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Brooke Shields’ fur dream fulfilled
Posted May 27th 2010 at 4:41 pm by IFTFblog
Shields visited Denmark in March to act out her ‘little girl’s dream’: to
design her own fur coat. The Hollywood star is thrilled with Kopenhagen Fur.
“Wearing fur may be associated with something grandmotherish.
Something you wear when you visit the opera, or if you are a rock star and
wears it inside out. But I will advocate that both my generation and the
younger generation can wear fur“, says Brooke Shields.
fell as the American actress visited Kopenhagen Fur’s creative workshop,
Kopenhagen Studio early in March. Here she began designing her own mink coat
made of the best Danish fur skins. Brooke Shields chose to work with the
short-haired, black mink.
“Brooke Shields will be proud to be an
exponent of the beautiful Danish fur skins in the U.S. She thinks that
Kopenhagen Fur is very unique”, says Kopenhagen Studio’s Partnership &
Alliance manager Natia Linneman and adds that the star has been intrigued by
the way Kopenhagen Fur is organized and how the company centrally supports
disease control and quality on fur farms etc.
Fur is a little girl’s
“The gain for the Danish fur farmers is that well-established
people are crazy about the product“, says Natia Linneman.
of Brooke Shields, who at the age of 15 became famous for her leading part
in the movie The Blue Lagoon, was arranged in February during New York
Fashion Week, where Kopenhagen Fur, in cooperation with the design house J.
Mendel, had a major event in the city. J. Mendel also helps Brooke Shields
to design her coat.
“I will wear the fur garment when I follow my
children to school, when I drink coffee and when I sleep“, says Brooke
Shields, who calls it a little girl’s dream to be able to design her own fur