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In the run up to Pet Fashion Week, a new tool reveals the salaries of six internet-famous pets with shocking (and somewhat depressing) findings.

Did you know Karl Lagerfeld’s cat Choupette earns the equivalent of 692 Chanel hangbags in one year! Similarly, internet meme Grumpy Cat could purchase 15,966 pairs of Louboutin Cataclou 60 espadrilles with an annual income of $12,693,333!  A new tool reveals the six richest pets in the world with SHOCKING results.

Have you ever considered how much the world’s most affluent animals really earn? Now you can compare yourself against the pets of the net, the furry and feathered millionaires that can afford a wardrobe lined with some of the most iconic fashion pieces.

Created by pet food brand Webbox, Pets of the Net allows you to find out how much your salary compares with that of an internet-famous pet with shocking (and somewhat depressing) results.

For example, in one year Spotify-verified Doug the Pug could purchase a staggering 239 Burberry Kensington Heritage Trench Coats whereas Karl Lagerfeld’s Choupette earns the equivalent of 692 black Chanel 2.55 Handbags per year.

Fancy trotting around in Manolo Blahnik’s iconic dark blue tweed Hangisi flats? The timeless classics come with a hefty price tag of $985 but Gigoo the chicken could afford to fork out for 906 pairs every day.

At Pet Fashion Week August 27th, fashion-forward felines and dolled-up dogs will be donned in their finest clothes ready to strut their stuff on the catwalks.

The Insta-famous pet salaries are also considerably higher than the US average household income of $59,039 per year, which it would take Grumpy Cat just 75 hours and 34 minutes to earn.

Known for her permanently peeved facial expression, Grumpy Cat earns an estimated $34,776.26 in a day, compared to $219.98 per day based on the US average household income.

Everyone’s favourite doggo, Doug the Pug, earns a tail-wagging $476,000 a year, which is $416,961 more than the average US household. The most famous pug on the planet is well-known for his dress sense; dressing up as Harry Potter, Frozen’s Elsa, and even a taco.

As well as his big wardrobe, he has an even bigger dog house to keep his money in, with daily earnings totalling just over $1,000.

The cash-rich companions featured in the piece include:

 

Name

Animal

Average Household Income (USD)*

Time to earn US Average Household Income

US Average

$59,039

1 year

Grumpy Cat

Cat

$12,693,333

75 hours and 34 minutes

Gigoo the Chicken

Chicken

$892,500

1,072 hours, 7 minutes and 15 seconds

Choupette

Cat

$3,808,000

250 hours, 57 minutes and 38 seconds

Doug the Pug

Pug

$476,000

2,009 hours, 53 minutes and 58 seconds

Keyboard Cat

Cat

$9,520,000

100 hours, 12 minutes and 20 seconds

JiffPom

Pomeranian

$5,950,000

160 hours, 17 minutes and 3 seconds

 

To see how your salary compares against these fashion-forward furries, please visit: https://www.webbox.co.uk/pets-of-the-net/salary-calculator/

The US average household income is based on US Census data.

Data sources include: US Census, Time, Vogue, Chanel, Burberry, Manolo, Net-a-Porter.

Where salary data was unavailable, a leading social media expert estimated figures based on modern industry averages.

Pet Fashion Week, which starts August 27th.

Co-written with Lucia

Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email: suzanna@t2conline.com

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Live From The Hotel Edison Times Square Chronicles Presents Shani Grosz, Dee Rivera, Shani Grosz, Daniela Reginato and Jane Elissa

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“Live From The Hotel Edison Times Square Chronicles Presents”, is a new show that is filmed live every Wednesday from 5 – 6 in the lobby of the iconic Hotel Edison, before a live audience. We will run the video on our site every Thursday and then it moves onto the podcast networks.

In this episode T2C’s publisher and owner Suzanna Bowling talks with Dee Rivera, Shani Grosz, Daniela Reginato and Jane Elissa. This show was all about women entrepreneurs and empowering women. 
We were so proud because the show and our guests are now featured on the TV screens in the lobby and the hotel rooms.

I am so grateful to my guests Dee, Shani, Daniela and Jane for joining me. Thank-you Magda Katz for videoing and creating the content to go live, the audience who showed up to support us, Rommel Gopez and The Hotel Edison  for their kindness and hospitality.

We hope to see you there on February 28th. We will announce our guests shortly.

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Live From The Hotel Edison Times Square Chronicles Presents Has Added One More Guest Dee Rivera

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Women entrepreneur and empowering women is what this week’s podcast and show is about. Joining our guests Shani Grosz, Daniela Reginato and Jane Elissa is the fabulous Dee Rivera.

Dee Rivera is considered by many the Latina of fashion and the trailblazer in discovering new designers, bringing nearly 25 years of fashion and public relations experience, and working with some of the most recognizable fashion, beauty, luxury, lifestyle brands, and celebrities in the world, Dee has her polished finger on the pulse of the next big trend.

Dee’s background started in editorial fashion working for magazines such as Modern Bride Magazine, Essence Communication, and spent 3 years as the Director of Fashion at Latina Magazine. Her career shifted when she decided to dabble into public relations. Ever the entrepreneur, the rest is history. She is the creator of Latinista.com, Latinista Fashion Week, Hamptons Fashion Week, Times Square Fashion Week, and the author of Glambition Knocking Down Walls in Heels. As CEO and founder of DCG Public Relations and DCG Media Group, Dee is an expert at crafting and delivering the messages of her brands to the media, and consumers alike. She works tirelessly to secure the top print outlets as well as high profile digital magazines, blogs, and national TV with a gift of the pen and a flair for the dramatic, she is also a jet setting lifestyle writer, forthcoming author, and animal lover. Her goal is to have a farm & rescue all animals who need a home.

Follow her at IG: @dcgpublicrelations

“Live From The Hotel Edison Times Square Chronicles Presents”, is a new show that is filmed live every Wednesday from 5 – 6 in the lobby of the iconic Hotel Edison, before a live audience. To see our first episode click here and our second episode click here. Please join us this Wednesday at 5pm in the Edison Hotel lobby for this exciting chat.

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Live From The Hotel Edison Times Square Chronicles Presents Our Guests Shani Grosz, Daniela Z Reginato and Jane Elissa

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Women entrepreneur and empowering women is what this week’s podcast and show is about. I am so pleased to announce our guests Shani Grosz, Daniela Reginato and Jane Elissa.

Shani Grosz

For over two decades, Shani Grosz has created beautiful dresses for women. Her signature line is known for its use of color blocking and cutting-edge tailoring, creating the perfect silhouettes.

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Her message is very clear: See the dress but FOCUS on the woman. She dresses News anchors, Broadway stars, television personalities and many more in the entertainment industry who flock to Shani. Shani’s designs are like the perfect little black dress –something every woman needs in her wardrobe that she can always count on to let her look her best. A graduate of Parson’s School of Design, Shani, is an internationally recognized designer with over two decades as the President and Designer of SHANI Collection. She has won many prestigious design awards for her well executed vision of “Wearable Art”. Shani works closely at developing up and coming talent. Shani designs for the modern woman, celebrating her multi-faceted lifestyle that allows her to be both feminine and strong.

Daniela Z Reginato

Daniela Zahradnikova Reginato, has over twenty years experience in haute couture, fashion distribution, customer acquisition and retention, marketing strategy, relationship management and social-media-driven market development.

Daniela Z Reginato Fashion

Following the launch of a successful and lucrative modeling career, Mrs. Reginato had leadership positions at the Mercer Hotel, Georgio’s in FL, Domenico Vacca and  Zoom, Southampton, NY where daily sales volumes averaged $10,000. Mrs. Reginato co-founded Space Sixteen, SoHo and Southampton, NY, where she served as Creative Director and Marketing Strategist.

Daniela in Daniela Z Reginato Fashion

In these capacities Mrs. Reginato identified emerging trends and nurtured leading designers, NFP, Fairchild Baldwin, Andraab, Casana, AGF, Tusk, Lorenz-Bach, Giorgio of Palm Beach, Olfactive Studio and Victor DeSouza each.  She recruited King Saladeenn, Craig Holt, Edwina Sandys and Jeffrey Teresen to provide artistic works. Mrs. Reginato also founded and funded Yoy Dally, an NGO dedicated to increasing awareness of the plight of the Romani children of Eastern Europe with links to a cultural center in Bucharest for Romani children and in concern with the Roma delegation to the United Nations, Office of Foreign Missions.  Specifically, Mrs. Reginato’s work focused on addressing the harsh treatment of Romani children in Eastern European schools including bullying, low graduation rates and educational under achievement.

Jane Elissa and Mauricio Martinez, a past recipient of the benefit’s Shining Star Award. Photo by Eleanor Tivnan.

For the past 25 years fashion designer, artist/designer and author Jane Elissa has been voluntarily raising money for cancer and leukemia research through her benefits and designs. She is also an advocate for Leukemia Research. Her whimsical hats have become best-sellers and her handmade creations have been collected by people from all over the world.

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Her unique one of a kind- appliqued, beaded, jeweled and painted NY pieces are made to inspire us to have a whimsical and positive vision of life. Her Victorian and Deco inspired retro pieces are collectibles that use vintage fabrics in combination with new ones to bring the past into the present.

Jane Elissa luggage

All of Jane’s works reflect her unique talent of putting unexpected pieces together in a collage to create a story. She not only encourages you to try and imagine “her” story, but also to see into the works and create your own. With her commitment to charity and her expert craftsmanship, she’s proud to present these works for sale.

Jane Elissa jacket

“Live From The Hotel Edison Times Square Chronicles Presents ”, is a new show that is filmed live every Wednesday from 5 – 6 in the lobby of the iconic Hotel Edison, before a live audience. To see our first episode click here and our second episode click here. Please join us this Wednesday at 5pm in the Edison Hotel lobby for this exciting chat.

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It Was A Saltburn Midsummer Night’s Dream Ending Fashion Week Shani Grosz

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Nobody puts on a fashion show like Shani Grosz. Closing out the week Shani’s over the top “A Saltburn Midsummer Night’s Dream” display over at the Copacabana at West 51st Street was part Moulin Rouge and part circus.

You were greeted with performances and trucks handing out vintage popcorn.

Shani and newscasters

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In the audience were the actresses, athletes and television news anchors Shani dresses. I saw Rita Crosby and the two-time U.S. national champion and Olympic Figure Skater Gracie Gold whose new memoir just came out.

The fashion was ultra feminine and flattered every women’s figure. Shani Grosz’s dresses have such a flattering fit, that she makes every woman look like a superstar. Her clothes are timeless, elegant, her fabrics are sourced from all over the world. Feathers, beading, embroidery, Swarovski crystals. and sequins create a floaty, dreamy feeling, but these are women who have their feet firmly planted on the ground.

Shani has dressed thousands of women who because of the career and life styles must look fabulous and feel comfortable, because there is an audience watching their every move. Grosz knows how to make all women look and feel their best, no matter what their job is.

The Shani’s Collections are sold at Saks and Nordstrom. The Focus by Shani line is available at Nordstrom Rack, Saks Off 5th and Kohl’s. Both collections are available online at www.shanicollection.com.

Grosz creates a new dress collection twice a year, her clothes are so timeless they will never goes out of style.

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César Galindo’s is a highly sought-after A-list designer, stylist, with an uncanny flair for beautiful creative visions.

Over 35 years in the business, Cesar’s designs have been seen in Houston, New York, Paris, Hong Kong, and Milan. He has creating paradigm-shifting designs that have shaped iconic brands, including Dolce & Gabbana and Calvin Klein.

He has helped establish and grow brands such as L.A.M.B. by Gwen Stefani, the Kimora Lee Simmons Collection, and the newest launch of Baby Phat. Three Cesar Galindo gowns stunned patrons of Diane Von Furstenberg’s prestigious MET gala, including one for the hostess herself.

As a stylist, Cesar has created eye-popping, jaw-dropping red-carpet styles for A-listers, including Madonna, Cyndi Lauper, Courteney Cox, and Missy Elliott.

His career journey began with a stint designing corsets a

and period costumes for The Miami City Ballet and The Houston Grand Opera.

His clothes this season were elegant, and old world glamorous.

With sequins and rich jewel colors. This is a collection that is wearable and will make you stand out in any event.

It was fun watching Consuelo Vanderbuilt walking the runway, showing fashion is timeless.

The hair by Eddie Wunderlich, was so chic, simple and high fashion. He truly knows how to show off the glamor of fabulous fashion. Eddie along with Dee Rivera invited me to experience César Galindo’s stunning work and I am so glad they did.

At the show was writer and socialite Dena McCoy, make-up artist Amanda Dobery, artist Roger Sichel, Michael Hershman the CEO of the Soloviev Foundation, Fashion industry expert Ezequiel De La Rosa and so many more. fashion is definitely alive in NYC,

 

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