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Alper Fur & Shearling

       Outerwear and Accessories

When you call Alper Fur & Shearling, you will always speak with Mickey Alper, the owner of the shop.  His specialized knowledge places him among the premiere furriers in Northern Illinois and the Greater Chicago area with family experience since 1920.   All in one place buy, store, restore, restyle, and have custom-made fur, shearling, and leather items of all sorts, including outerwear, clothes, accessories, and home decor items like blankets and pillows and even stuffed toys for kids of all ages.  Alper Fur & Shearling will pick up and drop off your items being serviced or purchased.  Mickey will even take items of value on consignment.  Call Alper Fur & Shearling to schedule a consultation or just a casual shopping trip.  Mickey Alper looks forward to speaking with you.

Our Store:

451 E. Dundee Rd; Wheeling, IL 60090

(Corner Dundee and Milwaukee)


Tue-Fri - 11am to 4pm

Sat - 11am to 3pm

Appointments available, please call

Call Us: 847.459.1981


Mention "Riverside Plaza's website" when you contact us!

Welcome to Alper Fur & Shearling!


Owner, Mickey Alper, is a 3rd generation furrier from the Chicagoland area.  Alper Fur & Shearling not only sells fur coats, jackets, and accessories, but the business provides a variety of services to care for and maintain furs, like cleaning, repairs, and climate-controlled, cold storage.  We offer remodeling and restyling of existing fur, leather, and shearling garments as well as providing custom construction of new garments.  All work is done in the store by our own craftspeople. 


Shearling and leather are cleaned by hand, using gentle products and specialized techniques that keep your items soft and supple.  We do not dry clean or soak items in harsh chemicals that shrink, fade, and stiffen delicate clothing and accessories.  Furs are cleaned using natural, traditional techniques, keeping them soft, lustrous, and looking their best.

Mickey stocks fur, shearling, and leather coats, jackets, clothing, and accessories for men and women.  Mittens, gloves, scarves, shawls, stoles, and capes.  There are down coats and other types of outerwear as well as home decor items like pillows and blankets.

10% off all cleaning, storage, and repairs, when you mention that you saw Alper Fur & Shearling on the Riverside Plaza Website. 
(May not be combined with other offers.)

A few of our services:

  • Alterations & Repairs

  • Shearing Furs

  • Cleaning of Fur, Shearling, & Leather

  • Climate Controlled, Cold Storage

  • Trade-Ins & Consignments When Eligible

  • Local Pick-Up & Delivery

Visit Alper Fur & Shearling for a personalized experience.  Our desire is to care for your needs, and we look forward to meeting you.  Mickey Alper will show you the Alper Fur & Shearling difference, distinguished by his knowledge, experience, and genuine concern for you.

Mink & Sheared Mink

Sheared Beaver

Fox & Coyote

Bobcat & Lynx

Raccoon & Rabbit

Sheepskin & Leather

Denim, Down, Silk, Cashmere, & more...

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