Thwap is a cute dog shop that makes vintage neckwear for the modern dog. How very vintage-modern of them! Based in San Francisco, CA, shop owner Jeannine Giordan hand makes each piece using only the coolest pre-owned men’s neckties. She also uses the cutest doggy models in the area. Anyone recognize that large, bright-eyed beauty above? It’s Lucy! Our very first dog profiled on The Scoop.
Kate from Moderncat tipped me off to Free Stitch, a Japanese company designing and making beautiful clothing, collars, leashes and other accessories for dogs. From what I understand, they are a group of graphic designers who wanted their pets to look as beautiful as they were on the inside, so they started making clothes. What really seals the deal for me, though, is the product photography.
Hey! An entire year has passed… how did that happen? Since this is the first full year of Dog Milk, let’s take a look back at the best posts of 2011 — from dog house planters to our exclusive interview with the world’s cutest dog.
Modern Shed Meets Modern Dog House
David van Alphen’s modern shed sprouted a mini-me: a modern dog house for his modern pooch.
Park Life’s Parkas are designed to keep your pup extra warm and completely dry during Winter’s coldest and wettest months. If you happen to live in a snowy region, these parkas a perfect for your pup. They’re stylish, practical, and available in a range of colors. Your dog will be grateful you made the investment every time he steps out on an exceptionally chilly day.
We rounded up 10 super-stylish gifts for your hip hound this holiday season. Read it over on TheFW.
Purplebone is a London-based grooming salon and shop that has a few products designed by Purplebone owner Julian Victoria. The collection includes an adorable puffer jacket, blanket, bedroll, and — of course — a plush bone toy that comes in purple.
Babies and Beasts is a Canadian company that makes practical and stylish clothing for your modern babies and beasts. Think of it as a cool one-stop shop for your four and two-legged loved ones. For me, my beast is my baby, so naturally I focused all of my attention on the incredible selection of dog coats and jackets available.