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Jacqueline Kennedy (The Camelot Years) | DIVAS WE LOVE Series

Jacqueline Kennedy (The Camelot Years) | DIVAS WE LOVE Series

When you think of a national treasure some might  be divided about who they would include on such a prestigious list of historical figures.  But when one figure has advocated world piece, written literary classics and made significant contributions to our American culture, that particular figure can’t be ignored, or denied. Today we posthumously celebrate

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BREAKING NEWS: IFF Launches New Fur Now Campaign For Fall 2016

BREAKING NEWS: IFF Launches New Fur Now Campaign For Fall 2016

It’s HERE! The new International Fur Federation (IFF) FUR NOW Campaign for Fall 2016 has launched and it showcases what we’ve known all along…. FUR is cool, fun, fresh, youthful and appropriate for all occasions! Take a look for yourself…

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Fashion Forecast: Cold Weather Dressing

Fashion Forecast: Cold Weather Dressing

When it comes to fashion, weather does matter. So we follow the weather trends. And when we came across this recent article in Time Out announcing that Farmer’s Almanac was predicting “colder than normal temperatures across the Northeast and Midwest” this fall and winter we were pretty excited. Not to worry, or fret, here’s our antidote in the form of cold weather dressing tips!

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Fall 2016 Ad Campaigns We Love

Fall 2016 Ad Campaigns We Love

It’s official.  All fashion minds are now focused on Fall 2016. The anticipation of the September covers and the trickle of cozy sweaters now fixtures on shelves signify that it’s time to put away the flip flops and get ready to light the fireplace. What better way to preview the trends and styles that you will be

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Culture Lens: Summer 2016 Travel Edition

Culture Lens: Summer 2016 Travel Edition

If you’re traveling for Summer 2016 we’ve compiled a short list of some of the best museum fashion exhibitions from around the world. Make sure to find an hour or two…we’re sure you’ll be glad you did!

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The Allure of Film Noir’s Female Femme Fatale

The Allure of Film Noir’s Female Femme Fatale

Strong, beautiful, bold, and resilient, the  femme fatale has been an iconic cinematic figure for decades. A femme fatale (/ˌfæm fəˈtɑːl/ or /ˌfɛm fəˈtɑːl/; French: [fam fatal]) is a stock character of a mysterious and seductive woman whose charms ensnare her lovers, often leading them into compromising, dangerous, and deadly situations. She is an archetype

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Summer Whites Are Always Right

Summer Whites Are Always Right

From girls who consider themselves  traditionalist to the most modern of divas, chic summer whites can make the perfect seasonal style statement.  And with so many fashion options there is sure to be something to meet all personality types and  moods. But when is it “okay” to wear white? What are the “whites” and wrongs

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CULTURE LENS: FERRAGAMO Museum – Art in Fashion

CULTURE LENS: FERRAGAMO Museum – Art in Fashion

We have often discussed the artistry of the House of Ferragamo here at Furinsider. The epitome of Italian luxury, Salvatore Ferragamo is revered for its legacy of beautiful handcrafted shoes, boots, handbags, belts and accessories. And more recently, under the creative direction of Massimiliano Giornetti their ready-to-wear collections, including some great fur looks, have been well worthy of the positive buzz they have received.

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CULTURE LENS: NO LIMITS – THE WORK OF MARIO TESTINO

CULTURE LENS: NO LIMITS – THE WORK OF MARIO TESTINO

As fashion industry leaders from around the world convened in Copenhagen this week for the Copenhagen Fashion Summit, the GL Strand museum debuted a new exhibition titled “No Limits” featuring the works of renowned fashion and portrait photographer Mario Testino. Mr. Testino is known for pushing boundaries to bring forth energy, sex and optimism in

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2016 Cannes Film Festival Fashion Review

2016 Cannes Film Festival Fashion Review

The Cannes Film Festival red carpet is an endless parade of show-stopping fashion; oh and there’s some critically acclaimed films as well. Over the last few years, as our obsession with celebrity cultural has risen to a frenzied state, one can’t deny that, at this most important celebration for the “art of film making”, fashion has somewhat taken center stage.

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Cultural Lens | Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear

Cultural Lens | Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear

Underwear. When worn for health or hygiene it is something that is not usually discussed. When worn to manipulate the body the discussions are akin to engineering treatises. But when worn as a decorative fashion item, as a sensual and alluring look for the boudoir, well that’s when the conversations get really interesting!

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Fabulous in Fur at All Ages

Fabulous in Fur at All Ages

Harper’s Bazaar accelerated the dialogue of age-appropriate dressing with their “Fabulous at Every age” feature that reflected style tips for looking great and on-point for women of all ages.  While there are certainly a preponderance of looks that cross over the age barriers, the overall message has been that we enter different stages as a

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Culture Lens: ‘Reigning Men’ at LACMA

Culture Lens: ‘Reigning Men’ at LACMA

From New York’s Metropolitan Museum to London’s Victoria & Albert Museum and even regional museums like The Baker Museum in Naples, FL we’ve shared many great exhibitions over the years that have deconstructed the themes and history of fashion.  From designer retrospectives to historical examinations we’ve   seen some of the most extraordinary displays of women’s

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Rewind and Restyle Your Fur Coat

Rewind and Restyle Your Fur Coat

Remember that must-have winter coat you spent way too much on three seasons ago?  Now looking a bit dated you’ve moved it to the back of your closet.  There’s not much you can do with it until it comes back in style.  But your fur coat?    NO PROBLEM!  Your local fur retailer can work with

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FASHION On FILM: The Cultural Explosion Part 2

FASHION On FILM: The Cultural Explosion Part 2

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is the opportunity to hit the movie theaters to catch the slate of newly released major films. While the beginning of summer generally marks the release of blockbuster action films, studios hold their more Oscar-worthy films for release in the Thanksgiving – New Year period to

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Shearling Update: Fall 2015/ Winter 2016 Trend Watch
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