Events at our Boutique Location — fashion

Smoking Hot Bags Pop-Up Shop!

Event date Crafts & home Fashion

  Smoking Hot Bags is the creation of local artists Leanne & Bill, once customers of mine and now friends, come and see their handbag creations on Saturday, May 21 from 5-8pm at Cats Like Us.Smoking Hot Bags are made from upcycled cigar boxes and sometimes wine boxes. Each is unique and hand painted. Leanne's specialty is horror movie designs, but she can create custom ones to match any style. She doesn't vend out often, but can be found at pinup events and horror conventions around the Western New York area. We are lucky to have her in the shop,...

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Across Lots Hair Adornment Pop Up Shop!

Event date Behind the scenes Fashion Local

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. Please stop by Cats Like Us Saturday, April 25 from 11am-6pm to shop her accessories. We'll also be happy to coordinate an outfit around her hair decor!A little bit about the company... Across Lots is a millinery and accessories boutique based in Buffalo, NY. Using antique and vintage materials, they create pieces that recall the fashions of yesteryear. Their offerings include veils, fascinators/cocktail hats,...

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Straus Pinstriping at Cats Like Us!

Event date Crafts & home Fashion Lifestyle Local

Come by and meet Paul Straus on Saturday, December 8 from 11am-6pm. He's been striping for over 30 years and will be pinstriping all day in the shop!  Want a certain something pinstriped? You can bring in any "stripe-able" items for him to paint! He'll stripe them for a nominal fee. (But no smooth patent leather, please.) Paul will have some items already pinstriped for sale too. Note: striping is on a FIRST COME FIRST SERVE BASIS. Cats Like Us is the EXCLUSIVE retailer of Straus striped one-of-a-kind vintage handbags: We also have wall mounted Straus striped tikis available in-store...

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Retro Fits for YOU

Posted Andrew Davis Fashion Style

Ever wonder what's the deal with all the women in the 1950s having tiny waists? Want to wear retro, but don't think you can? Not sure of your measurements but want to buy retro clothes? Need help styling the retro pieces you have? Not sure if you need something tailored to fit? Cats Like Us is here to help! On a daily basis we get asked these questions and thought, we can help you! It's our job! This is a seminar hosted by our very own Meagan Hendrickson that will teach you how to take your measurements, what sizes mean...

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