This fur fashion is particularly relevant as the cold weather begins to settle in…
For all the chubby chasers out there looking for the next big thing, the fur chubby is currently turning up in a greater variety of shapes. Today’s versions range from reworked proportions to added perks like collars and lapels, even belts.
It’s not a secret that the chubby is a great first fur jacket/coat for anyone contemplating a purchase. There is something inherently youthful about it and it always makes a statement. Plus, its shorter length gives it a sportier feel and, as it turns out, makes it very versatile.
Whereas some fashion designers are staying true to the classic fur chubby – collarless, square-shouldered, long-sleeved and dense – others choose to play around with the archetype and deliver hybrid creations echoing other garments and dressing attitudes altogether.
From sweatshirt hoodies to kimono-wraps, this democratic take on the chubby offers more dressing opportunities. While some new chubby-types come without any fastenings at all, others make way for zippers and strings to easily do and undo, replacing the traditional metallic hook closures found in most fur coat designs.
Collars and lapels are also helping reinvent the garment by channeling anything from the cocoon-coat to the more basic pea coat. The variations are endless and become even wilder when cropping or extending the waistline or sleeves.
It is all very comfy, cozy and ever so fashionable! Which chubby style is for you? …
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