Benzing Charlebois

At Benzing Charlebois Furs, we have been providing Calgary with beautiful furs for over 70 years. We also provide many of our own unique designs or we can create the designs of your dreams. Please come in and meet our fantastic team.

Presenting Benzing Charlebois furs – the richness of pure and perfect materials, the innovation of graceful and sophisticated design. You will find the supple shearling and sumputous fur rich, warm, and alluring. The exquistely crafted pieces are irresistable. This elegant yet versatile collections truly exemplifies the refined taste and superior quality of Benzing Charlebois furs.

Benzing Charlebois Furs has been established in Calgary since 1938. For nearly 70 years we have been providing full fur services including custom designs, cleaning, remodeling and storage. Our boutique offers a wide range of exclusive international designers including Zuki, Musi, Paula Lishman, Paul Sekas (from New York), Elextra Furs & Aphrodite Designs. We also sell leather jackets and accessories to compliment.

Our couture collection offers a unique chance to have exclusive and distinctive pieces. These will provide the ultimate luxury and the most exquisite furs such as russian sables, minks, chinchilla, fox, sheared beaver knits, cashmeres…help to achieve maximum warmth and lightness.

A woman who wants to express her personal style with beautiful colors and shapes, an exceptional fit, and unique details to accentuate her feminity.

Drop by the store and have a complimentary consultation with any of our knowledgeable furriers.

A History of Benzing

Benzing Charlebois Furs was founded in 1938 in Calgary, Alberta Canada by Cecil Charlebois and Karl Benzing it’s founders. In 1989 Benzing and Charlebois merged business’s putting the foundation-stone for our current main business Benzing Charlebois Furs Ltd.

In addition to our fur collection, we have accessories to co-ordinate and a full service workroom. Re-modeling, repairs, cleaning, storage, custom pieces, blankets.

Over 68 yrs of experience and competance is our guarantor for an exceptional, imcomparable collection and content customers.



Our Team

Grant Ritchie, President

President of Benzing Charlebois Furs – he has been owner since 1981. Grant is also the Western representative of the Canadian Fur Council.

Reto Kalstas, Master Furrier

Our master furrier – Reto Kaltsas has been practicing for over 45 years and is the inventor of a cutting machine called V. His mixture in full skins and leathers to create superior craftmanship for you. Reto was schooled in Paris, France at the National Fur Academy and has work experience in both Paris and Greece. His diversity in full skins and leathers creates superior craftmanship for you.