fake fur


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fake fur

n.
Fabric having a pile that resembles animal fur, usually made of polyester, acrylic, or other synthetic fibers. Also called faux fur.
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Wrap up in the champagne fake fur bomber jacket (pounds 100)from Oasis or the black fake fur hooded bomber jacket (pounds 39.99) from New Look.Alternatively, check out the white faux fur cropped bomber jacket (pounds 50), which also comes in silver and pink,from Miss Selfridge.
If you love the luxurious feel of fur, but, like me, loathe the idea of animals being slaughtered for the fashion industry, you'll be pleased to hear that the high street is full of more realistic than ever fake fur.
Next has created a new recipe in working winter wear - the "cardi-glam", a kitten soft and wool rich cardigan with a detachable fake fur collar and cuffs.
Red fake fur hot water bottle pounds 45, from Fenwick of Bond Street (tel: 0171 629 9161).
Blue coat with fake fur collar pounds 74.99, River Island
HEATED ISSUE: Keep your tootsies toastie with a heart-shaped water bottle cover and socks (1), pounds 16, by Falke at Frasers, fake fur slippers (2), pounds 25, at River Island and a set of two Angora bedsocks (3), pounds 19, by Elle.
Warehouse has a black gilet with a fake fur trim for pounds 50.
Watch out for fake fur collars in every size, shape and form - these can be detachable features on jackets or cardigans as well as coats.
Fake fur rucksack pounds 49 from Fenwick of Bond Street (0171 629 9161 for stockists).
Thankfully, most famous faces (apart from Kate Moss) are opting for fake fur rather than real animal pelts.
And with a huge range of fake fur available, it's possible to still capture the luxurious look without the cruelty.
Everywhere you look you will see jackets bearing a massive variety of influences - suedes, fake fur, padded and skinny rib funnel necks.