Nutria Guilt-Free Louisiana Fur debuts at New York Fashion Week

Photo Courtesy Oscar de la Renta New York

Photo Courtesy Billy Reid New York

Rising International Fashion Star Billy Reid has teamed up with local New Orleans entrepreneur Cree McCree of Righteous Fur. Reid ordered 50 pelts after being presented with a “Surprise Box” designed by Loyola University Graphic Design student Vicky Tran for a marketing initiative intended to bring awareness […]

Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Fall 2011: Dennis Basso


Whether you agree with it or not, fur is an major part of fashion, particularly with the fall and winter collections and nobody does fur better in the business than Dennis Basso. This season, Basso described his collection of mostly sandy nudes and rich browns as “men’s haberdashery with feminine touches.” In by opinion, […]

J. Mendel Fall 2010: (More) Fur in the Forecast


Ah, J. Mendel. The other furrier with the key to my heart. The Mendel family’s fall 2010 collection has me swooning just like Basso’s did. The fur! The muffs! The socks! The slouch boots!* I die!

* Slouch boots are going to be huge this fall. More about that in a future post.

All […]

Dennis Basso Fall 2010: Furrrific


I want to live in this collection. At my chalet in the Alps.

Never mind that I’m not really into skiing. What I am into is fur, because there is nothing warmer in winter. Though in my heart I want to have the willpower to be a vegan, eschew fur, and feel comfortable wearing […]