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Donna Salyers, entrepreneur, creative genius, founded Fabulous (faux) Furs 30 years ago

By Ginger Dawson KyForward Reporter Donna Salyers is the driving force behind Fabulous Furs, the international fashion house purveying high-end faux furs and fashion located in Covington.Donna with the samples of a long-term project — the contract to provide faux bear fur hats for the Queens Guard at Buckingham Palace. Queen Elizabeth II has sworn off wearing fur and Donna is ready to accommodate.Her’s...

Winners in Fabulous-Furs, Humane Society design contest at NYC’s Parsons’ announced

The winning design incorporated feathery pelts in a juxtaposition of the faux fur and open-knit fabric. (Photo provided)   Northern Kentucky entrepreneur and designer Donna Salyers has learned a lot about faux fur in her 25 years as founder and president of Covington’s Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Furs. Now she’s passing on that knowledge to designers at New York City’s Parsons’...