Nixon’s 1968 “Together” Campaign

Nixon's 1968 ad campaign, famously entitled "Together", appeared on the last episode of AMC's "Mad Men" on Sunday. We found ourself as inspired and provoked by the campaign as Don Draper seemed to be as he flicked through images playing on the T.V. screen.     Something definitely clicked with its simple message and use …

Music Minute: Lana Del Rey Covers “Blue Velvet”

Check out the wicked video for Lana Del Rey's cover of "Blue Velvet" directed by creative savant Johan Renck ( the Swedish director who we featured several months ago for his work with Perrier). Her cover, and beautiful time traveling self, can be seen and heard in the latest commercials for H&M which feature a …

“MY COFFEE – IT’S MURDER!” {Vintage 1960s Coffee Ad}

"This Coffee is Criminal!" What a strange advertising oddity we have here from the 1960s! A great little PERK-me-up to start off the day. This pal can't get a break until his wife asks the good ole' grocer what coffee could possibly stop her obnoxious husband from abusing her fragile emotions. As always, the good …

10 Sexy Menswear Ads from the 1970s!

We always try to bring you all fresh vintage finds by bringing light to the customs of the past.  We found a great blog post at BuzzFeed which got our attention here at The Eye of Faith.  Ten great posts from the 1970s, with about as much appeal as an ad Peggy would of dreamt up …

Johan Renck Brings 1960s French Sci-Fi Cool to Latest Ad for Perrier

Something about this new ad for Perrier really brings me back in time. The french brand has impressed us before with a series of videos featuring legendary style icon Dita Von Teese taking us on a glamorously risque tour of her body and the elusively decadent Perrier Mansion. Entitled "The Drop", this latest film continues …

Commercial Break: Brad Pitt and Wes Anderson Unite.

In 2008, Wes Anderson teamed up with Brad Pitt for a Japanese commercial for SoftBank cell phones. The commercial takes inspiration from Jacques Tati's classic "Les Vacances de Monsieur Hulot". Anderson filmed Pitt in one continuous shot at a French seaside town. We really dig the head-to-toe yellow tourist look. This 30 second spot sure gets …

Commercial Break: “Don’t Bother to Knock” (1952)

Starring Richard Widmark, Anne Bancroft and the irreplaceable Marilyn Monroe, in her days as a fledgling star on the rise.  We've recently had the opportunity to catch up with this feature and rediscover one of Ms Monroe's truest shining moments in cinematic history. This role would spark Marilyn's intrigue with the practice of method acting, and Marilyn's …

Ad Libbing: Vintage Advertising [1960s-1970s] – Hook, Line, and Sink Um!

When you're out of words, it always seems those damn advertising guys and gals have a dozen! Now, we've been browsing the E.O.F. Collections for something juicy for you fine folks and came across some dandy and outrageous ads from the 60s and 70s. Picked out of a few of the favourites. These ads are …

Commercial Break: Since when was Kermit White??

Before Kermit was green, America was still seeing in black and white! Check out this collection of Wilkins Coffee Commercials that may mark the beginning of the worlds love for Jim Hensons' Muppets. From 1957 to 1961, Henson made 179 commercials for the company. Very humble beginnings for the great Mr. Henson. We wonder if …