Australian shepherds and bandanas go together like peanut butter and jelly.
Until this week though, Rain only really had one bandana (a red western-looking number, seen above) that fit her properly. Uncle Atticus left behind a set of holiday bandanas (with prints for Easter, Thanksgiving, and so on) but they were specially made for his larger frame.
My mother recently remarked that Rain needed a light blue bandana to bring out the blue in her eyes. I identified a good candidate (bandana-date?) online at REI and then stopped in last Sunday to make the purchase.
There was only one problem—the blue I had selected looked far more vibrant on screen than it did in person. My heart sank.
The shelf below had additional options: interesting tie-dyed and batik bandanas. My eyes quickly zeroed in on a tie-dyed bandana with a stylish palette.
It has been a big hit so far with friends and family. Visually distinct from her other bandana, but not your usual loud tie-dyed job.
She looks happy to have another fashion option now, don’t you think?