{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…

{MUSIC MINUTE} “Blood and Honey” by Amanda Lear

So, lately we’ve been obsessed with the decadence and glamour of the 1970s disco scene, especially in Europe! And when we found this video by avant-garde superstar Amanda Lear, we found it to be the perfect combination of vintage awesomeness and spooky elegance!!! We didn’t know very much about this divinity (don’t worry…we will be…

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…

+ 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 {AUGUST 18, 2016}

  THE IMMORTAL by Walter Ross +First published 1959 + Andy Warhol designed a cover for a paperback edition in the 60s. Based loosely on the life of James Dean // A favourite of David Bowie . . . The protagonist wears Dean’s most iconic look which Bowie borrowed in his appearance in  “Christiane F“. Amazing…

{STYLE IDOL} Jean-Michel Basquiat

+ jean michel basquiat {French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ miˈʃɛl baskija]; December 22, 1960 – August 12, 1988} 1. artist. style icon.  2. academic; a little underground; a little street; archaic African; American hip-hop; Classic; Refined; Cultured; Gritty; Nitty; Bad Ass; Post-Punk; Anti-Conservative; Painted. Layered; Tough; Rugged; Tribal; NYC.  3. timeless.  4. cool.  + I don’t listen to…

{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…

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…