I forgot to note in my other post that many of the (fashionable '90s) girls in the previously mentioned video I had to watch for my new job were wearing choker necklaces. I had a couple of different styles that I wore my freshman year of college. Two that I remember were (1) black velvet with a silver heart pendant and (2) faux leather with a green and gold enamel pendant. The latter was bought at Kmart.
Yup, Kmart--the biggest thing going in that sleepy little town. (No longer true.)
For fun I did a little search, and this hilarious piece came up, asserting that last December "Velvet chokers [were] the height of a fashion craze capturing the hearts of women the world over."
I didn't get any in my Christmas stocking--did you? Was your crazed, captured heart broken?