USA-FASHION/KORS

If there was one thing on the mind of the designers at NY Fashion week it was fur and lots of it. ( Fur F/W 09 Slideshow ) In spite of global warming, recession woes designers and PETA threats threw themselves head first into an ocean of pelts. It seems nothing will stop fashion from embracing the taboo temptations of fur. While some designers like Donna Karan chose to do small fur accent, the majority from Doo.Ri and Phi to Michael Kors chose to go all out with full fur coats. This kind of barely restrained decadance is both intriguing and perplexing. In a time when the very worst financial woes have frightened away consumers fashion presents us with an extreme (and expensive) vision of luxury. Escapism may be nice but who will buy come September?

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