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Fur

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Ivan Kipling, Sep 17, 2006.

  1. Ivan Kipling

    Ivan Kipling Distinguished Member

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    Money is no object. You see a magnificent, top bundle mink coat in your favorite color, style, and silhouette. Fits like couture. Reflects the light, like diamonds. Would you buy it?
     


  2. LabelKing

    LabelKing Stylish Dinosaur

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    Ivan, I would buy it if the style was suitable. If done properly, they are quite stylish.

    Of course, if done improperly, they look pimp-ish.
     


  3. Ivan Kipling

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    Agree. The coat would have to be of the absolute finest quality, in the flattest pelts, preferably black, in my case. A very simple cut and silhouette. My sister owns a number of glorious furs . . . she tells me they are incredibly toasty.
     


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    It’s your birthday. Someone gives you a calfskin wallet. How do you react?
     


  5. Edward Appleby

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    I have nothing against fur in theory, but I'm not sure that I could actually wear it.
     


  6. LabelKing

    LabelKing Stylish Dinosaur

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    Agree. The coat would have to be of the absolute finest quality, in the flattest pelts, preferably black, in my case. A very simple cut and silhouette. My sister owns a number of glorious furs . . . she tells me they are incredibly toasty.
    I absolutely love women who wear fine furs. These days, they're rather rare.
     


  7. Edward Appleby

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    I absolutely love women who wear fine furs. These days, they're rather rare.
    I'd love to see fur make a comeback in women's fashion.
     


  8. VMan

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    I am not violently against wearing fur (like PETA), but I would never buy a fur item based on principal, and do not find it attractive on women because of this.

    However, there are some exceptions, such as coyote fur trim on the hood of a parka, or rabbit fur lined gloves.
     


  9. Edward Appleby

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    However, there are some exceptions, such as coyote fur trim on the hood of a parka, or rabbit fur lined gloves.
    So, er, minks deserve to live but not coyotes and rabbits? [​IMG]
     


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    Not for me, but love them on women.
     


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    texas_jack Stylish Dinosaur

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    I've never seen a men's fur coat that I thought looked good. Maybe I need an example.
     


  12. redcaimen

    redcaimen Bigtime

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    I've never seen a men's fur coat that I thought looked good. Maybe I need an example.

    Well, what do you think?
    [​IMG]
     


  13. Ivan Kipling

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    [​IMG]

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    I love it when my sister, wears fur . . . loved it on my mother, too. Love it on women, period.
     


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    IMO fur for men is best done up as a sheared lining.
     


  15. Ivan Kipling

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    stach . . . Chanel shared your viewpoint about fur, period. She loved fur, but basically as accent pieces . . . OR, as linings, for cashmere coats. One of my sister's coats, is lined in sheared mink. That one, is our favorite.
     


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