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Denver fur coat 101: What you need to know to find the perfect Denver coat for you

November 25, 2019

So you’re interested in purchasing a fur coat in what? There are several different types of fur you can purchase, but you might be surprised to know that each coat has a slightly different look and feel. This often times mean that the coat will look different on you based on the type of fur you are purchasing. We have your need to know guide! 

Beaver: 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. 

Chinchilla: This fur is 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. Chinchilla coats are going to be heavy and full - keep this in mind when purchasing a coat as it will add some extra weight for you to carry and to your frame.

Coyote: 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. 

Fox: 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. Fox fur also tends to be one of the cheapest options and it also tends to be one of the warmer options. This is perfect for someone who wants to make a statement, and features long hair that will give a coat a long, full look.

Lynx: 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.

No matter what, there is some basic care you should be prepared to do. Including...
Do not put on any perfumes/hair spray after putting on your fur coat. Hair spray, perfume, and other beauty products often contains chemicals that could damage your fur coat. Make sure you put your fur coat on when you are completely done getting ready.
Make sure that you remove the coat before sitting down for long periods of time. When you sit down, you are going to crush the fur. 
If you are caught in rain or snow, when you get inside be sure to shake off your coat and let your coat hang in a well-ventilated area. 

If you need additional assistance with purchasing or maintaining a fur coat, reach out to our team. We are here to help with daily care, repairs, and even can create custom fur coats fit just for you.To get started, shop at Jonval Leathers and Furs in Denver. Stop by our showroom from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. We are located at 6880 E. Evans Ave. Questions? Give us a call at 720-377-1555.