An Ode to John Travolta's Man Choker at the Oscars

Simply stunning.
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Simply stunning.
Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Winter 2014 may have been all about the man-bun, but this year, we're calling out another masculine #menswear accessory: The chain choker necklace, which made its bold debut Sunday evening at the Oscars.

OK, so maybe John Travolta was the only guy brave enough to sport one -- but all trends have to start somewhere, right? The "Grease" star and lace-front wig enthusiast, who presented the award for Best Original Song alongside Adele Dazeem -- I mean, Idina Menzel -- chose to decorate his throat region with a large piece of jewelry resembling a thick, shiny choke collar. 

Just LOOK AT THIS THING. It's original. It's outlandish. It's not just another bow tie. It's '90s in a way that we never could have anticipated or imagined. It is a thing of beauty.

Man chokers for all!