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…Read more I DON’T NEED YOU TO TELL ME I’M BEAUTIFUL! I KNOW I’M BEAUTIFUL!!!

+ 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…Read more + FAVOURITE FIND + VIVA MAGAZINE {circa. January 1976}

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

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…Read more E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {AUGUST 18, 2016}

{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…Read more {STYLE IDOL} Jean-Michel Basquiat

{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

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}

{MUSIC MINUTE} “EDIE (CIAO BABY)” by The Cult + A Wicked Rare Tour T That Gives You The Body Electric!

  “Edie was spoiled materially, but starved and tortured emotionally. You can see that in her eyes. Oh, those sprightly, beautiful but also deeply sorrowful light brown eyes that I will never forget.” - Andy Warhol +Style Divinity+ Edie Sedgwick is one of those icons of style that cannot be denied. She also seems to represent…Read more {MUSIC MINUTE} “EDIE (CIAO BABY)” by The Cult + A Wicked Rare Tour T That Gives You The Body Electric!

{STYLE WISE} Invocating Nico + “Valley of the Kings”

 I am bohemian but at one time you would call me a hippie or a punk. I remain a bohemian whatever you call me. So maybe I am locked in the fifties. But I have never desired to grow up from my world as a child, which is when things are most clear and utopian.…Read more {STYLE WISE} Invocating Nico + “Valley of the Kings”

Suddenly Sedgwick!

[Photos by: THE SARTORIALIST] "You live alone, creating life as you." -Edie Sedgwick Seems like the world is going to become even closer to Edie Sedgwick, Andy's Warhol's famous factory girl, and high priestess of hip, thanks to Marc Jacob's latest Spring/Summer 2013 presentation in New York City this month. "If all I cared about…Read more Suddenly Sedgwick!