Antique and Vintage Collars and Wraps

Collars and wraps made of fox, lynx, or mink may not be politically correct by 21st-century standards, but in their heyday, the 1920s and '30s, they were the height of fashion. These neck- and shoulder-adorning garments are also sometimes referred to as stoles, boas, shawls, palatines, pelerines, capes, capelets, mantles, or chokers, depending on their style and shape. Collars and chokers, in particular, wrap close to the neck. “Mantle” is...Continue Reading