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The five different types of fur you need to know about when selecting a Denver fur jacket

September 18, 2019

With colder months just around the corner you might be considering purchasing a fur jacket. We definitely think it’s worth the investment! While true fur jackets might be more expensive, they will be longer lasting, and ultimately easier to care for. Fur jackets will not only keep you warm throughout the winter, but they are a valuable fashion statement that will instantly add flair and upgrade any wardrobe. When purchasing a fur jacket there are a few types of fur you should be on the lookout for, here are some of the ones we feel that you need to know about. 

Yes, this is the fur of a pet Chinchilla - meaning it’s extraordinarily soft. It’s light, soft, silky, and extremely comfortable. Because of its versatility and softness, Chinchilla fur does tend to be some of the most expensive fur you can buy. Because of it’s expensiveness and comfortability, we recommend reserving any Chinchilla jackets for special occasions.

Beaver fur is very versatile and long-lasting. While most of these coats will come in a natural brown, it’s going to be one of the most durable jackets that money can buy. Beaver jackets are perfect for those wanting a jacket they can wear out often. For those looking for a classic look, Beaver fur is the perfect solution.

Speaking of durable and long-lasting jackets - coyote fur is growing in popularity because of just that. Not only is it durable and long-lasting, but it has unique silver and brown hues that give this type of fur a very casual look. If you are the type of person who is looking for a casual, yet sporty look, then this fur is the fur for you.

If you are looking for a wide-range of color options, you should give fox fur a glance! Fox is one of the best types of furs for those looking for a few different color options or even for those wanting to purchase a few fur coats, all that have different looks and colors. Who doesn’t love a closet full of options?

Luxurious and beautiful, Lynx fur is show-stopping. There are three types of Lynx fur you can commonly get - American, Canadian, and Russian. The prices go up, respectively, and ultimately the type of Lynx fur you get should depend on how much you are wanting to spend and the quality you are looking for. To give you perspective, American and Canadian fur typically range from $2,000 - $6,000...while Russian Lynx fur can reach upwards of $15,000. Choose wisely! 

Interested in purchasing your first fur jacket in Denver? Whether it is your first, or tenth, we are here to help you pick the perfect fur for your closet. With a wide variety of fur (and leather) jackets at your disposal, we can find the jacket that’s perfect for you and matches your style. Checkout the Jonval leather and fur gallery to view items available. Be sure to stop by and see us at 6880 E. Evans Ave. in Denver between 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday.