On display

July 30th, 2021

After a month of riotous colour we’re sobering up now into August with some LBDs. The dot or dash of white does give them some whimsy to perk things up a bit. Why don’t you come by to see them in person? We’re open daily (including this Civic Monday) for all your fashion wants and needs.

L~Oscar de la Renta black silk taffeta dress, size 2-4. Crinoline sold separately.

C~Dolce & Gabbana hand crochet skirt & top set, new with tags. Size 4-6. Slip sold separately. Dolce & Gabbana polka dot crossbody.

R~Balenciaga tiered A-line organza dress, size 8-ish. Crinoline sold separately. Vintage hand-knotted, glass pearl necklace.

On display

July 23rd, 2021

Mighty magenta is here to woo you with it’s hypnotically saturated beauty. It’s not often we get in 3 dresses of this hue to do a window with, but today is the day! And oh what pretty dresses they are, more details below.💜

L~ Versace jersey frill dress, size 0-2. Art Deco Czech crystal long (doubled) necklace.

C~1960’s accordion pleated dress, size 4-6. Crinoline sold separately.

R~Blumarine silk satin dress with removable collar/necklace, size 4.

On display

July 16th, 2021

Some really beautiful vintage dresses flounced their way into the shop this week. Everyone who lays their eyes upon that centre dress is magnetized to it instantly. She doesn’t have a label but is definitely a prominent designer! If she could only talk…

L~Oscar de la Renta silk taffeta rose dress, size 4-6.

C~1950’s pink cotton organza dress with ribbon details, size 0-2.

R~Rappi 1950’s silk chiffon kitten bow dress, size 4. Crinoline sold separately.

On display

July 9th, 2021

Make them green with envy at your next event as you enter the room wearing chartreuse. This ultra fresh summer hue pops and is guranteed to put you in a great mood. Hey, what are you doing this weekend? You should plan to visit us as we have so many new arrivals to show you!

L~1960’s silk dress with hand detailed empire bodice, size 6.

C~Oscar de la Renta lazer cut silk dress, size 10.

R~1960’s hand beaded dress with pockets, size 8-10.

On display

July 2nd, 2021

Chaotic swirls of colour are grounded and balanced out with black this week in our window. Labels dominate here but that 1950’s cotton novelty skirt holds it’s own by having such a funtastic print. It’s guranteed to be a conversation starter when you’re out on a patio this summer.

L~Missoni knit dress, size 10.

C~1950’s cotton novelty “State Fair” skirt, size 2-4 (crinoline sold separately). Chanel 1998 silk logo knit top, size S.

R~Contemporary Pucci silk chiffon dress, size 4.

On display

June 25th, 2021

It’s tulle time here at The Cat’s Meow. On it’s own or decorated with beads, it’s hard to argue that tulle is a very feminine textile. Below are some fine examples for you to ogle.

L~1990’s ballerina style tulle gown, size 0-4. 1970’s choker.

C~Oscar de la Renta hand beaded tulle dress, size 4-6.

R~Oscar de la Renta tulle, chantilly lace and silk chiffon gown, size 8.

On display

June 18th, 2021

These glittery golden girls are ready to blow off some COVID steam, won’t you help them in their endevour? We’re now open daily for all your fashion wants and needs.

L~1960’s hand beaded brocade dress, size 6. YSL Kate gold leather tassel purse.

C~1950’s pleated skirt (crinoline not included), size 2-4. 1970’s mesh top, size S-M.

R~Bottega Veneta fringe dress, size 6.

On display

June 11th, 2021

These shades of pink are partying it up in celebration of our re-opening today. We’re back to our regular hours now and have soooo many new treats in store for you to see and touch. So grab a friend and c’mon over, we’ve missed you!

L~ Valentino wool bubble dress, size 8. Chanel 2000 charm and leather necklace.

C~Prada metallic brocade dress, size 0-2.

R~Lanvin silk 2 tone dress with beaded sides, size 4-6.

On display

June 4th, 2021

Drink in these juicy citrus tones now and you’ll be able to skip your daily dose of vitamin C tomorrow. The hot weather is coming and these frocks were meant for some fun in the sun or on a patio at sunset. The vintage jewels are pretty sweet too, don’t you think?

L~Missoni knit mini dress, size 0-4.

C~McQueen knit dress, size M-L. Chanel 1980’s & 1990’s necklaces.

R~Dolce & Gabbana Majolica print silk dress, size 8. Edwardian French brass and enamel snake necklace.

On display

May 28th, 2021

We’ve got your rainy day blues and navies here. All these beauties have great labels including that left showstopper. It’s by couturier George Halley and features yards and yards of silk chiffon encrusted with thousands of crystals, pearls and cabochons. So regal and floaty!

L~George Halley 1960’s silk chiffon gown with hand beaded neckline, size 4-6.

C~Oscar de la Renta floral organza dress, size 4.

R~Peter Pilotto silk corset gown, size 0-2.