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    October Hours:
    Monday – Thursday: 8:00 AM – 4:45 PM, Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Saturday: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. 

    We are always available to help you have your fur remodeled into something that will make your older garment into something fresh and fashionably modern. We have remodel experts on site. Or to repair a fur that needs some tender care. We can also add a touch of elegance to your non-fur coat with a new collar or cuffs.

    Our Pre-Season Clearance Sale has begun. Looking for a fur or furs for this or winters beyond, there will be major bargains to be had at our amazing sale. Madison Ave Furs has a large inventory that can fill that need. We promise to give you the best bang for the buck when it comes to a new, pre-owned, designer or vintage FUR. We also have a large selection of fur accessories. We are open 6 days a week for your shopping convenience. Check out our on-line gallery or come on it to our showroom. Hope to see you soon.

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Madison Ave Furs / Henry Cowit Inc, is your ONE STOP shopping for all your FUR needs!

After 42 years at the same location, Madison Ave Fur’s / Henry Cowit Inc. 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 be doing shearling repairs, remodels and cleanings. http://www.rafelshearling.com

For well over 80 years, Madison Ave Furs has been the largest buyers and sellers of pre-owned, vintage, designer and new fur garments in the USA. We remind you that big sales are here during our ” Preseason Fur 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 Fall and Spring and furs for future winters.  We still offer layaway periods this time of year. Our FUR supermarket is the place to go for our fantastic collection of new, pre-owned, designer and vintage fur garments. We also have a nice inventory of women’s and men’s shearling garments.  The current 2017 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.


Farmers’ Almanac Says Winter 2018 Will Be Cold and Wet
Time to break out your parkas and FURS.
AUG 14, 2017

Unless you live on the West Coast, you’re going to want to prepare yourself for a cold and wet winter this year, according to the Farmers’ Almanac forecast for the upcoming season.

While overall temperatures might be a little bit more “normal” this winter across the country compared to last year, most locations should expect “above-normal precipitation,” the Farmers’ Almanac’s 200-year-old formula predicts. 

We are the largest sellers of preowned furs in the country you can call us in regards to selling us your furs. You can call us and or fill out the form on our contact page and we will give you our email address to send us pictures to see if we will be interested in your furs. , *** If calling about selling a used fur, please call between the hours of  9:00 AM & 4:00 PM, Monday thru Friday.  You can also reach us on Saturdays and Sunday when we are open on those days***

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 2017 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 6 days a week for your shopping convenience. Our FUR supermarket is open for fur repair, fur cleaning, fur storage 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 ” PreSeason FUR Clearance Sale”. Check out our great savings!

Our PreSeason FUR 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 “preseason FUR 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.

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, fur trimmed gloves 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 2016. 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 2017 lineup at NY Fashion Week and around the world. 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.

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.

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, both pure white and creamy available for your wedding to add that special touch to your gown. You can check these out on our gallery under wedding 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, Law & Order SVU, Saturday Night Live and Gotham. 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.

Larry & Steve Cowit & Mitch Cohen