{STYLE WISE – SUMMER EDITION} Surf Dudes with Attitude!

While not all the gentlemen seen in this series have surf boards in their hands, they all undeniably possess that wicked spirit of the surf. Spontaneous, effervescent, and wild like the waves, these are men of the past who have found sanctuary in the beauty of the ocean, and have used its energy to conjure…

{STYLE-WISE} Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc

Yesterday, French architect and theorist Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc {27 January 1814 – 17 September 1879} was celebrated by the Google Doodle for his renowned work in the advancement of his field, and his forethought in celebrating Medieval architecture in the modern day. His work was the antithesis of the popular style of the time period, and…

Don Draper Goes Medieval! Is Mad Men Don Draper’s “Inferno”?

Midway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark, For the straightforward pathway had been lost. . . Those were the first words we hear Don Draper speak in the season 6 premier of AMC’s hit show, “Mad Men” which aired last night. Dante Alighieri’s legendary Medieval poem is not one’s…