Our Experts

​Our specialty is custom, made to measure designs for your fur. We are experts in this artisan creation in New York City’s fur district. Our private showroom at 247 West 30th Street allows us to work closely with our clients. Fur by Design creates complete transformations, repairs and alterations of your fur. We ensure you to have a useful, fashionable fur made to fit you and your lifestyle.


Evangelos “Angelo” Anastasiou is second generation master furrier and a 40 year veteran of New York's fur industry owning and operating Anamoda, one of the largest wholesale fur companies in America. He is passionate about his skill set as an artisan craftsman, his fur design expertise and his eye on fashion. He understands what makes a woman look and feel beautiful. Mr. Anastasiou has an inherent vision of perfection and stands behind all Fur by Design customized services and fashions. He is proud to share his abilities with our customers and see how fabulous they look in their Fur by Design creations.


Kim Salvo

Fur by Design’s fashion director, Kim Salvo, uses her creative talents and expertise to help you make the best decisions when it comes to your fur. Her extensive knowledge in redesigning fur into new, wearable, made to measure fashions is unsurpassed. Ms. Salvo believes in surveying the lifestyle of all Fur by Design customers to give you the best possible options for your fur. Her 30 year background as a fashion coordinator coupled with her 27 years as a professional in the fur industry offers you and your fur the outstanding service you deserve. If you are in search of a new fur to add to your wardrobe, Kim’s passion will guide you in the right direction when it comes to selecting the most flattering silhouette and color choice. She will always tell you, “Please, try it on. When you face lights up, that’s the one you love.” She looks forward to proudly servicing you in all of your fur fashion needs.


Alex Kostopoulos, Fur by Design’s Director of Client Services, can appreciate classic styling while being inspired from today’s modern culture. This juxtaposition gives him an edge in finding unique and interesting ways of how your fur will work best for you.


His enthusiasm and passion for fur, fashion and all things luxury combined with his business acumen enable him to keep Fur by Design organized and running smoothly. Mr. Kostopoulos is responsible for maintaining the company’s records so we can offer our clients an outstanding personal and professional experience.


Alex is proud of his time working in the Nexus Department at KiCK - Kopenhagen Fur's Innovation Centre. There he collaborated on Kopenhagen Fur's commercial brand marketing and global visibility. He also brings his generational experience of manufacturing and merchandising from his family’s legacy in the fur industry.