The coastal grandmother aesthetic has been sweeping social media and infiltrating friend groups—and it’s hard to hate a trend that personifies a laid back, beachy vibe. And while the breezy aesthetic was hot this past spring and summer, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t fit perfectly in these upcoming fall and winter months.
The best part is that not only is it easy to achieve this style in both your clothing and home decor during the year’s coziest months, but there are also plenty of ways that your pet can correspond as well. And we'll show you how.
Coastal Grandmother for Pets This Fall
What Is Coastal Grandmother Style?
And How Does It Fit Into Fall?
And How Does It Fit Into Fall?
While the trend’s name does indeed include “grandmother” in the title, it’s really an aesthetic that can be taken on by anyone.
Coastal grandmother embraces crisp, clean colors and earth tones, as well as simple and loose-fitting silhouettes for clothing. Think of light beige or soft blue loose-knit sweaters and white linen pants. Oversized white button-ups and rattan sun hats are also totally on this menu.
Fashion stylist Gabrielle Porcaro says that Diane Keaton in the 2003 rom-com "Something's Gotta Give" is the perfect example of the style.
“I think the urge to stay comfortable post-pandemic is what made the relaxed style so popular,” says Porcaro. “It's the epitome of easy, chic yet comfortable.”
And if you think this trend only fits in the spring and summer months, think again.
“It's definitely a trans-seasonal trend for both fashion and home,” says Porcaro, who believes the trend is actually a better fit for fall and winter. “I think the big adjustment is swapping out lighter fabrics for heavier, more cozy ones. Pull in more textures, like ribbed or braided pieces, or plush, super soft pieces.”
When integrating the coastal grandmother aesthetic into your home décor, opt for neutral colors and natural materials, like wicker, shells, branches and wood pieces. Skip the bold, busy fabrics and patterns.
Basically, prioritize “anything that looks like it was found in nature,” Porcaro says.
Oh, and don’t forget to include the coziest fabrics you can get your hands on.
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How to Integrate Coastal Grandmother Into Your Pet’s Wardrobe, Bedding and More
A bonus for pet parents? This style translates perfectly to pet clothing and furniture: Go for cat and dog beds that boast plush, cozy cushions; bed frames for small pets that feature natural materials; and, for apparel, cable knit sweaters, scarves, beanies and puffer vests in neutral shades to round out your pup’s wardrobe.
Other coastal grandmother style tips for pets? Integrate stripes and knits in your pet's apparel; this pattern and this fabric make it easy to match with your pet, as you probably already have a few striped sweaters and other cozy knits in your closet.
To help you and your pet perfectly achieve the coastal grandmother look, we’ve rounded up some easy ways to seamlessly incorporate the hot trend into you and your pet’s life.
Coastal Grandmother Pet Apparel
Get the Fall Coastal Grandmother Look
Frisco Manhattan Tweed Dog & Cat Coat ($22)
Keep pets warm this winter with this tweet coat, which also boasts a neutral hue that’ll match any and all of their accessories.
Frisco Soft Sherpa Dog & Cat Coat ($19)
With a sherpa coat this cozy, you’ll want to cuddle up with your pet all winter long. Available in one color, Oatmeal, this shade is very appropriate for the coastal grandmother trend.
Frisco Tweed Ruffle Skirt Dog & Cat Dress ($18)
Available in sizes XS to XXL, this brand-new, neutral-colored Frisco ruffle skirt will look great on dogs and cats, alike. Plus, ruffles are all the rage this year, so your pet will be even more on-trend.
GF Pet Chalet Dog Sweater ($18)
This turtleneck cable-knit sweater screams “fall.” Not only does its texture align with the coastal grandmother vibe, but it’s also available in beige, perfectly fitting the aesthetic.
Pendleton National Park Dog Coat ($49)
Not only does Pendleton make dog beds in the most relaxing colors, but the brand also sells an array of coats that are so cute, you’ll want one of your own. For this particular National Park dog coat, the cozy fabric feels like wool and is sure to keep your pet warm. Meanwhile, the horizontal stripes in shades of orange and navy help seamlessly ease your way into the fall season.
Frisco Boulder Plaid Insulated Dog & Cat Puffer Coat ($20)
Plaids and stripes have always been timeless fashion choices, and this fall season, they happen to also be on-trend. Water-resistant and lined with fleece, this coat is available in a beautiful blue that features an understated black checker pattern around the chest and neck area.
Touchdog Split-Vent Designer Waterproof Dog & Cat Raincoat ($32)
Raincoats like this one perfectly fit the coastal grandmother trend, Porcaro says, thanks to its crisp blue hue and design. Plus, functionally, it boasts a waterproof shell complete with an adorable hood.
Frisco Dog & Cat Cable Knitted Sweater ($16)
Available in Navy, Frisco's cable knitted sweater will keep your pet warm on the chilliest of days.
Coastal Grandmother Pet Home Decor
Get Coastal Grandma-Cozy with These Must-Haves
PetAmi Fluffy Waterproof Blanket ($17)
This microfiber polyester blanket will transform your pet’s bed into a cozy, luxurious haven. It’s also machine-washable, making cleaning a breeze.
Naturals by Rosewood Chill N Snooze Bed ($13)
Calling all the smaller pet babies! This basket is made of woven hyacinth and rattan, and it will look beautiful when lined with comfy cushioning.
Sam's Pets Nala Wicker Cat Bed ($116)
This modern wicker cat bed is the perfect way to add texture to your home decor. It’s handcrafted and features a plush white pillow inside.
Trisha Yearwood Pet Collection Wicker Dog Bed ($86)
Made of woven rattan in a soft gray hue, this dog bed will look cute in any room. Oh, and with the plush cream-colored cushion (which is machine-washable, by the way), your pup will be lounging in style.
Frisco Self Warming Bolster Round Cat Bed ($12)
Available in a variety of colors, this comfy, self-warming bolster bed will help pet parents carve out a cozy, coastal grandmother-themed corner for their pet.
Pendleton Rocky Mountain National Park Pillow Dog Bed ($139)
With stripes and a seafoam green background, this Pendleton bed is a coastal grandmother dream. It’s made of soft polar fleece, and it features a special design that keeps the filling from moving around.
New Age Pet ecoFLEX Piedmont Dog Bowls & Storage ($95)
Upgrade your pet’s feeding station with this elevated bowl-holder that doubles as a stylish storage bin that not only helps you maximize your space but is also a sleek way to store your pet’s food.
Frisco Round Cat Dish ($4)
For a chic cat dish that'll fit into any aesthetic, really, turn to Frisco's round, cream-colored cat dish. It's also available in coastal grandmother-friendly color gray.
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