Take Five: wedding accessories for your pet

Dog kilts, floral collars, and personalised bandanas – your dog or cat will definitely bring the cute factor to your wedding

dog wearing floral collar by Isla Duncan Florist
Photo: By Rhea

Handmade thistle dog collar with tartan ribbon, made to order, Isla Duncan Florist

Paws down the most popular option for dressing up your four-legged friend for the big day is a floral collar. Ask around when you’re sorting out your florist – many will have already tackled making one and when it’s matched with your bouquet it looks pawsome in photos.

My humans are getting married sign for pets at weddings

My Humans are Getting Married sign, £14.17, KelleighandCo at Etsy.com

Picture the scene: the ceremony music starts, everyone spins round looking for the arrival of the bridal party, and your pampered pooch starts the procession wearing this sign. Sorry flowergirls, but there’s no topping that echoing ‘aww’. Planning an engagement shoot? Whack it on and get a shot for your save the date cards instead.

Cat bow tie, £10, Notonthehighstreet.com

We are all about equality at TTKS, so it pains us that dogs are totally overrepresented in the ‘pets at weddings’ world. Yes, claws and appliqué are a match made in hell, but that doesn’t mean your kitty girl can’t feature in a few photos before you head off in the morning.

dog wearing kilt

Black wool kilt outfit for dogs, £17.82, Soul Destiny

Of course we’re going to include a dog kilt, what do you take us for? This one is available in Black Watch or Royal Stewart so can be easily matched to what the rest of the guys are wearing. They’re a bit of a bargain – why not buy two and get your dog comfortable with wearing his outfit before the big day?

Personalised dog bandana with wedding date, from £9, DaisyandMeUK at Etsy.com

For everyone who has just laughed at the thought of your big bruiser chomping away at the flowers around her neck, a bandana could be the best solution. It’s 100% cotton and can be handwashed, so this is a winner on the ‘wear it again’ front.