Bella’s Debut!

Who remembers this cute little face from November?

Bella as a puppy

Bella is ready to make her debut here at green 3!

Bella (or LL Belladonna) is a Lagotto Romagnolo (Italian Water Dog). Written evidence places this breed in Romagna as early as the 1600 and throughout the 19th century. Aside from being a water dog the Lagotto was the breed of choice to hunt truffles between the two World Wars. Today the Lagotto Romagnolo is the only purebred dog in the world recognized as a specialized truffle hunter (AKC.org).

Bella participated in her 2nd photo shoot on Friday, May 9th where she modeled a couple dog sweaters for the 2014 Fall/Holiday line. A matching owner scarf will also be available so you can be as stylish as possible during your morning walks!

She spends most of her work days here at the office in the morning where she can watch over everyone and get her work done. Right away in the morning she must make the rounds and say good morning to each and every team member. She also alerts everyone when our UPS driver, Eric, is here with a delivery. Then in the afternoon she heads home for an afternoon nap and some R & R. Some work days she needs time away and visits her friends at Doggie Daycare for a day of fun and playtime (or the occasional grooming session).

Because Bella is a fashionable Italian, and now has experience as a model, she is looking to expand her role at Green 3.  We are excited to announce her new position as Fashion Consultant.  Bella will be tweeting her thoughts on upcoming Green 3 styles, colors, and trends.  She also will weigh in on trends in the marketplace and in popular culture in general. Beginning Monday, June 9, 2014 you can follow her tweets on all these topics and more!

You can follow her on Twitter @Bella_green3

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Photo Shoot & Development

Here at green 3 we are wrapping up our development phase and just waiting on a couple last minute samples – then the fun begins!

This week we started our photo shoot (see preview photos below) for Fall/Holiday! This is an exciting time for us as our artist, Alex, begins to design our new catalog filled with new products! We still have some holiday shots to take in a couple weeks and we’ll be all set to begin proofing followed by printing. Did you know our catalog is printed using soy-based inks on recycled paper?

Once that is done we start getting ready for our trade shows – this year we will take part in Wild Birds Unlimited, Atlanta International Gift & Home Furnishing Market, NY NOW & Wisconsin Holiday Market in Kohler Wisconsin (list subject to change).

In between all these trade shows we will move on to spring development and the cycle begins again!

Here are some fun fall accessory images from our photo shoot – which is your favorite?

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