Don’t get us wrong; we love dressing for cold weather. What with the warm and luxurious pieces such as creamy cashmere knits and suede boots, we can’t help take an excited deep dive into our winter wardrobes once the time is right. That being said, fur coats—the most opulent of all winter pieces—can require more upkeep and care than any other item in our closets. As fashion lovers, we want to keep all of our clothes in their prime, which means knowing how to clean fur coats is essential.
Perhaps it’s due to the popularity of furs during the days of Hollywood glamour, but there’s something about wearing a fur coat that instantly makes your entire outfit look so much more expensive than it is, even if you’re throwing it over your pajamas à la Carrie Bradshaw. So, to make sure you’re giving your furs the best treatment possible, we tapped Gerard Maione, co-founder and CEO of What Goes Around Comes Around, to give us the 411 on what exactly goes into cleaning a fur coat in the most efficient way possible. Scroll down to see these essential steps now.