Would You Wear... (Faux) Shearling?

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ADAM, Alexa Chung, Burberry Shearling


ADAM Fall 2010, Alexa Chung, and Burberry Prorsum Fall 2010 (Credit: 1, 2, 3)

Shearling is one hot look for fall. This cozy-comfortable fabric will keep you warm and toasty in the winter months, all while looking ultra-trendy.

If you are a lover of UGGs, you have already incorporated this trend into your closet. But this chic trend spans far beyond UGGs and, this season, was mostly seen on aviator jackets, paired with leather/faux leather, or on high-heeled booties.

Shearling can easily be worn with a skinny jeans-and-boots combination or a fun party dress (like Alexa Chung, pictured above). But whatever way you choose wear the look, shearling details will make you look cutting-edge.

Here at CF, we don't specifically endorse animal products (although we do sometimes feature leather goods) and in this case, there are so many gorgeous faux shearling options available that there's no reason to spring for the real thing. From boots with faux shearling detailing to coats trimmed in it, these pieces tend to be budget-friendly AND cute.

Here are a couple of outfit examples featuring faux sheepskin:

Dress it down...

Shearling Sample Outfit 2


Product Information: Jacket - Miss Selfridge, Top - Miss Selfridge, Pants - Topshop, Shoes - Piperlime, Bag - ASOS, Scarf - Dorothy Perkins

Dress it up...

Shearling Sample Outfit 1


Product Information: Dress - Topshop, Jacket - Miss Selfridge, Socks - American Apparel, Shoes - Dorothy Perkins, Clutch - Piperlime, Bracelets - Jane Norman

Leave a comment and let me know your thoughts on shearling!

I want to know your feelings on shearling. Do you think this is ultra cute and trendy or blah and boring? How would you wear this trend? Do you own any shearling pieces? Leave a comment!