Where to buy fur
RETAIL FURRIERS, DESIGNERS / ARTISANS, AND DRESSERS IN CANADA
In Canada, there are many hundreds of fur retailers, designers and artisans working with fur, and specialised fur dressers, so the following list is far from complete. If your business is not listed, please contact the Fur Council of Canada.
FurCanada (Retail Furrier)
2345 Delinea Place, Unit C, Nanaimo, BC V9T 5L9. Tel: 1-250-585-1800. Email: email@example.com Web: furcanada.com
FurCanada has been a world-class manufacturer since 1999. We produce premium quality fur blankets, pillows, floor coverings, garments, furniture and accessories. Our taxidermy division creates premium specimens which can be found in museums around the world as well as Hollywood movies.
Fur Hat World sells only the highest quality fur and sheepskin products. A comprehensive and well-established resource for cozy, stylish warm winter headwear and accessories. We feature top specialty brands like FRR and Mad Bomber with an emphasis on items made in Canada and the USA.
International Fur Dressers & Dyers (DRESSER)
385 Dawson Road North, Winnipeg, MB R2J 0S8. Tel: 1-204-231-5595. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: internationalfur.ca
International Fur Dressers & Dyers has been a family-owned business since 1967. We are one of the only manufactures of fur dressing and dyeing who continues to research and develop advanced manufacturing processes to create innovative dressing techniques.
Alex Furs (Retail Furrier)
186 Spadina Avenue, Unit 12, Toronto, ON, M5T 3B2. Tel: 1-416-703-0734. Email: email@example.com Web: alexfurs.com
Alex Dimitropoulos has been in the fur trade for over 50 years. After immigrating to Canada from Greece in 1959, he became a fur craftsman for luxury retailer Creeds. In 1969, he became a partner in Astro Furs, which became one Canada’s finest fur manufacturers. Clients included singer Rod Stewart, actor Chuck Connors, and 1982 Miss Universe winner Karen Baldwin. In 1986, he opened Alex Furs, known to this day for quality manufacturing and service.
Elite Furs (Retail Furrier)
3045 South Creek Rd., Unit 39, Mississauga, ON, L5K 2E9. Tel: 416-504-2177; 905-232-1301; 519-824-8010. Fax: 905-232-1303. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: elitefurs.ca
Elite Furs was founded in 1988, moving to its current location in the heart of Mississauga – once called the Fashion District – in 2007. It attracts not only tourists from around the world but also big names in the fashion industry. Elite Furs only works with high-quality furs and selects the best materials for all the handmade clothing it sells. Elite Furs sells direct to the public, and also supplies some well-known boutiques all over Europe.
Four Seasons Furs (Retail Furrier)
178A Davenport Road, Toronto, ON M5R 1J2. Tel: 1-416-593-0108. Email: email@example.com Web: fourseasonsfurs.com
Four Seasons Furs has been designing and manufacturing award-winning furs in Toronto since 1973. We are a full-service fur store that not only designs and produces all its furs, shearling and accessories, but offers remodelling, repairs, storage and cleaning. We always have hundreds of furs, shearling and accessories in stock, and our in-house design team can create custom designs and made-to-measure furs in under two weeks. We ship worldwide and offer free shipping anywhere in North America.
Canadian at our core, we are renowned for stylish shearlings, innovative material development, and quality of craft; HiSO is a constantly evolving, leading outerwear brand.
Kahnert Furs (Retail Furrier)
2078 Avenue Road, Toronto, ON M5M 4A6. Tel: 1-416-781-8472. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: kahnertfurs.com
Kahnert’s has been on Avenue Road for over 60 years! Dan and John Kahnert, the 4th generation of the family business, continue to provide the most innovative collections in fur, shearling, leather, cashmere/wool, and fur-trimmed capes. See “Fur retailing is a family affair,” by Truth About Fur.
Laura Leonard Originals (Designer / Artisan)
Ottawa. Tel: 1-613-552-8115. Email: email@example.com Web: ssif-virtual-marketplace.myshopify.com/collections/laura-leonard-originals-david-finkle-drums
Laura Leonard Originals is an Indigenous clothing company that creates traditional and contemporary clothing, moccasins, accessories, and jewellery made by the designer in Ottawa, Ontario. Laura has created quite a following for her hi-top moccasins, each pair made to measure featuring custom beadwork, and often uses recycled fur from antique coats in her designs. Laura works with each client to create something truly original.
Lazares & Co. (Retail Furrier)
493 Ouellette Ave., Windsor, ON N9A 6K7. Tel: 888 520-2737 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: lazares.com
Lazares has been in business in Windsor since 1925. During this time it has only had two owners: the Goldin family up to 1992, and the Twigg family to the present time. We have a diverse line of products including luxury outerwear & furs, footwear, handbags, hats and accessories in ladies and men’s. Storage, insurance, cleaning, repairs and remodeling complete our services.
Alan Livingston represents the fourth generation family member in the fur trade. Come by to see and feel our new Fashion Collection of Furs, Shearlings, Fine Outerwear and Accessories for Fall, Winter, and even Spring. We enjoy being consultants about your new creative requests, or to help you with what to do with that older fur. Appointments at any time, including beyond normal hours, can be arranged.
Paula Lishman (Designer / Artisan)
2731 Durham rd. 19, Blackstock, ON L0B 1B0. Retail sales: 239 Queen Street, Port Perry, ON L9L 1B9. Tel: 289-354-1140. Email: email@example.com. Web: www.paulalishman.com.
Paula Lishman invented KNIT FUR 45 years ago. Making fur yarn from a pelt, gives garments indoor and outdoor wear, with fur inside and out, and year round practical usage. All our Sheared Beaver garments, are washable! Paula has enjoyed a high end International career, having been featured in showrooms in Japan, Europe, USA, Canada and beyond. Today, Paula has returned to her roots. After a radical “downsize”, she has streamlined production to a cottage industry based on custom orders. Lishman Furs has a commercial presence in Port Perry (239 Queen St). After ten years of Juried Artisan Shows, Lishman has a huge client list of repeat customers who have become like family. For enquiries, please call 289 354 1140.
ABC Fur Hats (Wholesale Furrier)
1625 Chabanel West, Suite 960, Montreal, QC H4N 257. Tel: 514-844-4332. Email: Info@abcfurhats.com Web: abcfurhats.com
ABC Fur Hats is a wholesaler that sells top quality, luxurious fur products at highly competitive rates. With 30 years experience in the industry, our Canadian-made products have unmatched quality control, and guaranteed satisfaction for our clientele. We are responsible for servicing hundreds of retail outlets locally, and Internationally.
Argiriou Furs (Retail Furrier)
460 Sainte-Catherine West, Ste 607, Montreal, QC H3B 1A7. Tel: 1-514-843-3148. Email: Argirioufurs@bellnet.ca Web: argirioufurs.com
We are a family-owned business in the heart of downtown Montreal, and have been a premier fur manufacturer for over 35 years. We offer top-quality fur fashion designs, from classic to modern, for both men and women, catering to markets in over 20 countries.
Canadian Hat / Harricana (Retail Furrier)
4810 Jean Talon Ouest, suite 409, Montreal, QC, H4P 2N5. Tel.: 1-514-282-1616 #2300. Cell & WhatsApp 1-514-886-0574. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: harricana.qc.ca
LOCAL POWER: Almost 90% of the fur used by Harricana comes from Quebec. It’s a well known fact that raccoon, otter and beaver fur are so solid and durable that they can last for up to 100 years. A combination of fur and other materials can breathe new life into your clothing and turn them into modern treasures. Watch our video here.
East West Fur Dressers & Dyers
8540 9 Avenue, Montreal, QC H1Z 2Z5. Tel: 1-514-932-6499. Email: email@example.com
Euroline Furs (Retail Furrier)
9250 Av. du Parc, Suite 601, Montreal , QC H2N 1Z2. Tel: 1-514-845-5331. Email: eurolinefurs@rapidweb Web: eurolinefurs.com (call for password)
Ajamian is a line of luxury recycled fur made with the highest quality materials. We are a third-generation furrier specializing in transforming animal pelts into fur coats. All our products are handmade using methods that have remained largely unchanged since our grandfather launched the family business in Armenia in 1890.
Fourrure Labelle (Retail Furrier)
555 Chabanel Street West, Room 1200, Montreal, QC H2N 2H8. Tel: 1-514-843-8670. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: Fourrure Labelle on Facebook.
Manteaux en fourrures, moutons retournés, manteaux en tissus, foulards, mitaines, sacs, chapeaux, etc. Remodelage, entreposage et nettoyage de fourrures.
Fourrures Léopold Martel (Retail Furrier)
2322 rue St-Hubert, Jonquière, QC G7X 5N5. Tel: 418-547-0456. Email: email@example.com Web: fourruresleopoldmartel.com
Fourrures Léopold Martel offre des créations uniques de manteaux neufs et recyclés depuis 45 ans au Saguenay. Les pièces sont choisies et traitées avec soin afin d’assurer la qualité et longévité de nos produits.
Furz Canada / Elat Fur (Retail Furrier)
9250 Parc, Suite 105, Montreal QC H2N 1Z2. Tel: 1-514-287-0706. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: Furz Canada on Facebook.
Lemieux Fourrures (Retail Furrier)
1652, St-Marc, Shawinigan, QC G9N 2H4.Tel: 1-819-537-6645. Email: email@example.com.
Maison Elama (Retail Furrier)
418 Notre-Dame Est #101, Montreal, QC H2Y 1C8. Tel: 1-514-244-7205. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: maisonelama.com
Sisters Rim and Rita Elias are the passionate creators and designers behind Elama. Leaving behind their corporate jobs, they chose to chase their entrepreneurial calling and creative dreams to develop a fresh approach to fur fashion. With materials of the highest quality sourced from the most ethical environments, Elama offers distinct designs, blending modern elegance with an irresistible vintage flare.
Mitchie’s Matchings Collection (Retail Furrier)
1625 Rue Chabanel Ouest, Suite 916, Montreal, QC, H4N 2S7. Tel: 1-514-845-6333. Email: email@example.com Web: mitchiesmatchings.com
Mitchie’s Matchings was founded in 1978 by Mitch Fazekas. Originally the company specialized in “fur matching”, when the furriers needed to match a skin for repairs or remodeling a coat. Mitch dreamed larger. He was to be one of the first to create a complete line of genuine fur fashion accessories for women. Mitch understands the many concepts and techniques that can be applied to fur and realized that fur has two folds. Primarily it is known for its comfort and warmth. Add luxury, glamour and trendy styling and thus Mitchie’s Matchings would be redefined.
Natural Furs (Retail Furrier)
400 de Maisonneuve West, Suite 100, Montreal, QC, H3A 1L4. Tel: 514 842 9005. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: naturalfurs.com
Natural Furs International is one of Canada’s oldest and most prestigious fur labels, manufacturers and wholesalers. Established in the 1950s, it is now wholly owned by Global Furs, a company started by Tom Nacos in the 1980s. Natural Furs International has been the licensee of such luxury labels as Revillon, Dior, Louis Féraud and the iconic American designer Bill Blass. Today it produces and represents exclusive labels and North American designers Hilary Radley and UNTTLD.
North Pole Furs (Retail Furrier)
164 St-Paul West, Montreal, QC H2Y 1Z7. Tel: 1-514-842-7969. Email: email@example.com Web: northpolefurs.com
Rudsak (Retail Furrier)
9160, Boul. St-Laurent Suite 400, Montreal, QC H2N 1N9, Tel: 1-888-5-RUDSAK (toll free). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: rudsak.com.
It starts with an iconic black leather jacket. From Marlon Brando to Joan Jett, the leather jacket has always been the uniform of the rebel, a symbol of non-conformity and the inspirational fuel for founding RUDSAK. The brand was launched in 1994 by its visionary and creative leader, Evik Asatoorian, who continues to head up the conception and design of classically cool collections of leather apparel and accessories.
Vous y trouverez une vaste sélection de manteaux et accessoires tels que : • Manteaux de fourrures pour Elle et Lui confectionnés en atelier ou faits par des designers Québécois (Zuki, Jean Crisan et autres) • Manteaux de duvet, de laine et de mouton retourné pour Elle et Lui. (Rudsak, Ookpik, Cincia Rocco, Bilodeau, Valanga, Junge, Styla, Mallia, Rosamori, Sly and Co, Hide Society, et autres) • Accessoires tels que des bottes, des pantoufles, des mitaines, des gants des chapeaux, des foulards, des bandeaux, des ponchos, des étoles, des pashminas, des bijoux et autres
Starlight Furs (Retail Furrier)
9090 Ave du Parc, Suite 100 Montreal QC H2N 1Y8. Tel: 1-514-843-7591. Email: email@example.com. Web: starlightfurs.com.
Pavlos Flikas founded Starlight Furs in 1982 with his wife Tina. Together they’ve been making fur garments and accessories and selling them across Canada, the US, and Europe. Also included in their services, is custom client orders, remodeling of furs, storage, and fur cleaning. Starlight Furs also sells their products in various salons and boutiques across the world.
Wolfie Furs (Retail Furrier)
1625 Chabanel West, Suite 502, Montreal QC H4N 2S7. Tel: 1-514-842-5391. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Web: wolfiefur.com.
Over the last 40 years, Wolfie has successfully positioned itself as an intergenerational brand – “MADE FOR GENERATIONS ™” – appealing to a clientele that spans the age spectrum and genders. Our tagline is also a reminder of our Canadian and family heritage in the fur industry; a celebration of strong artisanal skills passed on from generation to generation.
Michelle Thevenot is a nature-inspired artisanal fur designer creating uniquely diverse garments, accessories, and art pieces using both new fur and reclaimed vintage fur. Offering original designs, custom orders, alterations, repairs, and restyling with an intuitive artist’s touch. She senses a calming energy within natural, sustainable, renewable fur resources and is honored to work with such a legacy. Influenced by a love for the forest and an outdoor lifestyle, her creations embrace that connection with nature’s gifts and delivers that energy to you.
Creating uniquely original fur and leather mitts and accessory pieces, using ethically-sourced furs in support of Canadian trapping and subsistence harvesters, and chemical-free leathers and organic/recycled materials. Meticulous hand stitching and craftsmanship create sustainable, beautiful, and long lasting legacy pieces. Custom orders accepted.
Wear Our Heritage (Designer / Artisan)
Studio: Outside Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Email: email@example.com Web: munster.sasktelwebsite.net/Fur.html
Specializing in artisanal quality fur trimmed wool hats and capes. Online ordering and shipping within Canada is available. Typically sold through juried craft/artisan shows in fall/winter in Saskatchewan. Sheila Schmutz creates each piece by hand, using only Canadian wild fur, professionally garment tanned in Canada.
Wild Yukon Furs is an Indigenous-owned organization that works exclusively with Indigenous-sourced wild furs from all corners of the Yukon. Leveraging generations of fur harvesting and fur handling knowledge positions the Wild Yukon Furs team to acquire only the finest, most respectfully handled furs in the territory. The V.Aegirsdottir brand of goods are handcrafted in the Yukon highlighting the natural beauty of these furs while acting as a vehicle for social change. Learn more about the story and shop the award winning designs at the V.Aegirsdottir website.