AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO A TAILOR MADE SUIT

  So, you've decided to buy a suit but need some tips on how to approach it all? Well, you've come to the right place. Here's my essential guide to buying a quality tailor made suit. Enjoy. When it comes to that all round suit that you can wear to pretty much any event (except…Read more AN ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO A TAILOR MADE SUIT

HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Music Minute: “Perdita” by Rubber City (D. Lynch & D. Slusser)

We gave a mention to this seminal 1990s David Lynch classic in one our latest posts, a reblog from The Selvedge Yard regarding the September 1991 photo spread in American Vogue entitled "Wild at Heart". For me, it was easy to see the title as a reference to Lynch's film of the same name, released…Read more HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Music Minute: “Perdita” by Rubber City (D. Lynch & D. Slusser)

E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {July 10, 2014}

  THESE GIRLS EAT MEN! O Dear. . . . + Don't forget! There's tons of new vintage items in our {SHOP}, so don't forget to get lost a little XIXIXI gets you 25 % OFF. And alternately, if you're in the hood of Hamilton, ON - you can always visit us in our basement…Read more E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day {July 10, 2014}

{DO-IT-RIGHT} Sweater Weather: How-To Vintage Mens’ Knitwear Inspiration

"The time has come", the style man said, "To talk of many things . . . " We'll stop with the strange allusions, but we did want to talk of many things today. Of style, of class, of tradition, and function. Of beauty and elegance, of aesthetic, also. But most importantly, we speak to that…Read more {DO-IT-RIGHT} Sweater Weather: How-To Vintage Mens’ Knitwear Inspiration

The Secret of the Vibrant Green Vintage Nat Nast Bowling Shirt . . .

A rather fantastic thing happened the other day. It seems that one of our recent sales, a vibrant turquoise 1950’s Nat Nast bowling shirt that featured a fantastic diamond embossed on the back ( ‘Ray Jewlers’ it proudly proclaims in the most elegant lettering), was embedded with some very strange history. . . It always…Read more The Secret of the Vibrant Green Vintage Nat Nast Bowling Shirt . . .

Unveiled is Marlon Brando’s Screen Test for “Rebel Without a Cause”

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 a 'live fast, die young" attitude that had taken over his life. Luckily for him, his…Read more Unveiled is Marlon Brando’s Screen Test for “Rebel Without a Cause”

Getting Down To Business! Stylish Business Fashion for Men

When it comes to fashion, men often find it rather challenging to create their own style. The reason for this, arguably, may be that men's fashion is more streamlined with often fewer options to create an individual look and style. This is especially true in business fashion, where the dress-codes for men tend to be exactly…Read more Getting Down To Business! Stylish Business Fashion for Men

+OUTFIT OF THE DAY+ {MAY 14, 2013}

+OUTFIT OF THE DAY+ 1960s SEARS HAWAII Paradise Frond Graphic Shirt {$30} 1990s Rad NIKE AIR Swoosh Black Graphic T {$15} "THE LION'S CLUB" 1950s Secret Society Letterman Varsity Sports Jacket {$120} 1960s "JUST HIM Casuals of Canada" Khaki Wool Blend Straight Leg Trouser {$30} Brown 1960s Woven Leather Spectator Oxford  Shoes {$40}  <<SOLD>> +…Read more +OUTFIT OF THE DAY+ {MAY 14, 2013}

E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day { May 13, 2013 }

Style Idol for All Time - MARLON BRANDO poses as Stanley K in "A Streetcar Named Desire" {circa. 1949/1950 } Marlon Wears: Black and White Oxford Brogues, Straight Leg Distressed Denim, Distressed White Cotton Wife Beater, and Jaunty Cap.  This is a photograph taken by Warner Bros before beginning production to test the looks for…Read more E.O.F. Snapshot of the Day { May 13, 2013 }

“He Still Has On The Vivid Green Bowling Shirt”

Stanley appears from around the corner of the building. He still has on the vivid green bowling shirt . . . [SCENE 10, 'A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE' by Tennesse Williams] + +DEAN+ 1950s NAT NAST Bowling Shirt {$110} [SOLD!!!] Vintage Menswear. 1950s Rebel Notions. Bad Ass Society. Spring/Summer 2013 @Theeyeoffaith Until next time, {theEye} +…Read more “He Still Has On The Vivid Green Bowling Shirt”