Your Complete Faux-Fur Guide For The Holidays (And Beyond!)

When you're headed out for a fancy night on the town, your everyday puffer jacket really isn't going to cut it (even if there is a coat check). So, what kind of outerwear do you choose to keep your party-perfect look on point? Faux fur, of course! 'Tis the season of indulging in a little glitz and glamour, and we simply won't skip the chance to sport a plush outerwear option that's just as good indoors as out.
While the material can seem tricky, it's really quite versatile. Sure, the rocker look has some boundaries, but there is a place for a plethora of faux styles — from wild night on the town to office holiday dinner — that put a touch of luxe into your ensemble. We've laid out five tricks that will bring on the warm and fuzzies...and we're not just talking about the holiday spirit.
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Go Rocker-Glam — This look is best accomplished with a cropped full fur in a bomber shape. You want a plush look to give you some drama, but not too much that the rest of your body gets hidden.

DKNY Faux Fur Jacket, $295, available at Net-A-Porter.
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Go Edgy With Color — Although Isaac Mizrahi’s famous '94 fur collection was glam at the time, we are thinking something a little more subtle. Instead of the bright Eskimo look, go sleek with faux furs in jewel tones.

Pepe Jeans Coloured Fur Jacket, $263.85, available at ASOS.
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Retro Rewind — Try old-school faux fur in a swingy leopard-print number. Add extra drama with bold-colored tights. And, remember: When you wear a coat that's a true statement piece, it’s like getting two outfits in one.

Free People Faux Leopard Swing Coat, $148, available at Bloomingdale’s.
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Try Textured First — If you aren’t ready to take the leap into the full-blown fur territory, consider trying a fuzzy piece as a cardigan. Select something with a compelling pattern cut (or knit) in the fabric.

Trina Turk Chevron Faux Fur Heavenly Coat, $328.00, available at Revolve
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Keep It Classic — Faux fur looks luxe. Just ask any Hollywood starlet of the '50s. Channel the era of style with one of these toppers.

Sam Edelman Faux Fur Walking Coat, $200, available at Nordstrom.

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