Apr 2017

Behind the Scenes: What's With the Name, Cats Like Us?

On a daily basis we are asked how we came up with the name for the store "Cats Like Us". The short answer is that it's the name of a great song. But the long answer is hopefully a little...

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Apr 2017

Resources : Tips For Mens Rockabilly Hair

Whether you have a pompadour, side part, psycho pomp or just slick it back, most likely you use some sort of styling product, like pomade. Even gals will use pomade for their Victory Rolls! We get a lot of questions...

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Mar 2017

The Tunes of Tiki Tuesday

Meagan Kyla

  When we have a gathering for some tropical libations, we often get asked, "What are we listening too?!" To set the mood, we find ourselves putting on a few different artist's that embody the Polynesian Pop vibe. Music that...

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Feb 2017

Tiki Tuesday: Some of Our Favorite Luau Recipes

Luau is a traditional Hawaiian party or feast that is usually accompanied by entertainment. Get a few free tunes for your next luau here.   Happy Tiki Tuesday! I wanted to share some of my favorite luau foods that I...

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Feb 2017

Retro (Hair) Style: An Ode to the Beehive

Meagan Kyla
Tagged: hair , style

On June 10th 2016 the world mourned Margaret Vinci Heldt, the creator of the iconic beehive hairstyle. A woman who teased and volumized the hair world in the 1960s into new heights, taking inspiration from a conical black velvet fez hat!...

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Feb 2017

What is Across Lots Millinery & Adornments?

Julie Ann

I was lucky enough to meet Monica as a customer at Cats Like Us. Then I found out she has a business making gorgeous hair accessories reminiscent of vintage Hollywood Glamour under the name Across Lots.  How did Across Lots...

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Feb 2017

Cheap Beer - The Perfect Retro Beverage!

Mixed drinks, martinis, and polynesian libations are real crowd pleasers when it comes to having a drink to fit your retro lifestyle. But there is something to be said for the look, history, and low price of a cheap good...

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Feb 2017

Orange Drink: The Retro Un-Cola

While waiting for the Balboa dance lessons to end and the attendees of the Rhythm shuffle event to peruse our wares, I was chit chatting with my mom. She had come to help run our Cats Like Us table and...

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