E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {MAY 11, 2018}

+ +TGIF+ + {c. 1950s} Bette Thompson knows  . . . Let your rebel spirit soar high ! ! ! Until we meet again, {theEye} +    

{MUSIC MINUTE} “My Favourite Things” by Balsara and His Singing Sitars

Balsara // b. 1922 In 1947 became orchestra director of HMV and forayed into some wicked psychedelia in the 1960s. Here is a great version of "My Favourite Things" by Balsara and His Singing Sitars... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUey-GX9jp0   Hope you enjoy, and have an awesome weekend! Keep on dreaming . . . Until next time, {theEye}…Read more {MUSIC MINUTE} “My Favourite Things” by Balsara and His Singing Sitars

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {MAY 10, 2018}

{c. 1939} + Dapper Dudes Rule + + +Basic Style Drools+ + Your grandpa could handle it . . .why can't we? Visit our {SHOP} for inspiration XIXIXI gets you 25% OFF Free Shipping in Canada Until next time, {theEye} +  

{MUSIC MINUTE} “GIGI IN PARADISCO” by +DALIDA+

Iolanda Cristina Gigliotti ( 17 January 1933 – 3 May 1987) better known as Dalida (داليدا‎) +Before Beyonce there was Dalida.+ This exotic beauty of Italian descent and born in Cairo, Egypt rose to international fame throughout the 1960s and all the way to her suicide in the 1980s. A suicide over a broken heart…Read more {MUSIC MINUTE} “GIGI IN PARADISCO” by +DALIDA+

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {MAY 8, 2018}

{subject unknown, circa 1940s - 50s} Bad boys do it well . . . Check out his wicked style; not to mention his timeless threads. The essence of 'cool' is timeless, so don't be fooled by loser factory made duds! + +Vintage is Forever+ Visit our {SHOP} + Don't forget tonight we open up The…Read more E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {MAY 8, 2018}

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {MAY 7, 2018}

{subject unknown, 1940s} Photographs are moments of time captured through light and silver. This cool dude knows whats up. Style never fades, it is eternal and is summoned from within. Don't fade away... As we always say, CONCISIONEM STYLO, ACCURATIUS CORDE, IUDICARI VITA Concision in style, Precision in Thought, Decision in Life -Victor Hugo  …Read more E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {MAY 7, 2018}

E.O.F. SPRING 2018 UPDATE!

Greetings friends and followers! It's been a while since we've posted on here, so we thought we owed something to the gods of the internet! I can't believe its been almost 7 years of us having this blog, and all the incredible things it has led us to, we couldn't even have imagined on that…Read more E.O.F. SPRING 2018 UPDATE!

ARE YOU A SELF-CONSCIOUS GUY? Vintage Educational PSA Film {c. 1951}

Had a lot of fun posting "Shy-Guy" yesterday, so thought we'd continue showcasing some of these awesome and entertaining vintage educational films. They sure were worried about the self-esteem of teenagers. This one shows how feelings of self-consciousness keep a high school boy from doing his classwork well or making friends easily. Poor dude feels…Read more ARE YOU A SELF-CONSCIOUS GUY? Vintage Educational PSA Film {c. 1951}

{MUSIC MINUTE} “I’d Rather Be Burned As A Witch” by Eartha Kitt

  1 witch noun \ ˈwich \ 1: one that is credited with usually malignant supernatural powers; especially : a woman practicing usually black witchcraft often with the aid of a devil or familiar : sorceress — compare warlock 2 : an ugly old woman : hag 3 : a charming or alluring girl or…Read more {MUSIC MINUTE} “I’d Rather Be Burned As A Witch” by Eartha Kitt

WHY SO SHY, GUY??? Vintage Educational PSA {c. 1947}

  If you’re what they call a shy guy… There must have been a really urgent calling to help young men who suffered from social anxiety during the Post War period, because this is just one of dozens of educational films distributed to schools throughout America dealing with this. This one is one of the…Read more WHY SO SHY, GUY??? Vintage Educational PSA {c. 1947}

{STYLE IDOL} HELMUT BERGER (Doesn’t Give a Fuck!!!)

Helmut Berger is what I consider a perfect artist – very serious in his craft, intelligent in his thoughts, without any time or patience for "bullshit" or empty phrases that litter many people's everyday lives, conversations and relationships. — Alexander Tuschinski, article about working with Berger on the film Timeless in 2015. Helmut Berger doesn't give…Read more {STYLE IDOL} HELMUT BERGER (Doesn’t Give a Fuck!!!)

{PHOTOBLAST} PARTY PEOPLE: 35 Vintage Images!!!

  par·ty1 /ˈpärdē/ noun 1. a social gathering of invited guests, typically involving eating, drinking, and entertainment. "an engagement party" Hope you all had a wicked holiday season this year! New Years was a blast for us hosting Karaoke for Risky Business 80s NY Beach Bash, and if I know you guys like I think I…Read more {PHOTOBLAST} PARTY PEOPLE: 35 Vintage Images!!!

E.O.F {STYLE IDOL} + MARK FRECHETTE +

What do all of our E.O.F. {STYLE IDOLS & DIVINITIES} have in common? Perhaps its a lust for life? A certain je na sais quois . . .  the X-factor; whatever you want to call it, these men and women are imbued with a magnetic spirit that entices us to go above and beyond- and…Read more E.O.F {STYLE IDOL} + MARK FRECHETTE +

“All the Glitz and GLAMOUR IN THE HAMMER 2017”!!! Video by Style Group

In our society, it's easy to take things for granted. Food, water, shelter- all things that we wouldn't second guess or question as being a part of our lives, are for too many people, a day to day question of when, where, and how?  Here in Hamilton, Ontario many of these people in need are…Read more “All the Glitz and GLAMOUR IN THE HAMMER 2017”!!! Video by Style Group

The E.O.F. Vintage Summer LookBook 2017 !!!

           Our tagline has always been                 "Escape the everyday..." Invocations of the {past}, into the {present}, to shape the {future} We wanted to take it to the next level . . . What better escape than the infinite stars above? +     remember…Read more The E.O.F. Vintage Summer LookBook 2017 !!!

The Eye of Faith X Style Group {BEHIND THE SCENES} Vintage Inspired Fashion Shoot

  metallic gold 1950s brocade 'Babylon Rock Goddess' dress by The Eye of Faith {photo by Derrick Vanderkolk @stylegroup } So, as you may or may not know, in the past two years we have evolved our purveyance of time traveled vintage clothing to creating one of a kind handmade fashions inspired by the {past}…Read more The Eye of Faith X Style Group {BEHIND THE SCENES} Vintage Inspired Fashion Shoot

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 a few weeks ago about how cool it would be if some cool bloggers and/or stylistas would find us and record us for an interview,…Read more There’s an Eye in the Sky and it’s Looking out for us all! THE EYE OF FAITH on GWG TV!!!

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: + CONCISIONEM STYLO, ACCURATIUS CORDE, IUDICARI VITA + Since our inception, these words have helped build the foundations for creating The Eye of Faith, and…Read more The Eye of Faith RULES!!!

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 rituals. Whether it's washing your face or prepping for your day at the mirror, all these little things add up to make the recipe for…Read more E.O.F. Presents + THE SACRED ORDER OF THE GOLDEN DAWN +

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 to stumble upon this amidst my online wanderings, and was blown away by the sheer magnitude and forte this film offered, whilst also being, at…Read more Watch Kenneth Anger’s “Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome” (1954)

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 and half-baked musical rantings; they are a myth, and a legend whose memory still breathes and pulsates to this day. With their recordings they have…Read more Conversations with Chad Channing

“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] + +DEAN+ 1950s NAT NAST Bowling Shirt {$110} [SOLD!!!] Vintage Menswear. 1950s Rebel Notions. Bad Ass Society. Spring/Summer 2013 @Theeyeoffaith Until next time, {theEye} +…Read more “He Still Has On The Vivid Green Bowling Shirt”

I DON’T NEED YOU TO TELL ME I’M BEAUTIFUL! I KNOW I’M BEAUTIFUL!!!

Fresh off our VMP DRAG FASHION FLAUNT at this year's Vintage Marketplace, we can't stop thinking about how incredible drag queens are, especially those of the {PAST} who paved the way for the {PRESENT} culture and creativity and will continue to invoke its {FUTURE}. We know everyone who is anyone keeps up with RuPaul's Drag…Read more I DON’T NEED YOU TO TELL ME I’M BEAUTIFUL! I KNOW I’M BEAUTIFUL!!!

{PHOTOBLAST} +LAVARTUS PRODEO+ I wear a mask . . .

We've said it time and time again - "Don't wear a mask, be yourself" There is so much power and pleasure in knowing who you are and literally wearing it on your sleeve, we really wouldn't have life any other way than just being the real you! That's why we always promote the joys of…Read more {PHOTOBLAST} +LAVARTUS PRODEO+ I wear a mask . . .

The Future is Now! Retro 90s Sci Fi on the A/W 2018 Runways…

Back in 1999 a quirky cool show came out called ZENON: Girl of the 21st Century and now that we are actually in the 21st century its cool to see they weren't so far off! We always say the past informs our future, so when speaking on this idea of retro-futurism its so fun to…Read more The Future is Now! Retro 90s Sci Fi on the A/W 2018 Runways…