Ask CF: How Do I Wear Faux Fur?

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Faux fur trend seen on the runways

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Dear CF,

I've recently seen a lot of people wearing faux fur -- everything from faux fur vests to faux fur backpacks. I really like the trend but I'm not sure what to wear with it. Would you happen to have any ideas? If you do, I'd greatly appreciate it. Thanks!


Friend Loves Faux

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Dear Friend Loves Faux,

Like you, I too have been seeing faux fur everywhere lately. Because faux fur is so popular right now, there are so many different pieces available -- from jackets, to vests, hats, and even bags, the possibilities are endless. I have created a few looks for inspiration that use various faux fur garments. I hope you find them helpful and I wish you the best of luck in your search for your perfect faux fur piece.



Outfit #1

Ask CF-Faux Fur-Jacket Outfit

Product Information: Jacket, Top, Pants, Bracelet, Bag, Boots

For those of you who want to go all-out with the faux fur trend, try a faux fur coat. I've shown you one way to wear a faux fur coat already, so this time I thought I'd try something different with this white one. Pair the jacket with some deep red corduroy pants for a truly eye-catching look. To complete the ensemble, just add a simple white sweater, some black boots and a bag, and another touch of red with this cool wrapped bracelet.

Outfit #2

Ask CF-Faux Fur-Vest Outfit

Product Information: Vest, Bracelet, Dress, Earrings, Boots

Faux fur vests are probably the most popular way to wear this trend at the moment. Celebrities such as Emma Roberts and Alessandra Ambrosio, and numerous designers have all embraced this trend recently. And while the previous examples show you how to wear the vest with pants, another way to wear it is to pair it with a dress -- I particularly love this striped midi one. Since this look is quite bold as it is, all you need to add are some simple ankle boots, studs, and a collection of gold bracelets.

Outfit #3

Ask CF-Faux Fur-Scarf Outfit

Product Information: Shirt, Scarf, Shorts, Shoes, Tights, Jacket

For those of you looking for a more subtle approach to this trend, try something like this faux fur scarf. Dress up a button-up flannel with a sharp navy blazer, and pair these pieces with some shorts and sheer black tights. Finally, finish the look with some penny loafers.

Outfit #4

Ask CF-Faux Fur-Hat Outfit

Product Information: Jacket, Top, Bracelet, Jeans, Boots, Hat

Another way to try this trend in a more subtle way is to find a faux fur trapper hat. An ever-classic pair of jeans and a yellow top provide a simple foundation for this look. Since the look practically begs to be worn outside, make sure you add on a warm jacket like this army-green parka. Complete the ensemble with a cuff bracelet and sturdy ankle boots.

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