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Vintage Valentine Pinups

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Fashion Style

Anne Jeffreys With Valentine's Day right around the corner, I thought it would be fun to visit some glamorous pinup's of yesteryear. The wonderful sets, props and costuming, make these photos so lovely and kitschy too. I would be as bold to say that pinups are much better than chocolates, well maybe a close second. Hehe! Ann Miller  Barbara Bates    Marilyn Monroe   Rita Hayworth  Cyd Charisse     Love is in the air, but at Cats Like Us we love you all year around. *Wink* -Meagan Kyla

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Dress Review: Trashy Diva's Victory Floral For the Win

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson

Christina from the Silver Cat Tea Party blog wrote a very insightful review of the Victory Floral Louise dress by Trashy Diva. We loved it so much that we asked her if we could share her blog post on the Cats Like Us blog! Just before Christmas Trashy Diva released their newest print, Victory Floral!  This dress falls into Trashy Diva's knit rayon collection like the Jennys and Mansfields from a few years back. But unlike the sweater-ish thicker jersey-type feel of the Jennys and Mansfields from their solid knit rayon collection, the rayon for this collection is a lot...

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Retro Style : The Versatility of the Little Black Dress (LBD)

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson

image source: Vogue Coco Chanel first introduces the (LBD) Little Black Dress in Vogue Magazine in 1926. The LBD was simple and accessible to women of all social and economic classes. The dress signifies everything from grace and elegance to femme fatale and danger. It's been a staple and a classic for a great reason, it's for every woman.  The versatility of the Little Black Dress is astonishing!   The Emily Flounce Wiggle Dress by Steady Clothing is the perfect combination of classic retro silhouette mixed with modern versatility. The dress can be styled in numerous ways thanks to the...

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Retro Style: Can I Wear A Crinoline?

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Fashion Style

Can I wear a crinoline under my skirt or dress? Maybe, as not all skirts are created equal, so we're going to explore a way to determine if you can wear the Malco Modes crinolines that we specifically sell at Cats Like Us. Our advice and guidance is for a crinoline with a two layer outer skirt that has multiple tiers of nylon net with matching satin binding on each tier. The underskirt is made of nylon organza to prevent scratchiness against your legs. This type of crinoline creates a full look. But before we go on with the show, a little...

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CLU Home Tiki Bar Series: The Hut

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Lifestyle Tiki

We're welcoming our new series for the Cats Like Us blog, featuring and exploring people's home Tiki bars. Since we're mad for all that the tropical, it seemed like a no-brainer! We're kicking off the series by featuring my own Tiki bar that my husband Derek and I like to escape to, our own little tropical island...that's in our backyard.... and it's our garage. Bar name: The Hut Established in the beginning of 2015 when we first purchased our home. When Derek and I saw that the garage had a pellet stove and was insulated (previous owner was a car...

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