How to Wear The Big Fur Trend and Not Look Like Bigfoot

November 6, 2014 • Fashion Blog, Shopping, Trends

How to wear a fur, REDVAlentino Fur

Big furs are everywhere this season in a variety of colors and textures from faux to real. You may already have a fur vest, coat or jacket in your closet or you may want to invest in one this season. Now is a good time to find one because the stores are well stocked with options. You can wear a big fur casually with jeans and a sweater for day, or dress it up and simply wear all black and add a little bling for evening.

So how do you avoid looking like Bigfoot when wearing a big fur? The answer is simple: “Cinch it with a belt.” Here are examples of how a 1/2″ to 1″ wide belt can keep your shape from becoming overwhelming, or even unflattering. On the other hand, you may like to wear your big fur coat or vest without a belt for a more daring look.

REDValentino Fringed Twill Coat belted

REDValentino Fringed Twill Coat (same coat without a belt in top photo), $1095

Givenchy-Vest

Givenchy Vest in Black Shearling, $3,650

Shop for more fabulous big furs below:

– Carol Calacci

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