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September 05, 1987 - Image 72

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1987-09-05

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• If your fur gets wet, shake it
lightly and dry it in an open
• Avoid contact with velour
car seats, briefcases, or pro-
longed use of shoulderbags.
The American Fur Industry
has published a booklet written
expressly for the consumer ti-
tled, "Furs Naturally." It includes
a glossary of furs, stating char-
acteristics of many furs, the
manufacturing process and
much more you want to know
about furs. It is available by
sending $2 in check or money
order for postage and handling,
payable to: American Fur In-
dustry, 101 W. 30th Street, New
York, N.Y. 10001, Dept. JN.

T his year's big fur

story is the sharp
increase in the
cost of mink, "30
to 50 percent
higher than last
year," says Sandy
Blye of the
American Fur

This year's big fur story is the
sharp increase in the cost of
mink. "Mink prices this season
are 30 to 50 percent higher
than last year," says Blye, of the
American Fur Industry. "When
many consumers think fur, they
think mink," says Blye. "It is a
durable, flat fur, easily styled
and flattering on everyone, and
is adaptable to any and all
"However, for the consumer
with a price limitation," adds
Blye, "many other furs will be in

A hooded ocelot-stenciled coat
trimmed in beaver has decorative
leather strips, by French designer
Yves Saint Laurent.

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