Monday, January 21, 2013

Spotted on Etsy // Acme Couture

While out walking most evenings, we used to encounter a pack of Greyhounds, former racing dogs that had been rescued and fostered by an agency here in Orange County. As the evenings grew cooler, we'd eventually see their svelte frames walking towards us, blanketed with little custom coats to keep them warm. These were not particularly designed to be fashionable, but I always marveled at how elegant these beautiful dogs looked and particularly so as they paraded past in their colorful, wool coats.

Skipping around Etsy this past week, I spotted a shop- Acme Couture- that makes custom dog coats- many fashioned out of Pendleton type blankets with colorful tribal designs. They made me think of our little four-legged friends we used to meet up with while walking the old neighborhood. 

Be sure to stop by the shop for a peek at their design portfolio. They custom make coats in all different styles and sizes. Our old boy rarely heads outside these days, but I'm thinking of ordering up that purple beanie below to help Dylan keep his ears warm on cold mornings. 



Andaiye said...

Just wanted to say that I love your blog. I discovered it a week or so ago and now it has become a part of my daily reading.I know that blogging can be a lonely process because sometimes you never know if your readers enjoy your posts. So I just figured I'd let you know that, literally when I discovered your blog I kept pouring through each post one after another and when I looked up and hour had passed!! It's really lovely and I totally enjoy it! :)

Albertina || MimosaLane said...

wish I had a pup...these are too cute and so fashionable. My mom has a raincoat, sweaters and even a little coat for her doggie....I will pass this on! ha! she will love it!

Erin | Holtwood Hipster said...

What a lovely thing to say! Thank you for such a wonderful compliment. I can't tell you how much I appreciate that.

Hannah said...

Oh my gosh I die. The boy and I want to adopt an Italian Greyhound years from now and I've looked at that group before! Looks like if we get one we'll have to get it a cute coat since they look so fab on greyhounds!

Sadie + Stella said...

Ok this is too much and my girls CLEARLY need it!

jackie jade said...

fabulous! i just love a doggie in a good coat. or any clothes. i'm certain - they WANT to wear clothes.

designstiles said...

Dogs in clothes crack me up. I swear, any time I'm in a sour mood I just think of dogs in clothes and I immediately start laughing. I like putting my girl dog in dresses because she's such a tomboy.

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