The fur trade has seen a huge change in direction in recent years but never more than in the fall / winter 2010/2011.
use of fur in clothing dates back as far as Neanderthal man even start realizing the power and heat that could be exploited for furs and skins they had in hand. Even if the fur was a constant source of clothing; It was not until Roman times it became venerated and used as a fashion accessory upscale to signify the importance of its wearer. Therefore, fur became an application after the resources and the acquired strength throughout Europe and the Americas, with it, becoming one of the main sources of income across continents.
Its popularity peaked dizzy and its association with pure opulence in the 70s and 80s triggered a series of protests, the formation of numerous anti-fur groups and the reintroduction of fake fur. This also leads to stronger regulations in the fur industry in the protection of animals involved in fur farming.
The popular types of fur have come from mink, fox, rabbit and lamb and designers clearly have their favorites. Karl Lagerfeld spoke his love of mink, especially when finely cut, while other designers have also shown a clear preference for one type of talent.
Mink are native to America, though has now evolved to survive on European soil cooler, because the release of a large number of mink by militants. It is a carnivorous mammal is well known for its soft texture and shiny fur, which has the largest denomination of livestock in areas such as China and the United States. Mink has been traditionally used in mufflers, stoles and coats, which became a reality once again in the latest fashion to reach the podium, especially in collections Fendi, Givenchy and Carolina Herrera, Valentino, Alexander Wang, Ann Demeulemeester, Cerruti and Herm? s.
The fox is a carnivorous mammal that belongs to the family Canidae which includes dogs, wolves and jackals. Mainly grown in northern Europe, its fur is known for its distinctive color and although still very soft, has a more rustic. It has mainly been used for capes, scarves and hats and are in the Christian Dior, Yves Sant Laurent, Kenzo, Matthew Williamson and Dolce Gabbana & offers for the coming seasons.
Versace, Marc Jacobs and Vera Wang are with lamb, Mongolian Lamb or specifically, in their drawings. It is surprisingly light fur pattern that expresses a vague long and curly with a high luster, usually in an almost white reflective which is mainly used in collars, cuffs and MIC. While Helmut Lang, Betty Jackson and Jean-Paul Gaultier worked with rabbit fur, which is known for her innate warmth, range of natural colors and super silky feel.
However, it is not simply about the real mode fur as Stella McCartney and Chanel were stoic in their support of the alternative synthetic faux fur. Mainly used as linings of coats and accessories, he helped create from head to toe clothing, hats Yeti boots for men and women in the latest fall-winter collection for Chanel.