March 17th, 2017
If you were to build a time machine and turn the dial back to spring time in the 1960’s, then this may be what you see. We’re throwing you a curve ball this week with some contrasting colours and textiles. Spring is about to be sprung and we are ready for it! So weather (pun intended) you’re a wall flower or a vibrantly loud specimen, we are here 7 days a week to dress you accordingly.
L~1960’s hand beaded hem dress, size 8. Worn with a 1940’s poured glass and crystal necklace.
C~1960’s velvet and tapestry dress, size 2-4.
R~1960’s hand beaded button front dress, size 6-8.
March 10th, 2017
Welcome to our lucky St. Patrick’s Day window! How great are these colours! So saturated and chic. They’re way better than any green beer and without the calories. Spring is coming kittens so we hope this display inspires you and puts some pep in your step.
L~ 1960’s brocade dress sprinkled with prong set crystals, size 12-14.Comes with jacket on right.
C~1950’s chiffon dress, size 0. Crinoline sold separately. Art Deco Czech glass necklace.
R~1960’s brocade jacket, size M. Comes with dress on left.
March 2nd, 2017
Disguise that devilish wit of yours in one of these ethereally feminine blush tone dresses. This perfected tinted neutral is an age old classic and one that can be worn for years to come.
L~ Lida Baday chiffon dress (sleeves pinned back), size 8.
C~ Reem Acra sequin gown, size 6.
R~ Ceil Chapman brocade cocktail dress, size 2. 1960’s crystal belt, fits most.
February 24th, 2017
We went through quite the dry spell when it came to Chanel bags here over the past couple of months! Well now the spell has been broken with the fresh arrival of these 3 plush beauties. Have one that you’re not using? Why keep holding it hostage when you can let it be free to serve it’s purpose on this planet AND make some money? Contact us to set up an appointment; 647-435-5875 or firstname.lastname@example.org It is healthy to purge 😉
Chanel 1980’s quilted black lambskin purse, measures 12″ x 4″ x 8″.
Chanel 1980’s quilted egg yolk lambskin purse, measures 9½” x 3″ x 6½”.
Chanel 1980’s mushroom lambskin quilted cross body, measures 7″ x 3″ x 5″.
As always, please contact us for more details and pricing.
February 24th, 2017
I skipped out on you last week, miss me much? I fled to Havana for some fresh Piña Coladas, they just don’t make them correct here in the 6. Anyhoo, I’m back in black! You would think I would have been inspired by the colourful culture in Cuba and do a crazy wild display. Well Arthur pre-empted me and filled our windows with Pucci & Bessi last week. Wanna see it? Well there is a pic over on our Instagram account for you to check out; @thecatsmeowmeow. Now, onto our current feature ~ Pleats!
L~Elie Saab pleated silk chiffon dress, size 4. 1950’s Austrian jet crystal necklace.
C~1950’s Herbert Sondheim pleated silk chiffon dress, size 6. 1950’s Austrian jet brooch.
R~Ferretti Philosophy pleated silk chiffon dress, size 8.
February 9th, 2017
Ta-Da! Welcome to our Valentine’s Day red display♥ Whether you spend it with your fellow humans, pets or inanimate objects (hey, we don’t judge), we hope you feel the love this coming Tuesday. We ♥ you guys! xox Louise & Arthur.
L~Dior 1970’s sequin jacket, size S-M. Paloma Picasso belt, size S.
C~1960’s hand embroidered velvet caftan coat, one size fits most.
R~1960’s poppy print silk gown, size 12-14. Paloma Picasso belt, size S.
February 2nd, 2017
Inject your wardrobe with some rich golds that won’t break your wallet like the carat kind. That centre lacy number won’t last too long, so don’t hesitate if it’s calling your name. Or you could let your inner bohemian reign supreme in that embroidered 1960’s caplet on the right. We really have so many options here for you. Treat yo self!
L~1960’s hand beaded silk dress, size 0.
C~1950’s lace dress, size 2. Crinoline sold separately.
R~1960’s velvet caplet with gold embroidery, one size. Karl Lagerfeld carwash skirt, size 0.
January 27th, 2017
Navy; the alternative to black as well as soldiers on boats. Casual knit dresses dominate in our window this week. Need something easy & breezy for your upcoming vacay? That centre Chanel would work perfectly belted or unbelted. It just slips over your head, no zips or buttons taking up your precious beach time.
L~1960’s cocktail dress with crochet sleeves, size 4.
C~Chanel knit dress & belt, size M. Deco Egyptian enamel necklace.
R~Fendi knit dress and belt, size 8.
January 20th, 2017
Here’s a dollop of winter white and creams to help you look forward to the spring season. Our inner boho chic meter is off the charts with that centre 1960’s tapestry coat! But what really has our crank turning is the Courrèges gown on the right. It’s clean lines are a minimalist’s dream, a sexy minimalist’s dream that is. You see there are side slits on this gown, thus giving your gams some attention. Oh André, you thought of everything!
L~Louis Vuitton cream & white mod dress, size 8. 1960’s lion’s head brooch.
C~Bonwit Teller 1960’s tapestry coat, size S.
R~1970’s Courrèges ‘Couture Future’ cream wool gown, size 8. 1960’s 5 strand chain & crystal necklace.
January 14th, 2017
If you’re a regular follower of our blog then you’ll know that I don’t post too many dresses pre-1950’s. There are a couple of reasons for this but the main one is wearability. Generally, the older the garment the more fragile it is. When inspecting items I do alot of tugging and listening for snapping fibers. If I feel I could possibly bust through it like the Incredible Hulk while trying it on, then it’s a ‘no-go’. Now grace your eyeballs with that Deco dress on the right. This beauty passed my test and is very wearable for a lucky bride-to-be. It really has a lot going for it; beaded bodice, drama slit sleeves and an open neckline. There is some spotting on the skirt that our dry-cleaner couldn’t get out but as you can see in the pics it’s not noticeable and she presents beautifully!
L~1970’s daisies and dots gown, size 6.
C~1950’s organza dress, size 0. (1 crinoline attached, other not included.)
R~Deco bias cut wedding gown, size 2-6.