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Savvy Pets

8 Charming Ways to Style Your Pup

Fashion isn’t just for humans! These days, there are more ways than ever to dress up your dog and show off your keen sense of style.

If you’re looking to spruce up your pup’s wardrobe, but don’t know where to begin, you’ve come to the right place. From casual dog hoodies to festive dog bandanas, we’ve rounded up some of the best dog accessories that promise to take your pooch’s style to the next level. 

Whether you’re looking to dress your dog up for a special occasion or want something they can wear all day, every day, there’s something on this list to suit every pet parent’s taste. Before you get too far ahead of yourself, though, be sure to take your dog’s measurements and check the company’s size chart. 

Without further ado, here are eight adorable ways to style your canine companion.

1) Throw on a dog hoodie for a casual-cool outfit

We don’t know about you, but hoodies have been our go-to piece of clothing for the last couple of years. The perfect blend of function and fashion, dog hoodies provide a little bit of extra warmth on cold winter days and chilly spring nights, all while making your canine companion look oh-so-adorable and cozy. If you want to give your dog hoodie a little more pizzazz, consider personalizing it by adding patches or appliques.

2) Turn heads on your daily strolls with a chic dog harness

Life is too short to walk your dog in boring gear. So, why not give your pup some major street style with a cute dog harness that shows off their big personality? Look for a high-quality dog harness with a fun and fashionable design and help your pup strut their stuff in style. The best dog harnesses are not only stylish and unique, but they’re also comfortable for Fido. To ensure your dog’s comfort, keep an eye out for features like adjustable straps and padding.

3) Brighten up your dog’s wardrobe with a color block sweater

If you want your dog to stay ahead of the style curve in 2022, try incorporating color block pieces into their attire. Characterized by contrasting blocks of color, the color block trend is a great way to spruce up a boring winter color palette and inject some playful personality into your dog’s wardrobe. To get more bang for your buck, opt for a lightweight color block sweater that your pooch can rock well into spring.

4) Add a bow tie for a pop of personality

Is there anything cuter than a dog in a snazzy bow tie? Answer: No, there is not. Whether you’re attending a formal event with your dog or looking for an easy way to elevate their everyday style, a dog bow tie is bound to elicit an “aww” from anyone you see. Modern dog bow ties come in an array of stylish colors and patterns, from classic seersucker and stripes to quirky prints and bold colors. (If you’re handy with a sewing machine, you can also make your own DIY dog bow ties for your four-legged friend.) 

Best of all, you don’t need to worry about fussing with your dog’s bow tie. Unlike human bow ties, dog bow ties come in pre-tied designs that slip on your dog’s collar with minimal effort, instantly turning your canine companion into a dapper-looking gentleman!

5) Throw it back to the ’70s with a faux-shearling coat

In case you missed it, ’70s fashion trends are back again. If you want to get your pup in on the retro action, you can’t go wrong with a faux-shearling dog coat. A synthetic version of the tanned sheepskin that was trendy in the 1970s, this ultra-soft and fuzzy fabric is ideal for winter, thanks to its insulating properties. Whether your pup is zooming around the dog park in the snow or going for an evening walk, a faux shearling coat is guaranteed to keep your four-legged friend warm and stylish. In fact, you may be tempted to get one yourself!

6) Spruce up your pup’s #ootd with a cute dog bandana

If you’re looking for an easy and affordable way to refresh your pup’s style, be sure to stock up on cute dog bandanasfor your furry friend. Perfect for big dogs and small dogs alike, these triangular accessories are a fun way to showcase your pup’s personality or get into the holiday spirit. Plus, they’re functional, too! Dog bandanas can provide additional warmth in the colder months, and some even feature special cooling materials that help keep your pup from overheating in the summer.

7) Embrace the matching outfits trend

Matching parent-child outfits have been popular for decades. Why should our pets miss out on all the twinning fun? After all, they’re family, too! These days, there is no shortage of matching dog and owner outfits, from adorable sweater sets to matching pajamas. Try coordinating your accessories instead if you don’t want to be too matchy-matchy with your pup. For example, your pup could wear a plaid bandana to go with your favorite plaid shacket. Don’t forget to take lots of photos!

8) Add color to your pup’s wardrobe with tie-dye 

Sure, dogs may not be able to see as many colors as humans do, but that doesn’t mean you can’t brighten up their wardrobe with a few colorful tie-dye pieces. Once reserved for hippies and ravers, tie-dye has exploded in popularity in recent years, and we’re happy to report that this colorful trend lends itself extremely well to our four-legged friends. Embrace the colorful trend by having your dog wear a tie-dye hoodie or, for a one-of-a-kind look, try your hand at tie-dyeing a white dog bandana.  

From dapper bow ties to matching outfit sets, there are an endless number of ways to add some pizzazz to your dog’s wardrobe. With so many adorable options available, it’s easy to go a little overboard on your furry friend. But hey, if you’re going to spoil them, you might as well do it in style!

One Comment

  • Lauryn R

    These are great ideas, thanks for sharing! I really am in love with that tie dye harness, I am definitely on the hunt for one of those now!

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