{STYLE-WISE} Marlon Brando’s Screen Test for “Rebel Without a Cause” is EVERYTHING!!!

Unveiled is Marlon Brando's screen test for "Rebel Without a Cause" ; the iconic 1955 film that catapulted James Dean to icon status when the film was released just shortly after his death, making him a tragic martyr to that beloved 'live fast, die young" attitude that he has come to represent. Luckily for him, his…Read more {STYLE-WISE} Marlon Brando’s Screen Test for “Rebel Without a Cause” is EVERYTHING!!!

Music Minute: Krzysztof Komeda “Rosemary’s Baby Interlude”

“A chance to sit quietly and find out who you are; where you've been and where you're going.” -Ira Levin, Rosemary's Baby {published in 1967}   I called this an interlude because of its sauntering sweet nature between the high stakes and drama that is"Rosemary's Baby". Polanski's iconic film had many claiming he had beckoned the…Read more Music Minute: Krzysztof Komeda “Rosemary’s Baby Interlude”

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…Read more A VIEW WITH A ROOM // A POP UP {SHOP} @VOLVERDESIGNS

Lost in a Paradise: {WWII Memories} Vintage Vernacular from Another Earth

This is a short clip from Terrence Malick's "The Thin Red Line" which never ceases to inspire and engage the mind and soul with its thoughtful narration and invigorating visuals that take the viewer through the complex voyage of a soldier to war hidden by the beauty of "paradise". . . It really must have…Read more Lost in a Paradise: {WWII Memories} Vintage Vernacular from Another Earth

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {APRIL 5, 2016}

+LAUREN BACALL+ {circa. 1940s} + Sensuous. Seductive. Strong. Can't get enough of these black and white stripes . . . her cigarette, the stunning jewels, chilling on the floor listening to vinyl... the photo of herself. ++++ Feel free to share the image  ++++ Lets all channel a little bit of this spirit. Until we…Read more E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {APRIL 5, 2016}

+ 90S THROWBACK to HEROINE CHIC +

  Photograph by Davide Sorrenti  There probably isn't an aesthetic that struck a chord so controversial in fashion as the notorious 90s inclination towards the new look: Heroine Chic. We are starting to see a bit of a return to this vibe in some of the world's most prestigious runways, not surprising as the 90s…Read more + 90S THROWBACK to HEROINE CHIC +

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {MARCH 25, 2016}

+AMEN, SISTER-FRIEND+ What the hell are we fighting for? Make LOVE / Not WAR Will we ever learn? (Fucking broken record) +

{MUSIC MINUTE} Brigitte Bardot’s “Harley Davidson”

Brigitte Bardot {b. September 28, 1934} + I think its safe to say that Brigitte Bardot is fucking gorgeous. Timelessly, so . . . a hundred years from now, we will rave on about her beauty. A thousand years from now her face will emblazon the minds of youth tribes declaring her their new goddess.…Read more {MUSIC MINUTE} Brigitte Bardot’s “Harley Davidson”

{Music Minute} Black Sabbath’s “Planet Caravan”

In the spirit of the dunes we thought this timeless classic could definitely coincide. . . This is an ode to Black Sabbath, the mystical heavy blues rockers from Birmingham who knew just the way to make their music crawl. With the use of the occult and horror-inspired lyrics, and one-of-a-kind 1970s rock 'n' roll…Read more {Music Minute} Black Sabbath’s “Planet Caravan”

{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