Maila Nurmi: Beat Babe vs. Squares !!!

{MAILA NURMI & ELVIS PRESLEY GOOFING OFF} When we say the name Maila Nurmi, you might not know who the fuck we are talking about. What if we were to say, Vampira? Of course! Our current climate is so influenced and inspired by her delightful darkness, gothic glamour, and overall irreverence to almost everything! Oh,…Read more Maila Nurmi: Beat Babe vs. Squares !!!

{STYLE WISE} Wild for Kicks! ‘Beat Girl’Est Tres Chic!

From the cusp of 1960's culture came a film documenting wild teen tomfoolery and squaller.  Daughter of local divorced architect father, was born Jenny; an impressionably sexy young woman who falls into the towns scene of beatnik culture and electric youth. When Jenny's divorced father Paul marries a Parisian woman named Nichole, Jenny's distaste for the…Read more {STYLE WISE} Wild for Kicks! ‘Beat Girl’Est Tres Chic!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Music Minute: “Perdita” by Rubber City (D. Lynch & D. Slusser)

We gave a mention to this seminal 1990s David Lynch classic in one our latest posts, a reblog from The Selvedge Yard regarding the September 1991 photo spread in American Vogue entitled "Wild at Heart". For me, it was easy to see the title as a reference to Lynch's film of the same name, released…Read more HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Music Minute: “Perdita” by Rubber City (D. Lynch & D. Slusser)

Bullet Breasts and Beatnik Poetry, “High School Confidential” with Phillipa Fallon

Sometimes you can just wake up in the mood for some Beatnik poetry. We want to hear that wa-dee-ya cry from that broken saxophone on the dusty radio . . .the wisha-wish-washish from the pipe in my basement sink . . . that shining reverie from that crusty Madonna posing as some telephone operator on…Read more Bullet Breasts and Beatnik Poetry, “High School Confidential” with Phillipa Fallon

{MUSIC MINUTE} “Just in Time (Remix)” by Gabrielle & Architect

So, a few weeks ago we are lucky enough to hold our first ever style procession for The Eye of Faith (I say "style procession" because I feel like our offerings are much more than just fashion, and really are an invocation of our truest style daemons who elevate us from the rest) which was a…Read more {MUSIC MINUTE} “Just in Time (Remix)” by Gabrielle & Architect

Music Minute: “Goodbye to Love” – The Carpenters (1972)

Composed by Richard Carpenter and John Bettis,  and fiirst released in 1972 on the "Close to You: Remembering the Carpenters" documentary; the song was ispired by a visit to London, where Richard saw an old Bing Crosby 1940 film called Rhythm on the River, where he noticed that they kept referring to the struggling songwriter's greatest composition, "Goodbye to Love". He says `You…Read more Music Minute: “Goodbye to Love” – The Carpenters (1972)

E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day { March 8, 2013 }

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E.O.F. {Anti} Style Idol: Jack Kerouac [Jack is Back!]

"Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion." -Jack Kerouac Every time style blogs or fashion mags bring up Jack Kerouac, they can't seem to go past exploring his style choices with completely superficial mindsets. What would Jack Kerouac wear today? Where would he shop? Here's where,…Read more E.O.F. {Anti} Style Idol: Jack Kerouac [Jack is Back!]

Music Minute: Drugstore Midnight (1960s Instrumental) with BONUS Photoblast!

Take a listen to this fantastic instrumental from the 1960s. We did, and ever since, we sure haven't been the same... From France, comes this cool retro beat that will get you on your feet! It's hard not to dance once you hit play.  Your Mojo will be bubbling and you will not be able…Read more Music Minute: Drugstore Midnight (1960s Instrumental) with BONUS Photoblast!