America’s Oldest Furrier
Est. 1889

Whether you have a fox fur jacket, a sable fur stroller, a mink stole, or a coyote fur coat, ALL fur, even pieces trimmed with fur, takes specialized care to keep it looking it’s best for years to come. Even most faux fur needs to be cleaned by professional fur cleaning methods, NOT dry cleaning! […]

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Although it might not quite feel like it yet, Spring is here!  As we’re transitioning to the warmer weather, most of us still want to wear our fur.  But that full length fur coat is just too much.  This is the time of year when a lot of our customers consider restyling their fur coats […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Ask me Anything (AMA). That’s what Lady Fur did. 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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]