History has checked its fur coat. We are The Coat Check girls. We are home and fashion accessory designers in the Pacific Northwest.
We make pieces only very infrequently. Check back periodically to see if we have anything in our shop. We do not do any custom work or use customers' own coats - apologies.
Why fur? As designers who also re-work vintage textiles, we come across generations of vintage fur coats lying in mountainous piles on the rag house floor, headed for the landfill. (The rag house is where old clothes and housewares go to die.) Usually these coats have small but difficult-to-repair rips or missing buttons and thus are rejected even by the pickers who supply vintage clothing stores, despite their otherwise excellent condition. Rather than see all these coats go to the landfill, we professionally clean them and…
- Joined December 3, 2007