{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…

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {JAN 2, 2018}

“Torso” {circa. 1906} by F. Holland Day + Day was an advocate for photography as fine art. Open your eyes. Take in all you can. Be the best you that you can be. Until we meet again, {theEye} +   CHECK OUT THE {SHOP} FOR PREMIUM VINTAGE FINDS! XIXIXI gets you 25% OFF at the…

DING DONG CHARLIE MANSON IS DEAD!

We’re not in Wonderland anymore Alice -Charles Manson   Maybe we can all sleep a little more sound knowing that yesterday marked the passing of one of the world’s most notorious criminals – Charles Manson. Infamous for bringing a dark turn to 1969’s Summer of Love co-ordinating a string of horrific murders in the Hollywood…

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…

{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…

Into the Age of Aquarius, the Spirit of a Generation

That’s Verushka above holding the crystal ball. The premium European Sex Pot 1960s Supermodel Extraordinaire will always be remembered for her natural inclinations toward the artistic and extreme. This photo being a prime example of her unnatural talents, but it wouldn’t be without the stand alone talent of Don Snyder [1934-2010] and his remarkable publication…