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Just who are Alfie & Rex?

Alfie and Rex are relatives of a sort. Distant brothers living in different generations. Alfie was a pet of the 1970s whose memory lives on. Rex is a nephew in present times. Both dogs. Both terriers. Alfie a Yorkie. Rex a JR. Alfie & Rex are the two canine influences of the company, Alfie & Rex, born in 2004.

Combining a love of dogs, photography and silkscreen, I started Alfie & Rex as an experiment. Living in London for eight years exposed me to the hip and innovative styles of Portobello Market and London's unique fashion scene. Back in New York, I decided to revive an old interest in photo silkscreen with an unusual subject: dogs. Once I started designing photo silkscreen portraits of dogs, I couldn't stop. At the time of this writing, I have designed over fifty breed silkscreens. The idea of a dog owner proudly wearing a…

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  • Born on December 8
  • Joined July 31, 2006

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camera, silkscreens, ink, fabric

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About

Just who are Alfie & Rex?

Alfie and Rex are relatives of a sort. Distant brothers living in different generations. Alfie was a pet of the 1970s whose memory lives on. Rex is a nephew in present times. Both dogs. Both terriers. Alfie a Yorkie. Rex a JR. Alfie & Rex are the two canine influences of the company, Alfie & Rex, born in 2004.

Combining a love of dogs, photography and silkscreen, I started Alfie & Rex as an experiment. Living in London for eight years exposed me to the hip and innovative styles of Portobello Market and London's unique fashion scene. Back in New York, I decided to revive an old interest in photo silkscreen with an unusual subject: dogs. Once I started designing photo silkscreen portraits of dogs, I couldn't stop. At the time of this writing, I have designed over fifty breed silkscreens. The idea of a dog owner proudly wearing a beautiful image of their dog's breed on a t-shirt was a new one, and owners responded enthusiastically. It was only a matter of time before I was also designing t-shirts for the dogs themselves.

Alfie & Rex continues to evolve, but will always be about beautiful images, of and for, dogs and their owners.

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