{STYLE IDOL} Jack Parsons – The Original Rocket Man!

  Scientists often go unrecognized in the realm of style, and there’s definitely no one more deserving to be added to our roster of Idols & Divinities to worship than the original rocket man- Jack Parsons. Like we always say, style is more than the clothes you wear, its how you carry on your life …

THE EYE OF FAITH is on TOP!

As our faithful friends and followers know, we have been blogging since November 11, 2011 and have since accumulate over 1,000 blog posts and 1,000,000 + views! We just celebrated our eight year anniversary this past November, so what a pleasure and honor it is so to see our mysterious nook of the internet on …

THE CARDS NEVER LIE! The E.O.F. at “Toil & Treble” Gallery at The Witch’s Fix

“Remember that the Tarot is a great and sacred arcanum - its abuse is an obscenity in the inner and a folly in the outer. It is intended for quite other purposes than to determine when the tall dark man will meet the fair rich widow.” -Jack Parsons So if you've kept up with us …

{FLASHBACK FRIDAY} The Eye of Faith Meets The Beaches {2014} !!!

  This was way back in 2014 for Supercrawl here in Hamilton, ON. James Street sure was the shit back then - still kind of is, but it definitely had a bit more grit than you might find nowadays. It was the year we also had the opportunity to style Mr. Charles Bradley after his …

{MUSIC MINUTE} “The Devil is Loose” by Asha Puthli

Well it sure has been a minute since we've had the chance for another addition to our beloved {MUSIC MINUTE} corner of our blog. Things have been really hectic and full, which is great, but with summer officially in full swing we are hoping to take the opportunity to put up more content here to …

Cloudbusting with Kate Bush and Bad Ass Thinker Wilhelm Reich!!!

When it comes to artists like Kate Bush, they are truly few and far between, if not non-existent! Her music is a wild ride between pop, rock, experimental, and the ethereal sounds of another universe. Haunting, delicate, and slightly witchy… Bush’s music explores unusual themes that many other artists would dare no even attempt. One …

The Eye of Faith Presents “THE VISITORS” @Supercrawl 2018

2018 was such an exciting year for us in fashion, and our collection "The Visitors" was the perfect way to cap it off, at the annual Supercrawl festival here in Hamilton, ON. This collection was our most encompassing yet, with 13 looks on 13 models, rocking the runway in the hot September sun! We really …

#1 CRUSH : THE EYE OF FAITH in the City!

We had the honour of shooting with Style Group for The City of Hamilton in a feature focusing on Hamilton's burgeoning fashion scene. Hamilton has always been known as a city of grit and steel, which is often why it ends up the backdrop for so many Hollywood flicks ( ie. Guillermo Del Toro's Oscar …

{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 …

HOW HONEST ARE YOU? Vintage Educational PSA {c. 1950}

We showcased SHY-GUY (1947) and SELF-CONSCIOUS GUY (1951), but now its time to ask yourself "HOW HONEST ARE YOU?" A high school basketball team gets in a bit of a mix-up thanks to a nosy girlfriend who needs to ask herself the question. What you saw, and what you heard are very different things, and …

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 …

Maila Nurmi: Beat Babe vs. Squares !!!

{MAILA NURMI & ELVIS PRESLEY GOOFING OFF} When we say the name Maila Nurmi, you might not know who the fuck we are talking about. What if we were to say, Vampira? Of course! Our current climate is so influenced and inspired by her delightful darkness, gothic glamour, and overall irreverence to almost everything! Oh, …

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} …

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 Saturday (our +HOLLYWOOD BABYLON+ debut designer collection {more to come on that end}) was fairly tame compared to the grandiose task of collecting, organizing, and …

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 City was born to wealth, coming from an aristocratic family (his great grandfather founded the Great Northern Railway in 1857; his grandfather, Pierre Lorillard III, a …

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 Unicorns! The book was uncovered by The British Library, and contains hundreds of recipes for classical Medieval dishes that include herring, tripe, fish stews, and …

{STYLE WISE} The Twilight Zone!!! Black Leather Jackets [Season 5, Episode 18 – January 31, 1964]

The second we found this episode of the classic TV series 'The Twilight Zone" we could take our eyes off of it! Three leaders of the pack clad in "Black Leather Jackets" and black masks open off the episode in what turns into a salacious ride through 1960s paranoia, mystery, conspiracies, and of course, style. …

Anita Pallenberg: E.O.F. Divinity.

The Hollywood Actress may come and go; whether or not she leaves behind a handful of memorable performances, a Style Maven is iconic, and we see reflections of their taste decades after they're gone. Beauty, class, and 1 of a kind style sensibility we find in Anita Pallenberg.     "I’d wear that [second-hand red …

The Secret of the Vibrant Green Vintage Nat Nast Bowling Shirt . . .

A rather fantastic thing happened the other day. It seems that one of our recent sales, a vibrant turquoise 1950’s Nat Nast bowling shirt that featured a fantastic diamond embossed on the back ( ‘Ray Jewlers’ it proudly proclaims in the most elegant lettering), was embedded with some very strange history. . . It always …

The Eye of Faith Gets “Lost in the Memory Palace: Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller”

  [Photo: Zev Tiefenbach] The world of Canadian artists Janet Cardiff and Geroge Bures Miller exist somewhere between reality and the vortex of our imaginations. . .  The artist duo are known for their of-this-world out-of-this-world creations that combine objects, sound, images, mechanics, lighting, construction, and cinema to create one-of-kind experiments and showcases in the transcendental …

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 & Style Divine. Kenneth Anger. From "Invocation of My Demon Brother", to "Fireworks", "Lucifer Rising" , "Scorpio Rising", and "Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome" - this …

+ The Case for Hawaiian Shirts + Vintage Fashion Inspiration {Spring/Summer 2013}

[image: fashion.grunge.style.] The Case for Hawaiian Shirts really began when I was 8 years old and my mother brought home a Hawaiian shirt for me from her trip to Hawaii. I had begged her to grab me one while she was touring the islands for work. Seemed to me like the coolest thing! It was …

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 one is sure to petrify! If there is one woman who recognized the importance of standing out from the crowd, it's Maila Nurmi [December 11, …

THE TRUTH IS OUT THERE: THE PENTAGON RELEASES 3 UFO VIDEOS

2020 just got weirder. . . [04/27/2020] HISTORIC! The Pentagon officially released 3 de-classified videos showing UFOs (or UAP's as they are being classified). These videos show a 40 foot long UNIDENTIFIED AERIAL PHENOMENON doing some crazy things that defy explanation (at least from a engineering and scientific stand point). We are not saying this …

ON THIS DAY {APRIL 21, 1972} APOLLO 16 LANDS ON THE MOON!

{        left to right: Ken Mattingly. John Young, and Charles Moss Duke {source: wikipedia} The Moon was the most spectacularly beautiful desert you could ever imagine. Unspoilt. Untouched. It had a vibrancy about it and the contrast between it and the black sky was so vivid, it just made this impression of …

HAPPY OSTARA {MUSIC MINUTE} “Les Fleurs” by Minnie Ripperton

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g1kDd6yBQZ4   "Inside every man is the seed of a flower . . . " -Lyric, "Les Fleurs" by Minnie Ripperton from the album "Come to My Garden" HAPPY OSTARA! The Spring Equinox was just the other day, and 03.20.2020 marked the official first day of Spring! For aeons, mankind has celebrate the birth of …

{STYLE WISE} Jake Gittes, “Chinatown” (1974)

Man with Knife: You're a very nosy fellow, kitty cat. Huh? You know what happens to nosy fellows? Huh? No? Wanna guess? Huh? No? Okay. They lose their noses . . . + The scene almost comes out of nowhere, but its an integral piece of the puzzle in what is arguably one of the best …

{MUSIC MINUTE} “HUSH” by DEEP PURPLE

  hush, hush, i thought i heard callin'my name now . . .  DEEP PURPLE was/is a progressive psych-rock band formed in 1968 in the small English town of Hertford, and are now regarded as essential members of the  "unholy trinity of British hard rock and heavy metal in the early to mid-seventies". Here's a …

{January 22} Isn’t It Byronic? Happy Birthday LORD BYRON [ Currently Conjuring this ODD FELLOW ]

  "Death, so called, is a thing which makes men weep, And yet a third of life is passed in sleep." -Lord Byron: George Gordon Byron {6th Baron Byron} ON THIS DAY, SOME MIGHT SAY. . . A GENIUS was born. Others may just call him a MAD MAN.   +LORD BYRON+ --+Lord Byron {Jan …