America’s Oldest Furrier
Est. 1889

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 […]

As the days are nearing their shortest of the year, and the holidays are upon us, probably the most famous fur wearing personality of the season has had many names around the world over the centuries; Saint Nicholas, Père Noël, Kriss Kringle, Sinterklaas, and Father Christmas. But today we simply know him as Santa Claus. […]

November. If you haven’t already, it is time tuck away the ice cream season shoes and shorts, and make room to break out your winter wardrobe.  If you haven’t got your furs out of storage already, scheduling your pickup or delivery as soon as possible is easy! Just go to: As we progress closer to […]

I love October.  Especially Halloween. It’s probably my most favorite of holidays. You can be anything you want to be. Want to be a princess?  Or a ninja?  Or a vampire?  Or a zombie? Or a ninja princess vampire zombie?  You can be it. Whether you’re dressing as a character from the much anticipated last […]

Like him or love him, Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr, known professionally as Snoop Dogg, has been on the music charts since 1992.  But since sometime around 2001, I’ve noticed that “Tha Doggfather”  has also climbed the fur fashions charts as well. Whether the catalyst was his notoriety in the music business, or his countless cameos […]