Q&A: Where to Find Designer Faux Fur

November 13th, 2007

Q:  My gorgeous fur coat (purchased before I came to my senses) was stolen. I don’t want to replace it with real fur, but I miss it’s beautiful feel, glamorous look and fabulous to wear over nice clothes. I am looking for a high end designer faux fur substitute. Is there such a thing?

Faux Broadtail ShrugBy Colleen Geary, fashion stylist and image consultant

A: 
Sorry to hear that your coat was stolen.  Any department store such as Nordstrom, Neiman Marcus, Saks, or Bloomingdales would have a large selection of designer faux fur. We recommend finding a coat that doesn’t look exactly like fur–wearing faux fur also encourages others to prevent cruelty to animals by raising consciousness, and it’s tougher to do that with coats that are too lifelike.

We looked all over for the perfect designer faux fur coat–from Nordstrom to Net-a-Porter, but we couldn’t find a high-end faux fur coat that we could recommend.  We did, however, find a cute shrug at Ann Taylor that would be a fun piece for the upcoming holiday season.  Enjoy!

Pictured: Faux Broadtail Shrug | $128 at Ann Taylor.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Catherine  |  November 16th, 2007 at 1:03 pm

    This is a beautiful shrug. I also just saw one at Banana Republic in an animal print. A little pricier, but would be a nice holiday piece.

  • 2. Trisha  |  November 16th, 2007 at 2:30 pm

    Thanks for the heads-up, Catherine.

    Here’s a link to the animal print shrug at Banana Republic:
    http://www.bananarepublic.com/browse/product.do?cid=24374&pid=529890

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