the cat’s meow

calivintage: the cat's meow

and it’s time for round two of the cat dress! and what better way to style a cat print dress, than with a pair of cat eye sunglasses? and for good measure, let’s throw in some sky high wedges while we’re at it! yep, this look put a little spring in my step and brightened my day with it’s silly, cartoonish quality. always good to add a little dose of humor every once in a while.

speaking of humor, i’ve been catching up on all the episodes of parks & recreation lately. i kept hearing that it was a good show, but just never got around to it until now. so i’ve been overdosing on episodes every chance i get! if you haven’t seen it yet, i highly recommend it!

sweater: j.crew infinity cardigan
dress: leah goren cat print dress
shoes: céline wedges
bag: j.w. hulme mini legacy bag
sunglasses: tom ford nikita

calivintage: the cat's meow
calivintage: the cat's meow
calivintage: the cat's meow
calivintage: the cat's meow
calivintage: the cat's meow
calivintage: the cat's meow


51 Responses to the cat’s meow

  1. kate gabrielle June 15, 2011 at 9:13 am #

    I love that dress so much!! And yay for Parks & Recreation! I just got hooked on it last month and I’m definitely obsessed.

  2. Katie June 15, 2011 at 9:14 am #

    parks and rec is HI-LARIous. except when you meet a tom haverford-type guy in person. then you’re like, this ONLY works on tv. go away. but yeah, i LOVE that show. and i love your shoes.

  3. Anne June 15, 2011 at 9:18 am #

    I love this outfit and think your hair looks fabulous!

  4. Meghan June 15, 2011 at 9:21 am #

    I love this dress! Those shoes are really great too. Parks and Rec is one of my favorite shows, too funny

  5. Meghan June 15, 2011 at 9:21 am #

    PS – did you change your hair? I really like it this way

    • erin (calivintage) June 20, 2011 at 12:46 am #

      oh thank you! i haven’t changed it recently, but i’ve been transitioning back to the bob cut and i think it’s my favorite for sure!

  6. Caroline June 15, 2011 at 9:40 am #

    Is this new cat inspiration replacing the bird inspiration nowadays? I like both :) And isn’t Parks and Recreation hilarious?! Amy Poehler is just brilliant.

    • erin (calivintage) June 20, 2011 at 12:47 am #

      well, that’s a tough one to say! i love birds, but something about cats are just so fashioney these days, too! so silly!

  7. Emma June 15, 2011 at 9:46 am #

    I love that cat dress! It’s so wonderful, and the wedges are just perfect with it.

  8. Christina June 15, 2011 at 9:49 am #

    That cat print dress is priceless!

  9. Meena Dhuga June 15, 2011 at 9:50 am #

    love your shoes and cardigan, that yellow colour really suits you :)

    Meena xx

  10. Nury June 15, 2011 at 9:59 am #

    I am in total love with your shoes, love love love them.

  11. Natalya's Closet June 15, 2011 at 10:00 am #

    Lovely dress! And it is beautiful paired with those shoes and the mustard colored sweater! XOXO

  12. Rachel Jones June 15, 2011 at 10:02 am #

    Ah, I’m in love with Parks and Rec, too! Also, I love how you paired the cat print dress with the cat-eye glasses, they are awesome together!

  13. Amy June 15, 2011 at 10:08 am #

    The return of the cat dress is a winner, love how you styled it the first time and love it added colour and simple but fun accessories! x

  14. Kimberley June 15, 2011 at 10:11 am #

    I really like this look alot. Great shoes!

  15. Daisy June 15, 2011 at 10:26 am #

    Delightfully pleasing outfit!!

  16. emily June 15, 2011 at 10:41 am #

    i’m having that dress made for me right now in the fungi print and i cannot WAIT

  17. Giulia June 15, 2011 at 10:57 am #

    Such a cute outfit! That dress is lovely.

  18. Brooke June 15, 2011 at 11:06 am #

    This cat dress is killing me. I absolutely love it.

    Also, is Ron Swanson not one of the best television characters ever??
    Annnd..a Parker Posey cameo last season threw me over the edge. It’s one of my favorite shows!

  19. sarathira June 15, 2011 at 11:23 am #

    ahh you are such a character! always so whimsical. I was totally checking out those killer wedges at the store & lusting over it even more on you!

  20. Domonique June 15, 2011 at 11:34 am #

    So cute! Not entirely sure what I love more…the shades or your shoes :) x

  21. Rhiannon June 15, 2011 at 11:35 am #

    This outfit is so perfect, and I’m not even a cat person. :)

  22. sissi June 15, 2011 at 11:46 am #

    how cute is this? and i love the mustard cardi! it´s awesome!

  23. emma June 15, 2011 at 11:52 am #

    This dress is my favourite thing I have seen online recently! You look so cute in it x

  24. Mo June 15, 2011 at 12:29 pm #

    I’m really jealous of those shades, they’re amazing!

    Parks & Rec is a fantastic show and I’m glad more people are getting behind it! Season 3 is the strongest yet and “The Fight” is such a fantastic episode (Happy Endings is another stong newbie comdey).

  25. herecomesthesunblog June 15, 2011 at 2:58 pm #

    My favourite dress of yours :)

    I love Parks & Recreation too, that kind of humour just speaks to me! Glad you’re enjoying it xx

  26. OnTheRacks June 15, 2011 at 3:15 pm #

    Ummmm that dress is AWESOME! Love the look, Erin. And such cute shoes!! :)

    xx Laura

  27. Vanessa June 15, 2011 at 3:17 pm #

    Your hair is looking fantastic, lady! Also, Parks and Rec is the best sitcom on tv right now! I heart Ron.

  28. Meghan June 15, 2011 at 3:18 pm #

    I love parks + rec so much, boo summer hiatus!

    you look adorable, i love how each piece is individual yet cohesive


  29. steffy June 15, 2011 at 3:26 pm #

    that is the cutest dress ever! i am a new follower, although i had heard of your blog for a while. i love your outfits… and cannot wait to add a few to my inspirations folder :)

    <3 steffy

  30. April June 15, 2011 at 3:36 pm #

    I love Parks and Rec! I just marathonned the whole series a few weeks ago.

  31. Nicola June 15, 2011 at 6:12 pm #

    I think this is my favorite outfit post of late!

    No air shot? Maybe too much wedge for jumping!

    • erin (calivintage) June 20, 2011 at 12:49 am #

      hehe, it’s true! i was just a little too nervous to make any huge leaps in these wedges, haha!

  32. AnnaBananaCupcake June 15, 2011 at 9:53 pm #

    Well, of course I love anything with an animal print or animal on it so I LOVE this. The shoes are amazing, but I can’t wear anything that tall. I would fall right over! haha.

  33. Jamie Rose June 15, 2011 at 11:37 pm #

    I love those cat eye sunglasses paired with your awesome cat print dress! Amazing shoes too! I love this outfit

  34. melissa June 15, 2011 at 11:38 pm #

    this dress is amazing and I love that mustard cardi!

  35. Emms June 16, 2011 at 12:57 am #

    I was wondering if you could maybe show us something you’d wear for a night out?
    PS Love the dress!

  36. April, Everyday Forgotten June 16, 2011 at 2:15 am #

    I absolutely adore the print on this dress! Love the way you styled it this time round too!

  37. Nikki | GoHomeMyDear Style Blog June 16, 2011 at 4:04 am #

    You look amazing! I love this dress, it’s just so cute! x

  38. Joëlle June 16, 2011 at 5:22 am #

    I love cats but i’m allergic…. what a bad curse…
    but this dress seems to be a good compromise between “having a cat” and “wearing a pretty dress WITH cats on it”

  39. Sweet Harvest Moon June 16, 2011 at 10:44 am #


    Love that yellow color!

  40. June 16, 2011 at 3:43 pm #

    Such a gorgeous dress! Love this outfit!

  41. Kristin June 16, 2011 at 6:43 pm #

    Meow! Looking Fabo! I like your tiny bag. Did I mention your rocking that short cut! : )

  42. zoe, lion heart vintage June 16, 2011 at 7:37 pm #

    … and with the mustard sweater?! I DIE.

  43. kelsey June 17, 2011 at 8:27 am #

    I will never get sick of that dress!

  44. Senta June 17, 2011 at 10:04 am #

    Cute pattern! ;D

  45. Green Bags July 19, 2013 at 5:54 am #

    I like this type of dress wear by beautiful ladies.


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