Sunday, September 25, 2011

Fur Sure: Kosi's Do It Yourself (DIY) Fall 2011 Project

Hello hello!

How was everyone's week? I was at the Coterie trade show with my job it was one of our best show ever! I've finally had the chance to switch my closet from summer to fall and I smiled looking at the outerwear. 

I am most excited for is a mink coat I got that was my late grandmother's:

My grandmother had great style this piece is no exception. I am planning on getting it altered to look similar to these styles. I goggled a few of the best fur pieces seen during February's NY Fashion week. 

As you all can see the coat is super long! I want to use the rest of the fur to make a vest like this:

I can't wait to show all of you pictures of the finished product(s). What DIY projects are all of you getting into for fall?



  1. looks heavy but i love it :D i had mine in gray.

    i just followed you back! xoxo

  2. Your fur coat is gorgeous! I so hope my mother passed her mink coat to me!
    Thank you so much for the follow of the Style~ Spotlighted. Of course I'm following you back ;)
    Don't be a stranger and I hope I see you real soon.

  3. Love to see how you would wear that coat!
    Thanks for your sweet comment on mt blog!
    I'm following you! x

  4. looks great! :)

  5. Lovely fur coat!! Thank you for your comment on my blog and for following it was lovely to see!

  6. Wow I'm sure it'll look awesome at the and! : ) So stylish!

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  7. You're mink is gorgeous I love it. Great idea turning the rest of the fur into a vest I love that idea.

    Now following back

  8. Oh my gosh how gorgeous is that fur piece coat!!!!! U're making me wanting to get one now! hehehe

    ps: thx so much for ur lovely comment on my post, really appreciate it! I'm following ur amazing blog now! pls do follow mine too if u haven't already, it'll mean so so much to me! thx :)


  9. Good luck with making a vest, I'm sure it'll turn out great :).


  10. That is going to be a FAB project. I can't wait to see it!

    BTW, I gave you a blog award because you're so fab! Please check out my blog to see!

  11. That mink is gorgeous and I love your ideas very much. I've never thought a fut coat can be changed so much - got one, too, but can't wear it partially because real fur is a no-no in the UK and partially because it's so looooong.

  12. they all look so snuggly!


  13. I think that will turn out so amazing. And my DIY will be a big one. I want to design my own little collection for my portfolio!

  14. Wow, what a great piece!

    Hopefully Fall weather will set in soon so you can wear it!

    Thanks for the comment, I'm following!


  15. Wow! This is an amazing DIY project!!! I had a similar vest on my wishlist and didn't think of doing it myself!!!

    Thanks for visiting my blog and for your sweet comment!

    I'm following you!

    xoxo Denise

  16. What a great idea and can't wait to see the finished coat and vest! -akiko

  17. I'm currently looking for a great fur coat!! Such a great piece you can keep FOREVER!


  18. love these coats
    I love fur
    a new fur coat is first on my Christmas list this year!