Faux Fur Clutch in Pastel Pink Ombre, £36, Story of Lola. www.asos.com

Faux Fur Clutch in Pastel Pink Ombre, £36, Story of Lola. www.asos.com

Texture in unexpected places is awfully appealing, giving a tactile, almost primitive edge to an outfit (‘did you catch that yourself?’) so the continuation of last winter’s trend for furry accessories is right up my street. And not just any old fluff: while Matthew Williamson’s leopard print Hetty bags are lovely, it was the big, bright, slightly absurd pieces that win out. From its sheepskin 3Baguette shoulder bag and the Teddy Bear Fur Pouch Clutch, Fendi led the way – followed by House of Holland’s pouf of pink Mongolian fur clutch and Stella McCartney’s lush faux fur Falabella mini tote in a range of colourways. Speaking – lovingly – of faux, Shrimps has launched a range of super poppy accessories. Faux, of course, makes it possible for the high street to leap into onto this bandwagon – and to do it pretty well. My style tip? Keep your outfit sleek; it makes your furry bag look oddly sexy. I pick 15 of the fluffiest …

The Falabella mini faux fur tote, £710, Stella McCartney. www.net-a-porter.com CHECK

The Falabella mini faux fur tote, £710, Stella McCartney. www.net-a-porter.com

Faux fur chain handbag, £28, River Island. www.riverisland.com

Faux fur chain handbag, £28, River Island. www.riverisland.com

Fur shoulder bag, £491, Simon Rocha. www.luisaviaroma.com

Fur shoulder bag, £491, Simone Rocha. www.luisaviaroma.com

Mongolian Zip Top Clutch Bag, £65, ASOS. www.asos.com

Mongolian Zip Top Clutch Bag, £65, ASOS. www.asos.com

contrasting panels shoulder bag, £461, Loeffler Randall. www.farfetch.com

Contrasting panels shoulder bag, £461, Loeffler Randall. www.farfetch.com

3 Baguette shoulder bag, £1,960, Fendi. www.farfetch.com

3 Baguette shoulder bag, £1,960, Fendi. www.farfetch.com

Faux fur boxy bag, £22, Topshop. www.topshop.com

Faux fur boxy bag, £22, Topshop. www.topshop.com

Damsel clutch, £195, Shrimps. www.shrimps.co.uk

Damsel clutch, £195, Shrimps. www.shrimps.co.uk

faux shearling shopper tote, £112.45, Mm6 Maison Margiela. www.farfetch.com

Faux shearling shopper tote, £112.45, MM6 Maison Margiela. www.farfetch.com

Fur detail shoulder bag, £1,250, Marni. www.farfetch.com

Fur detail shoulder bag, £1,250, Marni. www.farfetch.com

Fran Faux Fur Crossbody Bag, £75, French Connection. www.frenchconnection.com

Fran Faux Fur Crossbody Bag, £75, French Connection. www.frenchconnection.com

Mongolian Fur Clutch, £195, House of Holland. www.coggles.co.uk

Mongolian Fur Clutch, £195, House of Holland. www.coggles.co.uk

Cream Faux Fur Tote Bag, £34.99, New Look. www.newlook.com

Cream Faux Fur Tote Bag, £34.99, New Look. www.newlook.com

Polar Blue Fur Mini Elliot Handbag, £1,236, Proenza Schouler. www.modaoperandi.com

Polar Blue Fur Mini Elliot Handbag, £1,236, Proenza Schouler. www.modaoperandi.com