America’s Oldest Furrier
Est. 1889

Mano Swartz may be 126 years old, but the updated website reinforces the fresh online retail experience we have all been looking for. From the welcoming and visually stimulating home page, to the overall functionality of the site, the updated Mano website is your one stop shop for all your fur needs. Home: Over the […]

A Story of Life and Luxury, or: How to Create a Great Brand In response to the universal question about business, “How do you create a great brand?” I see the answers on the wall. There, enclosed within their respective gold-painted, ornate wood frames, are portraits of three men, each regally attired – outfitted like […]

summer fur

OK, so we may not quite be reaching soaring temperatures that are reaching dizzying heights of heat, but the weather is certainly losing its chill, making many fur lovers retire their pieces for another few months, until the winter calls for a comeback. However, fur is becoming seasonless, with the catwalk incorporating fur into all […]

Four Unique Fur Vests

Looking for a tongue-in-cheek fashion item to layer over anything from skinny jeans to chic dresses? Look no further than the fur vest, the ultimate statement-making outwear piece that will flatter any fashionista with its boho-glam charm. Whether it’s for work or play, a fur vest is a daring item. If worn well, it will […]

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 […]

Fur coats recycled into accessories

Have a vintage fur and looking to heat up your home décor? How about recycling your precious fur coat, transforming it into one or more stylish home accessories? Besides owning unique and lavish home décor items, you will add a deluxe touch to your home, whether your interiors are modern or classic. And, if you […]

Fur coat and jacket restyling

There will come a time when your old fur coat will need fur restyling. As fashions cycle and trends change, your fur may no longer be in style. It may not fit as well as it used to or you might be tired of the way it looks. If you are no longer enjoying your […]

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 […]

Fur Coat Makeover

The fur coat you bought years ago is now out of style. You hid it in a dark corner of your closet and there is no chance you will be sporting it again too soon. Although you may want to consider selling your fur coat or donating it, think of repurposing it. Giving your old […]