Faux fur is having a real fashion moment right now. From multi-coloured coats to the oh-so adorable ‘teddy’ coat trend, faux fur seems to be taking over the fashion rails. We know the faux fur trend can be quite daunting, so we’ve put together a few tips and tricks to help you wear it in a stylish way for work and for play.
How to wear a faux fur coat (or jacket) – 5 ways:
Yes, you can wear faux fur to the office and still look professional. You just have to choose the right jacket. Go for a fitted gilet with streamlined fur in a soft or natural colour. You can layer it over a pantsuit or a formal blouse. Try to keep the rest of your outfit formal and in similar hues so that you’re left with a chic look for the office.
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Girls’ day out
When going out with your friends, you can definitely have a little more fun with your faux fur. Go for a puffier style and a fun colour or texture. To avoid looking bulky, purchase your jacket, coat or gilet on the longer side (closer to your knees), and keep the rest of your outfit fitted.
Fancy cocktail party
One can easily start to look a little like Cruella de Vil when wearing faux fur to a formal occasion, but you can pull it off if you do it the Essentials way. We suggest that you go for darker colours – think classic navy and black – when putting together your outfit. Wearing a figure-flattering dress under a more tailored faux fur jacket will also make you look chic rather than ‘trying too hard’. And lastly, keep accessories to a minimum and let your jacket do all the talking.
For casual weekend looks make a shaggy, oversized faux fur jacket your go-to statement piece. Dress it down with your favourite pair of jeans, a simple white tee and sneakers for a cool (but warm) fashion-forward look. And with a multitude of lengths and colours to choose from, you’re bound to find the perfect showpiece jacket to fit your style and taste.
It’s date night and that means it’s time to bring sexy back! Plus, it’s the perfect excuse to get dressed up and wear your faux fur coat. Simply pair it with your most flattering dress (or coordinating separates). Apple-shaped ladies would look great in a figure-forgiving swing dress, while pear shapes should go for a fit & flare style. Either way, just throw on a matching faux fur coat and a pair of killer heels, and you’ll be turning heads.