This winter in Cape Town will undoubtedly be the coldest one yet, with temperatures reaching below 10 degrees – and it’s only May. Hopefully by now you have invested in a good coat. 

My heart leaps for joy as I dream up the ultimate show stopping faux fur coat, the search begins now - and we all know what that means…shopping!

I was just 12 years old when my mom came home with two beautiful faux fur coats. I knew immediately that one day I would have my very own one. I pictured myself walking out my front door, faux fur coat on, not only looking but feeling OH-SO-GLAMOROUS.  


On runways around the world, we are able to witness the pure luxury of how faux fur transforms an outfit from stylish to absolutely elegant.


Locally, stores and boutiques across the city have released their own take on faux fur, from cropped jackets to long and oversized trench like coats. Faux fur has also been added to accessories such as stoles and mittens. For now, I'll bask in the luscious feel of my vintage faux fur stole until I find the coat of my dreams.


Happy Faux Hunting, Dolls.


Post by: Kelsey Petersen @ Riley & Kelan blog

Photographer: Ryan Thomson