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Faux Hot Right Now

Faux Hot Right Now

Fear not my ice queens. The notion that real fur is much warmer than faux is outdated thanks to advancements in fabric technology. Faux fur has come a long way since they were introduced on the market in 1929. Early faux fur models were made from alpaca hair and only came in drab colors like tan and grey. Even though the furs were lower quality, they were much less expensive than their mink or chinchilla counterparts. Thanks to advancements in the textile industry, by the 1950s fabrics acrylic fibers like orlon and dyel made their debut. Some faux fur were...

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HOW TO TAKE CARE OF ME

HOW TO TAKE CARE OF ME

HOW TO TAKE CARE OF ME Hello. It’s me. Your faux fur coat! Yes, me. All I ask in return for keeping you warm and fabulous is to keep me nice and clean. Up to you ;).  I like to be spruced up about once a season so you can model me over and over again. DRY CLEANING IS THE WAY TO GO I really love to be dry cleaned. Don’t leave me with just anyone, though. Make sure your dry cleaner is familiar with my lush faux fur fabric. I DON’T KNOW HOW TO SWIM Science hasn’t managed to...

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YOU LOOK FAUXMOUS

YOU LOOK FAUXMOUS

Bundling up in faux fur can give you a certain kind of “je ne sais quoi” that'll make people wonder if you're famous. Whether you're on your way to school or work, grabbing a latte, hopping on the subway, or saving the world, everyday tasks paired with a furry and fabulous pop of color will magically give you that superstar edge that makes you stand out from the crowd. With luxury brands and major chains opting for cruelty-free fashion, it comes as no surprise that celebrities and stylists are highlighting the year's latest trend with looks that can work year-round...

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San Francisco has banned fur!

San Francisco has banned fur!

The cruelty-free future of fashion is here and now: San Francisco has officially become the largest city in the U.S. to ban fur sales! Major brands like Gucci, Versace and Furla have recently announced their intention to go fur-free, and now the city of San Francisco is joining the movement. On Tuesday night, the city's Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to ban fur sales in San Francisco. "The sale of fur products in San Francisco is inconsistent with the City's ethos of treating all living beings, humans and animals alike, with kindness," said San Francisco district supervisor Katy Tang in a press release.  Tang first...

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