{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 the waves, these are men of the past who have found sanctuary in the beauty of the ocean, and have used its energy to conjure…Read more {STYLE WISE – SUMMER EDITION} Surf Dudes with Attitude!

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}

{STYLE-WISE} Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc

Yesterday, French architect and theorist Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc {27 January 1814 – 17 September 1879} was celebrated by the Google Doodle for his renowned work in the advancement of his field, and his forethought in celebrating Medieval architecture in the modern day. His work was the antithesis of the popular style of the time period, and…Read more {STYLE-WISE} Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc

Beautiful Dreamers: Back to the Garden With Lord Byron + Dries Van Noten Menswear Spring/Summer 2014

"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} "I love not man the less, but Nature more" -Lord Byron: George Gordon Byron {6th Baron Byron} Lone, wild, and strange, he stood alike exempt From all…Read more Beautiful Dreamers: Back to the Garden With Lord Byron + Dries Van Noten Menswear Spring/Summer 2014

STYLE {WISE} Mens Vintage Workwear Inspiration – “You Better Work!”

Since the dawn of civilization, man has been hard at work building the great cities we live in, gathering the food we eat, and finding the resources we need to stay afloat on this mad wild planet. It's never been easy, but someone's got to do it. So next time you're walking down the sidewalk, or…Read more STYLE {WISE} Mens Vintage Workwear Inspiration – “You Better Work!”

Krampus Christmas Time! Santa’s Personal Devil Side-Kick Might Just Be Visiting a House Near You . . .

You better not shout. You better not cry. You better not pout, I'm telling you why . . . Krampus is coming to town! That's right, kids! Hide under your blankets, and seal your window tight, because this Holiday Season not only calls for the arrival of our good friend St. Nick, but along with…Read more Krampus Christmas Time! Santa’s Personal Devil Side-Kick Might Just Be Visiting a House Near You . . .

Manic Monday: Hysteric for Charcot’s Mysterious Medical Muses

Charcot {29 November 1825 – 16 August 1893} Remembered today as a leading mind in the fields of neurology and psychology, Jean-Martin Charcot's legacy is as much in his strange medical photography, as his famous pupils (Sigmund Freud and Georges Gilles de la Tourette), and important breakthroughs in the field. Taken for research purposes, these…Read more Manic Monday: Hysteric for Charcot’s Mysterious Medical Muses

MUSIC MINUTE: “Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor {Op. 30}”, Rachmaninoff Plays Rachmaninoff

+ "Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music." -Sergei Rachmaninoff + Whether you spell it Rachmaninoff or Rachmaninov, Sergei Rachmaninoff was a man of undoubted personal style. A subtle style. But a sure of himself style. It's the kind of style you could expect from the man who…Read more MUSIC MINUTE: “Piano Concerto No. 3 in D Minor {Op. 30}”, Rachmaninoff Plays Rachmaninoff

{PHOTO-BLAST} Tattooed Sweethearts . . .

"So What" it says. "Who cares?" The reclaiming of the body by man and woman by taking ink to their skin has always been an aspect of any of our cultures. It has always been a "thing", as one calls it, and it continues to thrive in our culture, becoming more and more popular in…Read more {PHOTO-BLAST} Tattooed Sweethearts . . .

E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {March 5, 2013}

An Eye in the Sky, My Heart Burning Full of Passion, and My Chalice Full of Enlightenment . . . + The tools to your illumination. The rituals to success. Be brave and bold, and never give up. Your dreams are made by you and you alone, and only through you can you find your…Read more E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {March 5, 2013}