Furs now are fun to wear with all the fur fabrics around at the moment, as well as the real thing, any raver can afford one! RAVE had a lot of fun choosing these furs for you this winter, and photographing them in Russia!
Cover photo: Scott Walker with model girl Charlie, wearing a coat and hat by Jane Fair, 42gns.
Left: Fab curly lamb coat in grey with leather half-belt in front, by Roat, 44gns. Black suede boots by with grey lamb edging, £7 10s, by Norvic. Right: Double-breasted with a difference―this coat has luggage-type fastenings! In simulated black fur, by Alexon Youngset, 16gns. Black boots called 'Riding' by Dolcis, 8gns.
Left: Real bunny wrap-around coat in pale lemon, with lemon leather scarf belt, by Fab Furs, 32gns. Right: A smart, military style for this luxurious trouser suit in red wool with red mongolian lamb jacket, super buckle belt and hood. By Mansfields, 41gns. Black boots by Dolcis, 8gns.
Left: Look like a real dyed bunny? This cosy double-breasted yellow coat is, infact fur fabric! And it's a real startler for brunettes! From Alexon Youngset, 16gns. Right: Bunny looking more like a jail-bird for this chevron design, zip-up coat in beige and white. By Goodkind Furs, 31gns. Beige leather boots by Dolcis, 8 gns. And the hat?....borrowed from a Russian taxi driver!
Madly extravagant, a real fox fur coat by Rosenberg Furs, 80gns.
Left: Dolly white fake fur coat in washable Orlon, with super frog fastening, by Angela of London Town, approx 15gns. Right: Cuddly fake fur coat with matching gaiters (not shown). By Kashmoor, coat 22gns., gaiters 1½ gns.
All images scanned by Sweet Jane from Rave Magazine, November 1968. Original Fashion notes by Lee, All photographs by P.L. James. It's good to see so many faux furs used in this editorial! View some of my previous Winter Fashion posts ➽ Breakaway to Ski┃Queen Magazine (1969). The Rave Trouser Suit┃Rave Magazine (1966). I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas┃Intro Magazine (1967). And finally, Hot Pants! An Improbable Skimpy Fashion Fad Arrives in Midwinter┃Life Magazine (1971)