With faux fur garments making their way into the latest campaigns from the likes of River Island, House Of Fraser, Whistles, Reiss and Zara, it’s clear to see that by the time winter rolls around there will be plenty more affordable options available on the high street.
Fur indistinguishable from real fur: that is faux fur. Faux fur, also called imitation fur, is made of synthetic yarn and fibres. High-quality materials such as mod acrylic, acrylic and polyester, which have a luxurious look and do not only look like real fur, they also feel like it. The difference between real fur and faux fur is virtually impossible to distinguish to a layman’s eye, so there is no reason not to go for faux fur.
Engineering new fur designs requires strict attention to multiple factors. Unlike typical textiles based on warp and weft of weave, additional elements must be taken into account to maximize the complex construction of high pile fabrics. it can be hard to tell by mere look or touch. Achieving the desired beauty in the finished 62" wide fur is based on numerous elements from start to finish.