A breakdown of our fave looks from the most climatically-sensible video of the season.

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1.10.2017

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As someone who was forced to spend a sizeable chunk of her childhood in rural Minnesota, I know a damn thing or two about the fur trade. What I also know is that the Migos trio takes pelt style to a whole new level in comparison to the British trapper clerk at regular school trips to the local fur post, so in the spirit of their apparent adulation for The Revenant (and the lack of actual t-shirts), here’s a breakdown of our fave looks from the most climatically-sensible video of the season.

1. The Man Potentially Using Advanced Cooking Techniques While Cloaked in Fur

As the video opens and the credits fade in and out, Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset are slow-mo trudging through the snow in fur boots, and the scene cuts to an older guy seemingly employing the bain-marie technique over an open fire. He is, needless to say, enshrouded in various furs, looking all gruff-chic as he mumbles a spirited welcome to the group. The guys then proceed to toss a fur bag filled with cash toward him in exchange for a the goods (which could potentially pose a major plot hole as they obviously would’ve just traded a few pelts if they were really going for a period piece, but I’m no expert).

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2. Let’s Chat About This Bow and Arrow Look

Wait…now there are snowmobiles. Perhaps this is more of a delicate fusion of modern technology and the functional aesthetics of a bygone era. Quavo’s mid-length patchwork fox and tail tassel cap look fly as hell, yet provide enough agility to shoot off an arrow unencumbered. His technique needs work, but his stylist does not.

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3. This Bear Head Is Iconic

I can imagine that there was probably a friendly family squabble over who would have the honor of wearing this entire bear.

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4. That’s a Fur Sandwich Sign

I’m not entirely sure what the vision behind this sleeveless poncho was, but Offset makes it work. The addition of the more subdued fox head cap adds a nice Old Bill Williams touch to the look.

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5. Reddi Wip® Meets Adirondacks

No cold weather scene would be complete without a nice warm cabin, and Migos & co. hit the nail on the head when it comes to interior mountain aesthetic. Nothing like a good Navajo pattern with some Reddi Wip and marshmallows by the fireplace.

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Images and video via Migos/@FlexGodDaps

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