Beautiful Vintage Dog-Inspired Designs Make The Perfect Gift

Written by: Ally Nesmith

December 4, 2015

Constance Depler is one of those artists whose name you may not know, but whose artwork you’ve almost certainly seen once, twice, maybe countless times. She first gained recognition in the 1950’s with her signature style which personifies animals — most often dogs — and places them into playful and classy vintage vignettes.

Now in her 80’s, Constance continues to create, more recently as an acclaimed pet portrait artist. Amanda, Constance’s daughter, is breathing new life into her mother’s classic designs by rereleasing them in the form of useful and beautiful products for today’s art — and arf! — lover.

Mad Dog Tumbler, $9

He may seem tough, but just look at that punim! You’ll never drink alone as long as you sip your scotch from old Mad Dog here. He’s also available in a handsome flask rendition!


Mad Dog Barware, Prices Vary

If one Mad Dog just isn’t enough, check out this dignified display sure to complete any canine-lover’s credenza.

mad dog

Stemless Wine Glasses, $11

If you want to infuse a practical holiday or housewarming gift with a pop of personality, these stemless wine glasses are just the thing to get their tails wagging.


Dog Walker Pencil Case, $14

Writing utensils, spare poop bags, chapstick, keys, coins… keep the whole pack together with this beautifully crafted 100% cotton pencil pouch.

pencil case

Royal Flush Flask Set, $36

Who doesn’t love a dog playing Poker? Make any hound-lovers holiday season extra merry by gifting them this classy flask — preferably filled with a heaping helping of hooch!

hound flask

Limited Edition “Bar Hounds” Signed Print, $74.95

Literally deck their halls with a signed print of one of Depler’s most recognized works. It’s a thoughtful and easy way to add a pop of personality to any room of the house.

bar hounds

Mad Dog Leather Ice Bucket, $76

The key to keeping the party alive is ensuring there’s always plenty of ice cold bevs at the ready, any host that can make that look this easy (and elegant) is a straight up #bossbitch.

ice bucket

Doxtoberfest Pint Glass and Coaster Set, $10-$29

Perfect for drinking while donning your best lederhosen, this adorable little Doxie is guaranteed to get a danke schön!


Date Night Coasters, $29

The perfect finishing touch to any Netflix and Chill sesh, these Date Night coasters displaying a darling dog date let your drinking buddy know you’re ready to go steady.

date night

If you don’t see exactly what you’re looking for this holiday season, Original Depler also offers these timeless designs on totes, beer mugs, makeup bags, high ball glasses, serving trays, bottle openers, and more!

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Written by: Ally Nesmith

December 4, 2015

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