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A Guide to Vintage Fur

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A Guide to Vintage Fur

Wearing fur was enormously popular in from the 1920s through the 1950s and remained very much mainstream (and aspirational) fashion until the 80s. While I don't condone the modern slaughter of animals for their fur, wearing vintage fur is a way cherishing these beautiful items and I love the glimpse into our society’s history that it offers. Times have changed and “new fur” is less and less acceptable but we can still enjoy a wonderful range of vintage fur. With this in mind I wanted to provide a guide to the different types of vintage fur, how to identify them...

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