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Fur waistcoats 2012-2013

A majority of designers consider fur waistcoat to be a fashionable trend. Besides this part of a female wardrobe is surprisingly universal, in fact it can be worn with warm cardigan, sweater, jumper or roll-neck sweater, fitted dress and maxi-skirt, narrow jeans, trousers or leggings. You can put any footwear with – high heel boots, soldier’s or fur boots – everything depends on fur, furnish and a style of a waistcoat.

Fur waistcoats 2012-2013 – Photo from the collection:


Jean Paul Gaultier, Louis Vuitton, Missoni

What kind of waistcoat should be bought this season?


Collections a fall-winter 2012-2013 are rich on waistcoats; one can find there sleeveless jackets from suede with fur furnish, ethnic embroidery, truncated fur with straight cut, short models hardly below waist, fitted waistcoats of average length and half-fitted waistcoats up to a knee. Special popularity gained long waistcoats from fox fur.

There are many unusual design decisions for this season: Louis Vuitton offers a waistcoat from the red fox with pockets from silver fox, and Missoni offers a combination of fur and knitted jersey.

BCBG Max Azria, Custo Barselona, Alberta Ferretti



What to wear fashionable fur waistcoat with?

The majority of designers recommend wearing a waistcoat of average length with a thin belt to make accent on a waist, in any case, it is fashionable to keep outlines of a figure. As a fashionable trend it is possible to consider a waistcoat from the bright-painted fur. Fashionable are also elegant models from the astrakhan fur, decorated by leather furnish and the waistcoats combined from several types of fur.

Don’t forget about your figure when putting on a waistcoat, it can hide lacks of your body, as well as show them. Therefore, fashion designers advise to make complete sets with a narrow pencil-skirt, a straight skirt or a dress, narrow trousers or flared from a hip pants. Waistcoat can also decorate bright silk dress, trousers from tweed, knitted sweater-dress.

Alberta Ferretti, Alexis Mabile, Emporio Armani

Louis Vuitton


How to choose a right waistcoat?

First try to find a suitable for your figure waistcoat, then think of fur. And the choice of a style, execution of furnish and accessories – is a business of a personal aesthetics. The only thing that is necessary to notice that not all the models will look good on you.

Not-too-high girls should avoid too volumetric waistcoats, and it is better to choose execution with elements emphasizing a figure, the direct silhouette is universal enough – all depends on length, density of fur and furnish. In general, fur always expands a silhouette (except for smooth furs), therefore it is necessary to use the receptions creating a boomerang effect: a high heel and clothes extending a silhouette.

Actual furs for this season are: fox, astrakhan, polar fox, mink, and goat.

Сusto Barcelona, Elie Saab, Jean Paul Gaultier

Louis Vuitton


Paul & Joe, Roland Mouret, Iceberg

Oscar de la Renta

Viva Vox

Roland Mouret, Oscar de la Renta, Vivienne Westwood

Viva Vox


Yana Fomina for Gorod Mod Magazine

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