As the winter months draw near there’s no better fabric to keep us warm than fur.
Fur is a fashionistas guilty pleasure just because it’s so sinfully soft, cosy and will keep you warm like no other fabric. With this in mind it’s no wonder fashion designers do not bat an eyelid when it comes to using fur in their ever evolving intricate designs.
The use of wool and Fur has always been a reoccurring trend for autumn winter which makes this season no exception. From small bags to shoes and even jewellery all have been touched with an excitable fury twist, which may not necessarily keep you warm because much of the fur entwined in designs has been used as a luxury style aesthetic. But these kinds of pieces will most definitely give you an impeccable style a cut above the rest.
Fur designer shoes are an epidemic this season with the likes of pony fur being one of the most popular fabrics used. The fur trend in shoe styles is unusual but very adorable because such detailing can bring out ladylike chic opulence to any ensemble which is synonymous as to how a woman should look and feel when donning a pair of the most exclusive designer shoes.
Wearing fur is a touchy and controversial subject for some; many celebrities like Kim Kardashian feel the wrath of activists whom flour bomb at red carpet events and campaign outside luxury department stores such as Harrods because they stock these unequivocal fur pieces. The notion of ethics comes into play with fur because many people don’t like to wear fur or any by animal product for that matter because the animals are known to be treated in an unethical ways with many endangered and rare animals killed or bred in an inhumane ways just for their fur. This is a sensitive subject and is a matter of personal choice but thankfully the high street chains will offer ethical faux alternatives at the fraction of the price compared to the genuine artifact.
Celine, Pierre Hardy and Marc Jacobs are just a few to names to mention, who have all infused the ultra luxe fabric into eloquent and distinctive designs this autumn winter. Introducing furry accessories to team with your wardrobe essentials is an ornate way to add depth and texture to your ensemble, making your look more dynamic and visually exciting.
Fur boots are the most common furry footwear around and it’s the most easiest style of footwear that designers can introduce fur into but this season fur shoe styles have taken on new realms where the most lovable array styles are available and the best seen to date. In celebration of new season fur fuzz arrivals we have listed the top five styles that will intrinsically give you a fashion forward style that any fashionista would lust over and wish they had part of their shoe collection.
These stunning stiletto strappy shoes from Versace are the perfect winter wonderland evening shoe. The sandal style shoe is in all black and features a stick thin silver heel. The design features a strap that goes over the toes with a strap that goes over around the ankle for a quick easy fastening. The Fur in the shoe is elegantly featured over the toe strap; oozing glamorous femininity at its very finest.
This captivatingly stylish shoe from Burberry is Zebra inspired with a design of strips as the basis for the design. The design of the shoe also sees a thin wedge heel with extra black fur detailing on a clasp at the front of the shoe. Wear these night or day and have heads turning not because you’re wearing fur, but at your enviable stylish pick. This shoe is sophisticated and elegant and would work perfectly with your daytime and evening wardrobe to give you a look that is effortlessly Avant guard.
These shoes from Fendi are a fur entwined geometric stunners. They come in brown patent leather with fur tongue adorned to the front of the shoe. The heel of the shoe is just as interesting as the front in a silver heel design that sees geometric square formations at the top of the heel back. This style is extremely versatile and can be teamed with most winter pieces in your wardrobe from a simple pencil skirt to a pair of cropped chinos. Whichever way you decided to wear them, you know that you will be taking each step in style.
These shoes from designer Pierre Hardy are the most understated way to wear fur this season, the design does not shout fur but close up you can see the care and precision in craftsmanship that has gone into making a shoe design that is slick and sleek. These shoes come in a pump design that is covered completely in black pony hair, which contrasts beautifully with the metal block silver heel. These are a classic and a real transitional piece worth investing in to take you smoothly through to spring summer months so that you can always look stylish and fresh.
Loafers have been rife for spring summer and they are here to stay proving to be the ultimate flattie for autumn winter too. These Moccasians by Christopher Kane embody two of this season’s biggest trends, that being fur and animalistic patterns. These shoes come in a leopard design in all fur that is slightly longer than pony hair giving these shoes great body and texture. The monochrome colours of the leopard print design means that it will be easy for you to work these with all the basics you have in your wardrobe. These are a real statement piece so having them as the key piece to your look is essential because you don’t want to overdo your look with too many colours or textures because the design is strong enough to stand alone as that key piece to your look.
With all the fur and wool around this season there is no way we will freeze in the blizzard months to come. Will you be wearing fur shoes this season or would you prefer to stick to the faux alternatives?