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How to design your custom fur coat – Everything you need to know

How to design your custom fur coat - The Ultimate Guide

When it comes to fashion, nothing says luxury and elegance quite like a custom fur coat or jacket.

Whether you’re in search of the perfect custom fur coat for special occasions or a unique custom fur jacket to elevate your everyday style, designing your own fur piece allows you to express your individuality and create a garment that truly suits your personality and measurements.

In this blog post, we will explore the steps and considerations involved in designing your custom fur coat, highlighting the importance of customization, and offering insights into custom fur collars, custom-made fur coats, and even custom fur slides.


How to order a custom fur coat – a step-by-step guide

If you want a piece of garment that matches your style perfectly, fits you like a glove, and is made to last you a long time, then custom fur coats are your best bet. Keep reading to find out how to design a custom fur jacket that you will cherish for years to come.


Step #1: Define your style and purpose

The first step in designing your custom fur coat is to define your style and the purpose of your garment.

Are you looking for a luxurious piece to wear to formal events, or do you want a more casual custom-made fur jacket for everyday wear? Knowing your style and purpose will help you make important decisions about fur type, color, length, and overall design.


custom fur coat. Define your style and purpose

Learn more: 5 things to consider before buying a fur coat


Step #2: Choose the right fur type 

Selecting the right type of fur is a crucial decision in designing your custom fur coat.

Each fur type has its unique characteristics, so it’s essential to choose one that aligns with your style and preferences. For example, women’s fox fur coats tend to be worn casually, whereas mink coats exude a more elegant air, which makes them perfect for formalwear.

Besides the actual type of fur, you can also choose to add a distinct feature to your tailor-made coat, such as a hood, sleeve, or custom fur collar, so rest assured that such a piece of clothing can match your preferences perfectly!

eFurs tip: Consult with a furrier with an extensive range of furs, who can explain more about the qualities of each type and help you determine which one suits your needs best. Common fur choices at eFurs include mink, fox, chinchilla, sable, and more.


choose the right fur type



Further reading: Types of fur coats: How to identify types of real fur coats?


Step #3: Pick the perfect fur color

The color of your custom fur coat is another critical aspect to consider.

You can choose from a wide array of natural fur colors, such as brown, black, or silver, or opt for a dyed fur to achieve a unique look. At eFurs, for example, we offer pink, red, purple, and even striped or colorful mink coats for women, that are unique and will make you stand out!

Keep in mind that the fur’s color can greatly affect the coat’s overall appearance and how well it complements your skin tone, so even if you’re not sure about something, an experienced furrier can recommend the most suitable choices for you.


pick the perfect color for your custom fur coat


eFurs tip: Although tailor-made fur coats are our top priority, we also specialize in creating custom fur slides and collars! Custom fur collars can be built into the coat’s design or be detachable, so you can add them to your leather jacket, too!


Step #4: Determine the ideal fur length 

The length of your custom fur coat can significantly impact both its style and warmth.

Short fur coats or fur vests are perfect for a more contemporary and sporty look, while long fur coats exude a sense of classic luxury.

Consider factors like climate and temperature, your personal style, and the coat’s intended use when deciding on fur length and make sure you choose a custom fur jacket that will stand the test of time, becoming a favorite piece of clothing you’ll want to wear year after year!


determine the ideal length for your custom fur coat


Step #5: Provide your measurements 

Last but not least, in order for a furrier to create the perfect custom-made fur coat, correct measurements are key.

Getting accurate body measurements is crucial when placing an order for a custom-made garment, and this is true for custom fur coats as well.

The three main areas you need to measure are the chest, waist, and sleeve. Out of the three, the chest/bust measurement is the most important – if your tailor-made men’s fur jacket doesn’t fit you at the chest, you won’t be able to button or zip it, so the whole fitting will be off.

To get accurate measurements, it is recommended to only wear underwear or a thin T-shirt and wrap the measuring tape somewhat tightly around the body parts you need to measure. Remember, accuracy is key!

If you want to design a long fur coat, you need to measure your hips as well. For many women, hips are the broadest part of the body, so it’s important to make sure that the fur jacket fits perfectly there, too.


provide your measurements for your custom fur coat


eFurs tip: Move the tape up and down a little bit to make sure you identify the widest part of your hips!

Finally, you’ll need to provide your arm measurements, too. To do so, place the measuring tape at the base of your neck and along your arm, until you reach your wrist.

eFurs tip: Doing so alone can be tricky. Ask someone else to take your measurements so you are certain about their accuracy.


Are you ready to order your custom fur coat? 

Designing your custom fur coat or jacket is an exciting and rewarding process that allows you to create a garment that is uniquely yours.

Remember that the key to a successful design is careful consideration of your personal preferences, as well as correct measurements!

Are you ready to embrace the world of custom fur coats and showcase your distinctive style? With the right choices and a skilled furrier, you can own a stunning piece of fashion that exudes luxury and individuality.

Get in touch with eFurs today and let us create for you the perfect custom fur jacket!


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