America’s Oldest Furrier
Est. 1889

I just heard a friend of mine say, “October is my Favorite Color!”  At first, I just laughed.  But after really thinking about it, I realized that I could not agree more. October holds so many of the richly hued colorations of nature, during a time of the year when nature reminds and shows us […]

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Gone are the days of thinking fur in fashion means full length coats!  Everyone wants little bit of luxury without the large price tag and there is no better way to get that than some fur trimmed accessories.  As we’ve past the need of layering with capes and shrugs during the bi-polar thermometer of spring, […]

In our increasingly seasonless world, where we dress as we please all year long (tank tops in December, boots in July, peeling off or piling on when we feel sweaty or chilly), don’t let any outdated, antiquated notions of what to wear and when to wear it dictate your fashion flair.  Just saying, we’ve ALL […]

Ah, Spring.  For many of us it is a time a wardrobe exploration, whether it’s some spring cleaning to remove items that we don’t wear any more, or to figure out what items can layered together as temperatures fluctuate between warm and cool. Wearing fur in the spring is as easy as any other material […]

As the temperatures rise, it is time to store and revitalize all types of furs, which is essential in maintaining them that they may stay beautiful so they can continue to keep you warm in times yet to come. Furs can be valuable, both financially AND sentimentally, so caring for them is of the upmost […]

What was your inspiration for the idea to create the piece? The quilt was heavily influenced by a high school trip to Gee’s Bend Alabama in 2007. If you’re not familiar with the history of Gee’s Bend and the quilters, do yourself a favor, do a google search. The quilters brought us into the room […]

The definition of celebrity is fame and public attention. People may become celebrities in a wide variety of ways; from their professions, following appearances in the media, or by complete accident.  Whether it has been for a lifetime or for just fifteen minutes, there seems to be no shortage of the legitimately famous or celebutante […]

I had not heard of The Fur Rendezvous Winter Festival in Anchorage, Alaska until just a few months ago, even though it’s been an annual occurrence since 1935. Or as the locals call it, “Rondy.” The 84-year-old celebration started as a three-day sporting event timed to coincide with the return of miners and trappers loaded […]

With temperatures at the bottom of the thermometer, we are now fully in fur wearing season! I wanted to share again a few important reminders for caring ALL TYPES OF FUR: Do not store your fur in a cedar chest or closet! The oils can harm the fur and cedar will dry it out. Avoid […]