Master Mason Charm Spread

E.O.F. Mystery School {Master Mason} Vintage Style Inspiration @Theeyeoffaith #hamont

We mused over the Modern Mystery Men of Yale, and wanted to establish our own secret sanctum.... mys·ter·y 1  (mst-r) n.pl.mys·ter·ies 1. One that is not fully understood or that baffles or eludes the understanding; an enigma: How he got in is a mystery. 2. One whose identity is unknown and who arouses curiosity: The woman…Read more E.O.F. Mystery School {Master Mason} Vintage Style Inspiration @Theeyeoffaith #hamont

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{E.O.F. STYLE IDOL} STEVE MCQUEEN: King of the Wild Frontier

  I live for myself and answer to nobody.  TERRENCE STEVEN MCQUEEN {March 24, 1930 – November 7, 1980} + We've had his lady, Ms. Neile Adams, featured on our site as an outstandingly stylish individual of our recent past, and have more and more inspired by her other half - the eternally suave and…Read more {E.O.F. STYLE IDOL} STEVE MCQUEEN: King of the Wild Frontier

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{MUSIC MINUTE}: “Take it Easy My Brother Charles” by Jorge Ben

+ Take it from our old friend Jorge Ben . . . Best take it easy for now, my friends and brothers! Please enjoy! + Yours truly, {theEye} + Similar Stories:

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{MUSIC MINUTE} “The Wheel of Fortune” by Kay Starr

+ Oh, wheel of fortune I'm hoping somehow If you ever smile on me Please let it be now + Billie Holliday declared Kay Starr "the only white woman who could sing the blues", and there's no doubt that while you are listening to this moody ballad of luck and love, you will know exactly…Read more {MUSIC MINUTE} “The Wheel of Fortune” by Kay Starr

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{PHOTOBLAST} MAN, I FEEL LIKE A WOMAN – VINTAGE STYLE INSPIRATION

I like being a woman, even in a man’s world. After all, men can’t wear dresses, but we can wear the pants.  Whitney Houston I love to see a young girl go out and grab the world by the lapels. Life’s a bitch. You’ve got to go out and kick ass. Maya Angelou Just wanted…Read more {PHOTOBLAST} MAN, I FEEL LIKE A WOMAN – VINTAGE STYLE INSPIRATION

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{PHOTO BLAST} Playing With Pandora’s Box

You know how the story goes, don't you? She was a seductive woman  and the first woman in Greek mythology. Made from Earth to punish Prometheus for his overreaching and theft of the sacred fire, her youthful curiosity led her to opening a mysterious jar, the "Pandora's Box", that contained all the evils of humanity,…Read more {PHOTO BLAST} Playing With Pandora’s Box

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{E.O.F. STYLE IDOL} SUMMONING KEITH RICHARDS

We can't believe it! It's been 5 years since we first began this online source of high quality time traveled vintage clothing and style inspiration we ended up calling The Eye of Faith. November 11, 2011 was a very lucky year to begin a new endeavour according to numerology sources, and with that in mind,…Read more {E.O.F. STYLE IDOL} SUMMONING KEITH RICHARDS

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E.O.F. How To Ivy Style From LOOK Magazine, 1955.

When it comes to achieving that legendary Ivy Style, one shouldn't have to think too much at all. When we came across this simple spread from 1955 we were struck with the straight forwardness of the editorial, as well as the run-down on how to achieve that Ivy Look. The article was so fascinating and…Read more E.O.F. How To Ivy Style From LOOK Magazine, 1955.

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E.O.F. TALKS: Film Maker Craig Highberger Talks Andy Warhol Superstar Jackie Curtis

Here at The Eye of Faith we worship the spirit of individuality. Escaping the everyday, and letting your uniqueness shine is something Andy Warhol superstar Jackie Curtis was no stranger to. Born February 19, 1947 in New York City; Jackie Curtis slayed the scene with a gender bending style and booming persona that should never be…Read more E.O.F. TALKS: Film Maker Craig Highberger Talks Andy Warhol Superstar Jackie Curtis

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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 guy . . . {source} “Why do you like me more when I was prouder and wilder, more full of words, yet emptier?” ― Friedrich Hölderlin…Read more {PHOTOBLAST} ‘SELFIE’-CENTERED SOCIETY

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

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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 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!!!

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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: + 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!!!

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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, beneath the surface of every photograph of him, there is a brilliant mystery still waiting to be discovered and the very depth of the man…Read more + STYLE IDOL+ A River Phoenix Runs Through It . . .

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+STYLE IDOL+ Dennis Wilson {The Bad Beach Boy}

"They say I live a fast life. Maybe I just like a fast life. I wouldn't give it up for anything in the world. It won't last forever, either. But the memories will." -Dennis Wilson +++ This spring and summer we are all about Dennis Wilson, the infamous bad boy and drummer of The Beach Boys.…Read more +STYLE IDOL+ Dennis Wilson {The Bad Beach Boy}

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PHOTO BLAST!!! Time Traveller’s Academy {Vintage Style Inspiration}

The question of time travel is a query as old as time itself. And while science struggles to bring to the forefront the pure mechanics of it all, lucky individuals throughout the centuries have inexplicably found themselves doing the time warp. Indeed, countless stories of men and women lost between the vortex of the past,…Read more PHOTO BLAST!!! Time Traveller’s Academy {Vintage Style Inspiration}

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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 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 +

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The Case of the Handsome Time Time Travelling Hipster Dude . . .

Can you spot the fashion time traveler in this photograph taken in 1941 at the re-opening of the South Forks Bridge in Gold Bridge, British Columbia? You wouldn't be the only who spotted the tall dude on the right sporting an edgy pair of shades, and some sort of graphic-T. In fact, the debate is…Read more The Case of the Handsome Time Time Travelling Hipster Dude . . .

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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 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)

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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 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

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{style-wise} Gatsby Le Magnificent . . .

We thought it would be cool to refresh all our memories with some of the classic looks from the iconic 1974 film that won an Academy Award for Costume Design by the legendary Theoni V. Alredge, whose costumes are some of the finest ever seen in a film to this day. The film starred Mia…Read more {style-wise} Gatsby Le Magnificent . . .

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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] + +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”

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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 & Style Divine. Kenneth Anger. From "Invocation of My Demon Brother", to "Fireworks", "Lucifer Rising" , "Scorpio Rising", and "Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome" - this…Read more E.O.F. STYLE IDOL: Speak of the Devil! Kenneth Anger’s Fornication with Fashion!

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E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {DECEMBER 16, 2016}

+ + On the eighth day of Christmas my baby gave to me + A pair of Chloe shades and a diamond belly ring On the seventh day of Christmas my baby gave to me A nice back rub and he massaged my feet + Christmas was made for the children . . . Until…Read more E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {DECEMBER 16, 2016}

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A VIEW WITH A ROOM // A POP UP {SHOP} @VOLVERDESIGNS

  As you know, we had the pleasure of setting up A POP-UP {SHOP} at Volver Studio at 126 James Street North in Hamilton, ON this Friday, and it was a blast! Just wanted to say THANK YOU to everyone who made their way up to the third floor, and especially THANKS to our loyal…Read more A VIEW WITH A ROOM // A POP UP {SHOP} @VOLVERDESIGNS

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A POP-UP {SHOP} by The Eye of Faith Presented by VOLVER STUDIOS

If you're in the #HamOnt area this Friday for the last {Art Crawl} of 2016 (December 9), be sure to stop by VOLVER STUDIOS at 126 James St. N between 7p and 11p for a chance to chat and shop with The Eye of Faith! We are curating a cool collection of bold and exciting…Read more A POP-UP {SHOP} by The Eye of Faith Presented by VOLVER STUDIOS

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E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {DECEMBER 6, 2016}

+Damn, son. . . + Photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson {circa. 1933} by George Hoyningen-Heune  //seminal art photography of the 1920s & 30s Stay {STYLE-WISE} Until next time, {theEye} +

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E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {DECEMBER 5, 2016}

+TWO KINGS+ + “You can never be overdressed or overeducated.” + -Oscar Wilde +  ++++“I do maintain that if your hair is wrong, your entire life is wrong.” ++++ -Morrissey + + + +++ Wise words from wise men. +++ Stay STYLE {WISE} Sincerely, {theEye} +

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THE EYE OF FAITH PRESENTS A KARAOKE CABARET {DECEMBER 6, 20, 27}

@thebaltimorehouse Bring your friends! Lets sing the songs and song the sings.... +TOGETHER+ See you there, {theEye} +

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{MUSIC MINUTE} “All The Young Dudes” by Mott the Hoople

  All the young dudes (I want to hear you) Carry the news (I want to see you) Boogaloo dudes (and I want to talk to you all of you) Carry the news - All the Young Dudes,  Mott the Hoople {written by David Bowie} The band Mott the Hoople are all Gods of Glam in…Read more {MUSIC MINUTE} “All The Young Dudes” by Mott the Hoople