Barkarama Loves: Marlene’s Gang


Paws up who wants to be a in a gang where the membership rules state that you must have at least one nap a day (two at w’ends), never refuse a treat, get one belly rub a day, and your arch nemesis is The Squirrel? If that floats your doggy boat you’ll be in good company with Marlene’s Gang – an adorable interiors brand offering cushions, tea towels, tote bags and more …

It was little Miss Pretty herself, Marlene the Frenchie (Basil has a crush on her), who first inspired the collection, which is designed by Central St Martin’s graduate and Marlene’s owner Leila Talmadge. Watching her confidence grow as she explored her new surroundings as a puppy, Leila was spurred on to create a mixed media illustration of Marlene, adopting the traditional sugar skulls style. However, it was Marlene’s social flair with other dogs that led to the design being extended to include Marlene’s best paw pals and Marlene’s Gang was born. 


With over thirty ready-made designs including all manner of breeds from Spaniel to Staffie, as well as a few cats there’s plenty of choice for owners and dog-lovers. If you want to go bespoke, it is £100 per pet for an A4 mounted print. For this, your dog will also feature on the website with their own page write up, making them an official member of Marlene’s Gang for life!

Don’t tell Boston Terrier Basil but I have the Lola Bag – a design of a pretty Frenchie on a vivid pink background, and the Bo Tea Towel (another Frenchie), which is so gorgeous I’d rather frame it than use it to dry dishes.

SHOP NOW: Marlenesgang.co.uk (prices start at £12.50)
MAKE FRIENDS: @Marlenesgang on Facebook & Twitter





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