The popularity of the chokers is at an all time high right now. With stars like Kendall Jenner, Kim Kardashian icing off their looks with the choker necklace, the Nigerian students are not letting themselves miss this awesome fashion accessory, especially the young ladies at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.
The chokers started evolving as early as the ’90s. According to experts, this piece has been around for thousands of years in places such as; the Sumer Empire in Mesopotamia and Ancient Egypt. Often done in gold or lapis, these necklaces were thought to be protective.
This standout necklace, has traveled through time and history and has transformed into something entirely modern and civilized with so many forms and renditions to offer.
Asking one of the ladies why she wears one, she replies,”they are very beautiful and come in various forms, it goes well with almost anything and makes your neck beautiful. Unlike the regular necklaces, this doesn’t cause heat or irritation”
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Photo credit: Shade Mary-Ann Olaoye and Augustina Okpechi