Fashion: Fun Furs

Fall is the time for fur, as everyone knows, and fur means mink. Or does it?

This fall the fur is flying as usual, but now the animals are coming from every corner of Noah's ark in colors, forms and designs that would make the old sable set roll over and play possum.

In fact, furriers are using everything short of their own hides — Russian fitch, French rabbit, Algerian sand rat, Polish pony, Australian kangaroo and Wyoming buffalo. And they are handling the animal skins like fabric, tailoring them into haute couture shapes,...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!