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Why People Prefer Mink Fur
Minks come in a variety of colors, beginning with your basic dark mink coat or mink jacket, such as brown or black. Dark brown minks are called mahogany, medium brown minks are called lunarine, and light brown minks are called demi-buff.
Mink coats and mink jackets make the lightest, softest, flattest, and most supple clothing. Minks are more applicable to wardrobes – mink coats can be worn with everything from jeans to gowns. Mink jackets and mink coats are considered to be able to conform to call kinds of lifestyles. For a coat that will go with literally everything, choose a basic black mink coat.
An important thing to remember when purchasing a mink coat is the difference between male and female skins. Male mink skins are large than females, so the same pattern can be made but with fewer skins, if male skins are being used. Female skins are flatter, silkier, softer, and have a shorter nap, so the thickness of the leather is thinner.
Minks hold value longer than any other fur coat, mostly because they are a substantial item. Minks have held value for over twenty-five years. Mink fur can be used in other fur coats, such as leather or shearling coats. Mink fur is known for it's versatility.
Mink coat care is similar to other methods of fur coat care – store your mink coat in April or May with a professional furrier, and in November, remove it from storage. The storage facility should be between 48-50 degrees, with a similar humidity level. Mink fur care and cleaning should be done seasonally, or if the mink coat gets rained on or spilled on during the winter.
Our average cost for storing your mink fur is $40, and for cleaning $45.
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