Maison Atia's fall 2017 collection.

Fashion Trends

A Sixth-Generation Furrier Goes Faux

Chloé Mendel has grown up around fur — mink, sable, Persian lamb. Her father is Gilles Mendel of J. Mendel, the designer ready-to-wear collection that he spun out of his family’s fur atelier, founded in St. Petersburg, Russia, in the 1870s. It’s no surprise then that Chloé has decided to go into the family trade, […]

clock November 13, 2017Jessica Iredale

The scene at TheOneMilano.

Ready To Wear

Second Edition of TheOneMilano Smaller — but Potential Seen

Organizers expressed confidence in the potential of the new fair to tap market synergies.

clock October 2, 2017Emily Backus

Fashion Features

Bridget Foley’s Diary: Yoo-hoo! Security!

The dramatic anti-fur protest that interrupted Michael Kors and Alina Cho’s talk at The Met was met by an unsettling dearth of security.

clock June 23, 2017Bridget Foley

Jarret's beaver, wool, nylon and Tibet lamb jacket with Vince's cotton and nylon blend stirrups. Ming Yu Wang earring; Faris earring.

Fashion Trends

Fall 2017 Fashion Trend: Tuft Enough

Plush fur accents up the glam factor on fall’s refined outerwear.

clock June 2, 2017Andrew Shang

Michael Kors Collection Fur 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Michael Kors Collection Fur 2017

There were neat tailored styles and over-the-top silhouettes.

clock April 27, 2017Jessica Iredale

Creatures of the Wind RTW fall 2017

Fashion Trends

Fall 2017 Trend: Wild About Hairy

These are not your grandmother’s fur coats. For fall, designers gave real pelts and plush fakes a modern edge, in looks ranging from colorful to crafty.

clock March 17, 2017Mayte Allende

Lysa Lash designs furs that are meant to be easy to wear.

Fashion Scoops

Canadian Fur Designer Lysa Lash Going Extra Miles to Court Customers

Lysa Lash plans to host trunk shows in 15 markets including new and not particularly frigid ones like Miami and Dallas.

clock March 1, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg


Fashion Scoops

Susanne Bartsch Magnifies Her Event Planning Skills for Adrienne Landau’s Fall Presentation

Susanne Bartsch is also putting the finishing touches on the documentary about her life with Anthony and Alex of No Weather Productions.

clock February 14, 2017Rosemary Feitelberg

“We’re trying to calculate the exact value but it’s well into the millions," Basso told WWD. "It could be the largest fur theft in the history of New York."

Designer and Luxury

Dennis Basso Speaks Out About Christmas Eve Robbery at Madison Avenue Store

The NYPD is in search of three burglars who stole more than 20 sable and chinchilla coats from the store.

clock December 27, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

Dennis Basso Pre-Fall 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Dennis Basso Pre-Fall 2017

The strength was in the experimental use of furs, aimed at a younger woman.

clock December 13, 2016Andrew Shang

Yves Salomon RTW Spring 2017

Fashion Show Reviews

Yves Salomon RTW Spring 2017

Tribal and ethnic references got the glam treatment this season.

clock October 2, 2016Alex Wynne

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Fred Schwartz, ‘Fred the Furrier’ and Philanthropist, Dies at 84

After retiring from The Fur Vault, a company he and his brother built from the ground up, Fred Schwartz focused on humanitarian efforts.

clock August 10, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

A look from the Michael Kors Fall 2016 fur collection.

Fashion Features

Michael Kors Collection Furs 2016

The designer showed a fur collection rich with practical chic and clean links back to his fall ready-to-wear.

clock April 26, 2016Bridget Foley

1965 - ”Doctor Zhivago” turned the 1917 Russian Revolution into a fashion statement.

Mens Clothing Furnishings

Looking Back at Men’s Fur

From cavemen to kings, rock stars to pimps, fur for men has always been a risky proposition.

clock March 24, 2016WWD Staff

Ready To Wear

Italian Fur Market Hurt By Russia Crisis

Exports to Russia fell 34 percent last year, and Russian buyer attendance was off by 20 percent at Mifur.

clock March 15, 2016Sofia Celeste

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