Fur is the perfect fall and winter addition to any closet, keeping you warm and protected from winter chill and keeping you in style this season. From fur arms to full on fur coats, there’s a plethora of fur styles to try out this season. Let’s take a look at the most popular fur trends.
Fur scarves and shawls keep you warm without becoming overbearing. Shawls like Miu Miu’s and Dries Van Noten’s are ideal for any occasion, from Secret Santa with the family to cocktails with the girls, while Brock Collection’s simple fur scarf protects your neck from the bitter chill of whipping winter winds. Turn heads in Jeremy Scott’s ravishing white fur shawl, made for extravagant dinner parties and VIP sections in exclusive clubs, or go for a walk in the moonlit, snow littered streets in Emporio Armani’s red scarf.
Accessorize with these furs:
Patterns and prints have been going wild on the runway, and that’s no different when it comes to fur. Au Jour Le Jour’s quirky coat in red, white, and blue was meant to be thrown over a little black dress, on your way to a trendy wine bar, while Mother’s varsity style fur helps generate team spirit at the local sports bar. Tour an art museum and feel like a part of the collection in Marco de Vincenzo’s landscape fur, or go with a more classic look in Kate Spade New York’s cheetah fur coat. Bottega Veneta’s striped fur is perfect for going to see the orchestra, closing your eyes and enjoying the music that engulfs the room while staying cozy in the coat that envelopes you.
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This trend isn’t about keeping warm, but keeping cool. House of Holland’s Fur sleeves dance in the wind as you walk, and Philipp Plein keep your arms warm while you sled. Both Mary Katrantzou and Tome tackle this trend with a professional edge, making perfect coats for business meetings, while Giamaba’s shaggy black sleeves are perfect for a look that will move with you as you dance the night away.
Sweet on sleeves? Shop these fabrics:
Adding a fur trim takes any outfit to a whole new level. A simple black or white dress is elevated to an elegant ensemble with fur trims, such as Blumarine’s, made for schmoozing at cocktail parties and winning high end poker games. Eric Schlosberg and Lisa Perry take casual dresses and turn them classy with a simple fur trim, while David Koma’s asymmetrical fur trim is an eccentric twist on this already eclectic style. Carolina Herrera’s simple fur collar is the perfect addition to a sophisticated blazer, adding just the right pop of color.
Is it the time for trim? Take a look at these fabrics:
Keep cozy and casual in fur vests! Perfect for warming your hands over an open flame, sipping hot toddies while watching the stars twinkle in the frosty winter sky, or lounging at the ski resort, reading Kate Chopin and listening to quiet jazz, a snowy scene surrounding you. J. Mendel’s slick fur vest is ideal for drinking home made apple cider at a quaint bed and breakfast, while Brunello Cucinelli was made for cozy afternoons in the library. Leonard Paris and Libertine accomplish a more audacious look with shaggy fur and multicolored patterns, great for hitting up the arcade bar or visiting a spirited drag show. Grab a coffee in Sonia Rykiel’s simple grey vest, or throw a viewing party for the next big show of the season.
Vying for vests? View these fabrics:
Fur is an iconic look, and the old Hollywood stars live again in vintage style furs that walk down the runway. Watch the Haynes sisters preform in Jonathan Simkhai’s classic brown fur jacket, or travel to Vermont by train, a winter wonderland waiting to embrace you in Au Jour Le Jour’s dazzling fur coat. Dennis Basso’s coat keeps you warm while you travel to the underground Jazz clubs of New York, or take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage in Fendi’s quintessential brown coat. Erdem’s old-school style fur is perfect for swing dancing and ice skating.
Are vehemently vintage? View these fabrics:
Are you a fur fanatic? Or do you find these styles to be a serious faux pas? Let me know in the comments!