Cannes Honours Alain Delon {STYLE IDOL} to the MAX!

Alain Delon was one of our first ever {STYLE IDOL} posts on The Eye of Faith, and quickly became and remains one of our most popular delves into classic timeless cool vintage style. It’s not a surprise – this guy just oozes bad ass nonchalant elegance, sophistication, and beauty! He is always portrayed as a…

HOW HONEST ARE YOU? Vintage Educational PSA {c. 1950}

We showcased SHY-GUY (1947) and SELF-CONSCIOUS GUY (1951), but now its time to ask yourself “HOW HONEST ARE YOU?” A high school basketball team gets in a bit of a mix-up thanks to a nosy girlfriend who needs to ask herself the question. What you saw, and what you heard are very different things, and…

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {JANUARY 31, 2018}

  Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring. -Marilyn Monroe   Words of a wise woman. Until next time, {theEye} +  

{MUSIC MINUTE} “Sunset Boulevard / Main Titles” by Franz Waxman

{circa. 1950} It has come to my attention that there may be people out there who have no idea about¬†Sunset Boulevard – only one of the best films of all time by iconic director Billy Wilder. This disturbs me slightly, so here’s a glimmer of that inspiration in guise of one of our classic {MUSIC…

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {JANUARY 16, 2018}

Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think. -Martin Luther King   When you’re right, you’re right . . . Here’s to better daze ahead! Until we meet again, {theEye}…

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {JANUARY 4, 2018}

+WARNING: THIS IS NOT A MANDELA EFFECT+ {circa. 1922} 18 year old dandy inventor H Day shows off his dapper wireless radio attached inside his top hat!!! You could easily mistaken this dude for one of time traveling brothers, but this is the real deal! Just an example of pure ingenuity and original STYLE. +…

{MUSIC MINUTE} The Original “Stroll” circa. February 1958

  “The Stroll” was a slow rock n roll dance popular into the mid to late 1950s embraced by cool teens across America. Classic concept: boys on one side, girls on the other – the paired up couples then strut their stuff down the line. A precursor to the iconic Soul Train Line … we…

Fly Me To The Moon! 1967 Cosak by Dormeuil Mens Suit Advertising Campaign

The competition for mens suiting was fierce throughout the 1960s – an absolute essential piece of every working man’s wardrobe, while also a time that signalled the decline of this timely tradition. More than ever, ad men and women were looking for new and exciting ways to capture the attention of dapper gentlemen around the…

{MUSIC MINUTE} Burt Bacharach “Theme from The Blob”

Indescribable… indestructible… ¬† ¬† ¬†insatiable… ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† It crawls… ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†It creeps… ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†…