An interview with Rororiri – Elegant Dog Clothing Brand

rororiri ukDesigned in San Francisco, California the fashion-forward dog clothing brand rororiri offers collections that suit all moods and occasions - the Hayden Polkadot Dog Sweater for those styled chilled out days or the Parker Dog Cardigan for the more sophisticated outings.

With this designer’s emphasis on using high-quality textiles and comfortable silhouettes, Aurora Pets is honoured to be a stockist of such a stylish dog apparel brand.

Aurora Pets: Can you tell us a bit about rororiri
Rita: rororiri was founded in November 2015. The brand rororiri accentuates the bond between dogs and their humans. Every time I see a dog wearing any clothing or accessories, I can feel the love and care.

Aurora Pets: What inspired rororiri?
Rita: Since I graduated from fashion school in 2013, I have been working on my own women’s wear line. In October 2014, my husband and I got our very first (furry) baby - Rosie, to celebrate our 1st wedding anniversary. I immediately fell in love and started to make clothes for her just for fun. After many more designs and fittings, rororiri started. In November 2015, was launched.

designer dog sweater ukPictured: rororiri Toby dog hoodie

Aurora Pets: Where did the brand name come from?
Rita: rororiri comes from Rosie and Rita. 

Aurora Pets: When starting a new collection, where do you begin?
Rita: rororiri designs are inspired by art forms of any kind. It could be a painting, a little girl walking while holding her mother’s hand, a stranger’s outfit, a small detail of a costume from an exhibition, etc. As a designer, anything can inspire. I sometimes begin with a colour story, a pattern, or textures of the textiles.

Aurora Pets: Which designers have been the biggest influences on you?
Rita: Lee McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent, Raf Simon, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Azzedine Alaïa, etc.

Pictured: rororiri Zola dog bandana

Aurora Pets: What was your first creation for Rosie?
Rita: It was a white dress with cable knit collar and lace ruffle.

Aurora Pets: What is your favourite activity to do with Rosie?
Rita: Rosie loves the beach! Watching her running free and wild always puts a smile on my face. More recently, she’s enjoying biking with us too.

stylish dog sweaterPictured: rororiri Hayden polka-dot dog sweater

Aurora Pets: Can you describe rororiri in three words
Rita: Timeless, Elegant, Refined.

We hope that you have enjoyed getting to know one of our designers at Aurora Pets! To see their fashionable collection please click here.

Love from the Aurora Pets family x


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