mink coat


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mink coat

highly prized fur apparel; traditionally associated with wealthy ladies. [Western Culture: Misc.]
See: Luxury
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"There's been a massive paradigm shift as regards the category of mink coats," said psychologist Robert Passikoff, founder of consultancy Brand Keys.
irredeemably kitsch than the mink coat, that timehonored signifier of
Lately I am inclined to treat my mink coat as a pet, this urge triggered by my memory of a family Christmas moment.
Two weeks ago the High Court heard how supermodel Naomi Campbell had once posed naked for an anti-fur poster campaign for charity PETA- People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals - only to be pictured two years later in a mink coat.
One of the film's most effective scenes shows her humiliation in front of friends at a 1950s get-together in their home, where Frank provokes a woman to strip with the promise of a mink coat.
Jean-Louis Scherrer design skin-tight black lambskin leather jump-suit, worn with long, dark brown mink coat trimmed with black persian lamb, black goat and yellow fox.
I'd forgotten that the outer wall in the next room jogged out, and I'd drilled into a closet, hitting a $12,000 full-length mink coat ...
These companies deal in a broad span of tree and forest tools ranging from simple $30 dibbles (strong steel bars for hand-whumping tree-planting holes into difficult soil) to a battery-powered Belfort Pyranograph (a device for measuring variations in solar radiation--cheaper than a mink coat but not much).
Anna was alone in New York, a tall majestic woman with a long black mane and blazing dark eyes who left her little apartment on West 102nd every morning at six, wearing her black jogging pants and a mink coat, went to exercise class, then to a deli for six cups of coffee and the Times and ten minutes of weeping.
I don't have the right clothes for Alaska.' It became an office joke that I wanted AP to buy me a mink coat," she related.
Other novels by Norris include The Heart of Rachel (1916), The Barberry Bush (1928), The Venables (1941), Mink Coat (1946), High Holiday (1949), Shadow Marriage (1952), Dear Miss Harriet (1955), and Family Gathering (1959).
A dark mink coat which sold for $13,000 at Schumacher Fur Co.'s Portland store in 1987 is selling today for $6,500 to $8,000, said Mark Schumacher, vice president and fourth-generation furrier.