Wednesday, February 11, 2015

On the Street….Winter Wrap, Paris & Milan

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  1. JessieBerlin

    February 11, 2015 at 9:30 am

    Just think how sweet the animals would be if they were still alive. Most of the fur-wearing women would exclaim: “Aw, cute!”. Sorry if it gets old, but to me, wearing furs just for the heck of it feels deeply wrong.

    • Gap

      February 11, 2015 at 10:53 am

      I love the first wool sweater!!
      XOX, Gap.
      http://www.gaptoothedgirl.com

      • WOWS

        February 11, 2015 at 11:35 am

        Me too!!!!

        Kisses

    • andreea

      February 12, 2015 at 10:01 am

      there is really no excuse for wearing fur: it’s so cruel…

    • Pamela

      February 14, 2015 at 11:35 am

      Agreed. And so unnecessary. There is so much beautiful fashion to choose from without wearing fur.

  2. glamdevils

    February 11, 2015 at 9:31 am

    Great shots. I hope it’s fake fur.

    xx Mira

    http://www.glamdevils.com

  3. From Thé World With Love

    February 11, 2015 at 9:41 am

    Great add to a classic winter coat give a touch of newness..and dynamic..
    Great pictures:)
    Xoxo
    Yael Guetta

    http://www.ftwwl.com

  4. Liz

    February 11, 2015 at 10:17 am

    cool looks love the first one best

    http://hashtagliz.com

  5. Nico

    February 11, 2015 at 10:56 am

    I like wraps but only if it’s faux fur.

    lb-lc fashion blog

  6. lidia nicolsi

    February 11, 2015 at 11:23 am

    Adore first look!
    Lidia

  7. Ramona

    February 11, 2015 at 11:39 am

    They got talent!

  8. bruna

    February 11, 2015 at 11:43 am

    It looks like real fur and I don’t think it’s nice to rate and give space to these people.

    • Mary Jane

      February 11, 2015 at 1:37 pm

      Totally agree!

      • Sara

        February 12, 2015 at 10:17 am

        +1 .Have a hard time seeing it as fashion, just like I would if they were using human skin as “cute wrappers” or the like..Fashion should never outtrumph cruelty.

    • Pamela

      February 14, 2015 at 11:36 am

      I agree, too.

  9. The Blonde Edit

    February 11, 2015 at 11:45 am

    Lovely cosy outfits!!

    xx

  10. Catherine

    February 11, 2015 at 12:16 pm

    the looks are great. Not sure anyone really thinks a mink is actually sweet in real life.

    • Mary Jane

      February 11, 2015 at 1:36 pm

      A lot of people aren’t ‘sweet’ either, but doesn’t mean they deserve to be skinned and worn as a wrap.

  11. marie

    February 11, 2015 at 12:17 pm

    meh, not a fan of fur.

  12. *sP

    February 11, 2015 at 12:33 pm

    the last look with the fur and the brimmed hat is serving you chic!

  13. C.Michol

    February 11, 2015 at 1:17 pm

    Is it all the same person, using the same accessory? She looks great and the creativity is inspiring….

  14. Mary Jane

    February 11, 2015 at 1:35 pm

    I really wish you wouldn’t feature real fur, especially fur which is clearly not ‘vintage’. Often these animal are skinned alive, because it’s quicker and cheaper than being more ‘humane’. It really is possible to look fantastic and keep warm without contributing to this horror.

    • Elle Quinn

      February 11, 2015 at 7:51 pm

      It would be beneficial to animals (and people) around the world if a little more light was shed on how ALL textile industries have a negative effect on us. Farming of cotton, especially, destroys habitats and directly kills vast numbers of birds and wildlife. Just because you can’t see the dead animals doesn’t mean they didn’t suffer and die. Logging, farming, the manufacturing of vehicles and so many things that anti-fur activists enjoy the “benefits” of every day all contribute far more to animal suffering and death than the relatively small niche market of the fur industry. Unless you’re living in a cave and eating roots somewhere in the woods, our very existence as humans in modern society is contributing to the suffering of animals. So rather than accuse others, please, take a close look at yourself and maybe do a little comparative research!

      • JessieBerlin

        February 12, 2015 at 6:02 am

        I wonder what you are trying to say? Does the fact that cotton farming is also harmful make fur farming LESS harmful? Because our “very existence as humans is contribution to the suffering of animals”, we need not bother to try and avoid the worst aspects? If every single one of us tried to change just one harmful behavior pattern, the world would be a better place. Instead, you opt for relativism and even try to make it sound as if you were morally (and intellectually) superior to those who at least TRY.

        • Mary Jane

          February 12, 2015 at 9:08 am

          Good response Jessie!

          • JessieBerlin

            February 12, 2015 at 2:00 pm

            Thank you! English is not my first language, so I’m never quite sure I’m putting it right…

      • Mary Jane

        February 12, 2015 at 7:22 am

        With respect, you do not know the choices I’ve made or the research I’ve done!
        But avoiding fur is an easy choice which would result in a quantifiable reduction in animal abuse. Of course ethical choices in all aspects of consumption is what we should aim for, so I thank you for raising these other important related issues.

  15. Andrew

    February 11, 2015 at 3:09 pm

    I’m disgusted by the fur, and disappointed that you keep showing it.

  16. photo_fred

    February 11, 2015 at 5:11 pm

    I guess you people don”t realize the beautiful leather coats, pants and boots as well as the designer purses that you so adore are made of real animals. Don’t think that all the leather is only a by-product of the food industry because most of the animals killed for food don’t have hide suitable for the fashion industry.
    These animals are farmed for their fur just as the leather industry has animals farmed for hide. These animals aren’t taken out of the wild.
    Now I don’t wear fur but I do wear beautiful leather boots and jackets.

    • JessieBerlin

      February 11, 2015 at 7:10 pm

      What makes you think “we people” do not realize that? I for instance wear neither fur nor leather clothing, only leather shoes, but I don’t have many pairs, and I make them last for many years. You are of course entitled to a different opinion, but please do not talk down to us as if we were stupid.

  17. El Presidente

    February 11, 2015 at 5:13 pm

    Looks like a squirrel has leapt from its tree and is holding on for dear life on her head…but has lost the battle.

    I sometimes find it hard to reconcile the anger against fur, but the massive use of leather in shoes, for example.

    I think the issue for me is that fur is such an ostentatious way of using animal products, and represents this – “F*** you dumb animal, humans rule!”

    • Monsieur Marcel

      February 11, 2015 at 10:29 pm

      That lady in the fur headpiece and chainmail knit sweater sure puts the War in wardrobe, doesn’t she? Of course I wish all creatures could live in harmony. But it’s not a perfect world, therefore I can’t see wearing fur as some sort of character litmus test (anti-fur feels, to me, a bit like “patriotism being the last refuge of a scoundrel”). And I love animals…that won’t stop a hungry wolfpack from devouring me.

  18. Ade

    February 11, 2015 at 5:53 pm

    this season I have really fallen in love with grays… I really love the big grey sweater on the lady with the squirrel hat, and the zipper on the side gives it touch of fun!

    Sent from Sartorial List for iPhone

  19. Milex

    February 11, 2015 at 9:28 pm

    I love fur. I am a diva after all.

  20. lindsay @ VAUGHAN

    February 12, 2015 at 1:34 am

    Re: #1, I’ve never seen a coatless woman look so warm in winter. Bravo!

    http://www.wearvaughan.com

  21. Anna

    February 12, 2015 at 10:34 am

    What’s with all the furs that you keep posting here? Although I am no animal rights activist, the amount of animals on human beings that I have seen here lately seems a bit excessive and gruesome. The fur hat on the first photo is plain ugly, tacky and not stylish at all. Unless dressing like a 19th century ranger from the Appalachians is in fashion nowadays.

  22. becky hutner

    February 12, 2015 at 1:38 pm

    can’t believe people are still fur-ing it up. with all the info we have, what does this say about us? that we just don’t give a f*** i guess….

    http://canadianinlosangeles.com

  23. Fashion Snag

    February 12, 2015 at 2:13 pm

    Love the details!

    http://www.FashionSnag.com

  24. Dainty & Chic

    February 13, 2015 at 6:02 am

    Love the raccon hat! So Dainty and Chic!

  25. justray

    February 13, 2015 at 8:32 am

    heads covered. gray skies. warm inside. paris. coffee. doesn’t get any better.

  26. pieter

    February 13, 2015 at 2:31 pm

    the first picture is soooooo Canadian, frontier chic

  27. wa po mun

    February 14, 2015 at 1:37 pm

    cave man wear fur, is this cruel? do cave man know what cruel mean? do he respect the bear to wear its skin?

  28. Peppermint Dolly

    February 15, 2015 at 11:27 am

    Picture two here is my favourite of the bunch, love the scarf!

    Rxx

  29. CBC

    February 16, 2015 at 7:07 pm

    great style..#3 great proportion

  30. Ami

    August 14, 2016 at 4:25 pm

    fur collar look so good

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