FUR AND SHEARLING

Fur and shearling made their mark across all four leading AW16 fashion weeks, with an estimated 70% of collections overall featuring the natural material. Considering that fur was also hugely prominent during the menswear AW 16 collections earlier in the year, it’s clear that designers and consumers are enjoying using and wearing natural materials in greater … [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...]

Fur in Trending Fashion Weeks

Fur has a timeless appeal and bestows the wearer a good look whether it’s a fur vest, fur coats, et cetera. they are usually made with outstanding craftsmanship and it is revered for giving one warmth while at the same time looking stylish and elegant. Most of the fur coats and fur vests are made of very high quality and backed by reliability, versatility and … [Read more...]

Fabulous in Fur – Best Celebrity Fur Outfits

Who do you like in fur best? Nothing says class and sophistication quite like fur. Whether it’s a beautiful faux fur coat or an authentic chinchilla garment, there is no doubt that fur makes the ultimate classic addition to any outfit. Celebrities know how chic fur can be, which is why hundreds of our favorite personalities have invested in their own fur pieces … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek for my Upcoming Book, “To Fur, With Love”

To Fur, With Love

I am the great-grandson of Mano Swartz, founder of Mano Swartz Furs (Established: 1889), America's oldest furrier. The story of this company begins with a transatlantic voyage, a two-week tutorial in American history narrated by an old Union soldier to a young boy from Mitteleuropa. The veteran, who befriends the child (because of the latter's ability to speak … [Read more...]

Celebrities and fur coats.

Once fur was precious. The material was precious (see Lynx collar above on you-know-who), the event was precious (think swanky cocktail parties), and it was worn by the precious few. Furs! That has changed. First there were the fun furs in the rocking 1970's, long hair and funky and inexpensive. Younger people and cheaper prices opened the (vault) … [Read more...]

My Grandfather’s Vision of Equality

Now that Martin Luther King's Day has come  I wanted to share an excerpt of the book I am now writing, "A Lifetime of Luxury Revealed:What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Luxury Good or Service"  because I am reminded of my grandfather, James Mano Swartz and his brave actions. "My grandfather's actions prove that a company is more than the law's strict … [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...]

Fur Fashion Keeping You On Your Toes

What do Celine, Gucci and Fendi, all have in common? They are on the leading edge of a new fur trend, footwear. Fur has been hot on the runway for quite a few seasons now, so it is no surprise that the trend has migrated south and found its way to the feet. Furry shoes on the runway has become a trend. Some of the styles are tasteful and practical, but … [Read more...]

Lady Fur famous fur influencers, photos and video with Mano Swartz

Ciao Mano Swartz followers! It's Lady Fur writing =) For those of you still don't know me I'm a fur influencer (the only one in the world about fur but I don't like to value this part because it seems I am boasting ). One night I was surfing on the web, (I was looking for new friends with my same passion for furs) and I met Richard Swartz in a Fetish Fur … [Read more...]