Style Needs No Occasion
Fur jackets, once thought of being exclusively for ladies who lunch or nights out at the opera, have been popping up everywhere on the streets of New York, Paris and Milan.
Not only is it a luxe way to give the winter chill a warm embrace, it’s also an easy way to punctuate any on or off-duty look.
Read on, and we’ll show you how to wear this season’s statement trend and tips on how to buy the best fur coat for you.
Look 1: In Living Color
Roberto Cavalli's statement fur jacket breaks all rules when you think of traditional fur coats. Uneven tuffs of long-haired fox are patch worked together in a colorful array of rich jewel tones. Dress it down with ripped jeans and a tee or with your favorite LBD at an event.
Look 2: Retro Remix
Soft mink panels add texture and (even more) luxe to this cashmere knit cardigan – making this the perfect forever piece. Style it with a white blouse and a fitted pencil skirt for a total Mad Man vibe or layer it over with Fabiana’s cashmere loose-fit turtle-neck and Fabiana's lava stretch matte-leather slim pant for a cozy brunch look.
Pro tips when buying fur:
• Ensure that the fur it is ethically farmed or trapped. Fur that is from an old, dried out pelt or from an unhealthy animal that was poorly treated will appear frizzy, lackluster and will shed uncontrollably. (Unethical farms shouldn’t be supported due to animal cruelty.)
• If the price point seems too good to be true – pass! Jackets and coats with a low price point are most likely from a recycled pelt or fur farmed unethically.