He needs a coat. I used the same weird pleather looking stuff that I used for Louis's Zorro Cape. The coat is lined with flannel so that it's nice and warm for Manolo during the winter.
The whole thing is bordered with bias tape. The abdomen straps and collar are separate pieces. I applied bias tape to them and then basted them to the body of the coat. The collar sits on top and the straps are stitched to the underneath. The entire coat is then lined with bias tape. I did some extra securing for the straps on the abdomen.
All in all, he really seems to like his coat.
Here is how I did the measurements