How cold does it have to be to justify one of their mink dresses?
This past January, the idea of mink came to Choi—the concept, from thought to finished product, took roughly a month.
One 1918 example, in wispy silk chiffon and lace is even trimmed in mink!
early 15c., "skin or fur of the mink," from a Scandinavian source (cf. Swedish menk "a stinking animal in Finland"). Applied in English to the animal itself from 1620s.