To Fur with Love – Part 5

Maintenance through Summer Storage: Glory through Glazing If you want to cherish your fur and wear it with delight, you need to have us store and condition your fur each April. We will eliminate the airborne pollutants, the accumulated debris of dust and cosmetics, and the residue of perfumes and fragrances that can exhaust the natural oils in the leather … [Read more...]

Enjoying a Fur Coat

sheared mink coat

This blog is from my recent book, "To Fur,With Love" Anyone who is going to buy a fur coat should read this. As this video explains, and as the clips on our official site demonstrate, there are seven factors that should influence your purchase of a fur coat: color, style, lifestyle, length, quality, fit, and price. Notice that these elements are personal … [Read more...]

Fur Restyle Love!

What is Fur Restyle Love? Please let me explain. If you have a wonderful fur that you enjoy and you can feel the “love” of the care it gives you, or the “love” from the person who bought it for you or who you inherited it from. Or the self “love” when you purchased it for yourself after achieving a big life goal. In this case give it the care and “love” … [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...]

Do You Have a Fur You Don’t Know What To Do With?

You're not alone. Maybe you just inherited a mink stole or fox coat from a loved one. Maybe you have had a chinchilla coat for years and never wear it, whatever the case here is a simple way to figure out your options. Start at the top and follow the yes or no questions until you get to the final recommendation at the bottom. This will provide you with the … [Read more...]

What do the Baltimore Orioles and Fur Storage Have in Common?

Opening day is right around the corner. Spring is finally bringing in some beautiful weather, and the fear of possible snow is finally gone. You went in your closet and dug out that Oriole’s baseball cap, you put the screens back in your windows, and you traded in that fur coat for a light jacket. It finally feels good to take your dog on a walk and spend some … [Read more...]

What you really need to know about the fur in your closet.

While in your closet: • Keep it uncovered (not in a bag) so fur can breathe. • Stay away from moth balls, basements and cedar as fur absorb odors easily. • Use a fur storage hanger to protect the shoulders. • Avoid candles, heaters, fireplaces as heat will destroy the fur. Each April: • Professionally store your fur with a furrier so that the summer heat … [Read more...]

WHEN IT IS SNOWING ITS TIME TO WEAR YOUR FUR

WHAT TO WEAR? It's time to walk the dog and it's cold outside and besides we are having the blizzard of 2016. Your are ready, your hat is on but that ski jacket will just not keep you warm enough. The wind is blowing, the snow is heavy and you don't want to wear your fur jacket. You don't want to ruin it. WAIT RIGHT THERE!!!!  Put on your fur! Nothing will … [Read more...]

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Storing Your Fur At Home

Storing Mink Or Chinchilla Coats

There is nothing like a drop-dead gorgeous fur coat to add an instant luxe touch to your outfits. Wouldn’t you agree? However, your timeless item that oozes grown-up sophistication needs plenty of care if you want it to be a long-term investment. If well maintained, your vest or jacket will stick with you for a great part of your life, and to prevent it from … [Read more...]