It was only a matter of time before the 90s resurgence wave hit the bridal fashion world! Bridal choker necklaces are among the many new accessory trends we saw at Bridal Fashion Week, gracing the necks of models at Kavier Gauche, Kim Kassas, and more.
Chokers have been known to be an edgier accessory—stemming from the grunge aesthetic that overtook the 90s—but you’ll find that there are actually many dainty and simple styles that are perfect for any bridal look. So whether you are looking for a statement piece or just a simple touch of sparkle, there is a choker that will fit your style.
We’ve rounded up 23 of our favorite versions of this ‘It-Girl’ accessory for you to peruse, ranging in price and design.
Most Dramatic: Cult Gaia Nora Choker
Why have one strand of pearls when you can have three? This bold design features three strands of freshwater pearls. The choker also comes in black pearl for a darker, edgier look.
Price at time of publish: $248
Best ‘Logomania’ Choker: Dior CD Navy Choker Gold-Finish
You may think it's not in good taste to wear logo-branded accessories on your wedding day, but this Dior choker channels the logomania trend in a classy way. The gold-finish metal chain links subtly from Dior’s iconic ‘CD’ branded logo in a barely noticeable way.
For a Fairytale Wedding: Catbird Princess Buttercup Pearl Choker
Just as the name implies, you’ll feel like a princess in this pearl choker from Catbird. The freshwater pearls are strung on silk string with a lobster clasp.
Price at time of publish: $396
Best Splurge: Vrai Illuminate Choker
Sometimes you just need to have a treat yourself moment. This choker features more than 50 diamonds totaling over 35 cts. It can also be worn as a necklace by adjusting the length.
Price at time of publish: $58,500
Most Statement-Making: Paco Rabanne Pixel silver-tone chainmail choker
Fashion risk-takers, we’re looking at you for this one. This chainmail choker is perfect for fashion-forward brides who aren’t afraid to push the boundaries on wedding day attire.
For the Classic Bride: Adina’s Jewels Pearl Choker
This classic pearl choker is perfect for brides looking for a simple way to incorporate accessories into their look in a lowkey manner. The petite pearl design makes for a perfect heirloom piece that you can pass down one day.
Price at time of publish: $58
Best Budget Choker: Lulus Live the Luxe Silver Rhinestone Statement Choker Necklace
You don’t need to splurge on wedding day jewelry to still get a glamorous look. This rhinestone encrusted necklace is one of the best under $15 accessories we’ve seen.
Price at time of publish: $14
Best CZ Choker: David’s Bridal Cubic Zirconia Solitaire Choker Necklace
Cubic Zirconia’s—otherwise known as CZ’s—are a cost-efficient alternative to a diamond necklace. The solitaire style rhinestones give just the right amount of sparkle.
For the Bling-Loving Bride: David’s Bridal Crystal Diagonal-Cut Choker Necklace
The diagonal cut of this glittery choker gives off an abstract appearance that really shines. The extender clasp allows you to make your choker as tight or as loose as you desire.
For the Whimsical Bride: BHLDN Elmie Necklace
For brides looking for an enchanted look, consider this two-tiered floral choker from BHLDN. The crystal detail adds a touch of sparkle to this playful accessory.
For the Edgy Bride:Justine Clenquet Silver Laura Choker
This modern combo of chain link and crystal detailing is seemingly made for the bride who favors avant-garde accessories. We especially love the hoop hardware that holds a dainty pearl.
Best Adjustable Choker: Nadri Boheme Pearl and CZ Adjustable Choker Necklace
If you are wanting a choker to wear on your wedding day, but are not sure if you’ll sport it after the big day, opt for this adjustable choker necklace. The easy-to-use adjustable chain seamlessly turns the choker into a necklace of whatever length you want.
Price at time of publish: $195
Best Two-Toned Metal: Roxanne Assoulin Higher Standard Choker
Mixing metals is one of the biggest trends in jewelry right now. This choker is gold and silver plated, making for a chic and fashion-forward accessory.
Best Sparkle: Vanessa Mooney The Belinda Choker
You can’t go wrong with a basic crystal choker, and our pick is this one from Vanessa Mooney. The cushion-cut CZ’s are set in 18K gold-plated brass.
Price at time of publish: $79
For the Bride who Loves to Layer: Zara Pack of Bejeweled Chokers
Layering is made simple with this set of two bejeweled chokers. Wear them together for the perfect layering moment or on their own for a simpler look.
Best Chain-Detail: Zara Pearl and Chain Choker
Edgy and elegant come together in this reasonably priced choker from Zara. It’s perfect for brides looking for a classic look with a bit of edge.
For the Trendy Bride: Vivienne Westwood Mini Bas Relief Choker
This on-trend choker features the classic Vivienne Westwood Orb and Saturn ring logo along with faux pearl detailing.
Price at time of publish: $240
Most Dainty Choker: Kendra Scott Mollie Silver Choker Necklace In White Pearl
If you aren’t ready to go all-in on the choker look, consider this petite pearl chain necklace. The necklace falls at choker length but in a subtle way.
For the Vintage-Loving Bride: White Pearl Cameo Choker Necklace
Vintage-loving brides will fall for this choker inspired by European antique market finds. The bezel set cameo is held by three strands of white pearls. The best part? Each cameo is one-of-a-kind so you’re guaranteed a unique piece no one else will have.
Best Pop of Color: Pure Vida Pretty in Pink Choker
Add a splash of color to your bridal style with this pink choker. The rosy hue will give your bridal attire a romantic and feminine touch.
Price at time of publish: $18
Most Unique: Etsy White Embroidered Bridal Necklace
This Victorian-inspired choker is handmade and perfect for brides searching for a one-of-a-kind look. The material is lightweight and ties together with white tulle.
Price at time of publish: $83
For the Summer Bride: Vanessa Mooney The Pixie Choker
Summer brides will love this rhinestone choker that features dangling flower charms perfect for an outdoor garden or farm wedding. The copper coloring gives the necklace a boho-chic vibe as well.
Are bridal chokers expensive?
Bridal choker necklaces can range in price, so you’ll be able to find a look you love no matter what your budget is. Diamond chokers tend to be the most expensive, with prices ranging upward of $50,000, but CZ options are a much more reasonably priced option that gives a similar effect.
What wedding dress neckline looks best with chokers?
Chokers generally look best with simple dress necklines since they are such a statement piece. Specifically, they're great to pair with square necklines because the square design helps to accentuate the neck area.
What clasp works best with chokers?
Lobster claws and spring rings are generally the most secure clasps for every type of necklace. If your choker doesn’t have either of these clasps, you can easily replace it by bringing it to your jeweler.