5 Fur Designers to Watch and Wear

At York Furrier, we dream in designer furs. From old favorites to new faces, fur designers and their show-stopping fur fashion garments are loved by our wonderful clientele and Hollywood’s most glamorous celebrities alike. Check out some of our favorite designers using fur and fine outerwear, and which starlets are turning the looks into their own! Helen Yarmak. An award winning global force in designer fur, Yarmak's pieces are continuously spotted on famous fashionistas Lady Gaga, Rihanna, and Jennifer Lopez. Each look below is shows a super glam fur coat with sensational styling. (photos: helenyarmak.com)


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Get the look. For your own head turning looks, visit York Furrier in Elmhurst or Deer Park to try-on Helen Yarmak's blush knit feather raccoon evening coat shown here accessorized with a Swarovski crystal vintage style evening bag. For something more tailored, opt for Yarmak's knit mink sweater jacket.


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Norman Ambrose. We are always in awe of designer Norman Ambrose and his attention to detail while working with exquisite materials. His ladylike collection is perfect for the sophisticated Chicagoland socialite. A favorite piece includes this black velvet sheared mink walking coat with blue-grey degrade dyed mink trim. Perfect for an evening at Chicago's Lyric Opera, the Symphony, or the annual fund raiser for Barrington Children's Charities, this gorgeous coat makes any occasion - SPECIAL! Adrienne Landau. It’s always fun to see who in Hollywood is already in-the-know with the our favorite fur designers. Adrienne Landau's vibrant, colorful furs look youthful and fabulous on style icons Jessica Simpson and Kourtney Kardashian. York Furrier carries Landau's fox vests, fur trimmed knit caps, mink hats and scarves, and super fun Tibetan lamb scarves. For yourself or great gifts, find the fluff stuff at York Furrier. (photos: fashionbase.com)


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Monique Lhuillier. Los Angeles based Monique Lhuillier is well-known for her sophisticated couture bridal and evening gowns. We're thrilled that she's added furs and shearlings to her namesake company. This versatile look is a wardrobe workhorse. Pair with jeans for casual luxe or toss it on with a turtleneck, skirt and tall boots to attend the next York Furrier fashion show; or simply slip it over a Peach Carr designed cocktail dress as shown for an elegant evening out. Dressy or casual, you will definitely stand out from the crowd in this natural silver fox and ranch mink walking coat.




Dominic Bellissimo. For years, Dominic Bellissimo has been a York Furrier favorite and a high-end fashion magazine staple. His innovative designs, quality craftsmanship, combined with top of the line materials - supple shearling lamb, Loro Piana cashmere, luxe leathers and superfine wools - and versatile use styling, makes a Bellissimo design a winning combination. Neve Campbell, Catherine Zeta Jones, Richard Gere, and Queen Latifah - just to name a few - are part of the Bellissimo fan club. Shown is his toffee toscana shearling lamb walking coat. Just one of the many choices in the York Collection this season. Be a name dropper . . . Michael Kors, Zac Posen, Badgley Mischka, Zandra Rhodes . . . innovative designer creations await you in either York Furrier store location - Elmhurst or Deer Park.