Did (faux) FUR Suddenly Just Become The Biggest TREND Out There?

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faux fur coat Did (faux) FUR Suddenly Just Become The Biggest TREND Out There?When it comes to FUR as a fashion trend, debates and online wars are bound to take place, if not for the looks per se, than for the controversy this subject holds. The parenthesis are meant to 1. express where I stand on this one, and 2. bring peace to an otherwise controversial topic, although let’s face it – at the end of the day it’s each to their own and the matter of real VS fake fur is a massive one, deeper than any shallow subject we discuss on a daily basis. Long gone are the days when wearing fur had to be the real shit (scarified animals & bank accounts for the sake of some posh coat that mirrored a social status rather than a fashion sense). Today we’ve got TONS of FAKEs to choose from, and when it comes to faux fur being bigger than the real thing, I think the industry deserves a kudos for it. fur coats 2014 winter trend Did (faux) FUR Suddenly Just Become The Biggest TREND Out There?In 2013 – 2014 autumn & winter, FUR (be it faux or real) is the biggest TREND. It did start last year with a mass obsession for fur hats, and, today, alongside other huge trends like Black & Leather, it only looks like we’ve taken it up a notch, going all vampy, rich socialites. With street styles swirling with fur coats looks and retail chains’ rails packed with too many styles, designs and colors, how do we know what to pick? FUR wise: What’s hot out there? 121 Did (faux) FUR Suddenly Just Become The Biggest TREND Out There?COATS are the shit this season, with black, white and brown being major. Animal prints can rest assured too, and so can bold colors (like those late 90s styles seen on so many pop stars): purple, red, pink, neon, printed.

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The secret to looking great in your fur coat, whatever you’ll be wearing lies in the coat itself. It’s a statement & more glamorous piece, so wearing it with a similar array of clothes and accessories will only emphasize such a put-together style. Doing the opposite will give more edge and sophistication, turning a somewhat classic look into a more trendy one. 

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19 thoughts on “Did (faux) FUR Suddenly Just Become The Biggest TREND Out There?

  1. I am all about FAUX fur over the real thing. I personally dont like wearing fur its overwhelming since im short, but I do like touches of fur on coats and vests.

  2. HOT post! I love wearing fur, real or fake! The new faux fur is so much better than it was back in the day. A fabulous faux fur is a great addition to any wardrobe!

  3. love fur jackets and coats – just wondering where I can find a similare to the blue one (3rd picture) just fell in love with that jacket <3

    1. Hi Melanie, thank you so much! I’ve tried finding out for you what brand that dark blue coat is, but I couldn’t. You might be able to find smth similar at asos (http://www.asos.com/Women/Coats-Jackets/Fur-Coats/Cat/pgecategory.aspx?cid=11900) and topshop (http://www.topshop.com/en/tsuk/category/clothing-427/coats-919#pageSize=20&catalogId=33057&viewAllFlag=false&sort_field=Relevance&langId=-1&beginIndex=1&storeId=12556&parent_categoryId=203984&categoryId=674425&refinements=category~678002|674425]).
      Not as fluffy as the one in the pic, but they look pretty amazing! Hope this helps. :) Take care, xoxo

      1. Hi Dana Cristina
        Thanks for your quick reply and your kind help! Will check out the pages and hope to find something! Great day! :-* xoxo

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