Faux Fur or Where The Wild Things Are.

Faux fur I suspect there is a strong possibility that you may have seen it in the shops, or even someone wearing it. How about the brightly coloured faux furs, have you seen those yet? I am enjoying seeing them everywhere lately. If you are a regular reader of Lazy Daisy Jones then I am sure you know by now that I am a huge fan of colour, so no surprise there then!

 

lazy daisy jones in faux fur with dog

 

The surprise is on me. I wrongly believed only the young could wear it (i.e. those under thirty, the millennials and the teens) but surely not the over 50’s…?

Ok, so here is a big ‘Faux Fur’ surprise for you…Yes, that is me! I kid you not at 54 years old, wearing faux fur but not only that, a bright canary yellow faux fur.  Therefore if I can do it and enjoy it immensely, then you can to. Don’t be afraid just go for it!

 

azy daisy jones wears yellow faux fur to take the dog out!

 

If I were posh I would call it an ‘Ochre with an overall mustard tone’ What would you call that colour huh? I must admit ‘Big Bird’ from Sesame St. also came to mind!

Usually my dog walking attire is far more subdued and practical. However, to share this delightful apparition with you I needed photo evidence! Scroll on…

 

close up detail of yellow mustard faux fur coat

 

lazy daisy jones wears yellow faux fur to take the dog out!

 

You won’t believe the compliments I receive when I wear this piece of fluffy gorgeousness. It makes wearing this coat even more fun…

BTW. where the wild things are was one of my favourite books to red to my son when he was younger.

 

azy daisy jones wears yellow faux fur to take the dog out!

 

 

While I am chatting about fur, I thought it highly appropriate that our dog was acting as the perfect accessory. However, he did not act as the perfect gentleman when we got him home. He discovered the faux fur coats abandoned on the sofa and decided to show his ‘love’ for the black one, if you get my meaning?

The Yellow Faux Fur: aka The Big Bird Coat

The coat is incredibly warm, very soft, fully lined, has a popper front fastenings and deep pockets. Size wise I would say it comes up a little small (as it’s probably meant for the teens, shhhhh) It comes from a company called LOTD.COM as does my next FF (faux fur)

The T-shirt:

The t-shirt says ‘spreading the joy of fashion’ and is from River Island

The Black Faux Fur:

Black faux fur gilet worn by lazy daisy jones

 

This one is a more traditional gilet style. Jet black in colour, a little fluffier, fully lined and is perfect for layering over the chunky knitwear, that is all over the high street right now. I would also wear this over a casual winter dress instead of a cardi.

 

Black faux fur gilet worn by lazy daisy jones

 

Shopping detail below…

 

The old fluffy Grey Faux Fur Gilet:

 

Boden faux fur worn by lazy daisy jones

 

Just to show you I am not jumping on the bandwagon. This grey fur gilet is over 8 years old and is from Boden. I still wear it and because it is older I don’t worry about it getting dirty on a dog walk. I also wash it in the washing machine from time to time, then hang it in the airing cupboard and give it a good brush when it is dry. It is rather like grooming a well-loved pet!

 

Boden faux fur worn by lazy daisy jones

 

Boden faux fur worn by lazy daisy jones

 

Some Furry details:

I have found some similar styles here for you to peruse…

 

red and grey faux fur bargains from lazy daisy jones

 

ONE:  My yellow faux fur from Lotd.com is now sold out but still available in red from LOTD.COM 

A bonus for you: use the code BLOGLOVE30  to receive a 30% discount too!

TWO:   Black faux fur gilet on sale at the moment! from Lotd .com also available in grey, white and khaki (oh yes please!) Don’t forget to use the code BLOGLOVE30 and you will receive a 30% discount!

THREE: Pink Teddy bear fur coat from JD Williams I am head over heels in love with this one!

 

Pink Faux Fur all from ASOS

pink faux fur all from asos by lazy daisy jones

 

FOUR: Asos faux mongolian fur jacket, I saw a similar french connection one that was over two hundred and this one is only £59.99 BARGAIN ALERT 

FIVE: Miss selfridge faux fur Jacket £79.00 (…all the heart eyes)

SIX:  Asos Midi coat in plush faux fur has already sold out so here is a similar (ish) one that I love just as much!! 

 

The Biker Jacket trend

Another big trend this winter is of course biker jackets Do let me know what you think of mine?

 

Embroidered Leather Biker Jacket 4 ways...

 

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Have a great week and bestest wishes

PS linking to Catherine at Not dressed as Lamb. 

and the top of the world link up

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I was gifted the ochre faux fur and the black faux fur by Lotd.Com a super, newly established young brand that I have thoroughly enjoyed working with.

9 Comments

  1. 3rd December 2017 / 16:39

    Looooove these soft, furry pieces! I’ve been waiting to pull the trigger on the fur thing because I can’t decide what type of item to get (vest, coat, wrap, scarf?). You totally rocked these!

    • 3rd December 2017 / 18:07

      He Jenny!
      A Scarf is useful, a gilet is warm and can be layered and a coat has to be the ultimate luxury!
      good luck with your choices
      bestest
      Ashley x

  2. 3rd December 2017 / 09:43

    Great faux fur coat and awesome faux fur vests. You could survive with those in Alaska. LOL. Thanks for linking up at Top of the World Style.

    • 3rd December 2017 / 15:41

      Hi Nicole! Thank you for hosting! and I love your tomboy look to, I tried to comment but could not find a comment box??
      bestest wishes
      ashley
      x

  3. 3rd December 2017 / 07:38

    Yay! I’m a huge fan of coloured faux fur too having just featured a green version very similar to this Ashley, so this one gets a huge thumbs up from me. Age certainly doesn’t have to get in our way with this cosy winter trend does it? I wish you hadn’t showcased so many others though, I may have to take a browse to see if there’s another I may be needing…

    Have a great week!
    Anna x

  4. Vicky
    29th November 2017 / 08:40

    Great post, been wanting a faux fur gilet but wondering if I could carry it off! ‘You’ve convinced me to go for it!

    Btw I tried the BLOGLOVE30 code this morning and it’s not working for me, am I too late for the offer?

    • 29th November 2017 / 16:44

      Hi Vicky Great to hear from you, I love how easy a fur Gilet is to wear, goes with anything!
      I dont think the code works on top of sale prices (unfortunately!) So if you see one on sale best to grab it before it goes!
      Let me know if you have any further problems and i will contact LOTD.
      bestest wishes
      Ashley x

  5. 29th November 2017 / 00:48

    Hi Daisy, I am Ada, Nice to “meet” you. Loving these casual, warm+cozy Wintery looks, perfect for when it is not too cold. Your fur pieces are all beautiful and I love those wine booties.

    Welcome by on Thursday this week and every week to join my style linkup and share your gorgeous style with me and my readers. Thanks, Ada. =)

    • 29th November 2017 / 16:45

      Hi Ada how lovely to see a new face on my blog. I will pop over thank you!
      bestest
      Ashley x