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November 10th, 2017

Dark navy from day to night, what better alternative is there to black? And yes, that’s a different Chanel jacket (on the right) than what we posted up for you last week. In fact, we’ve gotten in a couple of new Chanel items since then including a gorgeous grey bouclé wool motorcycle style jacket with jewelled buttons! That’s why it’s always good to pop in for a visit. We’re open 7 days a week.

L~ Ferragamo wool cardigan, size M. Lanvin 1970’s lucite necklace. Mugler skirt, size S.

C~ Armani (black label) burnout velvet bias cut gown, size 10. 1940’s necklace.

R~Chanel jacket, size 6-8. Etro leather purse.

Chanel treats

November 3rd, 2017

We were spoiled rotten with (Chanel) treats this Hallowe’en so we thought we’d share them with you here. Take a taste of what’s new below, but this isn’t all of it! Oh no, we have more in store so c’mon by soon kittens.

Chanel 1994 dangle logo brooch. Measures 3″ x 1½”.

Chanel 1994 clover brooch. Measures 2½” x 2½”.

Chanel 2001 taupe leather woven bracelet. Measures 9″ x 1¼”.

Chanel runway 1994 leather woven rigid chain cuff. Measures 3″ thick with a 2½”diameter.

Chanel runway leather cuff. Measures 7½”x 1¼”.

Chanel runway 1993 birdcage earrings. Measures 2¾” x 1½”.

Chanel tassel earrings. Measures 2½” x 1¼”

Chanel UFO pearl earrings. Measures 1″.

Chanel pearl modernist earrings. Measures 1″

Chanel CC earrings. Measures 1″

Chanel runway 1993 hand hammered massive hoops. Measures 4″ x 2½”.

Chanel black cashmere military style jacket. Size 8

 

Chanel 2002 black asymmetrical bouclé jacket. Size 36/2-4

Chanel coin necklace. Measures 70″ total.

Chanel gold braid necklace with CC fob. Measures 78″ total.

Chanel 1984 red leather woven gold chain swag belt. Measures 33½” total.

Chanel black quilted lambskin purse/clutch. Measures 10″ x 1½” x 5″.

Chanel early 1980’s 2.55 double flap black lambskin purse. Measures 10″ x 2¼” x 6¾”.

On display

November 3rd, 2017

WARNING; the following content is graphic! Today’s busy lifestyle calls for a chic busy print, don’t you think? If so, then consider one of these sleeved fall looks to inject some fun into your current wardrobe.

L~Escada silk dress, size 4. 1970’s Miss Dior belt, S.

C~McQueen knit dress with cut away sleeves, size M.

R~Oscar boucle knit coat with mink trim, size 10.

On display

October 27th, 2017

We’re back in black this week and trimmed with a little fur. I often get into conversations with customers about the politics of wearing fur these days. There are many people, myself included, that will only wear vintage fur as it’s recycling and the funds don’t go back into the farming/trapping of animals. Hey if someone killed me for my hide, they better rock the hell out of it for decades to come! On the flip side, we do live in a cold climate and the fur industry does contribute to household incomes and our Canadian economy. So at the end of the day, you do you!

L~1950’s wedge silk lined coat with fox sleeves. One size fits most.

C~1960’s brocade dress with mink sleeves, size 4-6. 1970’s choker.

R~1960’s brocade coat with fox hem, size M.

On display

October 20th, 2017

Embrace you inner queen and enrobe yourself in one of these amethyst looks. This hue is so rich and luxe, it’s no wonder why purple was the colour of royalty!

L~J. Mendel chiffon goddess gown, size 4.

C~1960’s bubble hem dress, size 0.

R~1960’s 3 pc wool suit with chinchilla collar, size 8-10.

On display

October 13th, 2017

Chocolate hues and vining grapes set the tone for this label heavy autumn display. Go from day to cocktail hour in that one-pocketed Prada on the right with a toss of the cardigan/blazer. It’s a super versatile workhorse of a dress! That centre Pucci- not so much. It’s more of a show pony, meant to dazzle your on-lookers with it’s fab print and poet sleeves. Separates are not to be overlooked over on the left. Dior ruffles and ribbons abound on that romantic crochet cardigan. It’s paired with a warm wool Celine pleated skirt which would look sweet with some tall leather boots. And there is loads more in store kittens!

L~Dior crochet cardigan, size 10. 1940’s lapel pin. Celine 1970’s wool skirt, size 8-10.

C~Pucci 1970’s organza gown with poet sleeves, size 0.

R~Prada chocolate dress with pocket, size 6. 1970’s clear crystal necklace.

On display

October 6th, 2017

Silver and grey are at play for this upcoming Thanksgiving weekend. How sexual is that centre 1970’s backless gown?!? The walk-away-factor™ is off the charts. It’s probably the lowest cutout we’ve ever had here at  the Meow Meow.  How low can you go?

Please note; we will be closed this coming Monday the 9th in order to sleep off the tryptophan.

L~Escada pleated skirt, size S. Marlowe cashmere top, size M. 1940’s sterling lobster pin.

C~1970’s grey wool hand sequined gown, size 8-10. Fab

R~1960’s grey wool studded dress, size 6.

On display

September 29th, 2017

With scrolling vines & leaves these organic ensembles are free of pesticides and fertilizers but they may induce hormones….

L~1960’s hand beaded knit dress, size 4-8. Sold

C~McQueen knit dress, size 6.

R~Chanel knit skirt, size 8-10. 1960’s hand beaded cashmere cardigan, size M Sold.

On display

September 22nd, 2017

Fall is officially upon us. And with the change of seasons comes a change of stock here at The Cat’s Meow. Woolens, cashmeres, furs, coats and fab autumn/winter dresses that we’ve squirreled away have now made their way onto the floor. Some really cool pieces need you to look at them and appreciate them, don’t let them down.

L~Byblos 1980’s avocado green dress, size 6. 1960’s Swiss watch pendant necklace sold.

C~1970’s hand sequined chiffon print gown, size 0-2.

R~Avocado green knit dress with crystals and gold disks, size 10.

On display

September 15th, 2017

Since everything is “Pumpkin Spice” lately I thought I’d jump on the fall harvest hay/band wagon and work it into the weekly display. Ta-da! Spicy enough? We’ve been injecting so many new items onto the floor this week and should have it all out in a couple of days. You shouldn’t wait for the weather to get chilly to shop, c’mon by soon for the full selection.

L~Narciso Rodriguez wiggle dress, size 6-8 sold. 1970’s coin necklace.

C~1970’s silk print caftan with drama sleeves, size M.

R~Fendi stretch wiggle dress with scalloped trim, size 6-8. Chanel chain & coin necklace.