Pet travel has been rised to the higher level thanks to recent collaboration between leading travel accessories brand Tumi and Berlin-based Cloud 7. New four-piece travel collection for four-legged companions is designed to allow them first-class travel. Designed by Cloud 7′s Founder and Creative Director Petra Jungebluth, the collection includes an airline-friendly carrier (a stylish hand luggage so the dog can travel as if he was in business class), travel bed (a comfortable bed made of sheep’s wool, foldable into a bag shape) and travel bowl (wo foldable stylish bowls).
“Many of our customers treat their pets as a member of the family, and want to provide them with quality, stylish, and functional products for their travels, similarly as they do for themselves,” said Alan Krantzler, SVP of Brand Management at Tumi.
All pieces in the collection are constructed with great attention to detail and some of the finest materials you can find, including high grade water-resistant linings, leather accents and shearling wool interiors.
The collection officially launches on February 11th and will be available on the Cloud7 or Tumi websites, as well as select retailers worldwide, retailing from $95-$375.
Lilly Shahravesh, based in London, founded her pet couture and accessory business Love My Dog in 2003, after a 14-year career in fashion as a knitwear designer, and is now the world’s leading designer dogwear, sold in high-end stores in London, Paris, Milan, New York, Tokyo, Sydney and U.S.A. If you’re one of people who want to give their dogs the very best, Lilly Shahravesh’s clothes for dogs is the right choice. You’ll love this £4,000 ($6,107) dog coat. With tangerine silk facing, Harris Tweed cuffs and turquoise piping, not to mention the ostrich feather collar, this is a dog coat like no other.
Other pieces from her collection for dogs are also luxury such as £135 ($207) pink herringbone tweed coat with braid, £1,500 ($2,300) velvet page boy jacket with pink Liberty fabric lining, £3,000 ($4,600) silk organza and satin hat, £2,000 ($3,000) bespoke velvet coat with diamante belt or £1,000 ($1,500) ostrich and pheasant feather fascinator.
All Shahravesh’s bespoke outfits are tailor-made. She likens it to ‘having a Savile Row suit made for your dog’.
And not to forget, if you want to make the initial appointment to have your dog measured, that pleasure will cost you £200 ($300). [Daily Mail]
Border Terrier Smike with his Rolex Dog CollarBorder Terrier Smike is another pooch that lives better than many people. For its birthday Smike got Rolex Dog Collar. Dog’s owner, Karen Denney from the village of Crawford near St Helens, specially commissioned the collar, as she wanted the ultimate canine accessory. Due to collar Smike earned nickname watchdog.
Proud owner of a puppy has paid a mere £2,500 ($4,100) for this unique, luxury birthday present. When Louis Harris from the UK can pay £20,000 for the wedding of her pet and £300 for a tiara, that York Lola look like Kate Middleton ,then Karen Denney can also afford for her pet a valuable gift as a sign of immense love. Rolex dog collar was the work of Alison Jones, who owns Prince and Princess Petwear in St Helens, which specialises in luxury items for pets.
Louise Harris and her pet dog Lola pose for a photograph wearing their matching tiarasYorkshire Terrier, Lola has become known not only in the UK, when writing about its wedding with a Chinese Crested, Mugly, as the most expensive dogs wedding in the UK. Louise Harris, 32 spent £20,000 ($32,500) on a wedding of her beloved pooch, Lola. Now pet-mad Louise Harris has had two £400 ($660) tiaras custom-made so her Yorkie Lola can look just like Kate Middleton on her wedding day.
Obviously that pooch Lola has a royal treatment. The tiaras are exact replicas of the ones that was worn by Kate Middleton. Lola’s tiaras have been created by jewelers Latimer Couture using Swarovski crystal and genuine silver. The other tiara is meant for Louise herself. The one that Louise wears in the accompanying picture cost £500 ($830) while the one that Lola got is for £300 ($500).
Exravagant £20,000 Dog Wedding£20,000 ($32,500) to spend on the wedding of your pet?! Whether it is a huge love for the dog, or just madness associated with a lot of money, or both? Louise Harris, 32 from Essex was a generous when it comes to wedding of her beloved pooch, Lola.
Louise , invited 80 guests to the lavish ceremony to watch her Yorkshire terrier Lola tie the knot with Mugly, a Chinese Crested, who holds the title of the UK’s ugliest dog. Bride, Lola wore a £1,000 wedding dress at the ceremony in the grounds of a mansion in Essex, with the venue costing £2,500 alone. Along with her magnificent dress, Lola wore a £400 pearl necklace, £250 crystal leg cuffs and a Swarovski lead costing £350.
Actuel Dogs – Parisian Luxury Pets Hotel
The things that we associate with luxury hotel are heated pools, massage salons, gyms and training programs, a-la-carte menus and more. When connect this things with the puppies, we think that a joke or snobbery. However, no joke, the first luxury hotel for dogs, Actuel Dogs, has opened in Vincennes outside of Paris and offers all the aforementioned luxury to four-footed guests.
The owners, Devi and Stan Burun are both lifelong dog-lovers, treat their clients as humans and also offer training programs unruly hounds and dog walks in the woods. Their tiled-floor rooms smell fresh and clean and are adorned with framed prints of dogs and equipped with televisions so dogs can watch their choice of DVDs.