WTF?! THIS EXACT MOMENT 105 YEARS AGO . . . APRIL 14, 1912

  The R.M.S. Titanic hits an iceberg and the 20th Century will never be the same.   Imagine how different 1997 would have been without this megalith of a movie hitting the screens?We might not even have the same Kate or Leo we have today?! Winter of 1997/98 wouldn't have been consumed by 12 theatre viewings…Read more WTF?! THIS EXACT MOMENT 105 YEARS AGO . . . APRIL 14, 1912

He’s the Greatest Dancer! Bobby Banas’ Gets Down to the Nitty Gritty!

It's a tragedy really that many of our world's most talented people can go unnoticed for so long. But now, with the advent of the internet, we are constantly rediscovering precious gems of our rich collective history and culture! Like, Bobby Banas! Bobby Banas swinging his hips and hair for some major 1960s swag.  You…Read more He’s the Greatest Dancer! Bobby Banas’ Gets Down to the Nitty Gritty!

{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”