For many months now, every It girl imaginable has been rocking the ’90s-inspired black-ribbon choker in heavy rotation with both day and night ensembles. However, with any popular trend comes the point of exhaustion and the need for a fresh update as we enter a new season. Thankfully we’ve been seeing a shift toward a daintier iteration—layers of lightweight gold chains in varying lengths for a glimmering, cascading look that reads feminine and refined with a hint of sexy. Ahead, how to create four stunning combinations just right for fall—or right now.
Update The Choker
Start with an ultra-thin chain adorned with a subtle-colored diamond worn tightly around the neck. Layer on a slightly longer (also thin) white-diamond version. Complete with a crescent motif for a little edge.
Heart Choker Chain
Carbon & Hyde
Jeikey Gold Crystal Crescent Necklace
Chain Choker Necklace
For high impact with fewer layers, choose a choker with a vintage feel (and weightier chain) to pair with a sleek spike necklace.
Are You Am I
Pace Spike Necklace
Rock a V-neck top to show off this sexy layering of celestial embellishments, X pendant and lariat that fluidly trickle down the décolletage.
Double Circle Lariat
A double-stranded beaded number teamed with sparkly triangle charms makes for a free-spirited take on the trend.
Five and Two