Fashion Trend: Cats

Cats_2016 Stella McCartney’s pre-fall 2016 collection debuted in Los Angeles with a feline theme. At Gucci, an appropriately quirky-looking kitty decorates the must-have wool sweaters. At Charlotte Olympia the ‘Kitty‘ face has become the brand’s signature.

1 Printed silk dress by Stella McCartney
icon2 Cat Falabella cross-body bag by Stella McCartney
icon3 Embroidered striped wool and cashmere-blend sweatericon by Gucci
4 Cat Ears rose gold-plated topaz ring by Aamaya By Priyanka
icon5 Mid-Century Kitty embroidered velvet point-toe flats by Charlotte Olympia
iconKitty embellished Perspex clutch by Charlotte Olympia

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Chevron cat-print long-sleeved top by Stella McCartney

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Cat appliqué wool sweater by Gucci
iconCat Ladies, meow, this pet is in big this upcoming season!

LoL, Sandra

Photos: Courtesy of the Brandsicon

Texas – Mesquite Rodeo

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While being in Texas, I went to a rodeo event in Mesquite, the so-called rodeo capital of Texas. At the beginning, I was excited to see this Southern tradition and loved watching everybody dressed up in Western style. Inspired by all the stetsons around me, I bought myself another cowboy hat at one of the booths in front of the arena. Unfortunately, during the event, I started to realize that this sort of entertainment is not very kind to the animals. It is an icon of Texas but I wouldn’t go there again.

LoL, Sandra

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Only for VIPs – Very Important Pets

Pet Kingdom

Welcome to Pet Kingdom at Harrodsthe world’s premier shopping destination for canine chic and feline trends.

11,000 square feet of emporium dedicated to your furry, feathered and fishy friends. There is a large section with designer dog clothes and accessories to pamper your puppy prince or princess. Moreover you can shop for dog apparel, collars, toys, beds, Halloween costumes, trendy cushions for cats and much more. See for yourself:

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Mulberry Dogs

If your four legged friend is as fashionable as you, you might want to dress him in the newest Mulberry for Dogs collection!

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Doggy Couture

For a seriously pampered pet, book them an appointment at the Pet Spa which promises a whole menu of animal friendly services including behavioural counselling, full body massages and animal reiki as well as nutritional advice, personal training sessions and grooming. Owners can also choose from signature treatments including thalassotherapy mud baths, blueberry and vanilla facials, deluxe pedicures and even book their pets onto a full Spa Day Experience.

The Pet Spa is located on Harrods Fourth Floor. Treatments start from £59.95. To book please email or call 020 3036 6222.

Isn’t that hilarious?!

LoL, Sandra

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Dog Fight

Dog Fight

Are you a dog lover? What is your favourite breed? 
Are you more a Balenciaga German Sheperd or a Givenchy Rottweiler
Let the dog fight begin!

Riccardo Tisci, Givenchy’s Creative Director, chose prints of rabid-looking Rottweilers for his F/W 2011 Givenchy men’s collection that has also attracted many women, among them famous Liv Tyler who showed up in the same sweater as Kanye West during Paris Fashion Week.

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I love both, but I am completely thrilled for the Rottweiler. I like the 90’s gangster-style, hip hop attitude that comes with it. But probably it is because I grew up with those dogs even that I have to admit I am not their biggest fan. As for me, there are much more beautiful dogs in this world. But a Golden Retriever would never look as cool and stylish as a Rottweiler!

The Rottweiler Lover

Riccardo Tisci got photographed by Steven Klein for Interview magazine dripping with blood in a kind of macabre setting.

If you are interested, here is your last chance to get a Rottweiler T-shirt by Givenchy that is even on sale. Just click on the highlighted text!

And if you have a real dog, check out this product:

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Aesop Animal

A mild body and fur wash containing botanical extracts to cleanse even the most delicate animal skins and furs. Animal is formulated with the same research, development and care that we apply to our human product range. Enriched with Lemon Rind, Tea Tree and Spearmint Leaf extracts.

500ml, CHF 46 / £23

LoL, Sandra