2011 Fur Runway Report Day 4
There was a theme that echoed in our conversations with many designers in the weeks leading up to Fashion Week. Their customers, having held back their purchasing for the last two fall/winter seasons in deference to the difficult economy, were restless. “Show me something so fabulous I have to have it,” fashion-loving women and men told them, indicating they were ready to shop if the designers gave them good reason. Although it’s subjective and even elusive, great design requires a combination of creativity, innovation, craftsmanship and, perhaps, the ability to anticipate the customer’s desires before she’s aware of them herself.
Designers turned to fur….