NYFW Breaking Trends Fall 2014: Survivalist Fur

From left: Tanya Taylor, Nicholas K, M. Patmos

From left: Tanya Taylor, Nicholas K, M. Patmos

New York Fashion Week–Calling all hunters and gatherers! Who says fur has to be luxurious and luscious? After seasons of colorful, elegant furs, we’re spotting an emerging trend for what could be called survivalist fur. As in “let-me-throw-on-this-fur-animal-pelt-while-I-go-out-and-trap-dinner” fur.  Colors are raw and natural; textures are rough and tactile.

From left: Josie Natori, Gary Graham, Rodebjer

From left: Josie Natori, Gary Graham, Rodebjer

 

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Lauren Parker, Editor, Accessories Magazine

As Editor of Accessories Magazine for the past 12 years, Lauren Parker has covered accessories both from a retail business perspective and a fashion point of view. In previous full-time magazine jobs and freelance gigs, she’s written about practically every angle of fashion lifestyle living, including accessories, fine jewelry, Caribbean travel, private jets, Hampton’s real estate, the New York art scene, the bridal industry, men’s lifestyle and being a mom. She loves meeting designers and seeing how their latest offerings capture the current zeitgeist and fit into the entire cultural and social picture.

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