Fur and shearling made their mark across all four leading Autumn-Winter 2016 (AW 16) fashion weeks, with an estimated 70% of collections overall featuring the natural material.
A Rainbow of Choices
As with developing an appreciation for the different colors and varieties of fine wines or diamonds, consumers can become just as discerning when choosing a mink garment or trim – choosing from an amazing spectrum of colors.
Faux Fur is Everywhere You Look
Are You Wearing Fake Fur and Feeling Just a Tiny Bit Smug?
How to SuCCeeD!
Prior to selling a mink crop, an auction house will subject pelts to close scrutiny and sort them into groups, or bundles, of the same quality. For a farmer to do well during grading, he must focus on four points all year long: Size, Color, Coverage and Density.
Hand Crafted Works of Art
Great care is given to selecting and processing each pelt that will be used to make a garment.
Nearly 500 Designers Presented Fur in Fall 2015 Collections
Bolstered by healthy retail gains in 2014, U.S. fur retailers are positioned for another strong selling season in 2015-16.
We all belong to the same bare race. We all, ultimately, care for the same things, and we are all naked apes, the children of fur.
Fur: Has a New Generation Shrugged Off the Old Stigma?
New statistics from the International Fur Federation suggest a once-reviled industry is thriving.
Campaign Shows the Modern Face of Fur
The International Fur Federation (IFF) has developed a global fashion campaign to communicate the modern face of fur and to break down stereotypes around what fur is and who wears it.