There are numerous possibilities for wearing fur. You can have your pick of various animal furs, colors, garments and accessories. Fox furs are one of the most popular types of fur coats. For fur farmers, fox is a popular choice because almost all fox is ranch raised and fox is easy to ranch.
For consumers, fox fur coats are popular due to their high fashion look. Fox is available in more natural colors than other types of animal fur. Generally, a red fox fur coat is going to be the least expensive because it is the most common. Silver fox is the most expensive. While the natural colors are preferred, fox is also sometimes dyed in high-fashion colors.
These are three of the most popular types of fox furs.
Blue Fox: Blue foxes are colored white with black highlights. Some can produce almost white fur. Blue fox fur is frequently dyed in many shades. Its thick and soft hair is typically utilized for collars, hats, jackets and full-length coats.
Red Fox: This is the most recognizable and well-known of the wild foxes. Red foxes are found throughout Asia, North America, Australia and Europe. The pelt of a North American red fox has the long, soft red hair most people are familiar with. The European fox’s fur is flatter and not as silky. Red foxes from northern Canada are considered the best because they are deeply furred with a strong, silky texture. Common uses include trim and full fur garments.
Silver Fox: Silver foxes are recognized by their glossy, long, lightweight fur. They are colored black and white, making them appear silver. Darker skinned foxes have additional black coloring and paler skinned foxes have more white. Silver fox fur is customarily used for collars, wraps, hats and stoles. This type of fox is often in high demand and is of limited supply, which is why it’s the most expensive out of all the types of fox furs.
When looking at fox fur coats, you should pay close attention to the clarity of the color, the underfur’s fullness and density and the softness of the guard hairs. Buying a fox fur is a big decision, and you should be sure you’re getting the best quality coat.
If you are shopping for fox fur coats, contact us. We can help guide you to the best type of coat based on your preferences.