Street Style: Fab Furs

Street Style: Fab Furs
ESSENCE.COM Jan, 19, 2012

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Stylist Daisy Lewellyn wears a Prada fur collar coat. “As the Queen of effortless chic, I’m all about adopting the philosophy of 60-second style with bright dresses, posh shoes, and plenty of beauty rest.”

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Blogger and actress Weni Elder wears a Derek Lam fur vest, Z Spoke by Zac Posen dress and Pierre Hardy shoes. “I would describe my style as sophisticated, bohemian chic.”

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Shamique Spivey wears an Urban Outfitter fur jacket and Palladium boots. “I describe my style as urban class with a touch of hobo.”

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CNBC staffer Majorie Desir wears a cute vintage fur-trimmed coat with Steve Madden knee-high boots.“Love, love, love vintage. I love to play with clothes. For me, it’s never been what you’re wearing but how you wear it!”

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Founder of UFCF Umindi Francis wears a Burberry coat, Celine fur scarf, Celine purse and hot Gianvito Rossi boots.

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Anika Smith wears a fur-trimmed Marc Andrews coat and bright Sergio Rossi ankle boots.

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Ad director Kehinde Akiwowo wears a gorgeous vintage Saks Fifth Ave coat.

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PR coordinator Ayanna Wilks wears a top jeans, vest, boots and bag all by Diane Von Furstenberg. “I would describe my style as comfortable and colorful chic. I love a pop of color!”

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Account executive Kiki Cleveland wears an Urban Outfitter’s top, DVF jacket and purse, and Brian Atwood boots. “My style is girlie and flirty — a little playful with a statement piece of jewelry for a pop!”

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Makeup artist Mimi Kamara wears a fur coat by Vince, top by H&M, and shoes by Fendi. “My style is effortless, quirky, eclectic, unsafe. I love complementing but never matching. I love prints, texture, dresses and accessories that take my look to the next level!”

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Student Candice Smith wears her mother’s vintage mink coat.

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President of Mixie Management Enovia Bedford wears a vintage fur coat, vintage fur collar and Aeropostale jeans. “I’m all about comfort in unconventional ways.”

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Recording artist Tif B wears a fur vest by OAK, jeans by Cheap Monday and shirt by Mary Meyer. “My look is vintage-inspired with an urban edge. I love texture and tend to stick with darker colors, but I do brighten up my look with red and white. I like extreme silhouettes.”

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Buyer for Buffalo Exchange, Dominique Ragland wears a vintage fur piece.

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Violinist Taneese Barksdale wears a faux fur scarf. “I dress to inspire. I believe my style is young, classy, often spontaneous and daring.”

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Fashion assistant Alanna Gourdin wears a fierce fur-trimmed leather coat.

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Model Erin Coleman wears Ray-Ban glasses, Zara sweater with a thrift mix. “My style is very simple. It’s a reflection of my personality, really easy-going. I love using pops of color or really cool pieces like my fur coat to break up all of the black that I like to wear.”

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Designer Loza Maleombho wears a vintage faux fur Rick Owen wrap sweater, Forever21 corset top, Diesel high waist shorts and Doc Marten’s.

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School social worker Javana DeLeon
wears a top and bag by J.Crew, Gap pants, Marc by Marc Jacobs boots, BCBG Max Azria leather jacket and fur vest by MiuMiu. “I describe my style as eclectic.”