ON THIS DAY {APRIL 21, 1972} APOLLO 16 LANDS ON THE MOON!

{        left to right: Ken Mattingly. John Young, and Charles Moss Duke {source: wikipedia} The Moon was the most spectacularly beautiful desert you could ever imagine. Unspoilt. Untouched. It had a vibrancy about it and the contrast between it and the black sky was so vivid, it just made this impression of…

{STYLE WISE} Jake Gittes, “Chinatown” (1974)

Man with Knife: You’re a very nosy fellow, kitty cat. Huh? You know what happens to nosy fellows? Huh? No? Wanna guess? Huh? No? Okay. They lose their noses . . . + The scene almost comes out of nowhere, but its an integral piece of the puzzle in what is arguably one of the best…

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {NOVEMBER 19, 2019}

+JIMI+ {VAMPIRE EDITION} vampire noun vam·​pire | \ ˈvam-ˌpī(-ə)r  \ 1: the reanimated body of a dead person believed to come from the grave at night and suck the blood of persons asleep 2a: one who lives by preying on others Scorpio season is upon us (how are we all faring? Nothing too terrifying, hopefully),  and this sign and season are…

{PHOTOBLAST} HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!Trick or Treat?!

This is another REPOST of a popular topic here: HALLOWEEN!!!! We sure have a reputation for keeping it spooky (since 2011!) so THANK YOU to everyone who helped get us to where we are today with this humble treasure trove of vintage musings…TRICK or TREAT? It’s Halloween, and we thought that called for a special…

KYLIE + TRAVIS vs. JANE + SERGE

Since the beginning of time (or at least, the beginning of our blog) we have been saying there is a definitive relationship our collective {PAST} plays into the {PRESENT} – always influencing and helping create what inevitably will be known as the {FUTURE}! Well here we have a case of {PAST}, {PRESENT}, {FUTURE} featuring the…

{DIVA WARS} Raquel Welch vs. Mae West

  We’ve been getting thoroughly entertained by these “Diva on Diva” videos by Clippety on YouTube, and this one is a real interesting treat. Two icons of sex and beauty brought together for 1970s camp classic “Myra Breckinridge” based on the controversial novel by the iconic Gore Vidal. The film, like the novel, broke many…

STYLE {WISE} Romeo, Romeo . . .

Where for art thou, Romeo? Ro·me·o ˈrōmēˌō/ noun noun: Romeo; plural noun: Romeos 1. an attractive, passionate male seducer or lover. There’s nothing so timeless as a Romeo . . . its amazing after hundreds of years, a fictional character could still be so prevalent in our culture. I guess, not so surprising, considering he…

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {JANUARY 11, 2018}

R.I.P. YOU GLORIOUS SOUL Photographed & Styled by Brian Ward {c. May 1971} +   The truth is of course is that there is no journey. We are arriving and departing all at the same time. -David Bowie LIVE LOUD! LIVE LARGE! BE YOURSELF! Until next time, {theEye} + shop the {SHOP} and get 25%…

E.O.F. SNAPSHOT OF THE DAY {JANUARY 4, 2018}

+WARNING: THIS IS NOT A MANDELA EFFECT+ {circa. 1922} 18 year old dandy inventor H Day shows off his dapper wireless radio attached inside his top hat!!! You could easily mistaken this dude for one of time traveling brothers, but this is the real deal! Just an example of pure ingenuity and original STYLE. +…