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Canine Couture

 - Oct 6, 2008
References: ifitshipitshere.blogspot
These are not just ordinary portraits of people posing with their pets. Look a little closer and you will see that the owners are wearing clothing that resembles the fur of their dogs. They're not just trying to dress like their dogs -- they are literally wearing the same thing as them. These owners have their clothes custom made out of the fur from their pets' bodies.

This is a series of photographs (part of an ongoing project) by photographer Erwan Fichou, of people posing with their dogs, wearing clothing made from the fur of their own pet dog/s.

The hair, once recovered after brushing, is carefully preserved until the necessary amount for knitting is collected. The hair is spun into balls of 50 grams by a specialist, before returning the fabric via mail to the owner. The hair is then used to construct the garment.