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New at Frequency Vintage and What I Learned about Vintage Fur/Faux

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Gonna kick it off with this KILLER LEATHER TRENCH COAT!  If this super slick trench fit me, it would not be on the market.  I mean, there is no way to wear this and not be pretty sure you’re a spy. 
This is an amazing, flawless vintage piece.

$125 Frequency Vintage

And of course, gotta add a few more belts!  How better to mix up a look than with a fun, colorful pop full of vintage flare!

$7.00 Frequency Vintage

$7.00 Frequency Vintage

This belt fits right in with the Must have Monday: Bugging Out  post about the Critters Trend. 

 

 What I learned about fur

 $75 Frequency Vintage

I love this coat.  Just like the leather one at the top, if it was my size, you wouldn’t be seeing it here.  It is so soft, love the big collar, and the lining is beautiful.  I think dressing up a pair of jeans with this would be a great modern twist on a classic look.

It looks and feels real, the lining is luxurious, but!….the label tells it all.  It’s not marked Faux Fur, in fact it says clean by Fur Coat methods.  The give away is actually the label: Mincara.  In fact all Mincara, Intrique, Tissavel, Borgana, Glenoit and Grandella(commonly seen vintage labels) coats are faux, whether denoted on the label or not.  Some vintage sellers don’t take the extra step to research, so the more you know, the better chance of getting a really great piece, faux or fur.

Real does not always mean better.  Seriously, the Mincara coat above is awesome.  Great vintage shape, feel, warmth, look, and beautifully lined.  I have seen real pieces that are just falling apart with a much higher price tag.  So if you are in the market for a fur, maybe faux is the way to go.

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Funky Friday Fun Fur

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Try fur in a new way, that is the super funky pimp daddy way.  Colorful or patterned, a great way to stand out.

Top to Bottom we have Diane Von Furstenberg, Burberry and Gucci.  Freaking amazingly chic but way way way out of my price range.  So how do we do this on a budget?

 WE GO VINTAGE

This is a great vintage find on Etsy for under $100 at The Vintage Ramble


WE GO FAUX

Asos Pom Pom Faux Collar $45 which also puts it in the $50 and below category.  YES!

WE GO HAND/CUSTOM MADE

$35 from Randu Sport.  Hand Made Ankle Cuffs.  Especially killer because you can wear them with whatever shoes you choose.  Different styles are available in the shop.  OH, and add that to the $50 and below category!

So there you have it, some fierce fur on this very Funky Friday.  See you next week!

FUNKY FRIDAY: PUCKER UP!

FUNKY FRIDAY: SPIDERS!