After yet another season, the (faux) fur vest emerged once again as a staple in our closets. Why? Its luxe look adds interest to any Fall look, not to mention that it stylishly protects us from the chill. If the parade of style-setters, like Olivia Palermo, or the runways rife with fur layers, like J. Mendel, haven't yet convinced you of its ultrachic effect, then allow us to persuade you. Inside we've outfitted 10 ways to wear one awesome faux-fur vest for Fall — no matter what the occasion. In fact, you could wear this piece from the office to the weekend and even as the finishing touch on your most glamorous of looks. But don't just take our word for it; click through for the proof.
Nicole Richie headed to LAX airport on Sunday wearing an all-black ensemble, which she elevated with textural accents. She updated a go-to black pant and top combo with a standout Helmut Lang mongolian fur vest — a trend that we're loving this season. Nicole also added intrigue with snazzy printed booties and geometric sunnies, both from her House of Harlow line. Watch to see why we adore this chic airport outfit! On Allison: Tory Burch jacket.
A fur vest can be an investment, but look at the gorgeous ways you can wear it! Olivia Palermo showed off her cool style, pairing a cozy black fur vest with a printed Tibi blouse and sheer Markus Lupfer skirt. Meanwhile, Eva Herzigová donned a glamorous evening look via a long sheer embroidered gown and furry Roberto Cavalli vest. Selma Blair wore her black, fuzzy Mongolian fur vest layered over a jacket and jeans for a casual day of running errands. Convinced? We chose the best options in real and faux fur vestage for you to shop. If that doesn't satiate you, click here for even more faux fur options.
The best fur (and faux fur) vests this fall come in shades of ecru and gray with subtle details that set them apart from the rest. Helmut Lang's winter white funnel-neck shearling, 3.1 Phillip Lim's grosgrain ribbon and fur gilet, Karl Donoghue's asymmetrical, raw-edged wrap around, and Rebecca Taylor's knit-trimmed faux vest each make the cut for our favorites toppers of the season.