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Welcome to Furs by

In the history of fine retail establishments in Buffalo and Western New York, none has maintained a reputation of quality and service, or has survived as long as Furs by Russell, formerly Joseph Palanker and Sons. Russell Rizzo, President and CEO, was originally employed by the Palanker family at the age of 18, rose to the position of Vice-President, and in 2001 became owner of what is now known as Furs by Russell.

Storage Season

It’s time to consider the advantage of professional Storage to protect and maintain your Furs and Leather during the summer months. Hot weather, dust and destructive insects can injure your fine garments. Our on premise facilities are specifically designed to avoid all hazards and provide, safe, affective protection for your garments. Also available our Cleaning- Glazing- Electrifying process. A must before storing to keep your garment fresh, supple and prolong the life of your fur.

Fur Makeover

Now as well as a full remodel our Master Furrier and Designer have taken remodels one step further. We are able to take your old outdated coat and shear it for a new updated sheared coat or even a parka. We can even turn your garment into a furlined or reversible fur garment sheared or long haired. Whichever the style may be take advantage of our on-sight design experts to restyle your garment into a modern, original piece for much less than a new garment. Click on Services for additional info.

On Sale!

Now offering previously owned and consignment goods and special pricing on past season garments. Don’t forget we still offer Interest Free Layaway on all purchases.