To Fur With Love – Part 4

Enjoying Your Fur Coat: A Lifestyle Choice, Not a Museum Piece You are, for the purposes of this chapter (and on behalf of every reader with an interest in buying the right luxury good), a valued customer—you are a member of the Mano Swartz family. As this video explains, and as the clips on our official site demonstrate, there are seven factors that should … [Read more...]

To Fur With Love – Part 3

What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Luxury Good Now that we know what a luxury retailer owes you, we must understand how that same retailer should treat you. All of that—the promotional grandeur, the light shows, the magic, and the feats of derring-do announced by an impresario of charm and theatricality—is revealed as an illusion after one enters the … [Read more...]

Fluffy Fur Coats

Why will fluffy fur coats will become the rage in the next 5 years? The ebb and flow of fur fashion is not based on the lunar gravitational pull. Fur fashion and what type of fur coats are popular has to do with a much more to do with people than planets, moons and science. Fox coats, chinchilla coats an even mink coats wax and wane in terms of fashion … [Read more...]

Ask Me Anything

Ask me Anything (AMA). That's what Lady Fur did. https://youtu.be/VUcqCPnMpqo She asked me some really very personal/fur business questions. So ask me anything, anything about furs, how they are made, fur fashions, fur quality or even about my experiences here at Mano Swartz furs the last 34 years. I love to share information about my family as America's … [Read more...]

An Evening with the Maestro

On April 21st, we have the honor of hosting an event with the Maestro. Glenn Roscoe is perhaps best known for his work on the piano. This evening with the Maestro will take place at Mano Swartz located in Green Spring Station on Falls Road. Guests will have the opportunity to hear him play live while enjoying light refreshments and a glass or two of wine. Guests … [Read more...]

Fur Buying Guide: Coloring, Style And Figure

Buying A Fur Coat Or Jacket

So, you have decided you are going to by a fur. This is a big investment. It will probably outlast your car or maybe even 3 or 4 cars. Many people buy a mink coat as their first fur investment, but is mink really the right fur for you? Just as our body type determines what type of clothes will look best and flatter us, the same rules go for a fur. Below you will … [Read more...]

Why Would You Buy a Previously-Loved Fur Coat?

Used Fur Coats Jackets And Vests

Every woman looks good in the right outfit, but she will look totally gorgeous in a fur coat. Unfortunately, not everyone can afford to buy a brand new fur item. What then? The best option for women on a budget who want to look expensive and refined is to purchase a pre-owned fur coat. From barely worn garments to vintage items, anyone can find a flattering style … [Read more...]

What Type Of Fur Is Right For You?

Fur selection for a coat or vest

Fur, the oldest fabric known to man, is one of nature’s most enduring products. It is extremely versatile and can be reinvented to look contemporary. We love fur for its durability and sustainable nature, but most of all for how surprising it is, with each piece being different from the other. Nothing feels more luxurious and nothing will ever keep you … [Read more...]

6 Tips For Finding The Perfect Secondhand Fur

Used Fur Vests and Coats

Do you find yourself drawn to the timeless luxury of a fur coat but dread the thought of the price tag? Fear not, fellow fur lovers, there is hope. A previously owned coat or jacket is the perfect alternative for those looking for a high fashion look without the high cost that goes with it. Secondhand and vintage garments are sold in great condition for really … [Read more...]