Highly imaginative fur pieces from New York kick off the AW19 show season

From the eccentric and whimsical to the fantastically opulent, the city’s designers went all out in their innovative approach to fur.

Celebrating strength, diversity, black culture, all-out luxury and genderless style with incredibly uplifting catwalk spectacles, the New York AW19 shows really demonstrated that the city’s fashion landscape is brimming with unbridled creativity and a strong group of designers who adore working with fur. Many have worked closely with Saga Furs to realise their visions, resulting in statement pieces that made the rounds on Instagram straight away.

Early trends include metallic effects and candy shop colours, lots of full fur looks and new experiments with intarsia. It was also clear that designers favour fur in their genderless messages: it’s a material that’s naturally unisex and fur coats were shown on all genders on the runway. Here, we round up the week’s major fur looks by designers like Romeo Hunte, LaQuan Smith, Luar, Vivienne Hu, Victor Glemaud, Sally LaPointe, Christopher John Rogers, Oscar de la Renta and more… read full report.