Unexplicably I have been drawn to big, shaggy fur jackets such as the famous Alaia one now on Yoox for *1700* pounds.
I know they were all the rage last winter, seeing as how Topshop and Elizabeth and James came out with one, but I am just now warming up to the concept.
I found this great shaggy fur vest in Zara around a month ago. I really loved the concept so I tried it on.
pic from nescloset.co.kr
pics from fashionherald.org
As much as I liked the overall effect, I didn't think I could pull it off or get that much wear out of it.
It reminded me too much of those Ikea soft faux fur rugs. Maybe with a thin black patent belt cinching it it could work.
Plus, me and my shopping buddies discovered that it consisted solely of a rectangle with two arm holes cut into it!!
I am now determined to make my own. How hard can it be? All I need is a big piece of shaggy fabric of some kind and some scissors.
I am curious to see what will happen if I don't exactly make a rectangle, but maybe a more 'out there' shape + the two arm holes. I hope it will come out looking (and draping!) something like this Ann D fur vest:
I hope to post soon with the results of my project :D