Fur Quote: Karl Lagerfeld

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Fendi furs, designed by Karl Lagerfeld.

Some great fur quotes from the Kaiser, from an article in Vice Magazine.

On the fur trade:

“…when people talk about not using fur, [I always say] ‘Are you rich enough to make an income for the people in the north who live from hunting? What do you want them to live off of when there’s nothing else to do?'”

Great point Karl! Finally someone is standing up for the hunters and farmers.

Chanel, luxury furs, fur in the media, Karl Lagerfeld

Chanel furs, designed by Karl Lagerfeld.

On buying fur:

“If you cannot afford it, just forget about it. Don’t use it as an investment piece to show people how rich you are. Use it like a cheap knitted thing. It’s like a big stone. Lucky you that you can have a big stone, but if it troubles you financially to have the stone, don’t have the stone”

Read the rest at Vice Magazine: KARL LAGERFELD – Vice Magazine

Fabulous Furs at Fendi

The last Fendi show was rife with carefully crafted furs. From beautiful scarves to full coats, every piece was meticulously sewn and styled. The separate pieces have a great over-all tone that ties the collection together, without becoming repetitive. It’s the perfect mix of long and short pieces, with a bit of that Fendi charm in every one.

Fendi, Fur, AW2011, catwalk,

The colours on these furs are so vibrant and natural.


Fur Quote: Get Ready for Things to Heat up

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Left, Fendi Autumn Winter 2011 and right, Gucci, Autumn Winter 2011.

“(The catwalk designers) did their due diligence, they are satisfied with their (fur) suppliers, the ethical questions were asked and answered. Get ready for things to heat up, in every sense of the word.”

– Vanessa Friedman (from her article about the large amount of furs on the Milan Autumn Winter 2011 catwalks.)

Images from Style.com.