FashionMuse: u – ushanka (уша́нкa)

Ushanka or “ear hat”. Derived from ushi (у́ши), “ears” in Russian. A Russian fur cap with ear flaps that can be tied up to the crown of the cap, or fastened at the chin. Often made from expensive sheepskin, rabbit or muskrat fur.   Ushankas made from artificial fur are called “fish fur”; material not from a real animal. Mink […]Read Post ›