Review of the Voodoo Vixen Katnis Blue Pinup Rockabilly Swing Dress

Voodoo Vixen Katnis Blue Dress Pinup Yasmina Greco

From the moment I saw the Voodoo Vixen Katnis dress in blue on Instagram, I had to have it. But, it wasn’t listed for sale yet anywhere so I would have to keep checking sites that sell Voodoo Vixen regularly until it popped up for sale.

I had seen the Voodoo Vixen Katnis dress in green jade before and wasn’t compelled to purchase it. Yes, it was a cute dress with fun kitschy ‘raining cats’ print but, not something I had to have. That is until it debuted in a marvelous bright turquoise blue color!! I had to have it.

The dress finally appeared on Top Vintage and I quickly snapped it up. It took nearly a month for it to make its way from Europe to my door in California but, when it arrived, it was 100% worth the wait!!

Voodoo Vixen Katnis Blue Dress Pinup Yasmina Greco

I took the dress out of the package and it was exactly what I was expecting. The color was bright and blue!! The kitty cats were adorable and the piping on the collar, sleeves, and pockets added so much charm. I could not wait to wear it. It was everything I hoped for in a swing dress. I got my chance to take this beauty out on a weekend with my husband that was sunny and we went antiquing and then ran some errands.

I only owned 1 Voodoo Vixen prior to this one (the Joni) and it had a little stretch so I hoped the blue Katnis would too. I based my sizing completely off the size guide listed on the website. I am a curvy girl with G cups so I ended up with a 1X to fit my breasts and I knew it would be roomy in the waist. When I put the dress on it was immediately comfortable, fit my curves nicely and the fabric very comfy as it is made from cotton. The dress did fit nicely across my chest and was very roomy in the waist. Had I sized down, I don’t think it would have fit my breasts. The belt that comes with the dress is rather flimsy….. does not hold shape well as it is made from fabric. I think I will add a skinny belt that is sturdier the next time I wear it and then it will show my waist better. Nonetheless, I LOVE this dress.

Voodoo Vixen Katnis Blue Dress Pinup Yasmina Greco

Walking down the street so many people just looked at me and smiled and many complimented me on the darling dress and color. This dress will be very nice to wear in Spring, and early Summer and even in the Fall (does not get very cold in California). It has a dressy casual flair and the color makes it so fun. My hubby was sweet and snapped a couple pictures of me wearing the dress. This dress is definitely one of my favorites!


Pinup Perfection Tied with a Pussy Bow for the Office

Yasmina Greco Heart of Haute Estelle Atomic Cats

I’ve been getting asked a lot what a work appropriate top is that has Pinup Rockabilly style since the many options on the market can be a little too cleavage reveling to wear to the office.  So, I decided to post my review of the fabulous Estelle blouse by Heart of Haute and the top I am reviewing is in the Atomic Cat print.

First off, let’s talk about the style. The silhouette is dynamite!! Short sleeve with great shape, classic cut to flatter your curves, gathers along the shoulder and a higher neckline compliment with a perfect pussy bow for ultra feminine flair. There is no other blouse that is more conservative yet feminine and flatters a large bust or small bust equally. Because of the feminine cut, the blouse doesn’t have pulling between buttons so rest assured, there will be no buttons popping open. The blouse is incredibly comfortable, doesn’t wrinkle easily and makes you feel confident, gorgeous, and ready to take charge of a meeting, close a big deal, and handle those irate customers all in classic Pinup style.

Yasmina Greco Heart of Haute Estelle Top Atomic Cats
The Estelle blouse from Heart of Haute pairs perfectly with swing skirts or pencil skirts and even wide leg trousers. The Estelle is so versatile. This blouse is a staple in my work wardrobe and the fabulous gals at Heart of Haute keep coming out with new prints and even sleeveless styles so you can toss on a sweet cardigan if the office gets a little chilly. I definitely will be adding many more Estelle’s to my collection. These tops tend to sell out quickly so hurry and get yours while sizes last!!


UPDATE: Top Vintage Retro Boutique also has this one in stock-

Yasmina Greco Top Vintage Pinup Heart of Haute Estelle Atomic Cats