America’s Oldest Furrier
Est. 1889

We already associate the color green with the holidays, from adornments of holly swags and hanging sprigs of mistletoe, to decorated trees.  But we also really seriously need to associate “green” with sustainable use. This is the time of year we see a lot of faux fur in fashions and holiday trims.  Faux fur was […]

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He’s an amazing new designer and apprentice to our Master Furrier, Cynthia Parks.  And she says, “He’s a natural”! In a recent inteview I had with Jake, this is what he had to say; Tina: “I know you’re huge fan of fashion, but why fur?” Jake: “I still remember the moment when I knew I […]

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I get calls every day with all kinds of questions about fur and fur coats. A common question that I get, especially when we’re in the variantly cool and transitional  ‘Spring Showers’ or the ‘Autumn Drizzles’ seasons, is about wearing real furs in the rain and if it’s okay for them to get wet. “Is […]

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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 […]

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year long (tank tops in December, boots in July, peeling off or piling on when we feel sweaty or chilly), don’t let any outdated, antiquated notions of what to wear and when to wear it dictate your fashion flair.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 […]