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E.O.F. TALKS TO: Johnny Terris, Bad Ass Underground Canadian Film Maker

“I came from a very hardened punk background in the late 80’s and early 90’s and my early films really projected that. Of course there have been aspects of the … Continue reading

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{MUSIC MINUTE} “ALL APOLOGIES” – NIRVANA

  As the title of this song says, “All Apologies”!!! Mostly for our truency. Have been having a very busy 2016 thus far, but can’t wait to be back. Got … Continue reading

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AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO A TAILOR MADE SUIT

  So, you’ve decided to buy a suit but need some tips on how to approach it all? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Here’s my essential guide to … Continue reading

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{STYLE WISE} Wild for Kicks! ‘Beat Girl’Est Tres Chic!

From the cusp of 1960’s culture came a film documenting wild teen tomfoolery and squaller.  Daughter of local divorced architect father, was born Jenny; an impressionably sexy young woman who falls … Continue reading

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STYLE {WISE} We Go Together Like Winter and a Sweater – Vintage Fall/Winter Menswear Inspiration

{source} Here in Southern Ontario things are getting grimmer by the day. Not that we don’t like Winter – you know us boys love the comfort of a slouchy silk … Continue reading

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E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {DECEMBER 4, 2015}

+REACH FOR HEIGHTS OF GLORY+ +Steve McQueen+ IDOL + SHOP THE {SHOP} XIXIXI GETS YOU 25% OFF +

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E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {DECEMBER 3, 2015}

+SHOT THROUGH THE HEART+ AND YOU’RE TOO LATE… +

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E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {DECEMBER 2, 2015}

+GODS UNITE+ Montgomery Clift shot by Stanley Kubrick {c. 1949} +

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E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {DECEMBER 1, 2015}

      LA VIE ‘BOHEME’ We are celebrating 4 years online! Thanks for the support. We couldn’t do it without you. Sincerely, {theEye} +  

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E.O.F. SNAPSHOT FO THE DAY {NOVEMBER 30, 2015}

NOIR {circa. 1973} +

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{PHOTOBLAST} ‘SELFIE’-CENTERED SOCIETY

  Robert Cornelius – Self Portrait – 1839 The FIRST ‘Selfie’ , as well as the first ever photograph of a human being in history. Not bad for a dead … Continue reading

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STYLE {WISE} Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages (1922)

Poor little hysterical witch! In the middle ages you were in conflict with the church. Now it is with the law. Title Card: “Häxan (1922)” We really ought to be … Continue reading

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Into the Age of Aquarius, the Spirit of a Generation

That’s Verushka above holding the crystal ball. The premium European Sex Pot 1960s Supermodel Extraordinaire will always be remembered for her natural inclinations toward the artistic and extreme. This photo … Continue reading

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Shopping for Vintage Clothes : 4 TIPS FOR BEGINNERS

    If individuality is your thing and you can’t take any more of dressing like many others, vintage is the way to go! While you do need the confidence … Continue reading

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Exciting Highlights from THE EYE OF FAITH PRESENTS A VINTAGE SHOWCASE {IN FIVE PARTS} @Supercrawl 2015

Wow, what a fashion high!!! As you know, we were amped for Supercrawl 2015, and the festivities did not dissapoint! Granted, we were two very busy fellows both days, but … Continue reading

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THE EYE OF FAITH Presents + IDOL WILD + Sure-Fire Recipes to Conjure Stellar Vintage Styles

Here at The Eye of Faith we know that style is a power that can truly stimulate the soul; make you feel mightier, grander, and even more in touch with … Continue reading

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“I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer. . .”

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was … Continue reading

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The Eye of Faith Presents #CITYBOY {SUMMER LOOKBOOK}

Model: Aidan Taylor Photograph by: Aaron Duarte Styled by: Paul Heaton  &  Aaron Duarte + Feeling the vibe? Check out the {SHOP} and receive 25 % OFF  when you use … Continue reading

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E.O.F. STYLE IDOL: Peter Beard {Into the Wild}

HALF BYRON / HALF TARZAN – Bob  Colacello on Beard in “Holy Terror” + {b, 1938} Who wouldn’t want to be Peter Beard ? The “wayward wasp” from New York … Continue reading

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There’s an Eye in the Sky and it’s Looking out for us all! THE EYE OF FAITH on GWG TV!!!

Check it out friends and followers!!!! We’re on the TV!!! GWG TV to be exact . . . You know, its interesting because Paul and myself (Aaron) were talking just … Continue reading

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The Eye of Faith RULES!!!

‘Concision in Style, Precision in Thought, Decision in Life” You may have noticed those immortal words when browsing through our ABOUT US page, although the phrase is more like this: … Continue reading

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+E.O.F. STYLE DIVINITY+ PATTI QUATRO ! ! ! PLUS {GET THE LOOK}

We’ve always had a thing for Patti Quatro. The statuesque brunette of the classic Detroit girl group, The Pleasure Seekers, and sister to Suzi Quatro, Patti is a triumphant figure … Continue reading

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History {Is Made At Night} – The Poison Apple That Killed The Father of Computer Science

There is no doubt that the world would not be the same place if it hadn’t been for Alan Turing [b. 23 June 1912 – d. 7 June 1954]. In … Continue reading

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+STYLE STAR+ Say Hello to Max Westin . . .

What is there to say about Max Willebrand Westin? The 18 year old style savant from Gothenburg (best name ever!), in Sweden, was kind enough to let us break in … Continue reading

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How to Cook a Unicorn!

“Taketh one unicorne . . .” Talk about secret knowledge! It seems scholars are absolutely ecstatic to find a long lost Medieval cookbook that includes recipes and instructions for cooking … Continue reading

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+ STYLE IDOL+ A River Phoenix Runs Through It . . .

Wicked and wild. Gorgeous and full of life. You can see sometimes in the eyes of this strange boy; a burning fire that piercing your soul. Even past the screen, … Continue reading

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{HOW-TO} Vintage Style Inspiration : Jonny Quest !

It seems Summer is finally here, and with the warming weather we are sure to find ourselves in the midst of more and more adventure as the season rolls on. Yes … Continue reading

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{STYLE WISE – SUMMER EDITION} Surf Dudes with Attitude!

While not all the gentlemen seen in this series have surf boards in their hands, they all undeniably possess that wicked spirit of the surf. Spontaneous, effervescent, and wild like … Continue reading

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STYLE {WISE} + The Case for Hawaiian Shirts +

[image: fashion.grunge.style.] Summer is at its peak, and its time to embrace the ultimate piece for the summer. . . .the Hawaiian Shirt. For some reason, this idea makes some … Continue reading

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Poems by Greta Bellamacina PLUS “London at Night” EOF Exclusive Poem!

The last time we spoke with the gorgeous and talented Greta Bellamacina she was getting for a poetry read in Paris, the city of lights, and we were lucky enough … Continue reading

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{STYLE-WISE} The Secret Society Style of Tom Buchanan

Indeed there are many sinfully stylish idols to worship throughout “The Great Gatsby”; like masculine and cool Jordan, soft and feminine Daisy, even the bookish narrator Nick. And then of … Continue reading

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Vintage Summer Style Inspiration – Bikinis, Beaches, Babes, and Bond!

Canada is infamous for its cold weather, but we were shocked to wake up to snowfall in April this morning! Needles to say, it had us yearning for those days … Continue reading

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{MUSIC MINUTE} You’ve Got the Music in You. . . Don’t You? Lana Del Rey’s Visions of the “West Coast”

    Lana Del Rey is hot. She’s got the body electric, and the voice of Marilyn. And how can we not love a girl who is always bringing vintage … Continue reading

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{DO-IT-RIGHT} – How To Men’s Vintage-Style [Swimsuit Inspiration]

It’s official, swimsuit season is here, and that beautiful tropical heat is beckoning for all of us to take a dive into the nearest pool of water – any pool … Continue reading

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{PHOTOBLAST} – Tennis, the Menace ! ! !

“Ever since that day when I was 11 years old, and I wasn’t allowed in a photo because I wasn’t wearing a tennis skirt, I knew that I wanted to … Continue reading

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{PHOTOBLAST} My Demon Brother . . .

“Fear not at all; fear neither men nor Fates, nor gods, nor anything. Money fear not, nor laughter of the folk folly, nor any other power in heaven or upon … Continue reading

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Setting Up For Satan: Fresh Design Tips for a New “Aeon”

“Rosemary’s Baby” remains one of the single most affecting, and stylish films to ever grace the silver screen. Based on the bestselling novel by Ira Levin (“The Stepford Wives”), the … Continue reading

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DISCOVERED: {1936-1942} San Onofre Surf Memories by Don James

Wave Warriors {1937 – San Onofre, California} Don James + These beautiful snapshots were taken by photographer Don James between the years 1936 and 1942 on the shores of San … Continue reading

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E.O.F. Presents + THE SACRED ORDER OF THE GOLDEN DAWN +

 AMINUS FACIT NOBILEM. {“The Spirit Makes The Human Noble.”} Getting ready for school or work, you might have noticed that day by day you are submitting to any number of … Continue reading

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Watch Kenneth Anger’s “Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome” (1954)

When I first saw “Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome” several years ago I immediately fell in love. I had seen some of Anger’s other works in the past, and happened … Continue reading

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Conversations with Chad Channing

Left to Right: Krist Novoselic, Chad Channing, & Kurt Cobain for Nirvana {circa. 1988} Nirvana. What more do you have to say, these days, in a world littered with amalgamations … Continue reading

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David Jones and The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Long-Haired Men

Before he was Ziggy Stardust, before he was even David Bowie – there was David Jones, a long-haired boy with big dreams and a soaring sense of the world around … Continue reading

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“He Still Has On The Vivid Green Bowling Shirt”

Stanley appears from around the corner of the building. He still has on the vivid green bowling shirt . . . [SCENE 10, ‘A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE’ by Tennesse Williams] … Continue reading

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E.O.F. STYLE IDOL: Speak of the Devil! Kenneth Anger’s Fornication with Fashion!

Well, well…what have we here? Come back for some more?! While we’re on the topic of Devils, it seems, we couldn’t resist bringing you this little niblit of the Film … Continue reading

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E.O.F. Style Divinity : Maila Nurmi AKA {VAMPIRA}

“Vampira is a kind of entity (and you can call her a woman though she is androgynous)  that survives in this world. I, Maila Nurmi, am not.” -Maila Nurmi This … Continue reading

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Strictly Come Dancing!

Wish we had some of these moves! Not to mention, all looking pretty darn shap. Even 70 years later, they still have modern looks with a sporting edge. Love the … Continue reading

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E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {December 11, 2015}

  +Gruesome Twosome+ Janet Leigh and Robert Mitchum, “A Holiday Affair” {circa. 1949} Enjoy! Until we meet again, {theEye} + NEW FALL/WINTER STOCK IN THE {SHOP} CLICK HERE TO SHOP! … Continue reading

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E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {December 9, 2015}

+PAST+ +PRESENT+ +FUTURE+ ? ? ? ? “Simon in a Vintage Suit” by H. Craig Hanna (2013) Timelessness. Its a real thing. Lest we forget. +

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E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {December 8, 2015}

+’TIS THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY+ +FA LA LA LA LA+ +LA LA LA LA+ + XIXIXI GETS YOU 25% OFF IN THE {SHOP} CONCISION IN STYLE, DECISION IN THOUGHT, … Continue reading

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E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {December 7, 2015}

      WHO ME? + Delicious…delightful…make sure to check out our archives! A thousand vintage treasures to muse over. Own a piece of history in our {SHOP} XIXIXI gets … Continue reading

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