{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…

Cannes Honours Alain Delon {STYLE IDOL} to the MAX!

Alain Delon was one of our first ever {STYLE IDOL} posts on The Eye of Faith, and quickly became and remains one of our most popular delves into classic timeless cool vintage style. It’s not a surprise – this guy just oozes bad ass nonchalant elegance, sophistication, and beauty! He is always portrayed as a…

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…

{MUSIC MINUTE} “Sunset Boulevard / Main Titles” by Franz Waxman

{circa. 1950} It has come to my attention that there may be people out there who have no idea about Sunset Boulevard – only one of the best films of all time by iconic director Billy Wilder. This disturbs me slightly, so here’s a glimmer of that inspiration in guise of one of our classic {MUSIC…

+ FAVOURITE FIND + VIVA MAGAZINE {circa. January 1976}

VIVA MAGAINE: The International Woman’s Magazine {circa. January 1977} Cover Photograph by the iconic HELMUT NEWTON (hence, the undoubtable chic-ness of this image).  Published by icons Bob Guccione and Kathy Keeton of PENTHOUSE fame, this is a prime piece of classic porn chic. First coined in a highly influential New York Times article in 1973, porno…

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {JANUARY 3, 2018}

+KYLE & LAURA+ Blue Velvet Daze . . . + ITS MY BIRTHDAY!!!   I still can never get this visual out of my head when I walk down a beautiful tree-line residential street at night. I hope I never will.    THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO SUPPORTS US, AND KEEPS THE DREAM ALIVE! UNTIL NEXT…