoulder crop top and an ethnic skirt for the perfect fusion outfit.
You can rock a wedding guest look just like Samantha and Shilpa Reddy here by pairing your choker necklace with a high neck saree blouse.