Henry Cowit Inc / Madison Ave Furs, is New York’s Fur Supermarket; your ONE STOP shopping for all your FUR needs!
After 42 years at the same location, Henry Cowit Inc./ Madison Ave Fur’s has relocated. Our new location is 118 West 27th St, ground floor between 6th & 7th Ave. We look forward to seeing you in our brand new showroom.
Exciting news, Rafel Shearling, has moved their W 29th St factory to Newwark, NJ. Our long standing family businesses have joined forces at our new showroom to handle their retail operation. We now have one of the largest collection of men and women’s shearling’s in the country. We will also being doing shearling repairs, remodels and cleanings. http://www.rafelshearling.com
For well over 75 years, we have been the largest buyers and sellers of pre-owned, vintage, designer and new fur garments in the USA. Henry Cowit Inc. & Madison Ave. Furs reminds you that big sales are here during our “End of Summer Clearance Sale.” We are slashing our already low prices to give you the best FUR bargains in the city. There is plenty of time to pick out a beautiful lightweight fur for the Spring and furs for future winters. We still offer layaway periods this time of year. The World’s economy still taking a beating and all you hear is recession, recession, recession; our fur supermarket is the place to go for our fantastic collection of pre-owned, designer, vintage and new fur garments. We also have a nice inventory of women’s and men’s shearling garments. The current 2016 skin auctions have sent prices down on most furs. If a FUR is on your shopping list, we guarantee to SAVE YOU $$ MONEY $$. Many designer furs are sold at a fraction of their original selling price. You can find any fur in our huge 2000 garment inventory so please check our new showroom and our online gallery.
We know, we know. It’s August and it’s hot and humid and it seems like it will never be cold again. But start preparing because according to the Long Range Weather Forecast released by The Old Farmer’s Almanac, this one is going to be a real doozy. Madison Ave Furs has the garments to protect you from these predicted brutal temps.
Every region of the U.S. will be hit with a different type of terrible. The Northeast and Midwest can expect “colder than normal” temperatures and precipitation is supposed to be “above normal.” If you’re in the Pacific Northwest, you can expect a lot of rain and chilly weather. And in the Intermountain and Appalachian regions, where ski enthusiasts would actually like cold temperatures and lots of snow, it’s set to largely be warmer and less snowy than usual. Great.
The only upside is that the South is supposed to experience a very mild winter, so it might be time to get that Florida timeshare you’ve been thinking about purchasing. Or go the other way and get a cozy cabin up in Vermont where you can watch the snow fall while curled up by the fireplace.
We also have remodel experts on premises to turn your fur into something fashionably fresh and modern. It is also time buy a new Fur (either new or pre-owned) from our new 2016 collections and inventory. Now is the time for fur bargains to be had. Check out our on-line gallery or come on it to our customer friendly showroom. Hope to see you soon.
We are open 5 days a week for your shopping convenience. Our FUR supermarket is open for fur repair, fur cleaning and fur remodeling. You can make appointments with our remodel experts to turn your out dated fur into a new fashion statement! Get your fur updated for this winter and the future winters ahead.
We have reduced many of our already low prices for our ” Summer Clearance Sale”. Check out our great savings!
Our Summer Clearance Sale has begun so now is the time to take advantage of our great FUR BARGAINS for this winter and beyond. There are also lighter weight furs such as knitted and sheared mink that can be worn in the spring and the fall. We won’t offer you 80% savings on top of 60% saving on top of an extra 15%. We will just give you the fantastic prices that we have been known for and what we offer at ALL TIMES. We are a trusted furrier providing you with an immense assortment of used and new furs, wholesale prices and high quality full service for all your fur needs.We are also handling a line of women’s and men’s shearlings. Our fur gallery is loaded with new inventory and new styles for the continuing fur season. We also have a nice selection of both pre-owned & new furs for MEN.
OUR SUMMER CLEARANCE SALE HAS BEGUN. NOW IS THE TIME TO PICK OUT A FUR FOR NEXT YEAR’S FRIGID WINTER AND FUTURE WINTERS THAT LAY AHEAD.
Our “Summer Clearance Sale” has begun. Come in now and take advantage of our great prices and also check out our beautiful customer friendly showroom. We continue to buy preowned furs from all over the country so we have an overflow of inventory. Bargain prices are here for the taking.
Now is the perfect time to repair and remodel your fur garments getting them ready for this winter. Make an appointment with our remodel experts to turn your out of date fur into a new fashion statement! We are still open 5 days a week for your shopping convenience. Please check out our fantastic interview with WPIX TV (check out our Press page) about our family business and repair expertise and also the Wall Street Journal article that was written about us and Fur restoration. Madison Ave Furs & Henry Cowit Inc are now Authorized FURCARE Specialists. http://www.furcare.org/. Fur Storage Season: FUR storage, FUR cleaning, FUR repair & FUR remodeling. Let Henry Cowit Inc / Madison Ave Furs give your FURS the best summer vacation they have ever had.
You can check out samples & buy direct from our ever changing inventory in our fur gallery! Just arrived, a new collection of Italian designed furs. In fact, we have numerous new listings on our gallery as we are buying as many pre-owned furs as possible due to the high price level of fur skin prices.
Henry Cowit & Madison Ave Furs, your fur supermarket, has a large array of fur accessories that are perfect for holiday & birthday gifts for that special someone. We have fur hats, headbands, scarfs, boas and ear muffs, all at bargain prices. We also have a large collection of both pre-owned and new fur vests; one of the major fashion trends of 2014 – 15. Shop early or last minute, we will have a perfect gift for you.
Fur Fashion for Less
Furs have never been more in fashion than right now. An amazing number of top designers showed furs in their 2015-16 lineup at this February’s NY Fashion Week. Every top fashion magazine (Vogue, Elle, In Style, Harper’s Bazaar & W) is showing FUR, FUR, AND MORE FUR. More designers than ever are using fur in their collections. However, this huge surge in the popularity of fur garments, fur head wear, and fur trimmings has caused the price of mink and other skins to skyrocket to their highest price levels ever!
With this in mind, you can find huge savings at Henry Cowit Inc., and Madison Ave. Furs, the Fur Supermarket and your one stop shopping for all your fur needs.
- selling pre-owned fur
- fur buyers
- fur storage
- fur cleaning and fur care
- fur remodeling and fur repair
- fur rental
- fur appraisals
- women’s furs
- mink furs
We are also the country’s largest fur matching house with an enormous inventory of skins. We supply matching materials for a good portion of the nation’s furriers. This enables us to give our retail customers a wholesale price when it comes to all of your fur repairs and fur remodels. As third generation furriers, our experience and expertise is unsurpassed.
We are one of the only furriers in the tri-state area to RENT fur garments
We have white fox stoles available for your wedding to add that special touch to your gown. You can check these out on our gallery under stoles plus we have some pictures of some of the beautiful brides that rented from us. We also rent out furs for photo and video shoots, plays, movies, and other commercial purposes. Our furs have recently been seen on the shows, Louie, Bored to Death & mega hit, Boardwalk Empire. Numerous movies have seen our furs on some of today’s top Hollywood stars.
We specialize in fur repair, fur restoration and fur remodeling.
Check out this article in the Wall Street Journal: FUR….. F. Martin Ramin for The Wall Street Journal, Styling by Anne Cardenas
PELT PERFECTION Fur wearing thin in spots? Have it seamlessly patched.
When it comes to taking scissors to a garment equivalent in worth to a semester or two at Brown, it behooves you to trust only the best. “We’ve been in business for over 75 years. If you bought a fur coat at Neimans, Bergdorf or Bloomingdale’s and it wore out and you needed skins [to repair it], the coat usually ended up in our store,” said Larry Cowit, who, along with his brother Steve, is the third-generation owner of Henry Cowit, Inc. (cowitfurs.com), the esteemed fur-matching business near New York’s Garment District.
“There used to be 100 fur-matchers in the country. There’s only one left now, and we’re it,” Larry Cowit said. The largest buyers of used furs around, the Cowits have almost 3,000 coats in their inventory—from muskrat to Russian squirrel—some of which are sacrificed to patch up their clients’ furs. Once upon a time, they painstakingly created a fur Swoosh on one gentleman’s Nikes to match his blue iris mink jacket before a New Year’s Eve bash. “With skins, we can match the color of a 10-year-old coat that has oxidized—nobody else can do that like us.”
Add a Touch of Elegance to your Non-Fur Coat
Adding fur to non-fur coats such as wool or cashmere can add a touch of elegance to these garments. Possibly a new fur collar or a pair of mink, fox or even sable cuffs can give you a brand new and exciting design. We have a huge variety of new skins and pre-owned parts to choose from to help spice up your cloth, wool or cashmere garment.