Monday, August 26, 2013


The Mink Greatcoat for the fashion of fur with fur: a new nuance of palest cafe-au-lait mink, tailored with the buttoned-up elegance of the full-length greatcoat, collared and cuffed with Russian sable. By Emeric Partos in "Diadem" Emba mutation mink. Coat and Russian sable hat made to order at Bergdorf's.

The Leopard Cocoon - the coat shape of the year cut to just graze the knee making its mark in what could be the fur of any year - Somali leopard with a printing that's beautiful by nature. By Ben Kahn, "Jasmine" Emba toque by Mr. John.

The Leopard Cocoon
The mink Greatcoat
Harper's Bazaar September 1957
Photography: Richard Avedon
Model: Carmen Dell'Orefice

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