+ FAVOURITE FIND + VIVA MAGAZINE {circa. January 1976}

VIVA MAGAINE: The International Woman’s Magazine {circa. January 1977} Cover Photograph by the iconic HELMUT NEWTON (hence, the undoubtable chic-ness of this image).  Published by icons Bob Guccione and Kathy Keeton of PENTHOUSE fame, this is a prime piece of classic porn chic. First coined in a highly influential New York Times article in 1973, porno…

{MUSIC MINUTE} Orkestra Obselete’s “Blue Monday 1933”

Its official. It has been 33 years since the release of New Order’s iconic New Wave classic “Blue Monday”, and just the other day this incredible rendition by Orkestra Obselete brought the 80s jam to life using obsolete instruments from the 1930s! On top of their wildly original version, we are obsessed with their dark…

The Eye of Faith Gets “Lost in the Memory Palace: Janet Cardiff and George Bures Miller”

  [Photo: Zev Tiefenbach] The world of Canadian artists Janet Cardiff and Geroge Bures Miller exist somewhere between reality and the vortex of our imaginations. . .  The artist duo are known for their of-this-world out-of-this-world creations that combine objects, sound, images, mechanics, lighting, construction, and cinema to create one-of-kind experiments and showcases in the transcendental…

E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {February 22, 2013}

{  Vintage Style Idol – Paul Newman, 1959 } + +Studying the Classics+ Don’t you think this picture could’ve been taken just yesterday? That’s the power of true style- you can live forever, a true time traveller. Don’t get caught up worshipping the trends. Idols from the past can help you. Use our style ancestors…

Tour the Junction: Masonic Mondays

[Photo Source: James Ellis: Architect of the Junction] Nearly two years ago, when we relocated to Toronto’s historic Junction neighborhood, we were drawn to the area’s rich culture and history. Most famously, the Junction is known to have jump started Prohibition laws, declaring a community-wide ban on alcohol in 1904 that lasted voluntarily up into…

You’re The Only Fashion Time Traveler!

Can you spot the fashion time traveler in this photograph taken in 1941 at the re-opening of the South Forks Bridge in Gold Bridge, British Columbia? You wouldn’t be the only who spotted the tall dude on the right sporting an edgy pair of shades, and some sort of graphic-T. In fact, the debate is…