Instant Closet Update: Faux Shearling Outfit Ideas

Faux shearling is everywhere, and for good reason: It’s animal-friendly, it looks like the real thing, it’s easy to care for...
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Cooler weather has arrived, it’s time to cue the warm and cozy clothing! It’s the perfect time of year for faux shearling outfits.

Faux shearling fashion has been popping up everywhere, and for good reason: It’s animal-friendly, it looks like the real thing, it’s easy to care for and it lands at a better price point. It also feels great to the touch, adds a bit of texture, and is decidedly on-trend this season.

The trick, of course, is sifting through all the faux shearling fashion on the market right now to find what looks appropriately chic.

Shearling mini skirt? Not so much. A classic loafer with shearling accents? Bring it. Here are some faux shearling outfit ideas to get you started.

The Faux Shearling Coat

From casual mid-layers to the tailored trench, faux shearling this season has plenty of grown-up appeal. A tailored shearling style coat is the most timeless way to interpret shearling, giving this coat life for years to come. Added bonus: warm brown shades are soft on all skin tones. Wear it over jeans and slacks or, better yet, over a long, flowy skirt or dress.

Bernando Faux Shearling Coat
Avec Les Filles Women’s Shearling Coat

The Faux Shearling Midlayer

For those interested in adding some fashion oomph, we looked for oversized midweight jacket styles in forgiving, boxy shapes. While these faux shearling jackets are both kicky and youthful, pair them with slim black pants and a black turtleneck for something sleeker. Want to wake up your casual Sunday? Layer over a quality t-shirt with jeans.

Good American Faux Shearling Coat
Blank NYC Sherpa & Faux Leather Jacket

The Faux Shearling Shoulder Bag

Give your serious work tote the weekend off and use these beauties instead. A small faux shearling bag in black, white, or any neutral will take you from the gym to errands, folding effortlessly into your wardrobe. For those looking for a break from black, try a rich, russet option, which pairs beautifully with all the denim, khaki, navy, and black in your winter wardrobe.

Topshop Black Fanny Pack
UGG Janey II Faux Shearling Shoulder Bag
Talbots Shearling Trim Suede Bag
Loeffler Randall Espresso and Shearling Mackenzie Bag

The Faux Shearling Tote

A black and white color block is a neutral go-with-all, the size is just right (big enough for the essentials PLUS your Kindle), and it can be worn either hand-held or cross-body (there’s a removable shoulder strap). Take it to work, use it on the weekend, or travel with it! At this stage of the game, a faux shearling bag that has this much flexibility in style is worth a splurge.

Hunter Wanderer Vegan Shearling Mini Tote Bag
Staud Ida Mini Leather & Shearling Tote

The Faux Shearling Mule

There’s nothing we like better than a new twist on a classic design (we already know we love the style, now give us something new!). These faux shearling slides have all the ease and comfort we crave, but are updated just enough to wink at the trend.

Steve Madden Cally Faux Shearling Lined Mule
G.H. Bass Wynn Shearling Mule Weejuns

The Faux Shearling Platform Sneaker

Thankfully, the stylish sneaker train keeps chugging along. Thanks to the faux shearling lining here, you’ll get the best of both worlds—added warmth and a hint of the trend. The fun outers in leopard and metallic are the cherry on top, expressive enough for some fun but subtle enough for a grown-up. Want to use your own orthotics? Both pairs feature cushioned insoles that easily slip out to accommodate what you need.

BC FOOTWEAR Your Move Sneaker
J/SLIDES NYC Nada Faux Shearling Platform Sneaker

The Faux Shearling Hat

Sometimes a dabble of something on trend at an easy price point is exactly what we need. Be it a cute, elevated baseball hat to camouflage a bad hair day or a bucket hat for a weekend adventure near the mountains, these faux shearling hats nest seamlessly into casual off-duty wear.

Karl Lagerfeld Paris Faux Shearling Baseball Cap
Hat Attack Reversible Faux Shearling Bucket Hat

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